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Arguments against the President “Valerie, may I?” story

Posted by: Phineas on July 31, 2012 at 2:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Yesterday I posted an article about the assertion in a forthcoming book by journalist Richard Miniter that President Obama let himself be talked out of the bin Laden assassination mission three times, before finally okaying it, by long-time close adviser Valerie Jarrett, a corrupt slum-lord. Now that I’ve had 24 hours to […]


We did the right thing

Posted by: Phineas on March 20, 2012 at 1:28 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Nine years ago today, the United States invaded Iraq at the head of a coalition including Great Britain, Australia, Poland, and other nations with the goal of toppling the regime of Saddam Hussein and, perhaps, healing the poisoned tree of Arab Middle East politics by helping foster the growth of a stable […]


It’s official: Congressman Ron Paul makes me sick

Posted by: ST on December 10, 2011 at 10:32 am » 45 Comments

His bumbling and rambling at the debates has mostly been comical.  But his solidarity with 9-11 Truthers is deeply troubling and believe it or not  it doesn’t stop there: Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul said Thursday evening that Bush administration officials were gleeful after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks because it gave them a pretext to […]


Pearl Harbors then and now

Posted by: Phineas on December 7, 2011 at 12:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In the last surprise attack on American soil before 9/11, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor: (Credit: Aviation History) My grandfather was a Petty Officer aboard the USS Nevada during the battle. Below are a couple of pictures of his ship under attack, the only battleship to get underway that day: …and… (Both […]


Bill Whittle: What we did right in Afghanistan and Iraq, and my qualified disagreement

Posted by: Phineas on September 16, 2011 at 2:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Bill Whittle returns with another episode of Afterburner, this time with his own retrospective on the ten years since the attacks of September 11th, 2001. In it, he looks at what has happened since in Afghanistan, Iraq, and America and looks at the things we got right, a needed corrective to the […]


Such classy people — not

Posted by: Phineas on September 12, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas As part of yesterday’s observance of the tenth anniversary of the September 11th atrocities, the US Embassy in London held its own services. Also present were a group of Muslims who held their own commemoration: A small group of Islamist demonstrators staged a protest outside the US embassy in London Sunday during […]


9-11: George W. Bush and his bullhorn

Posted by: Phineas on September 11, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Lots of people have written today about that terrible morning: where they were, what they remember, maybe honoring the victims or the many valiant heroes of the battle and its aftermath. I wondered what I would write. I decided that, rather than focus on the day itself, something others have done much […]


10 Years Later: Remembering 9-11, and victim Peter Edward Mardikian

Posted by: ST on September 11, 2011 at 9:02 am » 2 Comments

**Reposting last year’s post.  God bless, and never forget.  -ST** ———————————————————- Longtime readers of this blog will recognize this post, as I have published it here every 9-11 since 2006 in honor of Mr. Mardikian, and all victims of the 9-11 terror attacks, as part of DC Roe’s 9-11 remembrance project. I thought this year […]


9/11 ten years later: they’re still trying to kill us

Posted by: Phineas on September 10, 2011 at 5:16 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas With the tenth anniversary of the September 11th atrocities coming tomorrow, there’s reasonable fear that Al Qaeda could attempt an attack in New York or elsewhere in the US for their own “celebrations.” But don’t think they or other jihadist groups have been quiet in the meantime, just waiting for an anniversary […]


Call the Wahmbulance: Think Progress lies, claim Bush “taking credit” for killing OBL

Posted by: ST on September 9, 2011 at 6:13 pm » 6 Comments

Yes, ladies and gents. Bush hatred is still alive and well.  They won’t let it rest.  Even on the eve eve of a very solemn date in our nation’s history. Just two days before the 10th anniversary of 9-11, the USA Today has published an interview they recently did with our former President in which […]