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… What about Our Nation ‘ s Defense , POTUS ?!?! [#missile defense]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,December 26th,2016

.. he . They actually did it ..

.. which makes for a much more dangerous world for everyone ..

.. there is only so much influence that China can have on THE DPRK . They [China] do not provide much economic support to them at all . Neither does anyone else .. North Koreans have , somehow , managed to orbit a satellite . It was not a repetition of the ham – handed klutzy stunt that the attempted the last time [about a year ago ] ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post analysis ..

.. may god Help us all if they figure out the ” minitureization ” question . Then they will be able to threaten everyone around the Pacific Rim , including the West coast of the U.S. , Alaska , and Hawaii ..

.. It is time to triple – time it on all phases of missile defense . In particular , due to the actions of the insanse [North Korea] and the religious lunatics [Iran]…

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… Big Surprise [#Joint Chiefs][#Women Registering for the Draft]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,December 17th,2016

.. yup you heard it here , folks ..

.. the Brass at the Pentagon has now opened up all of the MOS s and designators to woen . Morally , then , females now do not have any reason for an exemption from the draft . So , …

.. the Brass has recommended a change in policy . Congress will need to go along with it ,though . I suspect that it will do so ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. do I agree with this ? yes , I do . Now that all of the combat jobs are open to women , the ladies should now have to be able to bear up to the responsibilities of the nation ‘ s defense ..

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… Dandy , those idiots Were Warned ! [#ObamaCraps]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,November 15th,2016

.. you heard it right , folks …

.. the ObamaCrap Administration was warned about I.S.I.L. and their danger to the region …

.. it makes you wonder ?? …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. what in the 1!@#$% were they doing ?!?! …

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… Combat Roles for Women ?? [#national security]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,November 4th,2016

.. the debate has been coming on for quite some time . Even so , a rash decision is definitely not in our nation ‘ s interest ..

.. Yet , now the decision has been made . As of the first of the year [ 2016] , all military combat roles in the Armed Forces of the United States will now be open to women . No matter what , where , or how …

.. [h/t — hotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. yes , progress has been made in opening more and more combat roles to women . More progress is being made each year . But making such a rash decision now ? Is it such a smart decision , or is it being made in the spirit of the political atmosphere of the radical activism of the ObamaCraps ….

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… Quit Messing Around [#call a Spade a Spade]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 31st,2016

.. someone of substance emerges from the ” shadows . ”

.. retired Gen. Michael Flynn [former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency] was testifying before Congress the other day . You think that he would not be political . Well , you would be wrong . Not overtly , mind you . But he mounted the parapets and let the guns open fire at the ObamaCraps …

.. Flynn called for a reorganization of our war effort against the Islamic militant threat . He called for a joint international effort , similar to N.A.T.O. . That was not all , to say the least …

.. [h/t — CounterJihadReport.com]..
.. [link] to the testimony // blog news ..

.. to quote General Flynn …

The former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency slammed the Obama administration on Monday as “well intentioned” but paralyzed and playing defense inits the fight againstIslamic militancy.Recently retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn called for the U.S. to lead the charge in a sweeping, decades-long campaign against the Islamic State group, al Qaeda, and its ilk—a fight like the one against the former Soviet Union—against a new enemy he said is “committed to the destruction of freedom and the American way of life.”

“There is no substitute, none, for American power,” the general said, to occasional cheers and ultimately a standing ovation from a crowd of special operators and intelligence officers at a Washington industry conference.

He also slammed the administration for refusing to use the term “Islamic militants” in its description of ISIS and al Qaeda.

“You cannot defeat an enemy you do not admit exists,” Flynn said.

He said the administration is unwilling to admit the scope of the problem, naively clinging to the hope that limited counterterrorist intervention will head off the ideological juggernaut of religious militancy.

“There are many sincere people in our government who frankly are paralyzed by this complexity,” said Flynn, so they “accept a defensive posture, reasoning that passivity is less likely to provoke our enemies.”

Flynn refused to name President Obama as the focus of his ire in comments afterward to The Daily Beast, saying that he was simply “sending a message to the American people.” But the comments show the widening rift between some in the national-security community who want to see more special-operations and intelligence assets sent into the fight against ISIS and other groups in Syria and beyond.

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… Miz Hillary has a Very Serious Problem [#email][#security][Non Disclosure Agreement]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 13th,2016

.. Miz Hillary has enough problems as it is . The F.B.I. probe into e mails and her private server has raised quite a hassle for her presidential campaign . So another issue will not help ..

.. now this ..

