An elderly Pakistani UberEats driver was murdered by black teens in DC last week. Sixty-six-year-old Mohammad Anwar died after he was thrown out of the vehicle two black girls carjacked in broad daylight, right in front of National Guardsmen. The black teens survived the car wreck, unlike the hapless Anwar. (more…)
Tag: the military
Philip H. Gordon
Losing the Long Game: The False Promise of Regime Change in the Middle East
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2020
Philip H. Gordon is a Deputy National Security Advisor to the Dementia Regime’s Vice President. Previously, he’d served on the staff of President Obama. (more…)
Tucker Carlson is in trouble again. This time he upset the troops when he dared point out the stupidity of putting pregnant women in combat. “China’s military becomes more masculine . . . our military needs to become, as Joe Biden says, more feminine,” Tucker said on his Fox News show Tuesday night. (more…)
If you are searching for conclusive evidence of the total collapse of America’s educational system, search no further. I invite you to read the remarks of President Joseph Robinette Biden to the Virtual Munich Security Conference (MSC) this past February. That such a pathetic confection of banal sentimentality can be passed off unchallenged as serious thinking (more…)
McNamara’s Folly: The Use of Low-IQ Troops in the Vietnam War plus The Induction of Unfit Men, Criminals, and Misfits
West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: Infinity Publishing, 2015
Hamilton Gregory unveiled a seldom-explored facet of modern military history with McNamara’s Folly. Similar subject matter is touched on with the inspiring film Forrest Gump (more…)
The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2019
In this excellent and quick-to-read book about the border wall and its place in history, Greg Grandin builds upon the work of historian Frederic Jackson Turner (1861–1932). (more…)
Young men even in the best of times often have trouble identifying what paths they should pursue in life. It is common to know that you want to achieve something, but not know what that thing exactly is, or how to go about it. As of now, the Global Virus has caused mass economic devastation that makes finding a job, (more…)
Mark van Vugt and Anjana Ahuja
Naturally Selected: The Evolutionary Science of Leadership
New York: HarperBusiness, 2010
Around two decades ago, I met the worst leader ever.
He wasn’t my superior, as one might suppose, but my direct subordinate. I was in charge of a group of soldiers detailed to carry out an important technical task for an infantry battalion. (more…)
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Em 1814, ao final das guerras Napoleônicas, Benjamin Constant escreveu com alívio: “Nós chegamos à era do comércio, à era que deve necessariamente substituir a da guerra, como a da guerra necessariamente tinha que precedê-la”. Ingênuo Benjamin! Ele tomou generalizada idéia de progresso indefinido, como promotora do advento da paz entre homens e nações.
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En 1814, al final de las Guerras Napoleónicas, Benjamin Constant escribió con alivio: “Hemos llegado a la era del comercio, la era que debe necesariamente reemplazar a la de la guerra, tal como la era de la guerra tuvo que necesariamente preceder.” ¡Iluso Benjamin! Asumió demasiado amplia la idea del progreso indefinido apoyando el advenimiento de la paz entre hombres y naciones.
Translated by Greg Johnson
In 1814, at the end of the Napoleonic wars, Benjamin Constant wrote with relief: “We have arrived at the age of commerce, the age that must necessarily replace that of war, as the age of war necessarily had to precede it.” Naïve Benjamin! He took up the very widespread idea of indefinite progress supporting the advent of peace between men and nations.