Archive for the ‘intelligence’ Category
Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,January 5th,2017
.. PM Bibi & Co made a serious mistake …
.. it is Hamas ‘ goal to humiliate Israel . Eventually , Hamas wants to destroy Israel , and murder every single Israeli . Get it …
.. [h/t — Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intel report …
.. The Israelis need to go after Hamas , root and branch . Quit pussyfooting around . Go in and get them . Destroy them and their command structure …
.. End the war on your terms , not on theirs . Deliver the coup de grace , and pound them into dust ….
Posted in geopolitics, intelligence, personal opinion | Tagged: DebkaFiles, intelligence, intelligence report, israel, security cabinet, strategic calculation, strategic decision, warfare | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,November 30th,2016
.. this hopefully should help with protecting the country ‘ s borders …
.. Egypt can wipe its own fannie . All they need is the technology and the training . They do not need our people to man them ..
.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …
.. whether it will help or not is open to question . It needs to be part of a comprehensive strategy to protect Egypt . Egypt needs to develop lightning quick response forces [air and ground] to respond to the threat …
Posted in intelligence, judgement (intelligence), personal opinion | Tagged: DEBKA, DebkaFiles, Egypt, fighters, I.S.I.L., infiltration, intelligence report, israel, Judea, Sinai, Sudan, Sumaria, Tunisia, West Bank | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,August 31st,2016
.. the First Wuss is a lazy ass …
.. allegedly , he takes his presidential Daily Briefing [P.D.B.] on an IPad . An IPad , for god ‘ s sake ! …
.. most everyone else , since the p.d.b. was created , took them in person from a briefer , or even a team of briefers . That way , you can ask questions . Then , if they do not have answers , they can get back to you …. rapidly , if needed …
.. [h/t — m.Newsbusters.org]..
.. [link] to the news article …
.. my understanding is that he reads far less than half . Less than half of them . So ….
.. guess why the First Wuss let I.S.I.L. slip in under the table ? … it does not take a rocket scientist to understand why ??…
Posted in accountability, intelligence, personal opinion, stupidity (gross), stupidity (moral), stupidity (security), unpresidential | Tagged: 60 Minutes, Bill O Reilly, CBS, His Lordship, interview, presidential get, Steve kroft, Talking Points Memo | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,August 13th,2016
.. well , two intelligence agencies conducted a review of a sample of Miz Hillary ‘ s e mails from her time at the State Department . WEll , the Nation wonders what ?? . You had better believe that the results were not good ..
.. these folks found that several [more than two] e mails found on Miz Hillary ‘ s personal server borne classified information . Whoops !! ..
.. [h/t –theRightScoop.com]
.. [link] to the blog post ..
.. one of them related to information and photo intel about North Korean missile technology . Believe you me the DPRK does not want that kind of stuff getting out to other powers . Well , in the intel business , it is just as important about what you know and what you get as what the other guy knows about what you have . The less an opposing power knows , the better things are for you . Unfortunately , Miz Hillary ‘ s paranoia for security from our Congress has gravely endangered our security elsewhere .
..What is just as important as our country having it is that North Korea does not know that we know about it .
Well , that has markedly changed . What is just as important as the intel information that one collects is the information that one denies to one ‘ s enemies . It makes it that much harder for a naton to analyze intentions of an opposing power when you do not know what they know , or in this case , what they do not know . The N.K.s do know now about this info , and that is very bad news . Which damages our security . it could possibly give the NK security services a lead on who the source just might be .
Posted in EMailGate, intelligence, judgement (intelligence), personal opinion, stupidity (criminal) | Tagged: DPRK, e mail gate paranoia, intelligence, intelligence estimate, Miz Hillary, North Korea | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,April 25th,2016
.. when the Brits are not in on it …
.. the British are very willing to help us here in ” the colonies . ” They always have been . However , they have been pissed on by the ObamaCraps time and again …
.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …
.. so , normally the Brits would jump at the chance to help us here in the U.S. . However , they cannot and do not trust His Lordship any further than they can reach him , much less throw him . Guess why ??? …
Posted in intelligence, personal opinion | Tagged: Cameron, DebkaFiles, faith, I.S.I.L., intelligence, Iraq, leadership, middle east, obama, reliability, Syria, trust | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,August 25th,2015
.. if they do , then they have a death wish ..
