Category Archives: Military

Defense Secretary Hagel On Potty Time In The Military

Americas’s Secretary Hagel has just said in public that the U.S. military should review its transgender ban. As Hagel is Secretary of Defense, the U.S. military has just received an order. Unless, of course, he has already told them to … Continue reading

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American Nuclear Response: Hardware And Credibility And Risks

According to this report, the launch code at all U.S. Minuteman missile sites was eight zeros for decades. We suppose the launch code was but one in a series of safeguards for long range missiles but somebody thought launch codes … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

Here for you are the reports gathered for you; make what you will of them: The Drone Recalls the old story of the drunk passing a brothel out West late one night, who saw a couple so heavily engaged in … Continue reading

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The NDAA 2014 and a Jailed Teen to Think About

We wrote yesterday about the NDAA 2014, the annual update on government defense spending. We wrote about the Act’s standing provision authorizing the President to order the military to secretly or publicly seize and indefinitely imprison Americans and others without … Continue reading

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The ‘National Defense Against American Citizens’ Act 2014

The NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) handed the President the power to employ the military in arresting and imprisoning indefinitely anyone he decided was a threat. No charges, no due process and no notice to anyone. No review, either. The … Continue reading

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Will “The Rape of Cyprus” Be Playing Soon In Your Neighborhood?

When future history notes that financial collapse marked the early years of both the 20th and 21st centuries, the “Rape of Cyprus” may serve to model what followed 2013; at least some highly qualified observers have predicted it. Cyprus reports the latest … Continue reading

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Is Christopher Dorner Safer Than You Are?

The police searching for ex LA Cop Christopher Dorner haven’t bothered Mr. Dorner but seem to be doing as much or more damage looking for him as he has so far managed. First, in the small hours in suburbia, two ladies … Continue reading

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