Readers of The Book of Joel, Book II (iUniverse, 320 pp., $15.95, paper) will appreciate Joel Russell’s recall of his coming of age in Ohio, his enlistment in the Marines, and his Vietnam War service as a member of a mortar squad in a weapons platoon—despite the fact that he “was never trained for mortars.” 412 more words
President Obama continues to do everything to fulfill his prediction of September 12 that the Middle East wars will long outlast his administration. At that time (see my post #47, “Mission Impossible”) both the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the army chief of staff warned that US ground forces might eventually be needed to defeat ISIS. 632 more words
It’s my birthday! Happy 39th to me! One way I’ve decided to celebrate is by making the Kindle version of my book free for a limited time. 491 more words
To Avoid Collision With Hated Enemy “Hanoi John McCain”
… by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor
Thanks to J.
It was never going to work, Chuck Hagel with Obama and Dempsey fighting ISIS on one side and John McCain, “founding father” of ISIS, ties to organized crime and a long record of treason during and after the Vietnam War as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. 272 more words
United States Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from his post atop the Pentagon, the Obama-appointee said Monday from the White House.
Flanked by US President Barack Obama and the vice president during a Monday morning announcement, Hagel, 68, acknowledged that he submitted his resignation, confirming reports that started to circulate earlier that day in the press. 569 more words