.. Israel ‘ s Mossad [and its military eqs] are superb . They will know the locations of every battery , position , missile , and man , to a tee ..
.. [h/t — DebkaFles.com]…
.. [link] to the intelligence report ..
.. when it comes time to give the go order , these positions will be taken out in enfilade , no matter what . The Israelis do not go in for civilian casualties , unlike the Iranians . They will hit civilian areas , no doubt .. But it will be done only because there are legit military targets at those locations ..
.. the upcoming war between the West [including both Israel and the NA.T.O. nations] will be nasty , bloody & will take time . I doubt that it will become World War III , though . Neither the Russians or the Chinese have a death wish , and thus want to get their butt kicked …
Posted in intelligence, judgement (intelligence), personal opinion | Tagged: civilian intelligence, DebkaFiles, intelligence, intelligence report, Iran, israel, millitary intelligence, Mossad, Shin Bet, strategy, tactics | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,August 13th,2015
.. indeed , whom do you believe ?? …
.. given the actions of the ObamaCrap Administration , I would place far more trust , faith , and confidence in the intel estimates of the Israelis . They understand the ” beast . ” They have the entirety of their nation ‘ s security on the line . We do not . We can afford a screwup , while Israel cannot , not even once …
.. [h/t — debkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …
.. Israel ‘ s intel services may well have political and philosophical leanings . However , they do not allow those leaning to queer their objectivity . Unfortunately , here in the U.S. , the Intelligence community has a sickening habit of allowing its biases to constantly interfere with its work product . So there is a marked difference in opinion between the two outputs …
.. given the choice , I would choose Israel …
Posted in intelligence, judgement (intelligence), personal opinion | Tagged: biases, bigotry, C.I.A., intelligence, intelligence analysis, intelligence estimate, intelligence work product, israel, Shin Bet, United States | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,February 18th,2015
.. I believe that the Saudis are going to come after the Yemenis .
.. not openly . No , they are not that stupid or foolish .
.. however , they have [I believe] many Shiite allies , even in Yemen . They obvious do not like what has happened in their country . They will want to act and return to power in Saa’na . But how ? …
.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …
.. but they will make sure that Iran knows it …
Posted in geopolitics, intelligence, personal opinion | Tagged: geopolitics, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,August 12th,2014
.. for the ObamaCraps , what else is new ?? …
.. these wussies are afraid to get their hands and words dirty , so they farm out the dirty work to those who do it best ….
.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news …
.. the C.I.A. , who else ?? …
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 31st,2014
.. so , give it to them .
.. there is no way in hell that Bibi is going to give in to Hamas’ demands . To do so would be to legitimize Hamas in the eyes of everyone . Netanyahu understands this , I believe . Obama does not , or does not care . Ditto JohnBoy Kerry …
.. Hamas ‘ leader has put a religious dimension on this warfare . In other words , he feels that all of Gaza ‘ s civilians are at his beck and call for him to make use of . That is grotesque , and inhumane , but it is how a jihadi thinks …
.. [h/t — Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …
.. so , go for the throat . If they will not unconditionally surrender , then go after them . Destroy them . They are asking for it …
Posted in intelligence, moral question, moral stand, personal opinion | Tagged: DEBKA, DEBKAfile, Gaza, Hamas, intelligence report, jihadi thinking | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,July 26th,2014
.. and Kerry and UN Sec-Gen Ban-Ki Moon are trying to save them from more …
.. even Kerry and Ban are misunderestimating Netanyahu . They think that he is pliable , and is willing to listen to them . Wrong …
.. [h/t –– Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …
.. PM Netanyahu will end Operation Defensive Edge when he chooses to ; not when the United States or the United Nations want him to . It is his choice to make .
