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  • Colin Powell: 'I can no longer call myself a fellow Republican'

    01/10/2021 6:34:12 PM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 183 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jan 10, 2021 | Marina Pitofsky
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said that he no longer considers himself a Republican in the wake of the riot that broke out at the Capitol building last week. Asked by CNN's Fareed Zakaria whether he believes "fellow Republicans" who have not criticized President Trump "encouraged, at least, this wildness to grow and grow," Powell responded that "They did, and that's why I can no longer call myself a Republican." "I'm not a fellow of anything right now. I'm just a citizen who has voted Republican, voted Democrat throughout my entire career, and right now I'm just watching my...
  • Sir, We Have No Ammunition - which general is he referring too?

    10/19/2020 4:36:14 PM PDT · by goodn'mad · 26 replies
    Right Side Network | October 19, 2020 | Vanity
    "A general, for whom I have zero respect, said to me, "Sir, we have no more ammunition.""
  • Corrupt Judge Emmet Sullivan Pushes Back ‘Resolution’ of General Flynn Case, an Innocent Man, Until AFTER THE ELECTION!

    09/01/2020 10:41:58 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 87 replies
    GP ^ | 09/01/20 | Jim Hoft
    This is the most hideous abuse of US law in decades! The Department of Justice dropped their case against General Michael Flynn months ago after it was acknowledged that he was set up by federal operatives.General Flynn was and is an innocent man.This effectively set General Flynn free. But the corrupt Obama judge in the case in the District of Columbia refused to let General Flynn go — despite his innocense.This is UNHEARD OF in US law.On Monday the corrupt DC Court ruled in favor on Judge Emmet Sullivan.Today Judge Emmett Sullivan announced he will push back his own personal...
  • Gen. Flynn: This Is My Letter to America

    08/05/2020 1:05:46 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 32 replies
    W.J. ^ | 08/05/20 | Gen. Michael Flynn
    We are witnessing a vicious assault by enemies of all that is good, and our president is having to act in ways unprecedented in decades, maybe centuries. The biblical nature of good versus evil cannot be discounted as we examine what is happening on the streets of America. It’s Marxism in the form of antifa and the Black Lives Matter movement versus our very capable and very underappreciated law enforcement professionals, the vast majority of whom are fighting to provide us safe and secure homes, streets and communities. When the destiny of the United States is at stake, and it...
  • Here Are 24 Alternate Names For U.S. Army Forts And Military Bases

    06/11/2020 3:30:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 68 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 11, 2020 | Anominous
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he “will not even consider” renaming military bases like Fort Hood or Fort Bragg. But perhaps it is still worth considering the possibilities of offering recruits more truth in advertising via modern names. The following suggestions were sent in to us at The Federalist as potential solutions for this thorny problem: Fort I Just Wanted Tuition Assistance Fort 100% Promotion Rate Fort 24% Interest Rate On A Camaro Fort Distract Everyone With New Uniforms Fort We’ve Been Using The Same Small Arms For Fifty Years But The Navy Needs A New Carrier Fort Don’t...
  • Coronavirus isn't slowing building of Trump's border wall

    04/21/2020 9:24:40 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 8 replies
    Just the News ^ | 4/20/20
    President Donald Trump said Monday that the coronavirus hasn't slowed his administration's goal of completing the border wall by next spring. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, updating reporters during the daily press briefing, said 164 miles out of 450 miles of fencing planned along the nearly 2,000-mile Mexican border is on track to be completed by the end of 2020. "Our contractors are extremely focused,' Semonite said. Some senate Democrats want to know why the wall on the southern border is still being built during the coronavirus pandemic and amid strict national social distancing guidance. Semonite...
  • Alleged Maduro co-conspirator in DEA custody after indictments

