US News Biden says he will implement a ban on unvaccinated Americans from accessing domestic air travel if medical experts approve the plan. [Link] The LAPD releases the footage of the killing of 14-year-old Valentina Orellana-Peralta. Orellana-Peralta was killed when...
Salafis Throwing Bombs: How American and British Planners Partnered With Al-Qaeda Affiliated Groups At the Start of the Syrian Civil War
Introduction In the mainstream view, al-Qaeda did not play a role in the Syria conflict until Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dispatched his deputy, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, to Syria in August 2011 to establish a wing of the group there, called...
News Roundup 12/27/21
Covid Massachusetts halts all elective procedures. [Link] The USS Milwaukee will remain in Cuba after several sailors tested positive for Covid. [Link] USAID is running out of money to distribute covid vaccinations. [Link] The US donates 1.5 million vaccine doses to...
Fallujah Veteran Shares His War Experience Ep. 177 (Scott’s Story Part I)
https://youtu.be/arKN0-K05BU Returning guest Scott Spaulding joins us the first episode in a planned four-part series to discuss his deployment experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan. In this episode, Scott recounts his entire first deployment as a Civil Affairs Marine,...
U.S. Navy is a Joke
Their obsolete-before-they're-even-made new aircraft carriers don't work worth a damn. Meanwhile the carrier reduced to slag in San Diego was meant to host the marines' F-35, whose vertical takeoff mode burns holes right through the decks of other carriers. Don't...
NYT Reporter, Former Marine, Thomas Gibbons-Neff Writes About His War in Marjah
What a waste. Getting a good reporter out of the whole deal isn't much consolation, but we'll have to settle.
Gen. Joe Dunford: The U.S. is seeking to close a “gap in perception”
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, doubles down on intel about Iran threat at Brookings Institution May 29, 2019 What the hell is a gap in perception? "we wanted the Iranians to know that if they did anything, it would be attributed...
General Says Marine Killed by IED in Afghanistan Should’ve Worn His Seat Belt
Not that he's dissembling after helping get this man killed or anything. I mean you know hey it may be true in a sense but in another sense yeah no it was the bomb and the presence of the marine in the first place that caused it.
Nationalize Healthcare Now!
The U.S. government will take real good care of you. (Or, "Oh, you like playing the trumpet? You're a perfect fit for the U.S. Marine Corps.")
Trump Sends the Marines to Syria
Haven't I told you for the last year or more he was going to send the Marines to eastern Syria? I admit I thought he's send 'em to Mosul first, but I guess the special ops guys have got that handled -- for now. Well now he's sent Marine artillery and infantry too. Now...
1/11/17 Hope Hodge Seck on the deployment of 300 Marines to Afghanistan
Hope Hodge Seck, a writer for Military.com, discusses the Obama administration's last-minute deployment of a 300-Marine team of advisors to Helmand province in Afghanistan, where the Taliban is resurgent and no reliable opposition exists.
07/04/03 – Kenneth E. Mayers – The Scott Horton Show
Philip Dru interviews Kenneth E. Mayers, a former US Marine Corps Officer, and the Santa Fe, New Mexico contact for the Veterans For Peace, about the war in Iraq. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dy9X1QiJvpM&t=330s
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