.. Ban thinks that Bibi will listen to the U.S. , or will knuckle under to Obama . He should know better . An Israeli PM will listen to a US President , but , in this situation , it is far , far different . Obama and Bibi hate each other ‘ s guts , and even the ” brass knuckles ” of the ” Chicago Way ” will not work ….
.. Bibi knows that POTUS is bluffing , and that Congress will back him up . Especially when he drops his trump cards : evidence that POTUS has been lying to the American people and Congress , even the DemoCraps , about Israel , about backing Israel . Also , about his treatment of Netanyahu , and threatening Israel ‘ s defense …
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,June 14th,2014
.. a big thank you to columnist Michelle Malkin , who got the interview with the troopers from Pvt. Bergdahl ‘ s platoon and company . Also , Michelle confirms that Bergdahl did desert , he left his post without warning or notice or reason …
.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the column ..
.. also , these troopers were prepared to shoot Pvt Bergdahl if he gave them any resistance . So , Bowe Bergdahl is lucky that he has come home alive ….
.. from the post : …
The source completes the account by saying this all resulted because “Bergdahl got tired of playing soldier”:
“A few days later, we (FTF) conducted a daylight raid on some tents looking for Bergdahl. We took heavy small arms and RPG fire on approach and ran off the CH-47s in contact. Our entire element engaged the enemy, who turned out to be a Taliban shadow governor and his bodyguards. … Multiple people died that day. … All of this happened because Bergdahl got tired of playing soldier. The remainder of that deployment was focused on recovery efforts. Countless members of the brigade were wounded, and we lost good friends, among them PFC Matthew Martinek and 2LT Darryn Andrews. I have no doubt these great men would be alive if Bergdahl did not leave.”
Malkin clarifies that eight, not six, American soldiers died as a result of Bergdahl’s actions: Andrews, Casillas, Fairbairn, Martinek, PFC Morriss Walker, and Staff Sergeants Clayton Bowen, Kurt Curtiss, and Michael Murphrey.
Malkin also provides her source’s response to the administration’s “incomprehensible” decision to trade “five war criminals for a traitor,” an act he calls “sickening.” He said that while he is glad Bergdahl is safe and with his family, he should not be “hailed as some kind of hero” and “should return home to face a court martial.”
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,April 10th,2014
.. he knows where the Benghazi terrorists are , but will not go get them …
.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the blog..
.. so says Congressman Mike Rogers , the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee ….
.. Rogers is a former F.B.I. Agent . To be the Intel Chair , you have to have the absolute highest security clearance . If he is saying this publically …
.. Yeowch !! …
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,March 26th,2014
.. Condoleeza Rice is one of our country ‘ s most honoured and distinguished professionals . She has an up – from – the – bootstraps story that beats none . She is an amazing person , an amazing woman .
.. I am saddened by the fact that she chose not to become a mother . She instead devoted her life and her energies to her profession and to her career . She would have made a fantastic mother , and still will make a fantastic mother – figure …
.. How Rutgers University ‘ s faculty can behave the way that it is is beyond me . Dr. Rice has been chosen to be a commencement speaker at Rutgers ‘ graduation ceremony in May , and the faculty are in a lather about it . All because of her service in George W. Bush ‘ s administration …
.. How sick . She is the first Black Secretary of State , and the first Black National Security Adviser . If John McCain had any smarts , he would have chose her and not Sarah Palin as the Vice – Presidential nominee in 2008 . She is easily far more qualified to be President than our current occupant of the White House [Barack Obama] .
.. [h/t — Newsbusters]..
.. [link] to the blog post …
Posted in communications strategy, intelligence, leadership, moral opinion, personal opinion, security opinion | Tagged: Alabama, Birmingham, Condoleeza, doctorate, professional qualification, professional training, Provost, Stanford University | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,March 15th,2014
.. is anyone really surprised .
