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  • Autopsy of a Dead Coup

    02/21/2019 4:57:13 AM PST · by vannrox · 26 replies
    American Greatness ^ | February 17th, 2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>The illegal effort to destroy the 2016 Trump campaign by Hillary Clinton campaign’s use of funds to create, disseminate among court media, and then salt among high Obama administration officials, a fabricated, opposition smear dossier failed.</p> <p>So has the second special prosecutor phase of the coup to abort the Trump presidency failed. There are many elements to what in time likely will become recognized as the greatest scandal in American political history, marking the first occasion in which U.S. government bureaucrats sought to overturn an election and to remove a sitting U.S. president.</p>
  • The Sack Of Baghdad In 1258 – One Of The Bloodiest Days In Human History

    02/21/2019 4:45:37 AM PST · by vannrox · 45 replies
    War History Online ^ | 15feb19 | Jay Hemmings
    The Sack Of Baghdad In 1258 – One Of The Bloodiest Days In Human History MEDIEVALFeb 15, 2019 Jay Hemmings   SHARE:FacebookTwitter When we think of the darkest, most bloody days of human history, our minds inevitably turn to the horrors of modern warfare. We think of battles like The Somme in WW1, or Stalingrad or Leningrad in WW2, or murderous regimes like Pol Pot’s or Hitler’s.As bloody and brutal as these events were, they were often spread over periods of weeks, months, or years. Their huge death tolls accumulated over time.However, when talking about the biggest loss of life...
  • NO, The Polish Cavalry Never Charged German Tanks, An Enduring Piece Of Nazi Propaganda (trunc)

    02/21/2019 4:33:28 AM PST · by vannrox · 17 replies
    War History Online ^ | 15feb19 | Jay Hemmings
    NO, The Polish Cavalry Never Charged German Tanks, An Enduring Piece Of Nazi Propaganda Still Believed By Many Today INSTANT ARTICLESWORLD WAR IIFeb 15, 2019 Jay Hemmings   SHARE:FacebookTwitter Ask many armchair historians when the last ever cavalry charge – as in traditional, pre-tank cavalry, featuring horsemen armed with lances and swords – took place, and most will tell you that it happened during World War II.They’ll likely go on to say that a Polish cavalry detachment armed only with lances and swords spurred their horses into a foolhardy charge, galloping straight at a German Panzer tank division with lances...
  • Pakistan must be destroyed!

    02/20/2019 5:39:57 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 49 replies
    The Times of India ^ | February 18, 2019 | Harbir Singh in Cogito Ergo Sum
    Delenda Carthago Est, Cato the Elder used to urge the Roman Senate. "Carthage must be destroyed." In 146BC, the Roman general Scipio Aemilianus razed Carthage to the ground and sold its entire population into slavery. Carthaginians were never again to trouble Rome again. The hour has come for India to echo Cato the Elder's clarity. Pakistan must be destroyed. India's post-partition relations with Pakistan should have been as benign as they are with Iran, Afghanistan, and later Bangladesh, but they are not. Pakistan has waged war on India and driven devastating murderous religious wars in India continuously ever since it...
  • Grenade Pins

    02/20/2019 9:29:17 AM PST · by Chainmail · 80 replies
    Self | 2/20/2019 | Chainmail
    When I was a Marine 1st Lieutenant in 1975, I was gifted 125 hand grenades by a departing army unit for our battalion's training. Pleased with myself (since everything was hard to get for my Marines those days), I told our battalion commander of our acquisition. He was horrified, since he detested grenades and harbored a fear that the troops would "frag" him with them (!) (he had many issues..) so he commanded me to destroy all 125 grenades myself at the grenade range and to have another lieutenant count the blasts to make sure that they were all destroyed....
  • US woman 'deeply regrets' joining Isis and wants to return home

    02/17/2019 11:53:07 AM PST · by NRx · 148 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 02-17-2019 | Martin Chulov and Bethan McKernan
    An American woman captured by Kurdish forces after fleeing the last pocket of land controlled by Islamic State says she “deeply regrets” travelling to Syria to join the terror group and has pleaded to be allowed to return to her family in Alabama. Once one of Isis’s most prominent online agitators who took to social media to call for the blood of Americans to be spilled, Hoda Muthana, 24, claims to have made a “big mistake” when she left the US four years ago and says she was brainwashed into doing so online... “We were basically in the time of...
  • The LSD Archive at The Institute of Illegal Images

