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Watch As Golden Retriever Welcomes Home Soldier

Watch As Golden Retriever Welcomes Home Soldier

// Now read this:North Carolina Jerk Accused Of Shooting Dog In The Head And Chest Because It Was In His Parking Spot (Jul 28, 2014) Cop Shoots Family Dog In Front Of 6-Year-Old (Jul 28, 2014) Family: Police Fatally Shot Dog In The Head In Front of 6-Year-Old Girl (Jul 27, 2014) South Carolina Jerk [...]

Bergdahl Assigned To Texas Unit

If he were a deserter, to you think for two seconds that he’d be back at a military post? Short answer: No

US Has Been Operating Secretly In Somalia Since 2007

Nothing like a little secret troop deployment that nobody knows about. And nothing like continuing the false idea that we can spread “democratic” ideals anywhere on the globe. // < ![CDATA[ // < ![CDATA[//>< ! // ]]> Now read this:Last Surviving Hiroshima Bomb Crew Member Dies (Jul 30, 2014) Repub Senators: Obama Policy Caused Flight [...]

Benghazi Terror Suspect Captured By U.S. In Secret Raid

U.S. Special Operations forces captured one of the suspected ringleaders of the 2012 raid on the Benghazi compound. The officials said Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured Sunday near Benghazi by American troops, working alongside the FBI, following months of planning, and was now in U.S. custody “in a secure location outside Libya.” The officials said [...]

Military Spent $3 Million On Boats For Landlocked Afghanistan

This is a good item to mention when a right-winger tells you we need more defense spending. The United States spent more than $3 million on eight patrol boats for the Afghan police, according to an internal audit released Thursday. That sentence is surprising for a few reasons: 1. Afghanistan is landlocked. 2. Not a [...]

D-Day Veteran Refuses To Meet Obama

Hatred of President Obama extends to an 89-year-old veteran who declined an invitation to meet with him during D-Day festivities in France, according to John Fund. [George Ciampa]  landed in Normandy as a soldier assigned to the 84th Graves Registration Unit. “I spent the next few years going from France to Germany helping to bury [...]

Fort Hood Sergeant Accused Of Pimping For Cash-Strapped Female Soldiers

He’ll appear in military court to face charges he set up a prostitution ring. Sgt. 1st Class Gregory McQueen is accused of pandering and several other offenses. McQueen was a low-level coordinator in Fort Hood’s sexual assault and harassment program — at a time when the military’s response to assault cases has been severely criticized. [...]

No, They Didn’t Die For Our ‘Freedom’

A soldier speaks. h/t Being Liberal. Now read this:Chicago To Measure Pedestrians’ Movements (Jun 24, 2014) Anders Sandberg: The 5 Biggest Threats To Human Existence (Jun 14, 2014) Bergdahl: ‘The Horror That Is America Is Disgusting’ (Jun 2, 2014) Republicans Attack Obama For Negotiations Leading To Release Of American POW (May 31, 2014) Hillary Clinton [...]

Undocumented Immigrants To Be Permitted To Join Military

The Pentagon has announced it will permit some who came here as children without documentation to join the military as part of a pathway to citizenship. The move, which has not been formally announced by the Obama administration, would affect some of the roughly 550,000 undocumented young people granted the ability to remain in the [...]

Should Progressives Be Demanding Cuts To Military Pay and Benefits?

It’s a given, generally speaking, that progressives are anti-war and would much prefer to see the billions of dollars annually spent on the Department of Defense go to more noble endeavors. On the other hand, progressives, by and large, care deeply about economic justice and workers. This conflict comes to a head when we consider trimming [...]

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