    03/27/2020 9:17:35 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 22 replies
    WEAR ^ | 27 March 2020 | JOSHUA GOODMAN Associated Press
    A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment, four people familiar with the situation said Friday. Cliver Alcalá has been an outspoken critic of Maduro for years. But he was charged Thursday with allegedly running with Maduro, socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello and another retired army general a narcoterrorist conspiracy that U.S. prosecutors say sent 250 metric tons of cocaine a year to the U.S. and turned the Venezuelan state into a platform for violent cartels and Colombia rebels. The Justice...
  • Venezuelan General is Extradited to US – Second General Surrenders After US Puts Bounty on Leaders of Criminal Socialist Maduro Regime

    03/28/2020 8:38:58 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 13 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 28, 2020 | Elda Primera
    On Saturday Venezuelan General Cliver Alcala was in custody in New York City. General Alcalá is the first regime official to be detained by the US authorities. The socialist general will be presented before the federal court for being part of the criminal Venezuelan cartel.
  • The Candace Owens Show: General Steve Kwast

    02/16/2020 6:57:37 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | 02/16/20 | Candice Owens
    Can the creation of a U.S. military space force boost the economy, maintain American sovereignty, and preserve world peace? General Steve Kwast joins Candace Owens this week for a discussion on how a national space force will impact global relations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLiwKqL5nko   
  • What's With The Emails To Hillary From Secret Spook Sid Blumenthal?

    04/10/2015 8:00:04 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 4-10-15 | Dick Morris
    Revelations from emails purloined by a Romanian hacker show that Hillary Clinton was being secretly advised about Libya -- before and after the Benghazi terrorist attack -- by an off-the-shelf private spook group associated with controversial former Clinton confidante Sydney Blumenthal that claimed to be helping the Libyan opposition and considered placing ground operatives near the border. What's this all about? It's not completely clear, but apparently the goal of the rogue group, which included a former high level CIA covert operative and a former U.S. General, was, at the very least, to gather and provide sensitive reports to the...
  • Air Force General says 'nothing happened' as army colonel claims he sexually assaulted her

    07/30/2019 3:24:12 PM PDT · by detective · 48 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 30 July 2019 | Leah Simpson
    Shortened title. Full title: Air Force General says 'nothing happened, ever' as army colonel claims he sexually assaulted her multiple times and lied under oath at dramatic Joint Chiefs vice chair confirmation hearing The Air Force general picked by President Donald Trump to become the second-highest ranking U.S. military officer on Tuesday vehemently denied sexual assault allegations against him at his confirmation hearing, and received a strong endorsement from a senator who said she was raped while serving in the military. His accuser, Army Colonel Kathryn Spletstoser, 51, watched on as General John Hyten said 'all of the allegations are...
  • General to challenge Shaheen

    06/26/2019 7:53:04 AM PDT · by Bonemaker · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 06/24/2019 | Yuichiro Kakutani
    He survived a 2,000-pound bomb blast, a helicopter crash, and a daring horseback raid into the heart of Taliban country as part of America’s first response to 9/11. Retired Brig. General Don Bolduc has seen it all, but he’s not done serving his country yet.
  • General to make history as Army's 1st female infantry division commander

    06/08/2019 9:55:16 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 73 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 8, 2019
    Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager will make history later this month when she becomes the first woman to command a U.S. Army Infantry Division. Yeager, a former Black Hawk helicopter pilot who deployed to Iraq, will assume command of the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division during a ceremony in Los Alamitos, California, on June 29, according to a news release from the California Guard . . . Outside of her own career trajectory, Yeager is familiar with military leadership. Her father, Ret. Maj. Gen. Robert Brandt, was also a helicopter pilot who served two tours during the Vietnam War and...
  • Turkish intervention could trigger Syria's 'second great war'

