Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Band of Brothers ... and sisters, too?

Senior defense officials say Obama's Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs to females ...

The world's first politically correct war machine - how nice. Will our women have to fight in the trenches and duck incoming up through the second trimester before getting maternity leave? Will the misogynist Muslims do more to them that just cut off their heads when they are captured? Will all the girls have to register for the draft now when they are 18? Will they need steroids to lift those 50 caliber machine guns and 200 pound artillery projos? When the Drill Instructors refer to recruits as "ladies," I guess it won't be considered a pejorative term anymore.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Military Expenditures

Pierre Poilievre, Canadian MP, speaking about Economic Freedom to the Canadian Parliament last April. We are funding the Chinese army and cutting back on our own because we're broke. If this doesn't scare you, it should (30 second clip) ...

(Sent in by Darrell Gutsche. Full clip at

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.” -- Winston Churchill

“Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville