Category Archives: middle east

Let me know how that works for you..

GEN Stanley McChrystal. Ninja Warrior by all accounts. Apparently, not afraid to speak his mind? The article goes on to paint McChrystal as a man who “has managed to piss off almost everyone with a stake in the conflict,” including … Continue reading

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Inflammation

People who get overly inflamed over what they perceive as lack of proper actions (especially when they have no basis) are like hemorrhoids. They can be a real pain in the ass. The US Fifth Fleet and US aircraft carrier … Continue reading

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This has awesome written all over it

Fundamentalists always amuse me. They have a penchant for getting into a fervor, and a tad frothy, whenever something occurs that highlights their inability to take a joke. Islamic Fundamentalists even more so because they try to take things to … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished….finally.

David Bellavia has a great write-up of what it means to finally achieve victory. and what the cost was. and this great quote about those at home who thought it couldn’t be done, or worse, shouldn’t be done. “I don’t … Continue reading

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Really?

I mean, I know we’re pretty powerful as far as nations go, but stopping the return of the savior of mankind? Ahmadinejad reportedly claims he has documented evidence that the U.S. is blocking the return of Mahdi, the Imam believed … Continue reading

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Whiskey Tango Friday

You know what phrase I love? “Shit, or get off the pot.” It’s always amused me. But it certainly speaks to what I always told guys when training to be OOD, “Look, whatever you do, make a decision and go. … Continue reading

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Whiskey Tango Friday

Keeping the WTF serious today for FT Hood. I hope this doesn’t go where I think it does. But judging by the video of the Major in a convenience store, and the length of his shalwar kameez, I don’t think … Continue reading

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