.. She signed a Non Disclosure Agreement when she became SecState in the altter part of January of 2009 . This agreement relates to our nation ‘ s security , classified information , and , in particular , to a level of classified information that is called Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmentalized Information . This is a damn serious thing …

.. [h/t — WFb.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. SCI is as high a level of security as it gets . To screw around with this kind of information is a deadly serious matter . It is to the point that the negligent handling of SCI info is a crime . Specifically , it is a felony …

.. Miz Hillary signed this form , and yet she still had her private email computer server . You have to wonder what in the hell was she thinking ?? …

.. [link] this is a .pdf copy of Miz Hillary ‘ s actual NDA  ….

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… I Worry about Our Country ‘ s Anti – I.S.I.L. policies [#POTUS]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 4th,2016

.. the first point of concern is POTUS himself . POTUS is not willing to commit to anything . He just wants to ” half – ass ” the policy . That is , unfortunately , the largest part of the problem ..

.. the next problem is the policy itself . The ObamaCraps do not take I.S.I.L. serious , not one whit ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. either you go ” all in ” on your chosen path , or you should not mess around with the policy at all . The ObamaCraps are trying to do a ” third way ” and the results are telling . Our country is looking like a bunch of fools …

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… Nice Going , Miz HIllary [#email recovery]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 16th,2016

.. well , it looks like the F.B.I. has struck gold . which means no good news for Miz Hillary , that is for sure ..

.. among emails that have been recovered by THE fbi IS ONE REGARDING THE Iraq War , Dubya , and former British PM Tony Blair ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. Yes , this recovered email is politically red hot . It lays out the course that Dubya and Blair put forth to plan the various elements of the political , military , and diplomatic offense , prior to the Iraq War . However , emails like this generally are kept Top Secret for a reason …

.. they are kept that way for many years after the event . It is done in order to protect various elements of sources and methods of intelligence . It also makes you understand how flippant Miz Hillary and her staff at State were with her personal server and the gross negligence in the management of classified information …

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… You Dummies !! [#foreign government information]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,August 7th,2016

.. you generally want to keep this stuff confidential , at the very least ..

.. classified would be a lot better ..

.. countries share this kind of information for very good reasons . however , it is not supposed to be spread around , especially in the press . It is supposed to be kept private . Especially not public ..

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the HillaryCraps never understood this . They send it around on an unapproved system . The security of this system was highly questionable , at best . Then these idiots started sending around classified information on unsecure e – mails . Real bright move , stoopid !! …

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… How could the HillaryCraps be So Irresponsibile ?!?! [#classified material]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,August 5th,2016

.. incredible ?!?! ..

.. how could these morons be so stupid ! ..

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. former Justice Department expert Shannen Coffin put it succinctly …

.. Once these foreign communications (like Blair’s summary of Netanyahu communications) end up on her e-mail system, it was up to Clinton and her staff to classify them and handle them with the appropriate level of care required of sensitive government secrets .

.. So her defense that the communications were not marked as classified is simply an admission that she didn’t take the proper steps to mark them. As her own regulations plainly provided (5 FAM 582.10(f)) “foreign government information (FGI) requiring protection may appear in a foreign government’s documents with or without a security classification marking by that government .

.. It is the responsibility of the recipient U.S. agency to mark such FGI requiring security classification protection with the appropriate level of U.S. security classification marking (emphasis added).” Having failed in that basic responsibility, Clinton has risked exposure of these confidential communications — the very stock in trade of our nation’s diplomacy — to untold numbers of hackers and foreign enemies. She cannot plausibly claim ignorance here.

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… Security is Paramount these Days [#ObamaCraps]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,August 3rd,2016

.. in the age that we live in , our nation ‘ s security is paramount . It is not an idle subject . There are countries that are friendly to us who are not our allies . There are [more than that] countries that are adversaries , ones who are not friendly to us at all …

.. we need to do a much more than adequate job of protecting our nation ‘ s security . Intelligence , defense , and diplomacy are of paramount importance to us all …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. sooner or later , Miz Hillary needs to learn this . Right now , she does not know anything worth a wit about what our nation ‘ s security needs are . When you have that in a presidential candidate ….

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… Unbelievable ! Miz Hillary ‘ s E Mail Security Lapses [#failures]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,July 24th,2016

.. information from a multiple of intelligence agencies was included in her e mails . They were among ones sent over her unsecured server and her unsecured e mail accounts . How stupid is this ?? …

.. incredibly stupid ..

.. among the affected agencies :

[-] the Defense intelligence Agency ,

[-] the C.I.A. [it figures] ,

[-] the National Reconnaissance Office [manages satellites and other sensors] ,

[-] the Office of the Director of National Intelligence , and

[-] the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency [an agency that tracks and maps satellite imagery] …

.. [h/t — Reuters.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. any intelligence that is derived from any of these sources is damned important . You should consider it worth protecting with every resource that you have at your disposal . What you do not do is screw around with this stuff ..

