Ron Paul speaks: Kabul Has Fallen - But Don't Blame Biden http://ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/featured-articles/2021/august/16/kabul-has-fallen-but-dont-blame-biden/ The US war on Afghanistan was not lost yesterday in Kabul. It was lost the moment it shifted from a limited mission to apprehend thos...Jump to post
Excerpt from a speech delivered in 1933, by Major General Smedley Butler, USMC. War is just a racket. A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of people. Only a small inside group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very...Jump to post
Here is a video testimony from June 23 of Congressman Lamborn asking Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley about their plans given the Taliban's acceleration, closing Baghram Air Base and about women. The potential for this kind of defeat was fully considered. The...Jump to post
Glad to be out of Afghanistan, no matter how messy. I say, let China figure it out. Yeah, good luck to them. I think they'll throw around a bit of money to say they have some influence like they do in Pakistan and leave it at that. I doubt they'll make it a giant money pit like we've done for twent...Jump to post
Afghan president flees the country as Taliban move on Kabul https://apnews.com/article/afghanistan-taliban-kabul-bagram-e1ed33fe0c665ee67ba132c51b8e32a5 I believe that the extra Troops that Biden is sending in are not so much from fear about the Taliban, but more to keep secure our exit from Afghani...Jump to post
Taliban enter Kabul, say they don’t plan to take it by force https://apnews.com/article/taliban-e1ed33fe0c665ee67ba132c51b8e32a5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters entered the outskirts of the Afghan capital on Sunday, further tightening their grip on the country as panicked workers fled gov...Jump to post
If the juvenile in question has or has had such difficulties traveling in cramped spaces, why would the parent(s) force him to do so now. It would seem that the parents should have made other more suitable travel arrangements for the boy rather than subject him to the rigors of crowded commercial a...Jump to post
Just a side note: Am I the only one wondering thats duct tape or is it speedtape? The FAA should standardize the tape and issue best practices for it's application and removal. The ALs should also consider stocking "spit covers" to go over the heads of restrained unruly passengers who ins...Jump to post
Looks like Duct Tape is becoming SOP for these cases. My daughter approves. She would cover the person in her variety of duct tape bought for art. Lightsaber I'll ask this question again. Do FA's receive guidelines of how to tape males and females??? This is not a trivial question. Although trivial...Jump to post
The Late Show’s humorous take on Cuomo’s Resignation announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA6_VUfon2s and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXNMfB7hFBQ Colbert is the master of snark with a smile. This isn't even Colbert. It's ET's montage on the Cuomosexal phenomenon, published in April of ...Jump to post
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has resigned amidst his sexual misconduct scandal. He just announced this live in a press conference and the resignation will become effective August 24, when Kathy Hochul will become the first female Governor of NY. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/new-york-g...Jump to post
From the AP: https://apnews.com/article/andrew-cuomo-resigns-17161f546bb83c32a337036ecf8d2a34 The governor had also increasingly come under fire over his rough and sometimes vindictive treatment of fellow politicians and his own staff, with former aides telling stories of a brutal work environment. ...Jump to post
The CBS This Morning Interview
Brittany Commisso speaks out about allegations against Cuomo
Cuomo accuser Brittany Commisso speaks publicly for the first time In an exclusive interview with "CBS This Morning" and the Times Union, Brittany Commisso spoke publicly for the first time about her accusation of sexual harassment against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Commisso said Cuom...Jump to post
Experience Dusty, and the ZZ Top boys at the top of their game in 1980 in Germany. Full Rockpalast Concert: https://youtu.be/tH4hCeJrs44 If you look carefully you will see the same link three posts above yours. ;) You are correct Sir ! ! :) This 1976 interview with the band, including Dusty, begins...Jump to post
MaverickM11 wrote:Biden has called on him to resign. Again.
Afghanistan comprises many tribal regions, separated by mountainous regions and pass chokepoints. These people have been fighting each other, toppling/assassinating rulers for as long as I can remember. You'll never make a "nation" out of that. It's just the way it is. The only way to part...Jump to post
Why the US were Foolish to think that we could "Nation-build" in the area, drawn up by the Brits, as Afghanistan.
Graph published in Feb. of 2020
https://twitter.com/DrEricDing/status/1 ... 40807?s=20
Interesting new release https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/31/health/fully-vaccinated-people-breakthrough-hospitalization-death/index.html Highlights. 1. Less than .001% of those that are fully vaccinated have died from Covid. As of July 26. of 163,000,000 vaccinated adults in the US, there have been 1,26...Jump to post
Grand Funk Railroad - "Black Licorice"
Bassist is the fabulous Mel Schacher.
A "Snap" Lockdown was called for Brisbane, Australia. https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/coronavirus-australias-third-largest-city-of-brisbane-to-enter-covid-lockdown-2499190 Sydney adds four weeks to lockdown as Australia COVID-19 cases grow "Far from a planned exit from lockdown in thr...Jump to post
I saw ZZ Top headline at the Memorial Stadium in Austin in front of 80,000 fans in 1974. It was a concert I'll never forget.
https://www.khou.com/video/entertainmen ... 080f04aeaf
AP Reports 16 injured, 5 missing in explosion at German chemical hub
https://apnews.com/article/europe-explo ... c924ea1510
Aaron747 wrote:DIRECTFLT wrote:Another view of the mushrooming explosion cloud...
Oy vey...what kind of nasty stuff is in that cloud?
Documentary Filmmaker Blows The Lid Off Controversy In ‘The Boys In Red Hats’ https://www.forbes.com/sites/adawson/2021/07/14/documentary-filmmaker-blows-the-lid-off-controversy-in-the-boys-in-red-hats/ No one was more embarrassed or angered by the footage than Jonathan Schroder, a filmmaker and gra...Jump to post
Another view of the mushrooming explosion cloud...
This 2 min video posted to YT has more footage before the fight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UfBAkmbH5s It happens fast, but at about :08 in the video, the woman on the left removes her glasses, as in "I'm preparing to throw down with you." The woman on the right then walks away, but...Jump to post
Some French health workers resent, resist mandatory vaccines https://apnews.com/article/government-and-politics-europe-business-health-coronavirus-pandemic-21beeb79952619bd84d9b87380d2deb2 The law, adopted by parliament early Monday, also sets up a “health pass” for everyone in order to access resta...Jump to post
This 2 min video posted to YT has more footage before the fight.
https://www.headlinestoday.news/2021/07/26/two-women-fight-on-spirit-airlines-flight-from-vegas-to-atlanta-video/ The Twitter site Las Vegas Scoop has posted a video of the altercation between the two women. The women had a verbal exchange before the punches were thrown. The passengers jumped to sep...Jump to post
Two planes full of Democratic reps from Texas fly to DC with no masks on. Not a mask story for the MSM... But -one- (R) Congressman flies on a plane from DC to Texas without a mask.... And that's --- A Story --- to run with for the MSM. But there's no selective coverage / selective outrage of topics...Jump to post