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  • Should We Invade Mexico Mexico

    07/05/2018 9:11:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 120 replies
    townhall.com ^ | July 5, 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    One fact a lot of Americans forget is that our country is located right up against a socialist failed state that is promising to descend even further into chaos – not California, the other one. And the Mexicans, having reached the bottom of the hole they have dug for themselves, just chose to keep digging by electing a new leftist presidente who wants to surrender to the cartels and who thinks that Mexicans have some sort of hitherto unknown “human right” to sneak into the United States and demographically reconquer it. There’s a Spanish phrase that describes his ideology, and...
  • A Divided America Does Not Mean Civil War

    07/04/2018 8:14:12 AM PDT · by Libloather · 45 replies
    Observer ^ | 7/04/18 | John R. Schindler
    Civil war is in the air this steamy summer—at least according to the opinion polls. Many Americans are unhappy to the point of despondency about our political divisions, which have been mounting for years and have reached a crisis point during the presidency of Donald Trump. I’m not talking about mere partisanship, which is perennial in democracies, rather something more extreme—and potentially sinister. Last week, a Rasmussen poll revealed that a shocking 31 percent of voters responded that “it’s likely that the United States will experience a second civil war sometime in the next five years.” This fear is not...
  • Now is the moment to revisit the legality of the U.S.-Mexico border

    07/03/2018 3:59:48 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 108 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 2, 2018 | Marcela Davison Aviles
    There’s a popular saying among those of us in the Mexican American community who grew up on the border: We didn’t cross the border, the border crossed us. With Sunday’s election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador as Mexico’s next president, the idea to revisit the legality of our southern border, proposed by Mexican leftist leader Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano, is suddenly not so crazy.
  • 20 Preppers Speculate What Civil War 2.0 Would Look Like in America

    06/30/2018 2:10:03 AM PDT · by vannrox · 152 replies
    Organic Prepper ^ | August 24, 2017 | Editorial staff
    Share692 Tweet Pin5 Shares 697 If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! The division in America has become so dramatic over the past year that many people can only foresee it heading one place: Civil War.ThereÂ’s a pronounced uptick in violence and protests (often going hand in hand.) Free speech is being crushed by the opposition with the mere threat of violent responses. Statues and memorials are being vandalized or defended. Protesters show up armed and armored, ready for battle. The media throws gasoline on these flames with reports solely...
  • When Will The Other Shoe Drop?

    06/28/2018 4:04:41 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 35 replies
    Declination ^ | 6-27-2018 | Thanes
    Francis penned an article this morning that bears some further questions. I encourage you to give it a read. As others have explained recently, including Ace, Kurt Schlichter, Tom Kratman, and many other luminaries on the Right, we are perched on the edge of a knife. Violence is simmering beneath the surface - perhaps even a full-blown Civil War. Francis explains: There's no reasoning with one who considers you evil. There's certainly no compromising with him. He's out to destroy you. He'll take whatever opportunity you offer to slip the dirk between your fourth and fifth ribs and twist it....
  • Three Examples Of Underdogs Beating Military Superpowers

    06/25/2018 3:08:13 PM PDT · by davikkm · 17 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    You have probably heard something like this before: “Ha! American citizens don’t need guns. They wouldn’t have a chance against the military!” This argument is commonly made by useful idiots who are comfortable giving their power away to the government. It’s a faulty argument for many reasons. First, the military is made up of US citizens, many of whom would put friends, family and community over government. Second, citizens would be fighting a defensive war, which is often much easier to win than an offensive war. Third, the US military may have nukes, but they would be hesitant to use...
  • Dear America, The LEFT Has Declared War On You

    06/24/2018 9:48:20 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 57 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 06/24/18 | Kevin McCullough
    Dear America, the societal left has declared war on you. While you’ve been busy enjoying your new jobs, improved wages, lower taxes, and less government interference in your life the left has decided that all of those things are immoral. They must be undone. And those who enjoy them must be made to understand that they are not good American citizens, but some sort of participant to hurt others. They would love to say it makes you a racist, except that African Americans and Hispanics are enjoying the best economy they’ve ever known in American history. They would love to...
  • Trump directs creation of 'space force' as sixth branch of military

