Category Archives: Defense

NATO

The SECDEF visited Europe recently and told them to stop being deadbeats and up their defense spending instead of making us carry the weight. This was exactly the WRONG answer. The Right answer is that each nation decides for itself … Continue reading

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How to conquer North Korea

The hypothetical war in North Korea has been one of the primary motivating factors for American defense policy for more than 50 years.  It drives the size of the Army and the Fleet as well as driving weapons development.  I … Continue reading

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Civics 101

Just a reminder.  The President is the chief Executive officer of the Executive Branch of the government. He does not Lead the USA. He is not the leader of the free world. He does not control the government. He does … Continue reading

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Bloated wasteful government agency is found to have used money inefficiently.

Everyone acts surprised. The real story is from the Washington Post. Pentagon buries evidence of $125 billion in bureaucratic waste I saw this at Brock’s Free North Carolina Site. I cared about this until I saw it was in the … Continue reading

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Why I do not support GEN Mattis for SECDEF

Civilian control over the military.  It is one of the foundational principles of our Republic.  It is exercised through the President as commander in chief, and his primary national defense cabinet member, the SECDEF.  A General is always a general, … Continue reading

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Shit’s about to happen. Or not.

I found this clip over at my good friends at “It Aint Holy Water“.  Every once in a while, he posts something weird and conspiratorial like this.  I watched the first half of it and posted a long explanation to … Continue reading

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Killing people and Breaking things

My friends at 90 Miles from Tyranny are posting about something stupid Ralph Peters said (I know, that narrows it down).   Once again, I can’t post any comments to any Blogger sites.  so, I am responding here. I have never … Continue reading

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