.. unfortunately Miz Hillary , her minions , and senior staff at State did exactly that . Which is likely to have put that information into the hands of other people that we do not want to have such things . Really incredibly stupid move , you dummies !! …

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… Mad Vlad is Having a Fit [#US][#Allied missile defense]..

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 21st,2016

.. temper , temper , Vladimir . You should know better ..

.. the missile defense sites being built in Central Europe are fairly small in size . They are oF no strategic threat to Russia . None ..

.. They are aimed at any possible missile programs and / or missiles that might come out of the Middle East . They are not there to deal with Russia , not in the least ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. you would need something far larger , more comprehensive , and much more sophisticated to deal with the potential threat from Russia’ s ICBMs

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… What a Bunch of Toddlers [#ObamaCraps]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 21st,2016

.. so , PM Netanyahu is coming to DC to lobby Congress ..

.. so what happens with the ObamaCrap White House ?!?! They have a massive hissy snit – fit …

.. they act as if PM Bibi ” spat ” in their face . Nothing could be further from the truth . Congress wants to hear from someone overseas [not connected to the ObamaCraps] who is in favour of the Iran sanctions bill . Like the ObamaCraps , Congress is using a foreign leader to make its case …

.. [h/t — TimesOfIsrael.com]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. I worry about this country ‘ s safety and security , at least while the ObamaCraps still have their hands on the levers of power . Sooner or later , they are going to do something really stoopid , and then …

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… What are the ObamaCraps thinking [#Iran nuclear Deal]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,April 25th,2016

.. indeed , what are they thinking ?!?! …

.. they are a bunch of damn fools and idiots …

.. especially if they think that Iran can be trusted …

.. [h/t — hotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post // audio segment ..

.. the p5+1 may reach a deal with Iran . However , it will not bind Israel to anything . Once the Israelis believe that Iran is at the ” breakout ” point [to its nuclear program] , Israel will indeed strike Iran …

.. Israel will act in its national interest . Even if its action is in contravention to the actions of a certain U.S. President . Bibi may not even care what Obama thinks , to be honest …

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… So What is the US Navy Doing ?? [#military posture]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,April 21st,2016

.. playing tiddlywinks ?? ..

.. recently , while on a deployment cruise in the Baltic Sea , a US Navy guided missile destroyer [a DDG] was ” buzzed ” by a Russian Sukhoi Su – 24 fighter bomber . No , the Sukhoi was not on a training run . It meant business ..

.. It was configured in a war – like posture . No , it did not have training ” shots ” for missiles on itS RAils . It was set up on a war posture ,with war shots set FOR action on its rails ,ready for action ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. so what was the destroyer doing ? Nothing , apparantely . It did not even lock on with its guided missile radar ..

.. its CO should be court – martialed for failing to take any defensive action to protect his command . You let an adverrsary get thatclose to your ship like that , and what happens ?

.. You are dead meat ..

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… Senator Feinstein was Wrong [#E.I.T.s worked]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,April 4th,2016

.. thus states C.I.A. Director John Brennan ..

.. POTUS does not , but his belief is doctrine . Ditto VPOTUS . Also , the Senate DemoCraps …

.. [h/t — WFB.com]..
.. [link] to the Press Conference segment..

.. I do not like John Brennan . I still don’t . But , I do respect the guy . Especially now . He is standing up to his boss , POTUS , at a time that it is needed .

.. I just hate the games that the ObamaCraps are playing with the people ‘ s lives over at the C.I.A. and elsewhere in the intel community . Their lives are hectic and dangerous enough as it is . Their futures and their security are in the balance , every single day . People playing games with their constitutional rights , though , is sick …

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… A Sign of the Future [#national security]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,April 2nd,2016

.. a test of a new laser weapon at sea aboard the USS Ponce …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the weapons test footage …

.. you should really get a look at this . This is a sign of the future ….

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… Megan , The Situation in Minneapolis is Far More Important [#I.S.I.L. recruiting]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,March 3rd,2016

.. the situation in Ferguson , Mo is (or should be) a local investigation . It is that simple …

.. the situation is Minneapolis , MN is a far graver one in importance . No question about it …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the interview segment ..

.. I.S.I.L. has been recruiting here in the U.S. . Our government has , apparently , not been doing anything about it . They know that the bad guys are doing it ….

.. the F.B.I. and Justice should be on the case , and they are not . That is sick ….

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… Now You Call This Incredibly Stupid [#email sharing][#Clintonoid Foundation]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,November 15th,2015

.. sharing information with a foundation is one thing . It is part and parcel of the non – profit business . But for a government ?

.. it is a very , very different matter when it comes to a government agency . Governments should be sharing information sparingly with outsiders . It is different issue , for example , when you deal with the F.O.I.A. and F.O.I.A. requests …

.. but when it comes to classified information ?? …

.. [h/t — WFB.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. Cheryl Mills has been in the Clinton inner circle for years . She is probably Miz Hillary ‘ s most senior and most trusted aide . However , it does not give her license to do whatever she wants , whenever she wants to do it . In particular , doing it with classified information ..

