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  • Fighter Pilots Reveal Why You Don't Want To Mess With The A-10 Warthog In A Dogfight

    01/26/2021 3:41:06 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 46 replies
    The Drive ^ | 26 Jan 2021 | Jamie Hunter
    Pilots discuss how the A-10 Warthog's tight turning radius coupled with its big gun means it can sting even the best fighters in a dogfight. While the “Warthog” isn’t optimized for the air superiority role and lacks key capabilities, such as high-speed, radar, and radar-guided long-range missiles that make its fighter brethren such air-to-air supremos, even the greatest fighter pilots are rightfully wary of getting into a close-in turning dogfight with a ‘lowly’ mud-moving A-10. the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, actually teaches the art of Basic Fighter Maneuvers (BFM) in its bi-annual...
  • Robert Bigelow Opens up about AAWSAP, the Tic Tac incident, weird events on Skinwalker Ranch, the connection to consciousness

    01/25/2021 4:46:57 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 25 replies
    Aerospace entrepreneur Robert Bigelow made a cryptic announcement in September 2008 in a radio interview with George Knapp. Bigelow revealed that he had just created BAASS, a subsidiary of Bigelow Aerospace, and that BAASS had entered into a partnership with an unnamed entity to study the UFO mystery and related phenomena. The public didn’t know it at the time, but one week earlier, Bigelow had signed a contract with the Defense Intelligence Agency to carry out an investigation under the umbrella of AAWSAP, the Advanced Aerospace Weapons Systems Application Program. The impetus for the program had occurred a year earlier...
  • Mercy Dogs of the Great War

    01/25/2021 9:50:07 AM PST · by Bratch · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 25, 2021 | The History Guy
    Dogs have accompanied men into war probably for most of human history, but WWI was the first war where they were used in an official and broad capacity to find the wounded. Mercy dogs, also known as casualty dogs, or ambulance dogs, served on all sides of WWI, and saved thousands of lives. It is history that deserves to be remembered.
  • How Islam Influenced History’s Most ‘Evil’ Christians: A look at the circumstances that gave rise to Vlad the Impaler and Ivan the Terrible.

    01/24/2021 7:23:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 01/24/2021 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Citing history—or, as shall be seen, pseudohistory—is one of the main ways Islam’s apologists try to ennoble Muhammad’s creed and its adherents. As a sort of counterbalance to purportedly noble Muslims, medieval Christians are regularly presented as the epitome of intolerance and violence. Commonly leading the pack are Vlad the Impaler and Ivan “the Terrible” (both featured in the 2002 book, The Most Evil Men and Women in History). In reality, however, these men—and the culture they lived in—were significantly influenced by Islam; they were surrounded by and...
  • For Wars of the Future, Pentagon Looks to Distant Past: the B-52

    01/24/2021 7:03:26 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 13 replies
    WSJ ^ | 24 Jan 2021 | Michael R. Gordon
    To sneak through sophisticated enemy air defenses, the service is developing the futuristic B-21 “Raider” bomber: a stealthy flying wing. To fill out its fleet, it is also counting on the B-52 Stratofortress, an aircraft designed in 1948 with a slide rule. So essential is the B-52 to the Air Force’s long-term plans that 76 of them will fly until at least 2050. By then, the youngest will be nearly 90 years old. Some generals say the plane might live to celebrate its centennial, besides outlasting the hairdo named for it in the 1960s, which was later made a band...
  • Biden Tells Freezing Troops Sleeping In Garages To Be Patient Until He Can Get Them Shipped To Iraq

    01/24/2021 6:21:36 PM PST · by Pining_4_TX · 18 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | 01/22/21 | The Babylon Bee
    After national outrage in response to tens of thousands of National Guard troops being sent outside to sleep in freezing parking garages, Biden issued a statement begging the troops to be patient while he writes up the order to send them to much warmer climates in Iraq and Syria. "Listen, ya bunch of dumb pony soldiers," said Biden to a line of 3,000 soldiers waiting to use the bathroom. "I know you people are much better use to me when you're fighting some war in the Middle East. Hooah! Am I right? Don't worry. We'll get you off to Iraq...
  • 1.21.21: Our PLANS are NOT God's PLANS! The END won't be for everyone! PRAY!

    01/22/2021 9:09:03 AM PST · by Fractal Trader · 46 replies
    And We Know ^ | 21 January 2021 | And We Know
    We have a faux President, a faux White House, and a faux inauguration. We are under military rule and Biden has no legal power. Check the Federal Register — no record of Biden Executive Orders, for example We are currently ruled by a “Shadow Cabinet”, which is part of the Continuity of Government protocols. According to several sources, the video was distributed in Europe at 7:00 AM their time Military uniforms appear to be fake — no ribbons, I think, for example No images of presidential band at inauguration —recording? Does not appear to be US Capitol — green-screened? Did...
  • Nancy Pelosi wanted crew served machine guns at inauguration.

    01/22/2021 7:56:44 AM PST · by Candor7 · 48 replies
    Mark Levin reveals by audio, that Ken Cucinelli, #2 at Homeland Security. reports that Nancy Pelosi, when requesting National Guard troops for inauguration had requested via the Capitol Police that crew served machine guns be present on Capital Hill during inauguration of Joe Biden. The National Guard refused. Machine Gun Nancy!
  • Anybody got intel on Dr Charlie Ward or Simon Parkes?

    01/21/2021 7:09:36 AM PST · by jagusafr · 36 replies ^ | today | jagusafr
    A friend from high school sent me a link to the above video. I've never heard of any of these people and haven't found much on the interwebs. They sound, in the parlance of Texas "nuckin' futs", but my friend is level-headed and reasonable. Conspiracy theories including that the inauguration yesterday was taped in advance (Ward says he received it at 0100 yesterday but it was purportedly "live" when shown on broadcast. Military in control of the government, Insurrection Act implemented secretly, etc. Anybody?
  • National Guard troops gave their response to Democrat insults

    01/21/2021 4:14:19 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 21 Jan, 2021 | Andrea Widburg
    The Democrats openly accused the National Guard troops in D.C. of being dangerous and many let the Democrats know how they felt about that. Democrats are ambivalent about the military, something clear from their approach to the inauguration. The Democrats summoned 26,000 National Guard troops to D.C., purportedly to protect Joe Biden from rioters. They then accused those same troops of being potentially dangerous White supremacists. Many of the troops responded, not by being dangerous, because they’re patriotic, constitutionally guided Americans, but by apparently turning their backs on Joe Biden. {VIDEO at LINK} Sure, some have argued that the backward-facing...
  • A Weekly Dose of President Trump- Trump Family Train 1/20/2021

    01/20/2021 9:04:34 PM PST · by weston · 2,824 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Deplorables
  • Upside Down & Half Mast Flags

    01/20/2021 6:19:47 AM PST · by Cajun Sunset · 56 replies
    Today start running your flags upside down & at half mast to show the new world order where we stand.
  • Biden’s Secretary of Defense Nominee Says if Confirmed He will “Rid Our Ranks of Racists and Extremists”

    01/20/2021 5:16:09 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    GP ^ | 01/19/21 | Cristina Laila
    Joe Biden’s Secretary of Defense nominee Lloyd Austin said if he is confirmed he will “rid our ranks of racists and extremists.”And by “racists and extremists” he is referring to white male Trump supporters.“If confirmed, I will work hard to stamp out sexual assault and to rid our ranks of racists and extremists and create a climate where everyone fit and willing has the opportunity to serve this country,” Lloyd Austin said referring to transgenders at Tuesday’s confirmation hearing.WATCH: The Deep State and Marxists are waging a war on our troops.The FBI vetted 25,000 National Guard troops in DC...

    01/20/2021 3:02:47 AM PST · by EBH · 31 replies
    Political Violence At A Glance ^ | JUNE 2, 2020 | John Chin, Joseph Wright, and David Carter
    As frustration mounts over President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, where COVID-19 has, according to the latest estimates, killed over 100,000 Americans, some on the American left have apparently taken ill with coup fever. In late April, Hendrik Hertzberg—a journalist at The New Yorker and former chief speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter—took to Twitter to muse about whether it was “time for a military coup.” Hours later, Nick Hanauer, a venture capitalist-turned-critic of economic inequality, tweeted: “At what point do the Joint Chiefs of Staff just come to terms with the fact that the POTUS has lost his...
  • The Possible Invasion. What If The Masses Of Illegal Aliens Make Their Way Into San Diego? Business Owners Must Be Very Worried.

    01/19/2021 3:23:13 PM PST · by TealsGuy17 · 43 replies
    Yes, we could be in for a worse case scenario regarding what may happen at the border and there onward. Can you just imagine if,lets say about 500,000 South Americans make their way into Southern California over a three to four week period. Anyone living in at least Los Angeles county must be in fear. Remember what we saw in the Santa Monica riots? Could something like this happen again? And what about Wal Marts and Targets? They have not brought this up in cable news yet, but god forbid this next invasion has a field day with much of...
  • Memphis Belle: Her Final Mission

    01/19/2021 3:13:48 AM PST · by lowbuck · 18 replies
    You Tube ^ | 19 January 2021 | Self
    A recent release this one hour presentation blends past with present around the story of the Memphis Bell.
  • FBI vetting all 25,000 National Guard troops in DC

    01/18/2021 4:46:18 PM PST · by Bonemaker · 116 replies ^ | 01/18/21 | Mike Gooding
    WASHINGTON — The Virginia National Guard has approximately 2,400 personnel on the ground in Washington, DC. As thousands more National Guard troops from around the country take up their posts in the nation's capitol, some officials have expressed concern. U.S. defense officials, including Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, have warned National Guard commanders to be on the lookout for any potential inside threats from servicemembers involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. During the deadly Jan. 6 pro-Trump insurrection at the US Capitol, there were at least some former military members among the rioters, including a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel...
  • But, But, But, But, But.... Covid 19?

    01/18/2021 12:24:56 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 51 replies
    Imgur ^ | 01/18/21
    But, but, but, but, but..... Covid 19?Notice there was no mention of Covid 19 from the MSM.
  • VANITY: Who issued the orders to send 15,000 troops to Washington DC?

    01/18/2021 7:29:29 AM PST · by MV=PY · 38 replies
    Me | 1/18/21 | Me
    The chain of command is:CIC (President Trump)Secretary of Defense (Christopher Miller)Secretary of the Army (Ryan McCarthy)Chief of the National Guard Bureau (Daniel R. Hokanson)There are stories that VP Pence was instrumental in sending the National Guard to DC.Personally, I imagine it might have gone something like this:President Trump: "Hmmm. DC is requesting the National Guard? Well let's send them.""... no, 1,000 isn't enough. 3,000? No, send 10... make that 15,000!""Troops they want, troops they'll get!"
  • Can the politicians really put troops in Washington DC?

    01/18/2021 5:40:15 AM PST · by Jonty30 · 19 replies
    Is that violation of the Posse Comitatus Act? Or is it because that Washington DC is not a state that it can be done?