Monthly Archives: December 2017

A Strategic Door Opens

Iranians are fed up with a lifetime of murder. The protests appear sparked by social media posts and a surge in prices of basic food supplies, like eggs and poultry. Officials and state media made a point Saturday of saying … Continue reading

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Asking Why

From each of us here at In The Old Corps to each of you, please have a joy-filled and safe celebration of the new year. Recapping 2017 proved easy. There were only 2 news stories this year: at any moment … Continue reading

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An American Civil War, Part II

Thank you to Davey, Dwayne Lunsford and MajW DC for their thoughtful comments on Part I of ‘An American Civil War.’ This post is a response to those comments. There are some data points out there that should give one … Continue reading

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Well Ain’t That Special

Didn’t know the SMA was decision maker; but apparently he is, as he is talking as if the “pinks and greens” are a done deal.  Really Army, you say we have a readiness crisis, but we have money to go … Continue reading

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Football Season

I’ve enjoyed exactly two football games this season. Not NFL games – I’ve been boycotting Roger Goodell & the Limousine Liberals for several years, and the protests by a bunch of millionaires who’s talents on the football field add nothing … Continue reading

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Standards Are Ancient History

Two stories on the destruction of our military that began under Obama and continues with his maggoty leavings. First off, our Navy. We’ve come a long way from the Great White Fleet (can a sailor say that anymore?) or even … Continue reading

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The New National Security Strategy

Offered without comment. At the bottom of the linked page is a link to download the NSS so you may read it at your convenience. I haven’t read it yet, but have read synopses of President Trump’s summary. There is … Continue reading

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