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NY School Bans National Guard T-Shirt Because: GUNS!

September 26, 2014 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Army, Children, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Guns, Liberals, Military, Nanny State, National Guard, New York, Progressives, Public School, Regulation, Warner Todd Huston, Zero Tolerance | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

A New York school took quick action to ban t-shirts being handed out by a New York National Guard recruiter because the shirt “promoted violence” since it had an drawing of a U.S. soldier in battledress on it. And, *gasp*, the drawing of the soldier was holding an evil, evil GUN!

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School in Ravena, New York, said that the Guard recruiter’s t-shirts were “inappropriate” and violated the school’s dress code because of the gun image.

“They’re not allowed to wear anything that would have a weapon on it,” district Interim Superintendent Alan McCartney told the Times Union. “Our main purpose is education. Wearing pictures of weapons brings to mind those things in our society that are not pertinent to education.”

So, even mentioning America’s fighting forces is “not pertinent to education”? This man is an idiot who should be fired just because he is plainly too stupid to be in “education.”
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Cities That Have Used Military Equipment for Riot Control Might Owe Feds Millions

September 11, 2014 | Filed Under 9/11, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Congress, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Homeland Security, Law, Liberals, Liberty, Military, Patriot Act, Pentagon, Police State, Policy, President, Progressives, Regulation, Security/Safety, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

On Tuesday, Obama administration officials testified that local police who received surplus military equipment from a government program were never supposed to use that equipment for riot control and if the items were misused, cities may be forced to repay millions in grants given them by the government to purchase the equipment.

The testimony was delivered before Congress by members of the Defense and Homeland Security departments on Tuesday afternoon in a hearing that was spurred by shocking images from Ferguson, Missouri where police used a variety of military-styled equipment to quell rioting last month. Local police obtained some of that surplus military equipment through the Pentagon’s 1033 Program.

During the hearing Senators pointed out that many departments have been given equipment that they really have no legitimate need for. During the hearing it was revealed that one small Oklahoma county sheriff’s department for instance, received two 18-ton MRAP armored vehicles even though the department has only one full-time peace officer.

Several Senators questioned just why local police need military equipment at all. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul noted that 12,000 bayonets have been given out to local police and he wondered why a weapon of war like that, one used solely for killing and not peacekeeping, needed to be placed in the hands of a police department.
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Many Want to Forget 9/11–But We Must NEVER Forget!

September 11, 2014 | Filed Under 9/11, al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government Corruption, ISIS, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Koran, Liberals, Military, Patriot Act, President, Progressives, Religion, Security/Safety, Sharia, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

It has been 13 years since that horrible day in 2001 when terrorism hit America with a vengeance. But many want to forget and pretend it never happened and we already have a generation of kinds just about to, or soon to enter into their teen years who can’t remember what happened on September 11, 2001. It is up to us to keep the memory of that day alive lest we allow it to be repeated.

But how do we approach that remembrance? But looking at an empty word document sitting ready to be filled with my 9/11 remembrance finds words coming slowly and I find it so hard to start this piece.

But I realized why it is so hard for me to start this piece. I am still furious, feelings are still too raw, I still well up when I see video of the towers falling, my heart still stops when I see that heart-wrenching image of bodies falling from windows hundreds of feet in the air. I still get that dark feeling in the pit of my stomach, the same one I felt that morning in 2001.

It’s all still too emotional to write a mere memorial. Words fail me.
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Book Publishers Refused Bowe Bergdhal Book Because It Would Hurt Obama

August 14, 2014 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Anti-Americanism, Army, Barack Obama, Books, Business, Censorship, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government Corruption, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, Military, President, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Once again we get to see the how the powers that run our media establishment are sold out to the far left with this story of how some of Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal’s platoon mates were blocked from selling a book they’d written because it might make President Obama look bad.

We know the allegations about Sgt. Bergdahl, of course. We know that some of his fellow soldiers think he is a deserter, not a POW. We know that there were charges that he and his wacko father have been excusers of Islamist terrorism and critics of the United States. We hear that several American soldiers died trying to gain this guy’s freedom. And it appears that some of Bergdahl’s fellow platoon mates tried to write a book about their own experiences with Bergdahl.