    06/18/2018 9:25:38 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 20 replies
    https://abcnews.go.com ^ | Jun 18, 2018, 6:59 PM ET | By STEPHANIE EBBS
    President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, adding the "Space Force" to the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. "It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space, we must have American dominance in space. Very importantly I'm hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a space force as the sixth branch of the armed forces, that is a big statement," Trump said at a meeting of the National Space Council on Monday. "We are going to...
  • China's Next War: China and Vietnam look to be on the verge of war

    06/18/2018 8:16:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/18/2018 | David Archibald
    Despite being two of the world’s three remaining communist states, China and Vietnam look to be on the verge of war. Vietnam is an obstacle to China’s ambitions for East Asian hegemony. One of truisms from popular culture is that one should never get involved in a land war in Asia.  The mistake of getting involved in a land war in Asia is hard to avoid if one of your neighbouring countries is set upon attacking you, which is Vietnam’s fate. If China is going to attack Vietnam, there would be satellite evidence of Chinese preparations, and so there...
  • 37 Years Ago Today - Operation Opera: how 8 Israeli F-16s destroyed an Iraqi nuclear plant

    06/07/2018 7:53:57 AM PDT · by Poison Pill · 17 replies
    The Aviationist ^ | 6/7/2014 | Dario Leone
    Israeli Air Force’s interest in the Lockheed Martin F-16 was born after the Yom Kippur War when the IAF realized that, alongside the F-15 Eagle, they needed a new, advanced, relatively cheap, multirole jet. The negotiations with the U.S. to acquire the F-16 started in 1975 and after some years of delay, caused by the Middle East tensions, the Fighting Falcon sale was finalised in 1979 as result of the Camp David peace treaty between Israel and Egypt. The first F-16s were delivered to the IAF in 1980 and the following year, before all the Netz (as the F-16A is...
  • Ethiopia 'accepts peace deal' to end Eritrea border war

    06/06/2018 6:11:57 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 7 replies
    BBC ^ | 5 June 2018 | Staff
    Ethiopia's governing coalition has announced it will fully accept and implement the peace deal that ended its border war with Eritrea. It says it will accept the outcome of a 2002 border commission ruling, which awarded disputed territories, including the town of Badme, to Eritrea. This will end a dispute with Eritrea that sparked Africa's deadliest border war in 1998. Tens of thousands of people were killed in two years of fighting. The two sides have remained on a war footing as Ethiopia had, until now, refused to accept the ruling of the border commission, which was set up as...
  • Are the U.S. and China "Destined for War"?

    06/04/2018 8:55:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Fortune ^ | 06/03/2018 | Clay Chandler
    Are the U.S. and China “destined for war“? Harvard professor Graham Allison posed that question in a provocative book published last summer. I’ve written previously in this space about Allison’s thesis, but it seems newly relevant in light of developments over the last month, if not the last few days. The gist of Allison’s argument is that the modern world’s two most powerful nations are stumbling into a “Thucydides Trap.” That’s Allison’s shorthand for the theory of an ancient Greek general who identified sudden, significant shifts in the relative strength of major powers as a primary cause (if not the...
  • Size of North Korea's letter to Trump sparks jokes

    06/01/2018 7:45:06 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | Morgan Gstalter - 06/01/18 | Morgan Gstalter - 06/01/18
    Social media users poked fun at President Trump on Friday after the White House unveiled photos of him receiving a letter in a large envelope from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump is seen in the photos smiling while posing alongside Kim Jong Chol, North Korea’s former intelligence chief and tope aide to the regime’s ruler. Trump initially said that he had received a "very nice letter" from Kim Jong Un, but acknowledged just minutes later that he hadn't yet opened or read the letter. The letter was presented as Trump revived plans for a June 12 summit with...
  • The Great War pictures that are NOT colourised: Incredible photographs of World War I [tr]

    06/01/2018 5:33:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 1, 2018 | Tim Stickings
    Incredible colour photographs have shone new light on life among the ruins of World War I. The stunning pictures show French soldiers reading newspapers, pausing for lunch in ruined towns and cities and clearing the rubble after devastating German artillery raids. Some of the weapons and machinery of the war can also be seen in extraordinary detail, including a British Sopwith fighter plane and 75mm guns used by French artillery. The world's first colour photograph was taken in 1861, but the use of colour film did not become widespread until well after the end of the First World War.
  • Kurt Vonnegut's letter after imprisonment in an underground slaughterhouse (Slaughterhouse Five).

