Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Needs To Resign

I certainly understand the our medical decisions are personal. But given that Sec. Austin essentially disappeared into a hospital for days without notifying the president and didn’t even tell his second in command what was going on…and possibly leaving the nation at risk when two major wars threaten to bring…

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My Christmas Tradition: US Army Band from Fort Shafter HI (2012)

and full disclosure, by son is the flute player second from the left.

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Definitions From A Mike Johnson Defense Budget

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While the Kremlin Kens and Karens In The House Try To Halt Ukraine Spending, Today Is The Anniversary of Poland’s Surrender to the Nazis and Soviets!

After Neville Chamberlain and the West looked the other way to the intentions of Adolph Hitler and his expansionist moves, on this date in 1939 Poland surrendered after being invaded by the Nazis and the Red Army. This effectively started World War II. Let’s not repeat history and let Ukraine…

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Some Thoughts On The GOP Reticence to Defend Ukraine.

I have already taken a position on this on Blogging Blue: 1938 Sudetenland : 1939 Poland :: 2022 Ukraine : 2023 Poland. But given some of the comments at the GOP debate this past week, I guess I need to do it again. A friend of mine recently visited the…

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Items About Certain Document Content In The Trump Indictment Just Made This Personal.

When I read a list of the subjects covered in the top secret and confidential documents that Donald Trump secreted in Mar a Lago, it got very personal for me. Other than nuclear secrets, US troop strengths, NATO alliance secrets, etc, one item stood out after a moments consideration, a…

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Just A Quick Thought On Russia And The Wagner Group

well regulated militias might not always be the right answer…

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Wisconsin Election Committee Chair Attempts To Disenfranchise Military Absentee Voters

There’s been a bit of a brouhaha in Wisconsin this past week over military absentee ballots. A Milwaukee Deputy Election Commissioner applied for military absentee ballots under false names and had them sent to State Representative Janel Brandtjen who chairs the Committee of Campaigns and Elections in the Wisconsin Assembly….

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Fist Bump vs Military Salute?

There are a large number of anti-Biden sycophants out there trying to make hay out of Biden’s fist bump of a Saudi prince who is responsible for criminal acts against humanity. And it is something that probably shouldn’t have occurred. At least Saudi Arabia is a nominal ally at the…

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What The Flock Is Wrong With The GOP? Eric Greitens is Exhibit A!

[I am in the middle of editing this post and the bile just keeps rising in my throat…jhc] This ad for Eric Greitens’ (R – Domestic Terrorist), campaign for US Senate hit the markets this past weekend and is on YouTube as I write this. I won’t be surprised if…

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