.. it appears [from the evidence] that she has been openly sharing information with the Clinton Foundation .. Why ??

.. [link] to the evidence of the memo that Mills did share ..

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… I.S.I.L. with a Nuke [#scary thought]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,November 12th,2015

.. considering their likely connections to Pakistan and North Korea …..

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ….

.. scary thought !!

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… the Window for ” the Unthinkable ” continues to Narrow [#North Korea]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,November 5th,2015

.. the question is , is how narrow does it get ? …

.. sooner or later , I think , we will have to come to terms with nuclear terrorism ….

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. and , when that happens …. may God in Heaven Help Us All …

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… the Lasting Legacy of the ObamaCraps …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,August 2nd,2014

.. simple : danger , through weakness …

.. indecision begets weakness …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the interview segment …

.. Ralph Peters has nailed the ObamaCraps on the head … they have greatly endangered our nation ‘ s security and that of our allies … worse , the damage will be lasting , and will continue for years …

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… What a Legacy … [#for a Wuss]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 30th,2014

.. yea , I am referring to the First Wuss .

.. it means you-know-who , His Lordship ..

.. who else ? …

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics]..
.. [link] to the commentary …

.. Ralph Peters really nails the First Wuss right on top of the head . His legacy will be an Islamic Caliphate . We will have to deal with the consequences of it for years to come …

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… Unfortunately , I think He ‘ s Right [#Dick Cheney]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 16th,2014

.. and that is really scary ..

.. I believe that it will happen .

.. Washington , D.C. is the obvious target , and for the obvious reasons . New York City is another target , given the concentration of the population . Anywhere else ? …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the Hugh Hewitt show interview …

.. it literally could be almost anywhere in the country . A major port city [Miami , Norfolk , LA , Seattle , SF , etc..] is another real possibility ..

.. the other real possibility is a major city with a military base . That means San Diego , Honolulu , Tampa / St Pete , Norfolk …

.. Tampa / St. Pete ?? .. Yes . Given the size , the location (central Florida) and the dual nature of the military base [MacDill Air Force Base is also the HQ for CentCom (MiddleEast)] …

.. also , a major commercial target , such as the L.O.O.P. [the Louisiana Offshore Oil Platform] and others …

.. even my home area [greater Cleveland] is possible . It is a chokepoint on the Great Lakes . Also , several major East / West rail lines come thru this area from Chicago and the West , also due to geography …

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… It is Good to CounterAttack [the ObamaCraps]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,June 12th,2014

.. these folks are going public , not because they want to , but because events have forced them to do so …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the interview …

.. how the ObamaCraps have the gall to attack them and their actions is beyond me . These young men served with honor , unlike Pvt Bergdahl , who deserted . These young people went out on a mission to try to recover Bergdahl , and did not return unscathed . The parents of the one young man who was killed are not alone . There were others , and SecDef Hagel should have damn well known better . Understand what you are doing before you attack , otherwise your attempt will blow up in your face …

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… Not Quite , Bill [#pvt bergdahl]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,June 10th,2014

. it is not just American and Alliied soldiers that are put at risk , Mr. O ‘ Reilly . It is all of us , whether we are here at home in the U.S.ofA. , or , especially when any one of us is overseas …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the Talking Points Memo …

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… POTUS in FantasyLand [#War on Terror]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,June 2nd,2014

.. Barack Obama is in a serious case of denial .

.. he thinks that the War on Terror is over . He is crazy .

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. the War on Terror will always be with us in one way or another . There is no way around that fact . Politics or not , Barack Obama cannot avoid it …

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… How Incredibly Stupid [Security Blunder]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,June 2nd,2014

.. John Bolton is right ..

.. he usually is . It is pretty rare that I disagree with him …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the interview segment …

.. what the ObamaCrap White House did was incredibly , incredibly stupid . It makes the Valerie Plame case look like small potatoes by comparison ….

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… Someone to be Admired and Respected [#Adm McRaven]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

..  with all of the bravo sierra this year around Commencement Season ,especially at Brandeis University in the People ‘  s Republic of Massachusettes , this one is a real dandy …

.. I do not remember the multiple speakers that I have heard in my lifetime , so nothing memorable from me …

.. this guy is memorable . A Navy Seal . A University of Texas grad . a war veteran , taught the Art of War by other war veterans . A now – retired C.O. of our nation ‘ s Special Operations Command , and , at heart , a very serious badass …

.. [h/t — HotAir]..

.. [link] to the speech footage …

.. I am writing this as I am listening to Admiral McRaven ‘ s speech at the U.T. graduation . It is well worth your time …

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