Tag Archives: United States

How to start a nuclear war in one hour

Napoleon told his generals that he could grant them anything except more time. Time is everything, in terrorism as well as war. The constant message of shows like “24” is that there always a ticking bomb, a ticking clock and … Continue reading

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When did it become legal to assassinate Americans?

For the first time, a U.S. citizen is being targeted for assassination as a terrorist. The Washington Post reports that Anwar al-Awlaqi, the New Mexico-born cleric living in Yemen, has been placed on a target list that makes him fair … Continue reading

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North Korean operating system better than Windows

No, just kidding.  I’m being unfair to Microsoft. Or am I damning the Koreans with faint praise? Anyway, perhaps fearing that the Blue Screen of Death is really a CIA plot to destroy the Hermit Kingdom, North Korea has unveiled … Continue reading

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Congressman fears Marines will capsize Guam

I usually don’t post stupid videos, but this one is priceless. Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson is afraid that stationing too many Marines on Guam will cause the island to tip over. [youtubevid id=”zNZczIgVXjg”] Johnson was questioning Pacific Fleet commander Admrial … Continue reading

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No more Burger King for U.S. troops

No more Burger King, Subway or ice cream shops. If American soldiers in Afghanistan want all the comforts of home, then they had better wait until they get home. “This is a warzone – not an amusement park,” wrote Command … Continue reading

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Blame Bin Laden, not Israel

Are American soldiers dying because those damned Israelis won’t make peace with the Palestinians? “The conflict foments anti-American sentiment, due to a perception of U.S. favoritism for Israel,” General Petraeus said in a report to the Senate committee last week. … Continue reading

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Health care passed because progressives shut up

I knew something had been missing from the health care screaming match the last few weeks. Then I realized what it was, kind of like the roar your neighbor’s annoying lawnmower on a Sunday afternoon, that you stop hearing until … Continue reading

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