Category Archives: Just Plain War

Afghan Again — Firefight Claims Five/Six US Soldiers

February 8, 2020

(Illustration found here). Even as the US seems to be on the cusp of break-down, we’ve still got the war on terror going strong, especially in Afghanistan — from the Military Times this afternoon: Numerous…

No Shock, No Awe — Iranian Rockets Glare in Iraq, US Troops ‘Still in Bunker Mode’

January 7, 2020

Into dangerous uncharted waters this Tuesday evening as reports of Iranian rockets falling onto a couple of Iraqi military bases housing American troops, first retaliatory strikes in the wake of the T-Rump’s command to assassinate…

WTF! — ‘War, huh, good god, What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, listen to me…’

January 3, 2020

A short new year and we’re up to our asses in dangerous shit in a hurry. Despite acting DHS honcho Chad Wolf declaring this morning there’s ‘currently no specific, credible threats against our homeland,’ the…

Iraq Again! ‘We Were Sent to Fight and Die for Absolutely Nothing’

December 31, 2019

Tomorrow is a brand-new year, but top of the news rounding-out 2019 is a topic decades old — Iraq. Via the Washington Post: Supporters of an Iranian-backed militia besieged the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on…

Trump’s Nuclear-War Prep: ‘A Recipe For A Horror Show’

March 14, 2019

Just when the black-comedy shit gets real, and it’s WTF: One of the few actual capabilities of the T-Rump is in sowing uneducated chaos — an acknowledgment of that talent last month from Joe Balash,…

Bush League Lying

February 15, 2016

Damp-fog of a marine layer this Monday afternoon, as bright, clear sunshine much earlier has been replaced by deep-gray, amplified in muffled tones. Beyond ‘Fat Tony’ dying and the ensuing GOP cluster-crazy over President Obama’s…