Category Archives: War & Politics

Ukraine History Chimes — Vlad Putin’s ‘Obsession’

January 27, 2022

Daylight fading as we approach early-evening Thursday here in California’s Central Valley, a fine finish to a day that started with a deep-gray fog, which burned off quickly into bright sunshine and warm temperatures —…

High-Tech War Executions — Terminator Robots Come Alive To Kill

September 18, 2021

Beyond the shit of America itself, some news today of a horrible science-fiction rattle in modern warfare — an Israeli assassination last year was carried out by robot sniper, and even with high-tech hardware, there…

Nine/Eleven — 20 Years Of Crippling History

September 11, 2021

Cool and way-comfortable this mid-day Saturday in California’s Central Valley after a week of triple-digit temperatures and real-heavy air — a day of national remembrance of horrific airliner attacks on the World Trade Center and…

Afghan Agony: One Final US Drone Mistake Massacre

September 10, 2021

(Illustration: ‘MQ-9 Reaper,’ digital artwork by Tommy Anderson, and found here). Oddly and horribly ironic on the eve of one of America’s near-sacred, modern anniversaries, a report today the military drone strike last month in…

Joe Biden’s Passion With Afghanistan: ‘I Was Not Extending A Forever Exit’

August 31, 2021

Joe was pretty straight today: He took charge of the endgame while also noting the contribution of the T-Rump, though, Republicans won’t (literally) hear a word of it — despite the shit from the T-Rump…

Biden Blowback On Terror — ‘We Will Not Forgive. We Will Not Forget. We Will Hunt You Down And Make You Pay’

August 26, 2021

Joe Biden is handling a shocker this afternoon, usually in his normal, low-key stand-out approach on the bombings in Afghanistan (death toll has risen, now 13 in total of American military fatalities, with 14 wounded),…

Afghan Agony: Suicide Bombers Kill 12 US Military Servicemen — Worse Shit To Hit The Future Fan

August 26, 2021

Terrible bomb explosions outside Kabul airport this morning, a nasty incident to most-likely change the timbre of this whole Afghan ugly: Quick nutshell via CNN: Twelve members of the US military were killed and 15…

Afghan Agony: Twisted-Empty Videwpoints

August 20, 2021

Latest installments of the Afghan-disaster chronicles this Friday afternoon, and how fast the week when shit happens. A cascade of events, going from reality to denial. One note of the extreme measures of getting to…

Gen. Milley On Afghan Army Disintegration: No One ‘Predicted A Security Force Of 300,000 Would Evaporate In 11 Days’

August 18, 2021

Brown tint to the air this late-afternoon Wednesday here in California’s Central Valley, and with it a most-definite scent of burnt wood in the small breeze wafting about in the trees — fire is for…

Afghan Agony: Exit Includes Maybe A Massacre Or Two

August 14, 2021

In the wake of shitty domestic American fanfare — COVID surges thanks to Republican hardcore hardheadedness — the sad, shame of Afghanistan continues to unfold badly, an image of a country shattering like glass when…