Rule 5 Blogging: The Lions of the Jordan A much longer one than usual, with stories about the IDF's experience with women serving in combat units

It’s the weekend and time, once again, for THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL’S version of Rule 5 Blogging. Robert Stacey Stacy McCain described Rule 5 as posting photos of pretty women somewhat déshabillé, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Natalie Portman in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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An Army Ranger

As noted in yesterday’s From Around the Blogroll post, Robert Stacey Stacy McCain’s son was just graduated from Army Ranger School: Rangers Lead the Way Posted on | December 6, 2015 | 3 Comments “Acknowledging the fact that a ranger is a more elite soldier, who arrives at the cutting edge of battle by land, …

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The Obama Administration and the gutting of our military No outside enemy could have done more to weaken our armed forces than our own Commander-in-Chief has done

From RedState: Throw the Book at Bowe Bergdahl Leon H. Wolf (Diary)  |  October 12th, 2015 at 04:00 AM Justice, at its root, is a word that means fairness. It means that bad behavior is punished – to a reasonable degree – and good behavior is rewarded. There’s been a lot of focus lately on …

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This is what happens when you choose to work in a war zone

From The Wall Street Journal: Obama Apologizes for Afghan Airstrike on Hospital President calls head of Doctors Without Borders before U.S. completes probe of deadly attack By Carol E. Lee and Felicia Schwartz | Updated Oct. 7, 2015 7:10 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama personally apologized for the deadly U.S. airstrike on a hospital run …

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So, is it just wicked reich-wing Republicans saying that President Obama’s foreign policy shows no leadership . . . . . . or do foreigners think so, too?

From The Wall Street Journal: Iraqis Urge Russia to Strike Islamic State Moscow’s intervention would rival U.S. influence By Matt Bradley and Ghassan Adnan | Updated Oct. 6, 2015 4:00 p.m. ET BAGHDAD—Iraqi Shiite lawmakers and militia leaders are urging Russia to launch airstrikes on Islamic State militants in their country, a sharp reproach to …

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Rule 5 Blogging: Rangers!

It’s the weekend and time, once again, for THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL’S version of Rule 5 Blogging. Robert Stacey Stacy McCain described Rule 5 as posting photos of pretty women somewhat déshabillé, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Megan Fox in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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Is it possible that the Commander-in-Chief does not like or respect the troops under his command?

I was talking to my sister-in-law on Monday evening; she is, or at least was, a die-hard Democrat, who voted for Barack Hussein Obama twice, but is finally, finally! having doubts that he really has the best interests of America at heart. The source of her change of heart is the agreement concerning Iran and …

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Count on President Obama to claim the credit for this

From the San Diego Union-Tribune: Marine veteran freed from Mexican jail By Sandra Dibble | 4:55 P.M.OCT. 31, 2014 | Updated 10:38 P.M. TIJUANA — A Mexican federal district judge in Tijuana on Friday ordered the immediate release of a U.S. Marine veteran being held in Baja California on federal weapons charges. Andrew Tahmooressi, who …

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