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Posted by AdLib On Jun - 22 - 2011 271 COMMENTS

President Obama speaks tonight at 5:00 pm PDT on Afghanistan policy and troop withdrawals, you can watch it live right here.

Posted by Kalima On Mar - 18 - 2011 20 COMMENTS

Thanks to AlphaBitch, a wonderful gift was sent to me through an email this week, it brought tears of joy to my eyes, it healed a gaping hole in my heart and soul, it has become a treasure to me, the kind words expressed will always remain with me, I […]

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 28 - 2011 18 COMMENTS

Today’s opinion and news from around US-opolis.

Posted by Bauart On Jun - 30 - 2010 9 COMMENTS

So I’m out on my driveway washing my car last weekend, when my neighbor walks by. He is an old Chinese guy in his late 90s. I see him often, making his way to the corner and back, a distance of about 40 yards. The round trip takes him about […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Apr - 6 - 2010 6 COMMENTS

Ed Koch when he was Mayor Koch use to ask that very question to New Yorkers walking down the streets of New York quite often. Now Mr. Koch says he has “never been more terrified. (with Obama as president)” In a exceptionally self contradictory tirade about President Obama’s foreign policy […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Jan - 13 - 2010 63 COMMENTS

Huffy is doing it again.  Any good news that does not fit their narrative must be instantly spun to the negative. Case in point a recent poll by ABC News, the BBC and ARD German TV that attitudes are improving towards the West in Afghanistan.  Rachel Maddow even touted this […]

Posted by KarateKid On Jan - 9 - 2010 7 COMMENTS

As a veteran of one war, I can see similarities in how we are conducting this war.  We’re really doing nothing different that what we did in Vietnam.  We have developed and use the same formula in every major conflict since the end of World War II. Here is the […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Dec - 23 - 2009 25 COMMENTS

The American people still support the president’s decision to send more troops to Afghanistan even if they do not support the war.  My take is that Americans want a “strong” president like Hobbes’ Leviathan. In a recent CNN poll the results are somewhat contradictory on the surface at least. “Respondents […]

Posted by KarateKid On Dec - 13 - 2009 45 COMMENTS

The military, for a number of years, had a draft.  It was done away with in the 1970s and there has been an all voluntary military ever since.  I think it is time we go back and re-institute the draft, especially in light of our participation in two simlutaneous wars, […]

Posted by AdLib On Dec - 1 - 2009 326 COMMENTS

The numbers appear to be leaked by The White House, 30,000 more troops for Afghanistan. Some of the buzz from the MSM is that Pres. Obama will present this as a part of a plan for winning in Afghanistan and that we should be out by the end of his […]

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 24 - 2009 45 COMMENTS

President Obama is going to announce his plans for Afghanistan after Thanksgiving. It may be ironic that by then we will be done giving thanks. Word right now is that the military anticipates over 30,000 more soldiers being sent there. Pres. Obama will present his decision and reasoning to the […]

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 9 - 2009 112 COMMENTS

There’s this site I know, you may have heard of it. It starts with an H as in “Hell”. They have a story up right now as their top screaming headline, quoting CBS that President Obama has decided to send 40,000 troops to Afghanistan. In the meantime, CBS News has […]

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