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Yeah, the C-130 that was called off was Libyan and offered to the US by that government. The troops got a phone call just before they boarded the aircraft telling them to stay on the ground.
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He just renewed warrantless wiretaps, too. If he was given a chance, I don't doubt he'd "out" Valerie Plame again.
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Gordon Duff says that they're in cahoots with the Joos and they were planning a coup if Obama wins the election. That sounds as plausible as anything else I read on Facebook.
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In regards to Tricare, this administration is also currently planning to end Tricare Prime. In April, Tricare Prime will no longer be available to retirees in five western states forcing them into Tricare Standard - higher out-of-pocket expenses. The long term plan is to force us all into VA care.
Toggle Commented Oct 30, 2012 on When you head to the polls ... at BlackFive
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Funny, they say in the first line that half of suicides are committed with POWs, but then several paragraphs down, they say it's a third. They don't mention that more than half of the military folks who commit suicide have never deployed, and none of the civilians who commit suicide have deployed. So, suicide has nothing to do with the war, it has everything to do with the American culture. They already tried taking deployed soldiers' issued weapons from them and we got green-on-blue attacks, so that didn't work.
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I'm the last one to defend Obama, but, last year, he spoke at TAL's convention and skipped the VFW's. This year, he spoke at the VFW's and sent a video to TAL's. I'm sure the TAL's membership were still reeling from his promise to "not balance the budget on the backs of veterans" (while the SecDef was planning to do exactly that), and didn't need to hear the same stuff he didn't mean anyway this year. But, I think Gunny Highway covered the war well enough.
Toggle Commented Aug 31, 2012 on Missing the Mark at BlackFive
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Actually it's worse than merely anti-American bilge. He goes on to encourage Americans to refuse to pay our taxes until the government collapses. Either that, or we're all supposed to move to Pennsylvania.
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It's not like Stan McCrystal didn't tell them this would happen if they didn't commit to his troops strength estimates for the Afghan Surge. You either go to war to win it, totally, or stay home.
Toggle Commented May 22, 2012 on Our Afghan Allies at BlackFive
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I'm guessing that you haven't read the HuffPo piece yet. "By that point, though, I felt as if I had examined every aspect of the operation. We had been preparing for months, now," Obama said.
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Suh-weet. I want a formation. Outside. In 10 minutes.
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So where do I sign up for the tin-foil hat platoon? Is there an oath of allegiance? I really like oaths of allegiance.
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“If we did the pullups, it would disadvantage the female soldiers, and I’m just not comfortable with that,” Longo said. I'm not comfortable with that BS. Tell me women still do pull-ups in BAC. Last I checked, risers don't pull themselves.
Toggle Commented Mar 22, 2012 on New Army APFT? at BlackFive
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For the tranny issue, "Google" "Autumn Sandeen".
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Thanks for the link B5. You'll never be my farm team - that means I'd have to buy the beer and I like our current arrangement.
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2012 on FAKE SEAL and Special Operator Busted at BlackFive
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Broke Biden's brain? You'd have to find it first and then use a super-collider. I admire your restraint, my friend.
Toggle Commented Dec 12, 2011 on Making friends at the Army/Navy game at BlackFive
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Thanks, Elise, I bought the book the other day and haven't got to it yet. You've made me feel better about the purchase - I've been worried about it because Tom Clancy started boring me a few years back and I almost skipped this one, too.
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A cigar and a glass of rum will sacrifice themselves in your honor tonight, old friend.
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2010 on Happy Birthday to Uncle Jimbo! at BlackFive
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Helmet? Hippie. You shoulda told me you were looking, my son-in-law works at City Bikes in Bethesda. He got me $400 off my Cannondale.
Toggle Commented Apr 4, 2010 on My new wheels at BlackFive
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"No hoodlums and brigands, what fun is that?" I joined the 1/75th in 1975. It may have been a story to impress the youngsters, but all of the battalion's first sergeants used to tell us they all met in the stockade when they were younger. Anyone who was with us in Augsburg for REFORGER can tell about the time someone tried to steal a Ranger's beret at the EM Club. Or the EM Club at Fort Richardson in AK, or the EM Club at Fort McClellan (3600 WACs in Basic Training, 500 Rangers and a few hundred MPs in AIT - you do the math).
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2010 on The Birth of the Rangers at BlackFive
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I looked up from the laptop and the super-sized Jimbo face on my TV screen scared the crap out of me. The cats are still hiding under the furnace.
Toggle Commented Jan 29, 2010 on Where in the world is Uncle J? at BlackFive
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