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The Bergdahl Swap – More Questions Than Answers

Bergdahl Classification Isn’t What Matters – Don’t Miss the Larger Picture All over the media there is horror and consternation in regards to the Bergdahl return.  He is being called a traitor and I have seen many calls for the death penalty floating about.  You are missing the bigger picture here.  First and foremost, the military never classified Bergdahl as a deserter.  That makes a huge difference in how the military should behave in trying to find and free him.  The military had an obligation to do so.  Secondly, the bigger picture seems to be getting missed here.  President Obama broke […]

SpForces Retrieve Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban – Exchanged for 5 Gitmo Prisoners

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, at age 23, went missing from his base in Afghanistan on July 1, 2009. Shortly after, the Taliban released a video showing Bergdahl and his i.d. tags. It is believed Bergdahl left the base willingly, for some yet unknown reason. He reportedly did not leave with a weapon. Bergdahl is in U.S. custody today, being treated in Germany. Our Special Forces retrieved him, in what is referred to as a “peaceful handoff.” UPDATE 1:32 pm, CDT: Fox is confirming that it was the Haqqani faction of the Taliban holding Sgt. Bergdahl. Horrible, horrible people! The circumstances of […]

At The Movies: ‘Lone Survivor’

The movie ‘Lone Survivor’ is a tribute to all men and women serving in the military, especially ones serving or who have served overseas. This movie looks outstanding and I will definitely be seeing it soon. I absolutely love how it honors the brave men and women who stand up and defend our freedom. Here is a review from Patheos: Nothing quite encapsulates America’s ambiguity, discomfort, and pride in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as the true stories of soldiers home from the field. Lone Survivor, a story of a factual anti-Taliban mission gone wrong in the […]

Brutal Civil War Rages on Island of Misfit Toys

For years Santa had stopped at the Island of Misfit Toys.  But no more. “I wouldn’t go near that place anymore” said Santa.  “It’s more dangerous than Mexico, Afghanistan or Detroit.” The culprit is politics.  For years the Island of Misfit Toys had been ruled by King Moonracer (pictured here), an absolute, hereditary monarch.  But not all were happy with his rule.  Chief among them was Charlie-in-the-Box (seen here.) Charlie, who sees himself as the Island’s resident intellectual, had taken to reading the Federalist Papers and the Declaration of Independence.  Dissatisfied with his position as a subject he began to push for more […]

Drone Strike Takes Out C3PO!

  Protocol Droid C3PO was killed in a drone strike in the mountains of Afghanistan yesterday, a Department of Defense spokesman has revealed. C3PO, who was traveling as a good-will ambassador was taken out just before dawn during a prescheduled drone attack. “We had good intel that a high value target was at this location, so we got the President’s approval” said Lt. General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. C3PO’s death was confirmed through software and hardware analysis of the corpse. As to why C3PO was targeted, despite his official cover as a goodwill ambassador […]

US Military Tells Troops Not to Criticize Pedophilia, or Advocate for Women’s Rights? Tammies Are Silent

This is the tale of a story, and an non-story that is part of the story.  Recently, the US Military released proposed guides for troops suggesting that part of not being tolerant of Islam involves criticizing pedophilia, and supporting the rights of women.  That’s right, criticizing pedophilia and supporting the rights of women is apparently intolerant!  Cain TV has more… According to the proposed manual: “Many of the confrontations occur because of [coalition] ignorance of, or lack of empathy for, Muslim and/or Afghan cultural norms, resulting in a violent reaction from the [Afghan security force] member” This sort of “when in Rome” mindset might not be so […]

“Woman of Courage,” Maria Bashir, Touted by Michelle Obama Sends Other Women to Jail for Adultery

What happens when Michelle Obama and Hilary Clinton hails, Maria Bashir,  as a  champion of women’s rights, and it turns out that this woman throws other women in jail for adultery? Delicious irony, that’s what!   The Daily Mail has more… Last year she was hailed as one of the most influential people in the world – a defender of women’s rights as Afghanistan’s only female head prosecutor. Ms Bashir has been lauded by both Michelle Obama and Hilary Clinton – and she was one of ten women to receive a ‘Women of Courage’ Award in Washington last year. But Maria Bashir’s […]

Taliban Execute Fozzie Bear!

Tragic news out of Afghanistan.  Fozzie Bear, well-known comic and best friend of show biz entrepreneur Kermit the Frog was executed by the Taliban while on a good-will tour of the country. Mr. Bear was captured while doing a stand-up performance in the Shinwari district of Parwan Province, in central Afghanistan, less than a two-hour drive from Kabul.  Sources report that he had just uttered his trademark “Wocka Wocka” line when several masked Taliban fighters climbed up on stage and grabbed him.  Bear was heard to say, “Are you guys with the USO?  Is this about my fee?”as he was rushed off […]

Outrageous Double Standard: US Military Burns Bibles

Apparently Don’t ask and Don’t tell extends to religion as well as sexual preference, at least in Afghanistan. In light of the administrations efforts to quash the 1st Amendment rights of a Florida pastor who wanted to burn Korans I thought it appropriate to revive this story you probably never heard anyway. Here is the transcript of the above video: May 20, 2009 The Situation Room. BLITZER: Meanwhile, the U.S. military is caught in a raging controversy over bibles that were burned. Some Christian groups are furious that Americans were involved in what they consider to be an unthinkable act […]

Obama Duped! Karzai to join Taliban!

Behind Karzai is a long history of corruption and deceit. His brother is the Opium king of Afghanistan and Karzai’s honesty and allegiance have always been in question. Instead of the Obama administration recognizing their ally was the devil they instead put all their faith that this Satan would eliminate corruption. It would appear that foreign policy experience would be a good quality in a president; particularly when that president thinks he can win a war without bullets. Moreover, Karzai signaled that he was upset with the Obama Administration just months ago after Barry met with him personally and hurt […]

Cheney Destroys the “Blame Bush” Excuse on Afghanistan

Former Vice President, and IMHO a great American Patriot, Dick Cheney gave some remarks while accepting the Keeper of the Flame award from the Center for Security Policy. He took this opportunity to address some comments Rahm Emanuel made in a CNN interview. Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel’s remarks: “You have literally got into a situation, is there another way you can do this? And the president is asking the questions that have never been asked on the civilian side, the political side, the military side, and the strategic side. What is the impact on the region? What can the Afghan […]