It might be funny, if our future wasn’t at stake. Obama says Iran shouldn’t misinterpret U.S. response (OP 9/15/2013)

September 15, 2013

Golly…what in our “foreign policy” is there to misinterpret? How else can you read those tea leaves? “ Mr. Putin and I have strong disagreements on a whole range of issues,” Obama said. “But I can talk to him. We have worked together on important issues.. . .This is not the Cold War. This is not a contest between the United States and Russia.” Obama plans to pivot back to a focus…

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Thank you so much – 1500 friends on Twitter, on my 120th day

September 14, 2013

I kinda had a goal in mind, and it was really nice to hit it tonight. To all of the folks that found me here off twitter – or vice versa – or have been long time friends from Facebook – thank you.  Thank you for the conversation, the laughs, the support, the “like”s and the kind thoughts and words.  You make it all worth doing. it only gets better…

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SS-N-12s and SS-N-19s and SS-N-22s (all Bears) – Oh My! (Originally Posted 9/14/2013)

September 14, 2013

Well… I must admit, I don’t know a whole lot about much anymore when it comes to first rate naval warfare…I’m coming up to speed after having a firm foundation grounded in many late nights playing Harpoon! growing up. We spent countless hours pouring over Soviet Military Power, Jane’s Fighting Ships, and basically used the navies of the world as an elaborate template for arguing over the myriad complexities (even…

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Tampa Bay Frogman Swim – via SealOfHonor

September 8, 2013

I need to take a moment and pass along a great story about some of those unsung often unnoticed and silent heroes that serve us here in my great nation – and how you just might be able to help them.  I heard about this one from SealOfHonor. If you have a desire to help support the Naval Special Warfare community – and get in the water with some of…

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So you want to know about NSA … Friends, Here’s the Blog You Were Looking For.

September 7, 2013

I know I’ve mentioned my friend John Schindler before.  Once your blind rage dies down over some of these inflammatory events as they are reported in the news (wait – SQUIRREL!), he’s a very cognizant and defiantly objective resource that can really give you a valuable perspective as we start to collectively comprehend just what the NSA has done, can do, and should be doing. My role in the Summer…

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