Soldiers

When We Look At Ted Cruz, We See the Alamo

t was not until the last 24 hours, after 13 days of siege, that a real battle ensued. In the battle, the Alamo defenders fought valiantly and nearly all were killed including Jim Travis, Jim Bowie, and Davey Crockett. The defense of the Alamo allowed General Sam Houston to build a large enough army to route Santa Anna and his men. “Remember The Alamo” was a constant battle cry at the Battle of San Jacinto, six weeks later. In the battle that lasted only 18 minutes, roughly 630 Mexican troops were killed and 730 captured while only 9 Texans died....

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Liars! Liars! Liars Of A Feather Flocking In Silence

S DISGRACED CIA DIRECTOR and former commanding officer of the entire US Afghanistan nation-building boondoggle, DAVID PETREAUS, was scheduled to testify on the Benghazi crisis next week, the vultures have begun circling. Now it appears he’s bowed out of the picture, and will not testify although there is nothing preventing him from doing so. Director Petraeus resigned Friday after admitting marital infidelity. There is surely much more to this resignation saga than this decorated military man making bouncy boo boo with his fawning sexy young autobiographer. Petreaus lost this writer's respect when he complained that the Florida pastor Terry Jones...


The Very Best Of Allen West: Shut Your Mouth. War Is Hell.

EPRESENTATIVE ALLEN WEST (R-Fla.), a former Army lieutenant colonel, sends The Weekly Standard an email commenting on the Marines' video, and has given us permission to publish it. "All these over-emotional pundits and armchair quarterbacks need to chill. Does anyone remember the two Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division who were beheaded and gutted in Iraq? "The Marines were wrong. Give them a maximum punishment under field grade level Article 15 (non-judicial punishment), place a General Officer level letter of reprimand in their personnel file, and have them in full dress uniform stand before their Battalion, each personally apologize to...


The Soldier Beetle As Stink Bug

Got these bugs in your air space, and don't know how they got there. Unlike the experts in the article below, I don't really think this is such a great mystery. They are native to China, and China ships us hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods every year. Duh. But here is an article I found worth reading. O ONE IS SURE EXACTLY when it got here, but the brown marmorated stink bug may be coming to an orchard, field, garden, or attic near you. Halyomorpha halys, a native of Asia, has been expanding its range since its...


US Army Surrenders To Enemy, Again

Well, first he's in the background, then he's in the front,Both eyes are looking like they're on a rabbit hunt.Nobody can see through him,No, not even the Chief of Police.You know that sometimes Satan comes as a man of peace.—Bob Dylan We live in a political worldWhere courage is a thing of the past—Bob Dylan HILE THE PENTAGON DUMPS on Franklin Graham, here's a clarifying article from the Washington Times which shows us who's running the show nine years after the atrocities of September 11... Since all of Guantanamo's inmates, mirabile dictu, happen to be members of the same famed...