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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The Commander-in-Chief

From the Conservative Tribune, via Gretchen: DEVELOPING: Top Military Leaders Are in an Unprecedented Rebellion Against Obama Every American officer, regardless of branch of service, take the same oath upon their appointment to the military. They swear to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” The language …

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Isn’t the Commander-in-Chief supposed to protect the troops under his command?

From Marc Thiessen in The Washington Post, via Donald Douglas: Here’s what happens when Taliban leaders are released By Marc A. Thiessen, Published: June 2 If anyone doubts that the five senior Taliban leaders President Obama released this weekend will return to the fight and kill more Americans, they need only look at what happened …

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Rule 5 Blogging: United States Marine Corps

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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Russia and NATO

I found this image on Facebook, on Ron Paul Flix. Ukraine was not a member of NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, but the formal basis for NATO-Ukraine relations is the 1997 Charter on a Distinctive Partnership, which established the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC). In 2008, Ukraine was considering NATO membership, but the election of the …

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Tough Enough!

No one pays as much attention to the second group! From Stars and Stripes: Ten more women graduate from Marine Corps infantry course By Jennifer Hlad | Published: December 19, 2013 Ten female Marines graduated from the Marine Corps’ Infantry Training Battalion on Thursday, bringing the number of women who have completed the program to …

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The Commander-in-Chief and the Minimum Wage

We have noted previously Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s President Obama’s proposals concerning military pay and benefits, but I have since taken the time to put together some numbers. President Obama wants to see the minimum wage increased from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour by the end of 2015, in three steps of …

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A Commander-in-Chief who has failed in his duty

It’s no surprise that Defense spending was going to have to be cut. With the war in Iraq over, and our slow withdrawal from Afghanistan in process, we were simply going to need less. But this has your Editor more than a little annoyed. From USA Today: The budget calls for a 1% pay increase …

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