Dear Rosie…

Dear Rosie…

So Rosie O’Donnell, you think we should impose martial law to prevent Trump’s taking office on the 20ghof January. A little education would seem to be in order… More »

What are Military Officers For?

What are Military Officers For?

What Officers Are For1 A friend of mine recently pointed out an interesting, for certain values of interesting, article he found in a left-wing magazine, said article purporting to make over our doubleplusungood, evilwickedbadnaughty, and, not least horrifying, aristocratic and … More »

All Your Base Are Belong To Us

All Your Base Are Belong To Us

All Your Base Are Belong To Us1 That’s something the Left has never understood, and that’s why its contempt is so heavy with hate. When it spits on the flag or tries to piss out the eternal flame…or yells “Women’s … More »

Hamilton Over the Creek

Hamilton Over the Creek

One of the things that disturbs me about the Army today – Marines, too, for that matter – is that, in the process of fighting war, they’ve largely forgotten how to prepare to fight a serious war. (No, fighting a … More »

Leadership: Theater versus Reality

Leadership: Theater versus Reality

Last week I promised to give some illustrations of the difference between genuine caring leadership and theater. Here are a couple of examples of the former. 1. I’ve discussed Captain Hamilton and his hate-hate relationship with Lieutenant Colonel Young, before, … More »

Howlin' Mad Warrior Monks

Howlin’ Mad Warrior Monks

I don’t have really strong personal feelings against the idea of retired Marine General James Mattis becoming Secretary of Defense. He’s got to be a step up from the now normal western approach to defense, which is to put a … More »

Die Schadenboner

Die Schadenboner

And, yes, some of us are very, very happy right about now. The following, however, is about and largely addressed to those who are very, very unhappy right about now… More »