    03/20/2019 4:50:56 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 35 replies
    Al Monitor ^ | March 20, 2019 | Amberin Zaman
    AL-OMAR OIL FIELD, Syria — After a bloody and protracted five-year war, the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the US-led coalition are on the verge of declaring victory against the Islamic State after the fall of its last crumbs of territory in Baghuz. With Islamic State cells continuing to operate to deadly effect in Syria and neighboring Iraq, it's too early to say "mission accomplished," cautioned Mazlum Kobane, the commander in chief of the SDF, in an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor March 10 at a heavily guarded complex near al-Omar oil field in eastern Syria. The charismatic 50-year-old Syrian Kurd, whom coalition officials address...
  • General Wears his Medals Upside Down at State of the Union

    02/08/2019 11:13:31 AM PST · by Godebert · 99 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/6/19 | Angry Cops
    National Guard general admits his ribbons were upside down during State of the Union (Air Force).
  • Happy birthday Robert E. Lee

    01/17/2019 8:15:01 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 110 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/17/19 | Calvin Johnson
    Sir Winston Churchill: “Lee was the noblest American who had ever lived and one of the greatest commanders known to the annals of war.” During a tour through the South in 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt told the aged Confederate veterans in Richmond, Virginia, “Here I greet you in the shadow of the statue of your commander, General Robert E. Lee. You and he left us memories which are part of the memories bequeathed to the entire nation by all the Americans who fought in the War Between the States.” Saturday January 19, 2019, is the 212th birthday of Robert E....
  • Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal: President Donald Trump immoral, doesn't tell the truth.

    12/30/2018 8:05:20 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 145 replies
    ABCNews ^ | 12/30/2018 | ROEY HADAR
    The former top commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal, criticized President Donald Trump's behavior and handling of the presidency, saying the commander-in-chief is dishonest and immoral. “I don’t think he tells the truth,” McChrystal said in an exclusive interview on “This Week” when asked by Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz if he believes the president is a liar. “Is Trump immoral, in your view?” Raddatz asked. “I think he is,” he said.
  • Camp Pendleton general facing ‘administrative actions’ after reportedly treating aide like a servant

    07/20/2018 9:12:47 PM PDT · by BBell · 44 replies
    https://www.ocregister.com/ ^ | 7/20/18 | ERIKA I. RITCHIE
    Camp Pendleton general facing ‘administrative actions’ after reportedly treating aide like a servant while deployed to Iraq8 at 6:44 pm | UPDATED: July 20, 2018 at 6:45 pm CAMP PENDLETON — A brigadier general serving at the Marine Corps base will receive “administrative actions” for misusing his aide to perform servant-like tasks while deployed to Iraq. Marine Corps officials confirmed Friday, July 20 that a report by the Department of Defense Inspector General substantiated allegations against Brig. Gen. Rick A. Uribe, who served as deputy commanding general and director of the Combined Joint Operations Center in Baghdad from May 2016...
  • John Kelly blew up at Trump in Oval Office meeting, threatened to quit

    04/10/2018 8:56:14 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 58 replies
    Axios ^ | 04/07/18 | Jonathan Swan
    White House Chief of Staff John Kelly threatened to quit on March 28, according to sources familiar with the events. What I'm hearing: Kelly blew up at Trump in an Oval Office meeting that day, and while walking back to his office muttered he was going to quit. Sources said it was not related to the David Shulkin firing that happened the same day. A senior administration official said that calling it a threat was "probably too strong, it was more venting frustration." Kelly often says he doesn't have to be there and didn't seek the job originally. Details: Kelly...
  • Widow of slain Turkish general says July 15 shrouded in mystery, facts should come out

    02/14/2018 8:25:55 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 6 replies
    Stockholm Center for Freedom ^ | 13 Feb 2018 | SCF
    Nazire Terzi, the widow of Brig. Gen. Semih Terzi, who was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Monday, has said the night of a failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016 and the killing of her husband for being a coup plotter are shrouded in mystery and that the only thing she wants is for the facts to come out.Semih Terzi was killed by noncommissioned officer Ömer Halisdemir at the Special Forces Command in the Gölbaşı district of Ankara during the coup attempt. Reportedly, Terzi would take over the Special Forces Command with the putschist soldiers accompanying him...