Thursday Music: Evening Sun – Steve Carlson

I wrote this song 30 years ago, shortly after the Gulf War began in 1991. I didn’t know at the time that another invasion of Iraq by America would occur in 2003, or that by 2021 we would be involved in 20 years of war in Afghanistan with no end…

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Putin’s Bounties vs. Trump’s Regime

Several weeks ago, the New York Times, published an article outlining intelligence reports that Russia was offering bounties to the Afghan Taliban for killing American soldiers. Other media outlets and apparently foreign intelligence agencies corroborated the reports. What was the first response from the White House? Well nobody briefed the…

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Trump Ceded Afghanistan To The Taliban

After 9/11, the United States had nearly international support as it invaded Afghanistan to find Al Qaeda and drive out the Taliban government who had been harboring them and supporting them. Successful on its face, too many members of both groups managed to escape across the mountains into the border…

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If good men like Joe Maguire can’t speak the truth

I am not going to expound on this article from the Washington Post: If good men like Joe Maguire can’t speak the truth, we should be deeply afraid. But I am going to quote the summation. As Americans, we should be frightened — deeply afraid for the future of the…

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Official Injury Count From Iranian Attacks In Iraq Now at 34

And the administration just keeps on lying. Lying about our troops and their involvement in conflict and their injuries is just totally unacceptable. So now the injury count…for traumatic brain injuries…is up to 34 from the 11 reported last week. The good news is half of them are back at…

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Benghazi, Benghazi, Baghdad!

We all know the circumstances and tragedy around the riots and terrorism in Benghazi Libya and the death of the American ambassador at the American consulate there. We know from the news reports…but more clearly from the something like 10 different Congressional investigations and the 11 hours of testimony from…

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What Happened to America First: The Trump Response to Pensacola shooting.

Was there even a thoughts and prayers tweet this time or just the conveyance of the Saudi’s distress over the shooting? When a Saudi Air Force officer opened fire on his classmates at a naval base in Pensacola, Fla., on Friday, he killed three, wounded eight and exposed anew the…

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And the shooter at Pensacola was a Saudi Air Force Officer:

which brings with it a string of rhetorical or not so rhetorical questions: Why are we training Saudi pilots at bases in the United States? Why wasn’t this pilot vetted by the Saudis before being sent to the US? Why wasn’t this pilot vetted by the US before being allowed…

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Trump Protects US From Bloody War!

As Turkish troops continue their unjustifiable invasion of Syria and their genocide against the Kurds, President Trump is patting himself on the back for keeping the US out of the bloody war. What? Trump, in a tweet, said: “Very smart not to be involved in the intense fighting along the…

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Trump on bin Laden and Baghdadi

From Mr. Sulu’s twitter feed this morning:

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