    02/14/2019 5:38:45 AM PST · by vannrox · 51 replies
    Flashbak ^ | 5FB19 | Karen Strike
    “It kept me from eating it if it was framed on the wall” - Mark Mcloud on his amazing collection of LSD Blotters  On October 6, 1966 (aka ‘The Day of the Beast’ in psychedelic circles) California banned the possession of LSD. Two years later the law went nationwide. Mark McCloud did as anyone of vision might: he began buying loads of blotters, sheets of paper infused with LSD, for consumption. Eventually his San Francisco home filled with thousands of LSD tabs. Over time the acid broke down. So now the framed sheets (part of an archive of more than 33,000...
  • Civil Insurrection: A Modest Proposal for Ending the United States

    02/13/2019 4:26:41 AM PST · by vannrox · 12 replies
    Scurrilous Commentary by Fred Reed ^ | March 20, 2018 by Fred Reed | Fred Reed
    I see that a man named Sessions, apparently Washington’s Attorney General, threatens to unleash the coercive powers of the federal government against the state of Colorado, his reason being that he does not like the state’s policy with regard to marijuana. This is most curious. Why he believes the policies of Colorado to be his concern is not clear. Equally mysterious is why he thinks the police of Colorado should arrest Coloradans for doing a thing that the people of the state have determined to be acceptable. Mr. Session’s expansive view of his importance in the universe is seen again...
  • Veteran HPD officer connected to deadly drug raid relieved of duty

    02/07/2019 2:22:52 PM PST · by slumber1 · 52 replies
    KHOU 11 ^ | 2-7-19 | Jeremy Rogalski
    HOUSTON — A veteran Houston police narcotics detective has been temporarily relieved of duty due to ongoing questions about his role in last week’s drug search warrant that ended in a deadly shootout between two suspects and police. A department spokesperson confirmed that the senior police officer, who joined the department in 1996, must temporarily surrender his badge pending the outcome of an internal affairs investigation. “The department has made the decision to relieve the officer of duty while a thorough investigation continues,” the Houston Police Officers Union said in a written statement.
  • The Cops Were the Aggressors in This Week's Deadly Houston Drug Raid

    01/31/2019 8:38:46 AM PST · by slumber1 · 229 replies
    Reason ^ | 1-29-19 | Jacob Sullum
    On Monday evening in Houston, a dozen armed men broke into the home of Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas, a middle-aged couple who had lived in the house at 7815 Harding Street for at least two decades. The first man through the door, who was armed with a shotgun, used it to kill one of the couple's dogs. Tuttle responded to the home invasion by grabbing a revolver and shooting the man with the shotgun, who collapsed on a sofa in the living room. As Nicholas tried to disarm the intruder, his accomplices shot her. Tuttle returned fire, and by...
  • Warren introduces bill to stop US using nuclear weapons first

    01/30/2019 11:15:11 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 57 replies
    CNN ^ | January 30 | Ryan Browne
    CNN)Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation Wednesday seeking to stop the US from launching a first-strike nuclear weapons attack on another country. Warren, of Massachusetts, and Rep. Adam Smith of Washington -- both of whom are Democrats -- introduced separate, but identical, bills in their individual chambers Wednesday. "By making clear that deterrence is the sole purpose of our arsenal, this bill would reduce the chances of a nuclear miscalculation and help us maintain our moral and diplomatic leadership in the world," they wrote in a joint statement.
  • Bracken: Covington Gives a Glimpse of Civil War Two

    01/30/2019 3:38:59 AM PST · by vannrox · 40 replies
    American Partisan ^ | 27JAN19 | Bracken
    During the attempted electronic lynching of the Covington Catholic high school boys on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the mask hiding the Left’s genocidal rage slipped and was momentarily visible. The reality of the confrontation was inverted 180 degrees by the duplicitous mainstream media so that a smiling white teenager was made to face the wrath of an Orwellian two-minute hate that stretched on for days, even after the factual record was corrected. Accelerated by social media, the virtual lynch mob called for, among other horrors, MAGA-hat-wearing teenage boys to be fed headfirst into wood chippers, or for them...
  • ‘Resistance axis’ of Iran, Syria and Hezbollah ‘planning for war with Israel’

    01/28/2019 1:01:02 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 22 replies
    express UK ^ | 1/26/19 | Ciaran McGrath
    FULL TITLE: World War 3: ‘Resistance axis’ of Iran, Syria and Hezbollah ‘planning for war with Israel’ HEZBOLLAH has warned it could team up with Iran and Syria to bomb Israel, and is already planning for “the next war”, the Lebanese group’s leader has said, ramping up tensions in the region still further. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said Hezbollah made his comments as he responded for the first time to Israel's discovery of tunnels dug into Israeli territory from Lebanon by claiming his organisation had "for years" been able to enter Israel. Israel's unveiling of what it called Hezbollah "attack tunnels"...
  • 20 passages from george orwell’s 1984 that have become reality

