Christmas Week SITREP: Trump Pulls the Plug on Syria, Wimps Out on Afghanistan, and Mattis Goes Out Firing

Folks, Hopefully you’ve had a better week than the acting career of Simona Mangiante Papadopoulos. We’re heading into a weekend, followed by a Christmas holiday. In other words, this is the perfect place for important people to dump important stories significantly timed to avoid the scrutiny of a hysterical, polarized and lazy public. How important are... Continue Reading →

Weekly SITREP: George Costanza was Right about China, Guys with Guns Love Chicks with Russian Accents, and Nothing is Solved in Afghanistan Which is Why We Can’t Leave

Folks, Hopefully, you’ve had a better week than SOCOM, which has been getting publicly torched for a series of cover-ups, fuck-ups and character flaws. It’s not just the Marines anymore — all the services need a few good men. Actually, more than a few. Time Magazine has come out with its “Person of the Year:” murdered journalists. It’s not a... Continue Reading →

SITREP for the Week George H. W. Bush Died

Folks, Hope you all had a better week than the newly-minted Most Prolific Serial Killer in US history. George H.W. Bush had a spectacular life. Navy pilot, CIA director, Vice-President, President. Prolific humanitarian. A blue blood, he never needed to do what he did, but, like a true aristocrat, he embraced duty, honor, forgiveness and humility.... Continue Reading →

The Post-Tryptophan SITREP

Folks, Hope everyone had a better Thanksgiving than the British girls who wanted to spend the holidays helping out at a school in Zanzibar. Don’t mean to make that sound funny — it’s a good reminder that limited access to firearms can increase the brutality of the weapon. OK, on to the links: Top story of the week is... Continue Reading →

Under the Radar World News…aka Jihadist School Shooters, Russian Movie Villains and Chasing Hamza

Folks, Biggest under-reported story of the week has to be the compound discovered in New Mexico where five adults were starving and abusing 11 underage children with the intent of developing them into school shooters. Hm. Abused children, remote compound, school shooter training…shouldn’t this be clickbait for every eyeball-starved news organization? Well the adults were, ahem,... Continue Reading →

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