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Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

The Language of Power


On September 28th, CBS aired an Obama 60 Minutes interview with Steve Kroft.  While discussing Obama’s war against ISIS, sorry ISIL, Kroft mildly protested that the US is once again “leading the … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Obama The Merciful


This has always seemed like a ridiculous spectacle to me, but the replies to Obama’s Twitter post about pardoning the turkey from Anonymous are pretty good.  See below for a … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Because Obama


Absolutely awesome. (h/t Justin Raimondo)

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dissecting Obama’s Syrian War Speech


My responses are inline in bold.  I will refrain from responding to inane things, like his first three words, and instead focus on what little substance there is. ————————— My … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Triangles


In my previous line of work, I designed custom roof and floor trusses for a building component manufacturer. When customers would complain about a certain aspect of the   service … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

“GI Joe / A real American hero. GI Joe is there…”


USA Today is reporting an increase in reported sexual assaults in the military.  The number of assaults ‘jumped by more than one-third since 2010.”  The Pentagon Pentagram had this response: … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Licentiaque


Obama Administration Says President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans On US Soil It is possible, I suppose, to imagine an extraordinary circumstance in which it would be necessary and … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

“That ain’t workin’ – thats the way you do it – Money for nothin…”


Something just occurred to me – perhaps the reason Obama does not want the sequester to happen is the cut in ‘defense’ spending.  Maybe he will not have enough money … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

“And all the while I relied on this honesty…”


Politico posted the transcript of a speech, given by Barack Obama, that expresses his views on the upcoming sequestration.  Now, I would love to run through the entire speech and tell you … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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