A former team leader of Bergdahl’s platoon and one of those trying to shop the book said, “There was no way we were going to sit down and be quiet while Obama was calling him a war hero.”

The retired Sergeant, Evan Buetow, went on saying, “We’re just trying to tell the truth. It’s not my fault this would make Obama look bad.”
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Liar In Chief Now Claiming Pulling US Troops Out of Iraq Not His Idea

August 11, 2014 | Filed Under al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Army, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Foreign Policy, Government, Government Corruption, Iraq, ISIS, Islam, Islamofascism, Koran, Liberals, Military, President, Progressives, Religion, Security/Safety, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | No Comments

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama is now claiming that pulling our forces out of Iraq wasn’t his idea, even though he spent nearly every waking hour pushing a pull out during the years he first ran for president not to mention all his actions and public speeches on the issue he made after he won.

This weekend he said that the fact that we have no American troops in Iraq that can help defeat the Islamist ISIS terrorists is not his fault. In fact, he doesn’t know why everyone keeps blaming him for the lack of troops.

Attempting to avoid blame once again, Obama said with his best, bald faced, faux shocked face, “This issue keeps on coming up as if this was my decision.”
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Questions on Bergdahl POW Release: Dad a Muslim Symp? Soldier Deserted? Obama’s Actions Illegal?

June 1, 2014 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Anti-Americanism, Army, Barack Obama, Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Foreign Policy, Government Corruption, Islam, Islamofascism, Koran, Liberals, Military, President, Progressives, Religion, Sharia, Taliban, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

With Update: More Anti-American Tweets from Robert Bergdahl…

There are an awful lot of unanswered questions and controversies in this POW release of US soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Firstly, it seems he actually deserted the army, he didn’t just get accidentally captured. Secondly, it seems his father might be in sympathy with our Muslim enemies. Last, Obama’s action in negotiating with the terrorists for his release may have violated the law because he did it all secretly without telling Congress.

There is a story from a member of Bowe’s own unit that details his weirdo behavior, wacky ideas, and ultimate desertion. According to one of the soldiers who served with Bergdahl, he didn’t get captured after wandering off. He was in the process of deserting the Army when he got captured.

In this soldier’s telling, Bergdahl was making all sorts of strange claims–he said he once beat up drug dealers back home and that he once joined the French Foreign Legion and he did neither–and kept telling his troop mates that he was going to become a mercenary so he could shoot people.

In one part of this soldier’s story, Bergdahl sent all his belongings home just before he disappeared into Taliban country. Why would he do that unless he intended to leave?

Then the idiot ended up captured by the Taliban after he deserted to go become a “mercenary,” whatever he thought that was?
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Obama Admits Government is a Failure? VA Allows Vets to Get Private Care!

May 28, 2014 | Filed Under Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Army, Barack Obama, Business, Capitalism, Coast Guard, Congress, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Health, Liberals, Marines, Military, National Guard, Navy, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Regulation, Taxes, Transparency, Veterans, Veterans Administration, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

After several weeks of scandalous failure to provide timely healthcare to our military veterans, some dying waiting for care that would never come, the Veteran’s Administration has now decided to allow veterans to pursue more private healthcare options to improve their treatment. But isn’t government turning to the private sector in stark contrast to the theme of the age of Obama, one that holds that private business “didn’t build that” and that we need to further empower government?

On May 24, the Associated Press reported that VA chief Eric Shinseki has announced a new plan for VA hospitals and healthcare providers to work more with private doctors. Shinseki told the press that the VA is “increasing the care we acquire in the community through non-VA care.”

Shinseki makes this concession as 26 VA facilities thus far have come under investigation for forcing sick veterans to wait for months to receive medical care. Up to 40 or more veterans died waiting for care on these lists.
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Happy Memorial Day, 2014

May 26, 2014 | Filed Under Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Holiday, Marines, Memorial Day, Military, Navy, Veterans, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

As we take the day off to celebrate Memorial Day, we wish you and your family a great day.