    01/27/2019 10:15:54 PM PST · by vannrox · 53 replies
    Return of Kings ^ | 11SEP17 | John Carver
    As the back cover of my cheap paperback copy of George Orwell’s masterpiece dictates… 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell’s prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of Negative Utopia. I recently revisited this book after many years of absence, and while reading along I highlighted many quotes and passages which struck me as relevant to the “social justice” zeitgeist of the late 2010’s. To little surprise, I discovered that what the political left seeks in this day and age is well and...
  • The Critical Role of Gun Clubs in the Approaching Civil War

    01/26/2019 1:06:02 AM PST · by vannrox · 45 replies
    European Civil War ^ | Jan 2019 | editorial staff
    As all our regular-readers know, this site tracks the coming civil war in Europe because we know it is the only hope the European peoples and lands have at avoiding Muslim enslavement and death. The Muslim population of Europe is on a shockingly high growth curve, with those of Islamic background already representing a majority of the under-18 population in many areas. All sober observers recognize the dire future such demographic realities promise. For these reasons the study of how events are unfolding in Europe, and analysis of how 4GW/civil wars are fought, are of the utmost importance. Therefore we...
  • One of us…one of us……..

    01/26/2019 12:59:18 AM PST · by vannrox · 23 replies
    Commander Zero ^ | 24JAN19 | Commander Zero
    There are a few people in my life who arent into preparedness. Oh, theyre fine right-thinking people, and they know of my particular bent, but while they don’t ridicule me they also don’t really feel the need to be on my bandwagon. Not a big deal, we can still be friends. So today Im talking to one and he asks me if I know a place for MRE’s. We chat a bit nad he says he wants some for hunting and to keep in his truck. We talk some more and asks if I know anything about “this Red Feather...
  • Opening the Floodgates of Secession

    01/26/2019 12:42:30 AM PST · by vannrox · 38 replies
    Cascade Free Zone ^ | 20NOV18 | xeroxero
    The idea of secession needs to become acceptable, before it can happen. Right now most Americans are of the opinion that the Civil War “decided” the matter of secession. In other words they buy into the “might makes right” theory of politics. So even in States where one might hope it would be possible to form a political movement for secession, there is almost zero support for it. People who call for it are branded as kooks. The most common refrain in dismissing them is “that was settled in the Civil War.” Therefore, those who favor the deconstruction of the...
  • Developing and Exploiting Open Source Signals Intelligence

    01/26/2019 12:29:16 AM PST · by vannrox · 10 replies
    American Partisan ^ | 19JAN19 | NC Scout
    This post originally appeared on Brushbeater. Follow the links, they contain a large amount of information on Sino-Russian small unit communications systems. Systems which are also being built in Venezuela for their military and logically also equipping guerrilla forces. The whole point of intelligence is exploitation- what we collect and refine must be actionable. If not, it does us no good. You can run around with your rifle and kit all day and accomplish exactly zero without a larger coordination and dedicated effort towards recognizing how to exploit weakness in one’s foe. That is, if you don’t get yourself...
  • World War 3: 'Rapid military escalation' occurring between Iran and Israel

    01/23/2019 2:44:49 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 113 replies
    Express UK ^ | 1/23/19 | Charlotte Davis
    World War 3 fears were sparked this week after Israel hit the Syrian capital of Damascus early on Monday as part of its increasingly open assault on Iran's presence there. In response, Iran issued a chilling message to arch-enemy Israel – warning it is “impatient” and ready to confront and destroy the nation in a statement issued just hours after Israel launched the air raids in Syria. The former Pentagon official Michael Maloof has warned the situation between the two states is getting “quickly out of hand” due to the “intensified Israeli attacks”. Mr Maloof told RT America: “You have...
  • Ocasio-Cortez: the sky is falling, climate change is war, and we're all going to die in 12 years

    01/22/2019 7:39:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/22/2019 | Rick Moran
    Speaking at an event commemorating Martin Luther King Day, Ocasio-Cortez expressed how the issue of climate change is a “generational” issue that younger people are more focused on. “Millennials and people, you know, Gen Z and all these folks that will come after us are looking up and we’re like: ‘The world is gonna end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change and your biggest issue is how are we gonna pay for it?'" Ocasio-Cortez said. The Democratic Socialist said the fight against climate change is war and that it’s “our World War II.” In November, the White House released...