.. she is a top – flight reporter , one who took her reporting and her job seriously . Obviously , her co – workers and colleagues at CBS did not … it really makes you wonder about how much philosophical bias and political bigotry goes on at that network …
.. any bets on where she will end up next ? I am betting on FoxNews , or possibly even C.N.N. . Yes , CNN makes sense , because they still have a top flight investigative unit …
Attkisson, who has been with CBS News for two decades, had grown frustrated with what she saw as the network’s liberal bias, an outsized influence by the network’s corporate partners and a lack of dedication to investigative reporting, several sources said. She increasingly felt like her work was no longer supported and that it was a struggle to get her reporting on air.
At the same time, Attkisson’s own reporting on the Obama administration, which some staffers characterized as agenda-driven, had led network executives to doubt the impartiality of her reporting. She is currently at work on a book — tentatively titled “Stonewalled: One Reporter’s Fight for Truth in Obama’s Washington” — which addresses the challenges of reporting critically on the Obama administration.
Feeling increasingly stymied and marginalized at the network, Attkisson began talking to CBS News President David Rhodes as early as last April about getting out of her contract. Those negotiations intensified in recent weeks, and her request was finally honored on Monday.
Reached by phone, Attkisson described her resignation as “amicable.” She said she will now turn her attention to the book, which is being published by HarperCollins, a division of NewsCorp (and not by Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS Corporation.) She declined to comment further.
Sonya McNair, the senior vice president for communications for CBS News, said in a statement: “CBS News veteran Sharyl Attkisson is leaving the news division to pursue other endeavors. We appreciate her many contributions and we wish her well.”
Posted in intelligence, Investigative, moral opinion, personal opinion | Tagged: CBS, investigative reporting, LameStreamMedia, media bigotry, philosophical bias, political bigotry, Sharyl Atikisson | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,March 7th,2014
.. on how to deal with Vladimir Putin .
.. I heard this live on Monday night . Bill was not the least bit friendly towards Obama , not one bit at all …
.. Bill nailed POTUS on top of his head . Hopefully , the ObamaCraps were watching , and will get the message …
.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics]..
.. [link] to the Talking Points Memo segment …
Posted in communications strategy, intelligence, personal opinion, political opinion, political strategy, stupidity (political) | Tagged: appeasement, budget choices, budget cuts, budget plan, defense budget, Education, geopolitics, national defense, national security, Policy, policy choices, public policy, Russia, Vladimir Putin | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,February 11th,2014
.. originally , I could have supported something like this . Standardizing the education standards between the states does make some bit of sense . But , not at the loss of state sovereignty and latitute in education policy and planning . Localities need to still have control .
.. Now , I am foursquare against it . The ObamaCraps and their minions have misused it to grab power and funding from the states . They are attempting to jam their ideas of pc history , new english , new math , and other types of pc ideas and subjects , such as pc civics and government . How screwed up is that .
.. States co – ordinating things with localities is one thing . As long as those localities know something of what they are doing , they should be able to retain full control . However , those local folks should be and must be held accountable . That accountability should be academic in nature , through testing and proficiencies , as well as financial , in terms of financial management . But , otherwise , they should be able to do what they want , within the bounds of state guidelines …
.. Common Core does not allow this . This is a disgusting and gross grab for power by the Education establishment. It must be stopped , and stopped now …
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,February 6th,2014
.. and it is going to cause all sorts of trouble in the [ ] State .
.. [h/t — theWeeklyStandard] ..
.. [link] to the KATU news report …
.. Oregon is , of course , light Blue . Both U.S. Senators are DemoCraps , 4 of the 5 Congresscritters are Dems , John Kitzhaber [himself a Dr] is a DemGovernor , and the legislature is controlled by the Dems . Things are far from hopeless for the GOP , however .
.. John Kitzhaber (the Dem Gov) is on the ballot and is running for re – election . He faces very fierce opposition , becuase four years ago , he was elected with barely 50% of the vote against a little known GOPer [retired NBA star Chris Dudley] . Not sure if Duds is back , but the Cover Oregon debacle has Kitz on the hot seat , with the heat turned up to White Hot . Which is as hot as it gets . My guess is that this colossal mess will make Kitz a sure loser in November …
.. Kitz going down will drag other Dems with him . Not the congressccritters , though . Only 2 of the other 4 House Dem races are competitive . The Oregon legistlature is another matter . So is Jeff Merkely . Ron Wyden is a wily leg vet , but he is thankful that he is not on the ballot . However , Merkely is , and he is a freshman up for his first re – election . Without His Lordship [POTUS] protecting his back , I believe Merkely will come into big trouble come summertime , espc as it becomes known that Kitz is going down . Then , the legislature ..