    05/30/2018 5:12:22 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 25 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 05/28/2018 | Harpygoddess
    "Well, the supermen marched us, without food, water or sleep to Limberg, a distance of about sixty miles, I think, where we were loaded and locked up, sixty men to each small, unventilated, unheated box car. There were no sanitary accommodations -- the floors were covered with fresh cow dung. There wasn't room for all of us to lie down. Half slept while the other half stood. We spent several days, including Christmas, on that Limberg siding. On Christmas eve the Royal Air Force bombed and strafed our unmarked train. They killed about one-hundred-and-fifty of us. We got a little...
  • How do civil wars happen?

    05/29/2018 6:53:17 AM PDT · by Chickensoup · 32 replies
    Freedom Sledder .com ^ | April 4, 2018 | David Vincent Gilbert
    How do civil wars happen? Two or more sides disagree on who runs the country. And they can’t settle the question through elections because they don’t even agree that elections are how you decide who’s in charge. That’s the basic issue here. Who decides who runs the country? When you hate each other but accept the election results, you have a country. When you stop accepting election results, you have a countdown to a civil war. The Mueller investigation is about removing President Trump from office and overturning the results of an election. We all know that. But it’s not...
  • The Bridge to Hell: How 17,000 Allies were killed or wounded and 20,000 innocents [tr]

    05/27/2018 6:04:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 27, 2018 | Antony Beevor
    After four humiliating years of occupation, the German retreat through the Netherlands towards the Reich caused an unusual degree of jubilation, disdain and harsh laughter among Dutch civilians. On September 4, 1944, the day after the British Guards Armoured Division drove into Brussels to wild rejoicing, Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands had broadcast to her occupied country from London: ‘Compatriots – You know our liberation is coming.’ Three months after D-Day, the formerly invincible Wehrmacht, which had crushed the Netherlands in the summer of 1940, had been reduced to stealing bicycles to escape the Allied advance. Vehicles requisitioned for the...
  • Amir Tsarfati from Tennessee last night

    05/24/2018 6:47:24 AM PDT · by firebrand · 6 replies
    Behold Israel YouTube Channel ^ | May 24, 2018 | Amir Tsarfati
    Already up on YouTube, a powerful, up-to-date message and a very appreciative congregation in Leipers Fork, Tennessee. The Cincinnati appearance of a few days ago is not yet up on YouTube but can be viewed here as I posted on the previous thread. The sound is very low, though, so you might want to wait for YouTube. Again, a good audience who loves his humor.
  • Nonexistent War on Cops and the Myth of the Epidemic of Unarmed Black Men Being Gunned Down by Cops

    05/15/2018 2:32:31 PM PDT · by davikkm · 6 replies
    IWB ^ | Bob Shanahan
    In March, Sacramento police officers shot and killed 22-year old Stephon Clark who was holding nothing other than a cell phone. The cops thought he had a gun and he was running through the neighborhood smashing car windows and breaking sliding glass doors and he was high on a number of drugs. The protests afterward shut down a freeway and city streets, barred Sacramento Kings fans from entering the arena, and resulted in smashed car windows and other vandalism. In July 2016, Michah Johnson ambushed and fired upon a group of cops in Dallas, killing five and injuring nine. Johnson...
  • GAZA NIGHTMARE: IDF Warns That Upwards Of 250,000 Palestinian Rioters To Crash Border Fence

    05/13/2018 4:37:47 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 95 replies
    Now The End Begins ^ | 13 May 18 | Geoffrey Grider
    GAZA NIGHTMARE: IDF Warns That Upwards Of 250,000 Palestinian Rioters To Crash Border Fence On Monday May 14th To “Massacre Israelis’ On Monday May 14th, the Hamas terrorist organization plans to send armed terrorists, among 250,000 violent rioters to swarm and breach Israel’s border with Gaza and enter Israeli communities,” warned the English language video. “Hamas plans to carry out a massacre in Israel. The Israel Defense Forces will not let them.” Additional soldiers have also been deployed to provide extra security to Israeli communities near the Gaza border. The protests are now set for Monday, to coincide with the...