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Illinois General Helped Create Memorial Day

May 26, 2014 | Filed Under Air Force, Army, Civil War, Coast Guard, GOP, History, Holiday, Illinois, Marines, Memorial Day, Military, National Guard, Republicans, Veterans, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

A few years after the Civil War as the nation started upon its long road toward reconciliation, rebuilding, and healing the wife of one of the war’s union generals noticed the touching devotion of Confederate widows, wives and their children as each year they came together to place flowers and little flags at the graves of their fallen. Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan was so moved by the devotion she witnessed that she urged her husband, Illinois General John A. “Blackjack” Logan, to look into creating what was to become Memorial Day.

General Logan was a Senator from Illinois and eventually became a candidate for Vice President on the 1884 Republican ticket, losing to Grover Cleveland and another Illinoisan, Vice President Adlai Stevenson. But before all that Logan was instrumental in creating Decoration Day, the celebration of the nation’s war dead that eventually became Memorial Day.

The following is the general order that Logan issued in 1868.

HEADQUARTERS GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC
General Orders No.11, WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 1868

The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village, and hamlet church-yard in the land. In this observance no form of ceremony is prescribed, but posts and comrades will in their own way arrange such fitting services and testimonials of respect as circumstances may permit.

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On Memorial Day, We Must Remember That THIS Is What American Troops Are Made Of…

May 26, 2014 | Filed Under Air Force, Army, Holiday, Marines, Memorial Day, Military, National Guard, Navy, Veterans, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

To honor our troops for this year, I am going to share this story about their mettle. What follows are excerpts from remarks by Marine Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly made to the Semper Fi Society of St. Louis on November 13, 2010. While leading his platoon on a combat patrol, Kelly’s son, Marine 1st Lt. Robert Michael Kelly, had been killed in action four days earlier in Sangin, in southern Afghanistan. Lt. Kelly was only 29-years-old.

Giving Thanks for Our Warriors

“Those with less of a sense of service to the nation never understand it when men and women of character step forward to look danger and adversity straight in the eye, refusing to blink, or give ground, even to their own deaths… No, they are not victims but are warriors, your warriors, and warriors are never victims regardless of how and where they fall. Death, or fear of death, has no power over them. Their paths are paved by sacrifice, sacrifices they gladly make… for you….

“Two years ago when I was the commander of all U.S. and Iraqi forces, in fact, the 22nd of April 2008, two Marine infantry battalions, 1/9 ‘The Walking Dead,’ and 2/8 were switching out in Ramadi… Two Marines, Corporal Jonathan Yale and Lance Corporal Jordan Haerter, 22 and 20 years old respectively, one from each battalion, were assuming the watch together at the entrance gate of an outpost that contained a makeshift barracks housing 50 Marines… Yale was a dirt poor mixed-race kid from Virginia with a wife and daughter, and a mother and sister who lived with him and he supported as well. He did this on a yearly salary of less than $23,000. Haerter, on the other hand, was a middle-class white kid from Long Island. They were from two completely different worlds… But they were Marines, combat Marines, forged in the same crucible of Marine training, and because of this bond they were brothers as close, or closer, than if they were born of the same woman.
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No Coverage: MSNBC Ignores Growing Veterans Admin Scandal

May 19, 2014 | Filed Under Air Force, Army, Barack Obama, Budget, Coast Guard, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Health, Journalism, Liberals, Marines, Media, Media Bias, Military, MSNBC, National Guard, Navy, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Taxes, Veterans, Veterans Administration, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

MSNBC doesn’t appear to care about our nation’s beleaguered veterans in this mounting medical care scandal. Only one of the left-wing cable network’s prime-time hosts have covered the scandalous treatment of our sick vets and then only once.

The developing scandal has revealed that thousands of veterans have been put on secret wait lists and denied healthcare while VA hospital administrators lie about having done so in order for doctors and administrators to get government bonuses. Many veterans have died while awaiting medical treatment and these months-long wait times only foreshadow what will happen to all of us as Obamacare’s horrid tentacles force its way into our national healthcare system.

But MSNBC doesn’t seem at all interested in news that doesn’t fit its extreme, blindly left-wing bias. The network is completely ignoring the story, even though one administration official has already “resigned” because of the whole thing.
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Vet. Admin Outrage is Harbinger of Obamacare

May 14, 2014 | Filed Under Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Army, Barack Obama, Budget, Capitalism, Coast Guard, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Health, Insurance, Liberals, Marines, Military, Navy, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Rights, Taxes, Veterans, Veterans Administration, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

The scandal at the Veteran’s Administration (VA) is growing every week. As each new VA hospital is revealed to have made sick veterans wait so long for care that many died while waiting, and then subsequently covered up the truth, we all must come to grips with the fact that this is Obamacare writ large.

If you hadn’t been paying attention to how badly Obama’s government healthcare system is treating our elderly and sick veterans, you should. Because with Obamacare this sort of criminal behavior is coming to you and your sick relatives whether you served in the military or not.

Essentially what has been happening is that employees, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare pros at the VA have been allowing themselves to have grueling four-hour work days while wait times for their services have naturally been growing exponentially–after all there are fewer hours in a day that patients can be served if the docs and nurses only work four hours a day!

The cover up is the secondary part of this scandal. The newest report at CBS has only the latest example of this disgusting state of affairs.
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Triple Amputee US Veteran Destroys Obama in Open Letter

May 11, 2014 | Filed Under Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Foreign Countries, Government Corruption, Iraq, Liberals, Military, Policy, President, Progressives, Veterans, Veterans Administration, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Senior Airman, Brian Kolfage Jr., is the most severely wounded Airman in US history–a triple amputee. Now the Veterans Admin is trying to force him to “pay back” $4,825 it claims he was “over paid” in benefits.

As reported by John DeMayo of Freedom Outpost, the Veterans Administration Debt Management Center informed Kolfage that he would be back charged for the $4,825. According to the VA, they had been overpaying Airman Kolfage for several years and now they want their money back.

DeMayor has the whole story of this cockup, but needless to say, Senior Airman Brian Kolfage is an American hero. He is a triple-amputee veteran of the War in Iraq who has surpassed all odds and made the most incredible recovery of any veteran to ever survive his injuries. He is a patriot–the kind of man you want your son to grow up to be.

But he seems to have had quite enough of this Obama character! Kolfage recently wrote an open letter to Obama that just puts this whelp of a President in his place.

So, here it is courtesy of Joe the Plumber:

Dear Mr. President,

I nearly died in a war that you and most of your colleagues supported overwhelmingly, including the two presidents who came before you. Many citizens may not agree with waging war in Iraq to free the oppressed Iraqi citizens, but it’s something that warriors like myself have zero control over. I joined to serve my country and to better my life. I’ve seen things that you could never imagine, and they have made me the person I am today.

Mr. Obama, even though we share extreme opposite views, we have one thing in common, we both attended school in Hawaii. However, that’s where the similarities end. You see, as you attended your exclusive, private school, I would ride my bike to Kaimuki High school in one of the roughest areas in Hawaii every morning and would ride past Punahou, the exclusive private school you attended. I would notice the Bentleys, Maserati’s, and fancy foreign cars that all the kids were dropped off in; wow it must have been extremely rough in Hawaii living that life, right? I could only imagine what it was like to have that kind of money. Fortunately for you, not many people are aware of the school and the upper class citizens who attended it. The tuition to attend your exclusive, private school was more than it cost me to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Arizona. You talk a big game when it comes to financial inequality, yet I’m quite sure you have no idea what it’s truly like to have sacrifice. You were one of the elitist children in Hawaii.
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Obama Forcing the Closure of Fast Food Outlets on Military Bases

April 29, 2014 | Filed Under Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Army, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Ethics, Government Corruption, Jobs, Liberals, Marines, Military, Minimum Wage, Navy, President, Progressives, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Four restaurants, three of which are McDonald’s, have closed down on several military bases and a host of other outlets, like Pizza Huts, are also saying they will soon be closing their shops. These closures will seriously damage the quality of life for our soldiers on our military bases and it is all thanks to Barack Obama.

The shocking report from the Military Times has several Republican lawmakers alarmed that the quality of life on our military bases will be diminished thanks to Obama’s meddling.

