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Nov 23, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Nov 23, 2011 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NBC News: WACO, Ga. -- A west Georgia business owner is stirring up controversy with signs he posted on his company's trucks, for all to see as the trucks roll up and down roads, highways and interstates: "New Company Policy: We are not hiring until Obama is gone." "Can't afford it," explained the employer, Bill Looman, ...

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Nov 23, 2011 7 Comments ›› Angelia

Telegraph: An ominous forecast of the country's accounts warns it could face economic collapse if foreign aid is abruptly cut as its international backers seek to scale down their presence. The tiny Afghan economy cannot support the burgeoning army and police force being built by Nato to take over the fight against the insurgency and the country ...

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Nov 23, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Nov 23, 2011 19 Comments ›› The Assassin

(Politico) — A large cross that had been prominently displayed outside a chapel on an isolated military base in northern Afghanistan was taken down last week, prompting outrage from some American service members stationed there. “We are here away from our families, and the chapel is the one place that feels like home,” a service member ...

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Nov 23, 2011 49 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Because the big bad American military had its big bad bases in Saudi Aradia, bin Laden did the sensible and defensible thing and attacked us on 9-11, is what he's saying here. Ron Paul is the military's worst enemy masquerading as its best friend. Ron Paul has hated the United States Military since he ...

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Nov 23, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Hill: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday doubled down on President Obama's threat to veto any attempt to get around the automatic spending cuts triggered by Monday's failure of the debt supercommittee. There is "no wiggle room" in the veto threat, Carney told reporters. "Look, those cuts in the sequester are broad and onerous ...

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Nov 23, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Daily Caller: Almost immediately after the congressional deficit reduction super committee called it quits on trying to reach a deal on federal budget cuts, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged Congress to stop the automatic across-the-board cuts, warning they would “tear a seam in the nation’s defense.” That’s a near-complete contradiction to what his boss, President Barack ...

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Nov 22, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

New York Daily News: Make no mistake about it, the dance floor belonged to the troops on Tuesday night's emotional, surprising season 13 finale of "Dancing With the Stars." J.R. Martinez may not have out-shaken his bon-bon next to Rob Kardashian's plentiful derriere, but the Iraq war veteran and actor capped off a solid season on the ...

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Nov 22, 2011 1 Comment ›› The Assassin

(The Hill) — Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) said the congressional supercommittee’s failure Monday to come to an agreement on spending reforms was “good news” because it will help to end the Bush-era tax cuts and give Democrats more bargaining power in budget negotiations. Groups on the edges of both the liberal and conservative spectrums have cheered ...

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Nov 22, 2011 8 Comments ›› Angelia

(US News) — The pathetically predicable failure of the House-Senate debt “super committee” to do as ordered and produce $1.2 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years has sent top Pentagon officials scrambling to morph their futuristic and modestly budgeted war strategy into a Kmart blue light special that could jeopardize the nation’s safety. The super ...

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Nov 21, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

[caption id="attachment_195654" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Two U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 125th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fly over Iraq, Nov. 9, 2011, providing top cover for U.S. forces as they transition personnel and equipment out of the country. The 125th EFS consists of F-16s, pilots, maintenance specialists and support personnel from the Oklahoma Air ...

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Nov 21, 2011 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Nov 20, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

CAIRO Nov 20 (Reuters) - The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's most organised Islamist group, said it would not accept any move to delay next week's parliamentary election after clashes between police and protesters demanding an end to military rule, the group said on its website. "The Egyptian people and the Muslim Brotherhood with them do not accept ...

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Nov 19, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Hill: A supercommittee failure would trigger at least $500 billion in cuts to national security spending, but there is no consensus on just where they will be made. Lawmakers included the automatic cuts in the debt ceiling deal as an incentive to get Congress to agree to shave at least $1.2 trillion from the deficit. But the ...

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Nov 19, 2011 5 Comments ›› Angelia

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Nov 19, 2011 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Nov 19, 2011 56 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Pic of the day was on Jim Hoft's Gateway Pundit. Here it is:

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Nov 19, 2011 6 Comments ›› Angelia

(Fox News) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said ahead of a meeting Friday with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak that he would warn his Israeli counterpart about the global economic consequences of a military strike on Iran’s nuclear program, adding that he still favors sanctions and diplomacy over a strike. “To go beyond (sanctions and diplomacy) ...

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Nov 19, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

OccupyWallStreet.org: The army and police and government will not care and think one second about shooting or killing babies or children. Army and police are only holding back the killings because they do not want the mess and the cleanup job. Secondly they believe a killingspree might make people revolt and in such a case the ...

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Nov 18, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: Saab's brand new military technology can create an incredibly detailed and accurate 3D map of a battlefield -- and shows troop and vehicle movements in real time. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Maps may not sound sexy. But Saab's real-time 3D maps will nonetheless make your eyes pop. Remember those magic maps from the Harry Potter ...

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Nov 18, 2011 345 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: Military officials at Camp Pendleton are investigating a cross that was erected by a group of former Marines to honor their fallen colleagues, after an atheist group objected to the monument. “Camp Pendleton legal authorities are researching and reviewing the issue in order to make a judicious decision,” Lt. Ryan Finnegan said in a statement ...

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Nov 18, 2011 10 Comments ›› Angelia

(Washington Times) — Top defense officials are grappling to find a unified position on whether to allow women in direct ground combat, as the Pentagon prepares a landmark report to Congress on the military’s coed future. In the wake of two wars in which women have exchanged fire with the enemy, the Pentagon is being pressed ...

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Nov 17, 2011 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Nov 17, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

[caption id="attachment_194575" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Sgt. Santonia Boone (left), a team leader with 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment's personal security detachment directs combat medic Spc. Michael Torrente where to take up a position during a situational training exercise Nov. 16 at the National Training Center. "][/caption] [caption id="attachment_194576" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Spc. Matthew Thomas (right), assigned to ...

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