Monthly Archives: January 2015

Telling Fact from Twaddle

…the cause is American ignorance of both the lands and the people. Virtually no one in the United States has any notion of the region, they say, though all seem to have strong opinions. Indeed. And that ignorance runs so … Continue reading

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The Cost of Ignoring Military Innovation

After Vietnam and 3 degrees, I can still say that guerrilla warfare was probably the most intellectually intense thing I have ever participated in.  It is a constant and deadly evolutionary game of “one upsmanship” with each side alternately developing … Continue reading

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Secession Begins at Home

Great take on secession. It is an old American tradition that desperately needs to be revived. — jtl, 419 by Jeff Deist via Mises Daily    [This article is adapted from a talk presented at the Houston Mises Circle, January 24, 2015.] Presumably … Continue reading

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The Moore/Rogen Tweets Just Took Our National Temperature

The reaction to the Clint Eastwood film, American Sniper, may, in the long run, be more consequential than the film itself. Yes indeed, it has caused a firestorm that further illustrates just how Balkanized the uSSA really is. Think secession–the … Continue reading

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How Accurate Is American Sniper?

Controversy over Kyle’s credibility casts doubts on the film, however—claims that he engaged in a bar fight with former Minnesota governor and pro wrestler Jesse Ventura, sniped looters in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, and killed two carjackers all remain … Continue reading

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Charge: Police “Steal” $100,000-worth of Legal Guns and Ammo From Citizen

   Meanwhile, back at the land of the leech and the home of the slave… — jtl, 419 by  Selwyn Duke via The New American Imagine you get into a loud argument in your home with an adult son. Though it’s resolved … Continue reading

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Former Marine on Chris Kyle, American Sniper, and Social Implications

Clint Eastwood, director of the American Sniper movie, made many changes to Kyle’s accounts of what happened. Well you see, that is how it works. Heroes are exploited for propaganda purposes.  Is there anybody out there that still remembers Ira … Continue reading

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MY THOUGHTS ON THE MOVIE “AMERICAN SNIPER”

My issue is not with Chris Kyle–or with any other American fighting man. My issue is with the justness of the war Chris Kyle was ordered to fight. Yes, I realize that we have an all-volunteer army; but let’s be … Continue reading

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Does ‘American Sniper’ take aim at the truth?

Most blockbuster war movies have full U.S. military support, including the use of off-duty personal as well as the free use of everything from Black Hawk helicopters to aircraft carriers. All the Pentagon wants in return is a hand in … Continue reading

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Of course the left hates ‘American Sniper’

…a U.S. soldier, no less, who was proud of doing everything he could to protect his fellow servicemen… Damned right! All you spittle chinned, mouth breathing hero worshipers listen up! When real bullets fly, soldiers and Marines do NOT fight … Continue reading

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