According the MT, several other contractors who operate restaurants and other small businesses on military bases “have asked to be released from their Army and Air Force Exchange Service contracts to operate fast food restaurants at two other installations.”
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POLICE STATE: Feds Still Buying Tons of Ammunition

April 16, 2014 | Filed Under 2nd Amendment, Anti-Americanism, Constitution, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Freedom, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Guns, Liberals, Liberty, Military, Police, Police State, Progressives, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

“Where the people fear the government you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty.”–John Basil Barnhill, 1914

If liberals want to get rid of guns in society, apparently the first place they should start is the federal government. For some unexplainable reason, nearly every federal agency has its own armed, para-military police force. From the Post Office, to the Bureau of Land Management, to even the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration they are all armed to the teeth! Why do these agencies need their own police forces? They don’t… except for the fact that they want to force their will on the American people and it’s easier to do that when you can kill anyone in your way.

You read that right, above. The U.S. Post Office has it’s own armed police force (It has for decades, by the way). So does the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Seriously. NOAA has a SWAT team that claims it needs 46,000 rounds of ammunition! It is beyond insensible.

Last year the Post Office had announced that it was going to buy thousands of rounds of ammunition and not long ago the Social Security Administration ordered 174,000 rounds of “.357 Sig 125 grain bonded jacketed hollow-point” bullets.
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US Army Builds Fake American Town to Practice War on Americans

February 16, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Army, Budget, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Free Speech, Government, Government Corruption, Gun Control, Liberals, Liberty, Military, Police, Policy, President, Progressives, Taxes, Virginia, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

In Virginia, the U.S. Army has built an American city, replete with a church, a mosque, an embassy building, a bank and a working subway system, in order to practice assaulting American cities. Welcome to Obama’s America, folks.

The town took six years to complete, is built on a 300-acre plot of government-owned land in Virginia and cost taxpayers $96 million. It is designed to, “replicate complex operational environments and develop solutions.”

The “training” facility was completed and opened in January of this year and is operated by the U.S. Army’s Asymmetric Warfare Group.

Unveiling the new facility, Colonel John P. Petkosek, the commander of the group, said:
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Obama Fails as Iran Celebrates Nuclear Agreement as an ‘American Surrender’

January 15, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Anti-Semitism, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Energy, Ethics, Foreign Policy, Government Corruption, Iran, Israel, Liberals, Military, Nuclear Bomb, Nuclear Power, President, Progressives, Security/Safety, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

It looks like Barack Obama was taken for a ride with his administration’s failed negotiations with Iran over that country’s nuclear ambitions. The Iranians are touting the agreement as a victory over both Obama in particular and “the west” in general.

Iran’s purported “moderate” president, Hassan Rouhani, took to his Twitter account to celebrate his victory over Obama saying that Obama “surrendered” to the “Iranian’s nation’s will.”

While Obama is claiming that his capitulation to Iran is actually the first step in convincing Iran to give up its nuclear ambitions, the Iranians are touting the agreement as the first step toward eliminating all sanctions against their nation not to mention the first step toward actually enlarging their nuclear ambitions.
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‘Enlisted': Spoofs Amputees, Combat, and ‘Rear D’ Soldiers

January 14, 2014 | Filed Under Army, Entertainment, Fox Television, Humor, Media, Military, TV, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Most reviewers of the new Fox 1/2 hour Army sitcom, Enlisted, felt the show was affecting, even sweet. While that isn’t far off the mark, it is nonetheless a bit hard to feel that making fun of our armed forces is a good idea when so many of them are still facing combat overseas.

Enlisted starts off with super solder Sgt. Pete Hill (7th Heaven star Geoff Stults) who is forced to leave the front lines in Afghanistan because he punched a Colonel who refused to send him support during a fire fight.
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Obama Fails: Al Qaeda Controls More Territory Than Ever

January 10, 2014 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Africa, al Qaeda, Barack Obama, Democracy, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Jihad, Liberals, Military, Pakistan, Progressives, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Security/Safety, Sharia, Society/Culture, Taliban, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Despite his oft times indiscriminate death from-the-skies drone program, Obama seems to have failed to put a stop to our worst enemy, al Qaeda. It seems that the infamous terror group now controls more territory than ever.