.. The legislature is competitive , much more so than most people realize . The numbers are : State House , 26 R , 34 D ; State Senate , 14 R , 16 D . So , one chamber , the other , or both could flip with a big enough wave . The possibility is that the Oregon Senate will flip . The Oregon House is another matter . His Lordship is not on the ballot , and Kitzhaber is , which will make for a very interesting couple of days after election day .
— note — Oregon conducts its elections entirely by mail . So the news of who wins and who controls may not be known until a couple of days after Election Day ..
Posted in disgraceful, disgusting, failure, intelligence, Investigative, personal opinion, political blunder, political strategy | Tagged: Cover Oregon, deciding vote, disaster, Dr Monica Wehby, Jeff Merkely, John kitzhaber, mail election, ObamaCrapCare, Oregon, political control, political disaster, political drag, Ron Wyden, state house, state senate | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,January 29th,2014
.. if POTUS would learn the meaning of the word , ” leadership . ”
.. Regrettably , he does not have a clue about it . If he did , he would understand that he needs to take the lead on events , instead of acting in reaction to events . If he did , he would better understand the views of others , and not to denigrate them as readily as he does . If he did , well ….
.. Saturday night , while also covering a breaking news story [the Columbia ,MD mall shooting] , Judge Jeanine Pirro let His Lordship have it but good . She gave him a good [bleep] – ripping over the issue …
.. [h/t — NiceDeb]
.. [link] to the video clip …
.. She nailed him but good …
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,January 18th,2014
… have a look – see ..
.. it really is funny , but it is also sad . How the young are getting screwed …
.. [h/t — http://hotair.com%5D
.. [link] to the video [courtesy of MRCtv.org]
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,January 16th,2014
.. this one comes straight from former Defence Secretary Bob Gates .
.. He is on the interview tour for his book , ” Duty . ” He has thought quite a bit about the subject , and he has come out in full support of the new congressional effort to adopt sanctions on Iran .
.. [h/t — Washington Free Beacon]
.. [link] to the video clip ..
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,January 8th,2014
.. WOW ! ..
.. As you might expect , Bob Woodward of the Washington ComPost has the get . Former Defence Secretary Bob Gates has published a memoir on his years in public service , entitled [Duty] (Memoirs of a Secretary at War) . To say he pull no punches is a gross understatement …
.. Once again , WOW !
.. [h/t — the Washington ComPost]
.. [link] to Woodward ‘ s article ..
.. My first guess is that it does not damage the current cast in the White House as much as one might think . It comes from a former insider , and a former Defence Secretary at that . It serves as more like confirmation of what people had already suspected or thought that they knew about POTUS and VPOTUS . Big Shock .
.. Where the damage does come is towards VPOTUS and Miz Hillary . It was her bright idea for the ” 3 a.m. phone call ” political commercial . Boy , is she going to get it thrown back at her in spades . And she has it coming . Not only did Hillary but Obama too admit in front of Gates that their oppo to Pres Bush ‘ s 2007 Iraq Surge was not only political , but blatantly political . Such a confirmation of this leaves their judgement and their maturity open to question …
Gates has a reputation for being blunt , and boy , he does let fly …
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,December 21st,2013
.. Why , may you ask ?
.. with good reasons :
[-] a truly bipartisan bill will attract much more support from the senior levels of both parties , ..
[-] a bill with that much support will make it as an amendment onto any relevant bill , ..
[-] that support will put Dingy Harry Reid in a spot ; he will have to let the bill come to the floor , ..
[-] it will put POTUS in an impossible situation ; he will want to veto the bill , but the votes will be there to override , and by plenty , ..
