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Vice President Joe Biden credits his boss — the poster child of the post-achievement era — with securing Iraq and calls it “one of the great achievements of this administration.” Not the soldiers, not the architects of the surge that the commander-in-chief opposes, not the Bush administration that listened to surge advocates and changed course. […]
Major Chris Galloway, 36, was a writer at group blog Flopping Aces. He served in Iraq and Afghanistan. In June, he took his own life. His devastated fellow writers at Flopping Aces have a moving group tribute to their friend. Please read it. A tragic loss. A lasting legacy. Service to this country that won’t […]
CBS News reports: The Department of Defense has positively identified the remains of a U.S. Navy pilot shot down over Iraq in the opening hours of the 1991 Gulf War. CBS News Pentagon correspondent David Martin reports that remains found in Iraq have been confirmed to be that of Captain Michael “Scott” Speicher, who disappeared […]
There’s more on “Rick Duncan/” Rick Strandlof, the fake Marine anti-war activist who managed to dupe Colorado politicians, leftists, and the local media for years. First, “Duncan’s” veterans’ group has disbanded. Next, the Denver Post, which had quoted him extensively, now jumps on public officials who happily pimped “Duncan”/Strandlof: Dems red-faced over veteran imposter Democrats […]
The shooter in the Monday attack at Camp Liberty’s combat stress clinic outside Baghdad has been identified. He’s Sgt. John M. Russell of the 54th Engineer Battalion. He was on his third tour of duty. For the past 24 hours, the MSM has set a narrative suggesting that the shooter was under combat stress himself. […]
My Christmas Eve column today brings together several unforgettable stories over the past year that will be familiar to readers of this blog. It’s enriching, inspiring stories like these that keep me going when Washington politics wears me down — and remind me of how truly blessed we are. *** God’s Gifts by Michelle Malkin […]
An unhinged Iraqi journalist fulfills the dream of every MSNBC anchor and NYTimes editorial columnist by throwing his shoes at President Bush during an impromptu news conference in Baghdad. Watch. Thankfully, President Bush was not hurt. *** Snort. Patterico writes: “I think I heard that Iraqi journalist scream ‘Don’t tase me, bro!’ as he got […]
Master Sgt. Anthony Davis, R.I.P.
Ok, here is my birthday plea: Please help out PFC Hunter Levine. My friend Debra Burlingame sends word that his friends, family, and fellow soldiers are asking for support. Read: I know a young man who is in desperate need of help. His name is PFC Hunter Levine. He is 20 years old and hails […]
Everyone: Please read this. And spread it far and wide. It’s your spirit-lifter and perspective-keeper of the day. Of the year. God bless you, Army Specialist Stephen Fortunato. R.I.P. We are eternally grateful. Via the Boston Globe: The following is a blog entry written on Aug. 30, 2008, by Army Specialist Stephen Fortunato, who was […]
This won’t be on the front page of the NYTimes. Justice for former US Marine Jose Luis Nazario. More at Defend Our Marines and Blackfive. Like this:Like Loading…
“I was near where a shot landed.”
“[W]rong way to go.”
I shouldn’t be surprised about this newest outrage; we’ve seen no shortage of it in Iraq from Sadr’s goons. Chunks of hair waft lazily across the floor in the hot Baghdad breeze. “This was the torture room,” said Muhanad, the leader of a U.S.-backed armed group that now controls the mosque. “This is what they […]
What have I done?
Gearheads set free.
“Kill ’em. Kill ’em. Kill ’em.”
Glocked, Cocked, ready for Iraq
The Sisters of Ferris rock out with their Glock out.
Boots on the ground.