Obama has pretended that his occasional drone strike and the fact that he was in the White House when our military killed Osama bin Laden means that we’ve essentially won the war on terror and destroyed al Qaeda. But this seems to be a total lie. Al Qaeda is alive and well.

The National Review took the time in its morning email, The Morning Jolt, to note that the terrorists are expanding, not contracting.
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Obama Whines: ‘Do They Resent That I Never Served in the Military?’

January 10, 2014 | Filed Under Barack Obama, Book Reviews, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Government Corruption, Liberals, Military, President, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates went after the Obama administration quite hard in his new book about his days working for Obama. And now Obama is showing how thin-skinned he is over criticism. But the book also shows that Gates is not impressed with Obama and his people.

The good folks at The Daily Beast have culled out some key quotes showing how badly Obama reacts to criticism.

Take how Obama reacted when one of his plans for Afghanistan leaked to the press:

When the McChrystal plan for Afghanistan leaked to The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward, according to the memoir, the president raged to Gates, asking, “Is it a lack of respect for me?… Do they resent that I never served in the military? Do they think because I’m young that I don’t see what they’re doing?”

The White House is apparently not very pleased, either…
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Obama’s Veterans Administration Prevent School Kid’s Christmas Cards to Troops

December 26, 2013 | Filed Under Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Army, Children, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government Corruption, Liberals, Marines, Military, Navy, President, Progressives, Veterans Administration, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama’s Veteran’s Administration has prevented delivery of hand-made Christmas cards that were to go to wounded veterans because the cards made by kids at a Dallas area grade school have the words “Merry Christmas” on them. The VA claims that this traditional Christmas wish will upset veterans who aren’t religious and so the cards were not allowed.

Fifty-two students at Grace Academy in Prosper, Texas, sent their hand-made cards to the VA hospital in Dallas on Monday, but authorities declined to accept the cards and would not allow the kids visiting to hand them out, Fox 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth reported.

Asked why she was making cards for our wounded soldiers, fourth grader Gracie Brown said, “I’m hoping that it might make their day because their family might live far away, and they might not have somebody to celebrate Christmas with and I’d like them to know they’ve not been forgotten and somebody wanted to say thank you.”
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US Sailors Sue Claiming Fukushima Disaster Gave Them Cancer

December 21, 2013 | Filed Under Courts, Health, Japan, Law, Military, Navy, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston


The Fukushima nuclear reactor in flames.

More than 50 US sailors are suing Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for contracting cancer while helping Japan during the tsunami that caused the country’s Fukushima nuclear plant to melt down and spew radiation into the ocean.

US sailors from the USS Ronald Reagan and the USS Essex have contracted various cancers due to their service. From thyroid and testicular cancer, to leukemia and brain tumors, these young sailors have contracted life-threatening diseases.

The sailors say that they may have contracted these cancers by drinking the desalinated water aboard ship that was made from waters taken from the ocean while they were in and around Japan.
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Militant Atheists Force U.S. Air Force to Remove Christmas Nativity Scene

December 14, 2013 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Atheism, Bible, Christianity, Christmas, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government Corruption, Holiday, Liberals, Military, North Carolina, Progressives, Religion, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston


An “offensive” nativity scene at Shaw Air Force base in North Carolina.

An anti-religious and anti-Christmas atheist group has forced the U.S. Air Force to remove a nativity scene off base property at Shaw Air Force base in Sumter, South Carolina, saying it “violates the Constitution.”

The militant atheist group called Military Religious Freedom Foundation sent a letter to the Pentagon whining about the nativity scene early this month. After receiving the letter, Pentagon lawyers became afraid that the plastic Jesus in the Nativity scene would spark lawsuits.


Air Force crews removing the scene.

