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Obama Piles on as Tensions Build With Russia

obamaPen Leave it to President Obama to say the wrong thing at the wrong moment. Following Turkey's shooting down of a Russian plane on its way to attack ISIS in Syria, Obama said Tuesday at a press conference with French President Hollande that "Turkey like every country has a right to defend its territory and air space." He then added, "I think it is very important for us to right now make sure that both the Russians and the Turks are talking to each other and find out exactly what happened, and take Read more [...] Continue reading →

U.S. Jet Plane Shot Down People Fleeing Doctors Without Borders Hospital

bombing plane Not only was Doctors Without Borders bombed by U.S. Forces, but those trying to escape were shot from a jet plane. While the New York Times and CNN both tried to misdirect readers from who was guilty of bombing a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, NBCNews is doing a better job. In fact they have reported that the U.S. did more than just bomb the hospital: “U.S. Plane Shot Victims Fleeing Doctors Without Borders Hospital: Charity.” A U.S. warplane shot people trying to flee a Read more [...] Continue reading →

Pentagon Risks Hot War with Russia over Syria

f-15c They're sending fighter jets to "combat ISIS" that could only be used to start a hot war with Russian aircraft. Even I thought our ruling sociopaths were not this maniacally suicidal. The Daily Beast reports: "U.S. Brings Dogfighters to Counter Russians Over Syria." The U.S. Air Force is deploying to Turkey up to a dozen jet fighters specializing in air-to-air combat—apparently to help protect other U.S. and allied jets from Russia’s own warplanes flying over Syria. Officially, the deployment Read more [...] Continue reading →

Ground Forces in Syria Sent by Imperial President

caesar obama Obama Is Sending Ground Forces but Will He Get Congressional Authorization? The War Powers Act says the President has sixty days to get Congress’ approval from the time he begins hostilities. President Obama began bombing ISIS last year without Congressional action and no one seemed to care. Now that the President wants to send ground troops that may be about to change. According to Jason Ditz at There’ve been a few pushes for Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) Read more [...] Continue reading →

Man-on-Man Rape in the Military Shockingly Underreported

Biden Delivers Commencement Address At US Military Academy At West Point The numbers of those victimized by man-on-man rape is fifteen times higher than reported. Last year Bob Allen wrote a story of a man raped by three other men. What made this more than a tragic local crime story is that perpetrators and victim alike wore the uniform of the U.S. military. But it now looks like more male-male rapes are taking place in the military than anyone suspected. The Washington Times reports: Far more military men are being raped by other men than is reported by the Pentagon Read more [...] Continue reading →

Helping Afghanistan Meant People Helped Themselves to Money

Burning-Money How did helping Afghanistan with a new gas station cost $43 million? Building a similar station in Pakistan cost a half million dollars, but not this one. Scott Shackleford writes at the blog, “A $43 Million Gas Station—Is This Why We’re Still in Afghanistan?” The United States (as in, you and me), paid $43 million to build a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Sheberghan, Afghanistan. […] That's not even the punch line. The punch line is that the Department of Defense Read more [...] Continue reading →

American Troops Not In "Combat" in Iraq

 Barack Obama thinks if he denies that he is doing things that everyone can see, they still won't see it. In this case, the Nobel peace prize winner wants to pretend that he isn't starting another Iraq War. Sometimes however someone in the military forgets to repeat the partyline. reports: Briefing reporters hours after the raid took place,  Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that “U.S. forces are not in a combat role in Iraq.” He said a team of elite U.S. soldiers had provided Read more [...] Continue reading →

Increase in Defense Spending -- Will It Really Keep Us Safe?

Biden Delivers Commencement Address At US Military Academy At West Point President Obama and Congress are agreeing on something.  Isn't that great?  It would be if they weren't agreeing to spend more money that we don't have. Tom Coburn and William Ruger wrote about the bipartisan irresponsibility in USA Today: President Obama had drawn a red line by vetoing the recently passed defense authorization act while clearly stating that he wouldn’t sign another continuing resolution. Instead, he demanded an increase in spending for both domestic and defense spending. Many Read more [...] Continue reading →

Veterans for Peace Draw Attention to Questionable Military Action

soldiers Since the bombing of the Doctors Without Borders Hospital 2 weeks ago, there has been a lot of talk about the future of American military presence in Afghanistan.  The group Veterans for Peace is drawing attention to the bombing and to the ongoing presence in Afghanistan that has recently been drawn out to 2017. The Washington Times reports: Members of the group Veterans for Peace will hold a two hour vigil Saturday afternoon in St. Louis, Mo. the group announced Friday. The organization — Read more [...] Continue reading →

American Christians and the US Military in the Eyes of the World

obama soldier hope To Christians outside the United States, American Christians send a very mixed message.  The following exchange from happened between an  American teaching English as a second language in Australia and his Iraqi student: I had an incredibly interesting exchange with a 20-year-old Iraqi man regarding Christianity and American foreign policy. Ledan and I meet weekly to work on English and to talk about the Bible. In fact, when I first met him and learned he was from Iraq, I instinctively Read more [...] Continue reading →

God Bless, Goddess Bless and Other Nonsense

Hawaii10  Marines asked to remove a sign that reads: "God bless the military, their families and the civilians who work with them." The military has decided that they don't have to give in to every activist whim that comes along.  In Oahu, Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay Marine Base Commander Col. Sean C. Killeen issued his ruling regarding a request from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to remove a sign that reads: "God bless the military, their families and the civilians Read more [...] Continue reading →

Obama Willing to Toss America to Wolves

obamaThrone President Obama, once again showing his contempt for the military and for Congress, warned this week that he will veto a national defense bill unless Congress removes funding for Guantanamo Bay, where the U.S. has been holding terrorists for years. Congress can't gather its spine to defund Planned Parenthood, but our president is willing to defund the military for the sake of a pet project on his leftist to-do list. White House spokesmonkey Josh Earnest said that Obama would veto the spending Read more [...] Continue reading →