[-] such a bill will piss off Iran , and give it the excuse it needs to walk away from the so – called nuclear talks in Geneva , Switzerland .
.. I support the bill . The Iran nuclear deal is an obscene joke ; It does not slow down Iran ‘ s nuclear program one bit . The ObamaCraps have issued a veto threat , but , I hope , someone in there is telling His Lordship that the votes are there , or will be there by plenty to pass the bill in both Houses of Congress by veto – proof margins .
Posted in intelligence, military affairs, national security opinion, personal opinion, political strategy | Tagged: Barack Obama, Bob Menendez, Geneva, Harry Reid, Iran, Iran Nuclear Program, Iran's nuclear program, Sanctions against Iran, United States, United States Congress, United States Senate, Veto | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,December 2nd,2013
.. given the ecosocialist policies here in the U.S. , unfortunately , it is unlikely anytime soon for us to reach a level of self – sufficiency in oil production . So , it makes sense to keep the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in our camp .
.. The Saudis are the prime seat of power in the Arab world . Their kingdom carries an outsize weight in every Arab capital , no matter where . They do even in non – Arab capitals , given that they are the location of Mecca and Medinah , the #1 and #3 holiest sites in Islam .
.. F.Y.I. , folks , there are [#] nations with Muslim populations that are larger than that of any Arab nation , and are also larger than that of Iran [80 million]
[-] Turkey — 96 million
[-] Pakistan — 180 million
[-] Malaysia — about 150 million
[-] Indonesia — over 250 million
[-] China — 30 to 50 million Muslim population
[-] India — between 175 million to 200 million
by comparison ,
[-] U.S.A. — between 2.5 million and 3 million
.. so , get the idea also that Saudi Arabia sits on 3 (yes , 3) of the largest pools of developed oil fields in the world . They share one with Iraq , one more with Kuwait , and have the largest to themselves . They produce over 9 million barrels of oil a day . Only Russia [10 million] and the U.S. [9 million] compare . They can also expand their capacity , if the market warrants . And Iran knows it …
.. Also , there is more capacity coming back on the market . Libya is barely producing any oil at all , except for its own needs . It can eventuall rebuild . Iraq is rebuilding its production , at around 2.5 million to 3 million barrels a day . Iraq is capable of producing up around 5 . 0 to 5.5 million barrels a day . So there is more capacity to come back on the market .
.. Play it smart . It helps keeping the Kingdom in our camp . They hate the mullahs . They may not like Israel all that much , but they recognize a nation that maximizes its strengths , which Israel must do to survive .
.. Also , Iran is between a rock and a hard place . They know (now) that Azerbaijan is cooperating with the Israelis . The Azeris are hardly the only TransCaucausaisn nation that is [Armenia likely is , ditto Georgia] . If the Kingdom is , then Israel can easily flank Iran with its air power , and draw in the US , like it or not .
.. Do Not forget about India , either . They have the world ‘ s second largest navy , and they have 4 aircraft carriers , more than anyone else . Their sub force could easily sneak into the Persian Gulf and blast Iran without them knowing it was there , or that it was them that did it .
.. Also , Israel has a submarine force of its own . It is publically known at 4 , but I am betting that it is likely 6 or more . That would not surprise me one bit . A sub battle in the Indian Ocean would be a messy business . India and Israel against Iran would be no contest . Then , there would be lots and lots of cruise missiles raining down all over Iran and Lebanon (Hezbollahland) .
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,November 26th,2013
… this [point] was brought up , I believe , by Dr. Charles Krauthammer on “Special Report with Bret Baier” the other night .
.. It is outstanding . The more I think about the Iran – nukes deal , the more that I hate the damn thing . And the more that it smells and looks like a modern – day version of Munich from September 1938 .
.. May God in Heaven Help us All !! ..
Posted in intelligence, national security opinion, personal opinion | Tagged: BarackObama, Bret Baier, Charles Krauthammer, Germany, God, Iran, Munich, Special Report with Bret Baier | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,November 21st,2013
.. James O ‘ Keefe , you sly dog , you struck again !