So, the Pentagon had the traditional religious scene removed out of fear.
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Actor Mark Wahlberg Slams Tom Cruise: ‘How F*cking Dare You’ Compare Acting to Afghanistan

November 15, 2013 | Filed Under Democrats/Leftists, Entertainment, Ethics, Government, Hollywood, Liberals, Military, Movies, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Actor Mark Wahlberg thinks fellow actor Tom Cruise is a jerk for comparing acting to what our solders have to go through in a tour in Afghanistan. “How F*cking Dare You,” Wahlberg said to Cruise.

A few weeks ago, news broke that Cruise seemed to compare being an actor to serving a tour in Afghanistan during comments he made in a legal deposition.

The court case from which the deposition came is Cruise’s libel suit against magazine publisher Bauer Publishing. He’s suing them for printing the claim that he had abandoned his daughter, Suri, and now ex-wife Katie Holmes.

It wasn’t long before websites like TMZ were posting headlines saying things like: “Tom Cruise — My Job’s As Hard As Fighting in Afghanistan.”

Well, actor Mark Wahlberg is incensed by this idiotic comparison of acting to what our troops have to go through.
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Happy Veterans Day, 2013: Why OUR Veterans Are Different

November 11, 2013 | Filed Under Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Holiday, Marines, Military, National Guard, Veterans, Veterans Day, Veterans Day, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

America is a singularly different nation where it concerns our military veterans. We love them. We even have a national holiday to honor them. This is not so in most of the rest of the world. Elsewhere military veterans are not so loved as they are here.

Is that because the United States is the Sparta of the world, loving war more than anything else? Hardly. In fact its because our soldiers bring peace wherever they go, not perpetual war.

In other countries, soldiers are usually the dregs of society, living off the people while at the same time lording over them with machine guns and violence.

In other countries the military is feared by both the people and the government because all too often the army is used to take power and steal away the government for its own aggrandizement. There is no accident that the word “coup” is one rarely spoken in the USA unless when viewing foreign news.

So, not in America. In the USA we respect our soldiers because they respect us as much as they respect the law.

When an American sees a soldier an American will feel pride, not fear. When an American hears that a fellow is a veteran, an American thanks that fellow for his service.

In other countries when people see soldiers they fear them, they loathe them. In other countries they don’t want to sit near soldiers on public transportation, they avoid eye contact. Here we shake their hand and ask if they need anything.

So, from us to you, our dear military veterans, we thank you. We thank you for putting your lives on hold while serving us, while making sure we are safe and able to go about our business unafraid of danger, and for putting your own safety at risk.

Happy Veterans Day to you all.
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A Fitting Memorial to Veterans on a WWII Monument in India

November 11, 2013 | Filed Under Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Army, Coast Guard, Holiday, Marines, Military, National Guard, Navy, Veterans, Veterans Day, Veterans Day, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

An inscription on a WWII monument in Kohima, India fittingly describes the sacrifices that our soldiers make with their service to our nation. And on this Veterans Day it is also fitting to focus on it. The Inscription says:

“When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today.”

What could be a more fitting tribute to the sacrifices made by our fallen loved ones, comrades, and servants? They gave their last full measure so we could enjoy the freedoms we are so fortunate to have today. They gave their lives for our benefit in the truest definition of sacrifice.

This memorial commemorates the Allied dead that faced the Japanese 15th Army upon its invasion of India in March of 1944. The invasion was beaten back by June of the same year through the sacrifice of these Allied troops.

The words are attributed to John Maxwell Edmonds (1875 -1958), an English Classicist who in 1916 added them to a collection of 12 epitaphs to commemorate World War One. Adding the inscription to the Kohima monument was a suggestion by Major John Etty-Leal, the GSO II of the 2nd Division who was a classical scholar in civilian life.

The verse is thought to have been inspired by the Greek lyric poet Simonides of Ceos (556-468 BC) who wrote after the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC: “Go tell the Spartans, thou that passest by, That faithful to their precepts here we lie.”

And now we too can recall this verse etched into a stone in a far away and foreign land as a perfect tribute to our fallen as well as for those who gave service to their fellows by wearing the uniform of our armed forces.

