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Following Major Kong's review of AirLand Battle , it seems apropos to note that in recent months, there has been an increased tempo of Russian aircraft operating in areas of concern to NATO, i.e.
by xaxnar
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 06:57 PM PST with 15 Recommends
For years, liberals and libertarians alike have been calling for budget cuts from our bloated defense budget and for an end to our imperialist misadventures overseas. Defense commands a whopping ...
by diligentbureaucrat
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 06:26 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Now that the mid-term elections have passed it is time to get to work fixing everything that is wrong with America. Here are some items I am sure Congress on both sides of the aisle can agree upon.
by Jabo1941
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 06:27 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Dick Cheney is the herpes of American politics: he never goes away and periodically resurfaces only to subject the nation to painful and embarrassing flare-ups. So it is with his latest irritating ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 11:57 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Now that the United States is forming another military coalition to combat evil in the Middle ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 133 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
"a lifetime thinking . . . ." is an ongoing graphic memoir, political and personal, created by Jeff Van Syckle.
by jvansyckle
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 09:20 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I'm shocked that this article in Business Insider wasn't printed in a satirical paper like the Onion , or the Telegraph , but unfortunately, this kind of fact-free reporting seems par for the course ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 04:51 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
With the tragic killing of James Foley , it’s more apparent that the Middle East (and beyond) is getting more complex and convoluted. “You’re ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
The following is a Campaign Statement from Kerry Meuchel, Vice Chair, Committee to Elect Tim Sheridan to Congress Recently the Committee to Elect Tim Sheridan to Congress issued a press release ...
by Sheridan for Congress CA 42
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 07:43 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
At the end of George Washington’s second term as President, in his 1796 farewell address to a grateful nation, Washington urged America to avoid foreign entanglements. This is what he said: ��
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 12:33 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
The 97 F 35 aircraft in the US fleet have all been grounded for inspection of the engines after an engine fire an F-35 on takeoff. Lockheed makes the fighter aircraft. The engines are made by Pratt ...
by old mark
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 06:08 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Yesterday, during the “defense” appropriations amendment voting, progressive champion Barbara Lee (CA-13) offered three anti-war amendments. First, she offered an amendment to prohibit the use ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 194 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 03:46 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
This week, the House is completing its 2015 "defense" appropriations. I would like to highlight two amendments that received votes today. First, Republican Jackie Walorski (IN-02) offered an ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 06:21 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Bill Briggs of NBC News reports, Four-Star ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 76 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 12:35 AM PDT with 103 Recommends
One of the more amazing stories in aviation is the continued role for the B-52, Boeing's huge 8-engined behemoth from the Cold War. The newest B-52 of the 744 built is over 50 years old . ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 11:45 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Truth, Is The Truth , Even If You Are A Minority Of One. Gandhi I'm not a Lawyer; but I've been around for 64 years, experienced a lot. IMO ; anyone could see, that Cecily is innocent . Let'...
by rebel ga
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 05:31 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The aircraft carriers depicted here in a GlobalSecurity.org graphic are drawn to scale. GlobalSecurity.org says there are currently 31 aircraft carriers in the world's navies and the ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 276 comments on Tue Apr 15, 2014 at 12:07 PM PDT with 154 Recommends
Today's front page of the Marine Corps Times Last week during testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corp Michael Barrett responded to Senators who were ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 163 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 220 Recommends
This diary contains unmarked spoilers for recent Marvel movies and real life events including but not limited to Iron Man 1, 2 & 3 , the Afghan and Iraq War Logs , Captain America 1 & 2 , the NSA ...
by Certifiable Genius
Comment Count 141 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 09:08 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
You may have heard in some circles that cuts in the military budget are going to gut America's ability to defend itself. But, in fact, after a brief drawdown, defense spending, adjusted for inflation,
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 03:13 PM PDT with 95 Recommends