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 →

An Interview with @OskarGie

Oskar Gorzynski is a foreign affairs correspondent with Wirtualna Polska. He is also a contributor at The Daily Beast. He is based out of Warsaw, Poland and he’s more than worth following on Twitter @Oskargie. We had a great 45-minute talk that was all set to be a dynamite podcast, but I fucked up the audio. So... 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 →

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