So, thank you all. We appreciate your sacrifice. And happy Veterans Day.
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80 Christian Airmen Being Punished, Harassed, Threatened for Refusing to Support Gay Marriage

October 2, 2013 | Filed Under 1st Amendment, Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Army, Bill of Rights, Christianity, Coast Guard, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Liberals, Marines, Military, Navy, President, Progressives, Religion, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

80 members of the Air Force at one base are testifying that they are being harassed, threatened and even punished because they refuse to support gay “marriage.”

Fox News’ Todd Starnes has the exclusive story of airmen at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas who say they are being attacked by homosexual militants.

Starnes reports: “There is an atmosphere of intimidation at Lackland Air Force Base,” said Steve Branson, the pastor of Village Parkway Baptist Church in San Antonio. “Gay commanders and officers are pushing their agenda on the airmen. There is a culture of fear in the military and it’s gone to a new level with the issue of homosexuality.”

The pastor says he attended a meeting of many of these Airmen where they voiced their concerns over being harassed by their superiors for standing up for their own, personal religious principles and continuing to oppose the homosexual agenda.
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End Of a Fairey Tale: Poster Artist Says Obama’s Drones Killed ‘Hope’

October 1, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Anti-War, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Drones, Elections, Ethics, Liberals, President, Progressives, Security/Safety, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Shepard Fairey is famous for having created one of Obama’s most iconic propaganda campaigns–the Obama “Hope” poster–and for being one of the President’s biggest early fans. But the end of this Fairey tale is at hand as the artist is now saying that Obama’s use of death from the skies turned him against the President.

When asked by TMZ’s paparazzi stringers if after Obama’s first five years in office he’d put a “different word” at the bottom of a re-imagined Obama poster, Fairey ruefully said, “yeah, I’d put a few different ones.”

When pressed on what one might be, Fairey said, “Yeah, how about drones!”

One small area of disagreement between President Obama and the extreme left has been Obama’s use of drone strikes to take out terrorists. The left criticized George W. Bush as a “war criminal” for his use of drones and while the left has not often applied that extreme rhetoric to Obama, they are still quite disappointed that the President has not only continued Bush’s use of drones but ramped that up to new heights.

Now it looks like we can count “Hope” poster artist Shepard Fairey as one of Obama’s newest, on-the-record detractors.
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Theresa Vail, Bowhunter, National Guard Member, & Miss Kansas, Can Win Miss America 2013

September 14, 2013 | Filed Under Army, Entertainment, Military, TV, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Miss Kansas is a bowhunting, tattooed, blond-haired, member of the National Guard and she hopes to become the next Miss America winner.

“Nobody expects a soldier to be a beauty queen,” Theresa Vail recently told People magazine. “But I’m all about breaking stereotypes.”

“My whole platform is empowering women to overcome stereotypes and break barriers. What a hypocrite I would be if I covered my ink,” Vail said. “How can I tell other women to be fearless and true to themselves if I can’t do the same? I am who I am, tattoos and all.”

Vail, a Second, Sgt. in the Kansas National Guard, has two large tattoos. The one on her left shoulder is the insignia for the U.S. Army Dental Corps. The second is a version of the Serenity Prayer and runs down her entire right side.

Sgt. Vail is an M16 marksman, a bow hunter, and a mechanic. The Miss Kansas Pageant was her first pageant, a contest she won nine months ago. She entered on the advice of her commanding officer.
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Obama Administration Now Harassing the American Legion With IRS Intimidation

September 2, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Budget, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, IRS, Liberals, Military, President, Progressives, Regulation, Taxes, Veterans, Warner Todd Huston | 1 Comment

-By Warner Todd Huston

The next evil patriotic American group that Obama is using the IRS to intimidate is that well-known, dangerous organization going by the nefarious name the American Legion, the veteran’s group that has been around since WWI.

The American Legion was founded in 1919 after the so-called “war to end all wars” (which sadly didn’t turn out to be what the sobriquet promised) by American veterans who returned from fighting “over there.” Its legion halls have for years served as a place of comfort for veterans, a place where they could go to feel welcome and associate with others who had been in the military–those who know what it’s like.

But, now Obama is targeting them like one would the sort of organization one would want to intimidate and destroy, just as he has with Tea Party groups and other conservatives.
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