Archive for October 2012

Red Fridays - George Patton and Ted Turner solve Military Suicide

Red Fridays - George Patton and Ted Turner solve Military Suicide
Everyone knows the General Patton story, the one about him visiting a hospital full of wounded soldiers and coming across a young man without visible wounds. When he is told the soldier has combat fatigue, General Patton slaps the kid and calls him a malingerer. As far as Patton was concerned, the problem was solved. I’ve... Read more »

Red Fridays - Anti-War Activists, Code Pink and Stolen Valor

Red Fridays - Anti-War Activists, Code Pink and Stolen Valor
I recently came across a group of former soldiers who are now very active in the anti-war movement. This is quite a condemnation, issuing as it is from those who were actually there. Or, it would be if they had actually been there, as in, on the front lines. While I’m sure there are some who are actual... Read more »

Red Fridays - Michelle Obama Supports Traitors?

Red Fridays - Michelle Obama Supports Traitors?
This past week, a group of 32 American women landed in Pakistan. Their mission was to march from Islamabad to Waziristan, the lawless region on the border with Afghanistan. They were there to participate in a march decrying the use of drone attacks on this region which they claim are raining death on innocent Pakistanis, including... Read more »
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Red Fridays - Burn Pits, the new Agent Orange

Red Fridays - Burn Pits, the new Agent Orange
There have been a lot of comparisons to the Wars in Afghanistan and Viet Nam, though much of it has been in the form of arguments for ending the current war based on lessons learned from that previous conflict. However, there is a much more concrete and dire comparison between the two to which even the most ardent anti-war... Read more »