Tuesday, September 30, 2008
WAKE UP AMERICA
H/T Terry Springfield
U.S. Marine Cpl. Garrett Jones was re-deployed just a year after losing his left leg to a roadside bomb while serving in Iraq as an infantry fighter. In previous wars, Jones would have received a medical discharge and returned to civilian life. But the Pentagon has made it possible for Marines who’d like to return to the front lines, to return.
VIA Pat Dollard
Monday, September 29, 2008
Seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Army Sgt. Alex Plitsas, left, and Spc. John Rosa, wait for a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to land on Forward Operating Base Liberty, Iraq, Sept. 20, 2008. The Soldiers, both assiged to the 4th Infantry Division's 312th Psychological Operation Company, were preparing to take part in a leaflet drop mission. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez.
Sunday, September 28, 2008
C-160 Prepares to Land
A German Air Force military aircraft Transall C-160 prepares to land at the airfield of the German camp in the outskirts of Kunduz, northern Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008. A suicide bomber exploded himself when a convoy of German Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) soldiers left the camp in Kunduz for a patrol. None of the soldiers got hurt. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
This is MacRanger of Macsmind. As you know I was hacked by operatives of the Obama Campaign last month. Well, it happened again. Basically they flooded the site with “sql bombs” according to the host that caused the shared server to stop running. Subsequently be had to disable the site. This had to do with running the “Obama wants to Disarm America” post which more than 2 million people viewed on the site. Just like the goons in Missouri, the Obama truthers can’t let the truth be known. I’ve now moved the blog back to blogspot at macsmind.blogspot.com at least temporally. Because of the hacking job I had to move to another host but unfortunately they haven’t got the server up yet to redirect the traffic to blogspot. I would appreciate a mention to your readers. I’m getting a couple of hundred emails about “what happened”, but as you can imagine it hard to get the word out by reply.
Here is the temporary Macsmind blog.
Saturday, September 27, 2008
James May on how Ekranoplan works
Friday, September 26, 2008
A young Iraqi girl walks away with her new diapers, given to her by U.S. Soldiers from the 101st Airborne, 65th Military Police Company during a humanitarian mission at the free health clinic in Mahmudiyah, Iraq on Sep. 22, 2008. Photo by Spc. Richard Del Vecchio.
"In order to augment the defences for stopping the Russian invasion on united india a 42 Kms long Khyber Railway was built by them in 1920s from Peshawar to Landi Kotal at an enormous cost of $ 6 millions by the British. This is one of the most historical and interesting train journey in the world today. As the train coaches are pulled and pushed by two 1920s model vintage oil fired steam engines to clim 1200 meters through 34 tunnels and 92 bridges and culvets. At one point the track climbs to 130 meters after a journey of 1.5 kilometers. A section of track is also shaped like a W and the train has to breathe hevily before changing directions. The tribes people travel free as part of the contract agreed upon whn they allowed the British to build the railway through their territory, and this rule is still honored. "
By Jonah Goldberg
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Shortly before John McCain suspended his campaign to help with the Wall Street bailout, his generals declared war on The New York Times.
The New York Times is clearly rooting for Barack Obama (just as it was rooting for McCain against Bush in 2000). As Kurtz has demonstrated, the Times has soft-pedaled Obama's ties to William Ayers, an unrepentant domestic terrorist whose former outfit, The Weathermen, bombed the Pentagon and other American targets.
Times editorials read like Obama press releases. On McCain's controversial ad criticizing Obama's vote for a sex-ed bill in the Illinois legislature, the Times proclaimed that McCain "flat-out lies" and argued that "at most, kindergarteners were to be taught the dangers of sexual predators." A plain reading of the actual bill shows that the Times is flat-out lying.
Thursday, September 25, 2008
U.S. Marines check for damage on a disabled Humvee in the Al Anbar Province, Iraq, Sept. 13, 2008. The Marines, assigned to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing's, Company B, Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, are patrolling the Al Asad Area of Operations searching for signs of insurgent activity and fostering community relations. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Justin L Wainscott.
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Chang Ahn, left, and Maj. David McCulley update perimeter maps to increase base security during Operation Lewis and Clark on Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Sept. 11, 2008. Operation Lewis and Clark is a joint patrol in which Air Force security forces are introduced to Balad's outer perimeter. Since Americans began operating from Balad in 2003, the Army has been responsible for base security.