The War Hysteria Virus of 2020

On January 3rd, 2020, the world got a taste for what the reigning hegemon’s reaction to real war would be like. The window into the American soul had the drapes pulled back. The globe should be frightened. The droning of Gen. Suleimani by US forces in Iraq unleashed a torrent of emotions from the imperial…

Impeachment: Useful Stick For Israel

The articles of impeachment shuffle on over to the Senate for the trial. This is a joke but one group of US Senators decided to use it for their advantage. Sorry not their advantage but Israel’s. President Trump has stated that he felt pressure to do the strike on Suleimani from GOP Senators who used…

War Hysteria + Friday Reads 1/10/20

In the course of a week, America went from annoyance and shame at our monstrous embassy in Iraq being protested and attacked (sort of) to shitting its pants after President Trump ordered a drone hit on a special General in Iran because finally, finally America looked to have droned or bombed someone who could punch…

Afghanistan + Five Friday Reads 12/13/19

The Washington Post published what is being described as the Pentagon Papers for the Afghanistan War.The Trump Admin did not fight its release, and I hope this is because they see the boon to having these released. Nixon did not see the advantage releasing the Pentagon Papers would give him since the details damned the…

The King (2019) and me

There are many different ways one can interpret or analyze the new Netflix film “King” (2019) with its cornucopia of themes: coming of age, Kingship, duty, honor in combat, court intrigue. This cinematic representation of  Shakespeare’s play “Henry V” up to and a bit after the Battle of Agincourt has many coursing streams. The one…

A Border War: Destroy The Cartels

Editor’s Note: With President Trump finally taking a step towards going after the cartels in an overt fashion by possibly designating them a terror org, we are re-running this old essay of Landry’s with some updates. “Destroy The Cartels” because it is either fight them now or wait for them to put the fight to…

Syria Withdrawal + Five Friday Reads 10/18/19

Just stop reading American media as news. Put on some DPRK uniforms and realize it is all never-ending propaganda for what our owners want. The Syrian withdrawal is causing a meltdown from the finest of specimens in the American system. We should all applaud removing US soldiers from war zones that have zero benefit to…

Tactics of the Troubles Part 3 – American Lessons

This series has looked at some of the tactics used during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. A prolonged period of civil conflict between two ethno-religious groups. It has sought to understand largely the Loyalist/Protestant paramilitary response and tactics. It has not looked in detail at the Republican cause or how effective its tactics were. Today…

Memorial Day + Five Friday Reads 5/24/19

Memorial Day is upon us. Veteran’s Day is for veterans and Memorial Day is for those who have given their life for our nation. Please make this distinction. The airheads of Instagram will take selfies and say how much they support our troops, but they get a day in November. This holiday is for remembering…