Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Saving Women and Preventing Genocide: The Real Reasons We’re in Afghanistan Now

So now the cheerleaders for war would have us believe that they are more concerned for the welfare of Afghan civilians than are those who wish to end the US occupation.
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How about hanging Bradley Manning from the same platform as Saddam was?

The Code Pink-os are drooling in their butter again, now asking that Obama pardon the “alleged” WikiLeaks traitor (I don’t just throw that term around loosely) Bradley Manning. Private Bradley Manning, a 22 year old intelligence analyst with the US Army, stands accused of disclosing a classified video of American troops shooting civilians from an […] Continue reading

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1LT Christopher S. Goeke USA (KIA)

Via West Point.org, I’m told by a friend that 1LT Goeke is the first KIA from the USMA Class of 2008. My friend added; “I hope it won’t be in vain…” Me too, bro… Cullum: 64415 Class: ’08 Cadet Company: B1 Date of Birth: Date of Death: July 13, 2010 – View or Post a Eulogy LT […] Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time in Afghanistan…

An eye-opening photo essay on Afghan life prior to the Soviet invasion.
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For RJ Harris-Champion of the Republic!

RJ, you hit the ground running and never let up!  You skill as an Air Traffic Controller is apparent       as  you juggled  your large and active family, law school plus stints as a weekend warrior and full-on campaigning to boot.  You defini… Continue reading

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The War Falls Apart?

Yesterday, we surmise, was one long headache for those in charge of the Afghanistan war on the Western side. Metaphorically, many good officers in the Pentagon and elsewhere stood in the middle of otherwise efficient offices holding their collective he… Continue reading

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Obama v. Obama; General Officer Edition

So Obama sacked Gen. Stanley McChrystal (or as Barry is fond of calling the General; “Stan”) today, pretty much as expected thus showing himself to be a “take charge” kinda guy rather than the dithering indecisive clown some strawman someplace thought him to be originally. What was curious though was his choice of a replacement; […] Continue reading

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal; placed in a no-win position by his CinC?

Almost seems…intentional Via a series of Tweets by Fox White House correspondent Major Garrett; An article due out at Rolling Stone magazine later this week is previewed by an AP piece at FoxNews.com describing how the embattled General McChrystal receives little to no support from the Administration nor those chosen by the Obama White House […] Continue reading

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This is who we’re fighting in Afghanistan: Child murderers

Via Jihad Watch.org; Taliban hang 7-year-old boy for “spying” They claimed he was “passing information to foreign soldiers.” “Afghanistan: Taliban ‘hang 7-year-old boy for spying’,” from AdnKronos International, June 9: Lashkargah, 9 June (AKI): Taliban fighters have hanged a seven-year-old boy, claiming he was passing information to foreign soldiers in the volatile southern province of […] Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THEIR SACRIFICE

To those who sacrificed so much and to their families  our eternal gratitude and profound respect….

Memorial Day, holiday in the United States observed in late May. Previously designated Decoration Day, it was inaugurated in 1868 by Gen. John A. Logan for the purpose of decorating the graves of Civil War veterans and has since become […] Continue reading

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