[h/t — National Review // Eliana Johnson]
[link] — this is a video link of Project Veritas (and O ‘ Keefe) nailing Enroll America …
.. Boy , and how . This is not just about the ” navigators ” who are ” enrolling ” people in ObamaCrapCare . This one is about Enroll America , the leftovers from OfA ‘ s campaigns (both 2008 and 2012) .
.. These knuckleheads gather this information from people in ” targeted ” areas . They are suppossed to send that information on to the navigators for use in the enrollment process . You may wonder what happens with that information , then ?
.. It becomes a political goldmine , so to speak , for Enroll America . They can then deal with it with whom they so choose . That is a problem . A very serious problem . for which Project Veritas has a ready solution …
.. the ” disinfectant ” of the spotlight …
Posted in intelligence, Investigative, personal opinion, politics, public affairs | Tagged: Enroll America, hidden camera, intelligence, investigation, James O, James O'Keefe, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Political action committee, politics, Pollination, Project Veritas, public affairs, Texas, undercover | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,November 20th,2013
.. don’t worry , folks , this time , this one is a good story about health insurance reform .
.. these three guys (young 20-somethings) took it upon themselves to create something working . Well , guess what ? They did it ! They created a really simple website , entitled ” TheHealthSherpa.com . ” It holds up to a old rule , ie K.I.S.S. , keep it simple , stupid .
.. Incredibly , for over three years , the government managed to blow thru over $600 million . They have created the technology – equivalent of a clusterf**k . And these guys did this . It is far simpler , and is very easy to use .
.. You can scan over the offerings , very quickly , very easily . You can change the entry items , if you need to , and the site will not regurgitate or crash .
.. Though the government engaged outside companies for various aspects of the project, it chose to put bureaucrats within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in charge of overall project management, “despite the fact that CMS has no experience managing large IT projects.” Compounding the likelihood that the train wreck which has occurred would occur, project managers appear to have mostly fiddled for over 2-1/2 years to ensure that most controversial matters would be kept from the public until after the 2012 elections.
The bureaucratic control freaks convinced the obviously incompetent project managers that the government simply had to have a mountain of information about each potential applicant before they could even be allowed to shop for plans. Then things went from merely disgraceful to utterly inexcusable. We now know that Sebelius’s crew opened HealthCare.gov despite being warned  just four days before its launch that it would be “a ‘high’ security risk” for users “because of a lack of testing.”
No private firm would launch under these circumstances — and if any did, law enforcement would be frog-marching company executives to jail within days.
LEC again .. I am including a [link] to the site [h/t — pjmedia.com] , and to a fellow ohio blogger , Tom Blumer . He blogs at w^3.bizzyblog.com , and has a column at pjmedia (the one I linked to above) ..
.. how come ? — the CBS news site that I was trying to call up was a little unconventional . So , it is easier to call up Tom ‘ s pjmedia.com column , and launch the news piece from there .
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,November 15th,2013
.. Fire Hydrants are for one thing . Fighting fires . Period .
.. It seems that the EcoSocialist Propaganda Agency is trying to pull a real loo – loo of a regulator ‘ s boner on this one , folks . They are screwing over cities , counties , and numerous jurisdictions , not to mention the Fire Hydrant manufacturers , on this .
.. You may wonder , why ? Because of the risk of lead in the water that comes out from a fire hydrant . Huh ? the risk of lead getting into the drinking water supply , of all things . You see the words that I highlighted ? Yea , the drinking water risk of lead . Are these people nuts ?!?!
.. You know what happens when you use a fire hydrant ? The water comes out of it under heavy pressure . If you are at the business end of a fire hose , you will discover that . The hard way . Those things are used for drinking water ? Even when the hydrant is opened , sans hose , you get a bath , big time . Getting drinking water from it is hardly part of the equation . Getting a broken nose or a broken jaw usually is …
.. You should , if you want , read this Bloomberg News piece [link] . It explains the mess that the cities are in in more detail …
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