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Political parties and personalities are not as interesting as what stays the same no matter who is elected to office.


American popular & political culture insists on dividing people up into groups-then assigning a separate value to different groups.


If DOD was an NFL team, sports talk radio would feature comments like:

The Dept. of Defense was nowhere to be found on 911. We haven’t won a war since.


Massing US Border Patrol agents at the southern edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca fails to keep fentanyl out of Clallam County.

Port Angeles Drug War – Fentanyl


Special IDs and background checks update:

Suspect in mass shooting at Washington state music festival told police he was high on psychedelics


The freedom talk is just for federal holidays & overseas military operations.

Cultural Honesty

Hostile Forces in Distant Lands

Jet Noise Made Them Free?


Did the advantage of US air power allow the undeclared wars in Iraq or Afghanistan to be prevented, won or shut down?

US jet aircraft have been able to strike targets in what wars won by the US?

Schmoozy Interview With The General – Recruiting Crisis


If special games require special security-what keeps regular games safe? Crowd size/capacity is similar at several stadiums.

Are fans less safe at regular games?

GWOT/Super Bowl Security Update 2023


Any college or pro football coach would have been fired a dozen times over for what DOD has done with the US Armed Forces during the fake GWOT era.


Show up early to wait in line and squeeze the toothpaste out of the tube at the airport?

What keeps the terrorists of the GWOT from creating a disruption at the back end of the screening line?

Has anyone ever seen any member of the press ask questions on this?

The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport said it’s projecting more than 72,000 outbound travelers Friday to bring the total number of expected travelers to 196,000.”

Was It A Fake War On Terror?


A man on the moon in 1969 was a proud American moment. Today, the country is starving for some sort of positive cause to get behind.

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress


Currently serving four-star officers and high level DOD civilians have been associated with what wars won by the US?


Remember folks, the best beers may require the least advertising.

Beer Photo Fetish


Decades after the lessons of Vietnam, it feels like the people who run the Pentagon specialize in undeclared/unwon wars.

The National Guard made up a significant chunk of the combat force in the post-9/11 wars…”

The people of Any State,USA need more applicants to maintain a place to live and a regular job in their hometown area when they are not doing time in foreign lands helping DOD with undeclared/unwon wars and missions completely unrelated to their home state.

A few decades back, people might think of the National Guard as one weekend a month and two weeks in the summer plus a way to support your home state by being ready to get called out for floods, fires, natural disasters, civil unrest, etc. Maybe a way to help the next state over if they needed it.

In recent years, the National Guard has been sent to Syria, Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo.

Recruiting crisis for Uncle Sam? Elected officials and top Pentagon Generals earned it.

South Carolina National Guard to Africa – Zero Questions from Newspeople


American culture is good for dividing adults up into groups of first and second-class citizens.

Liberty And Justice For All?


Welcome Home Troops

Thanks for risking your ass in Iraq & Afghanistan-working to keep bad people from coming here to do bad things.

Call It What It Is – Opioid Crisis Scam Update


A giant flag ritual at the next ball game will make it all good.

Random Thoughts – Recruiting Crisis


Mother, will you drive?






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