| Political Talk|| Army Times - Senate plan would speed personnel cuts - Wolfhound45 on 12/4/13 at 10:50 pm|
[quote]The military services could get smaller faster under Pentagon proposals that have the support of a key senator.
A second proposal would increase potential personnel cuts being made in the Army and Marine Corps by modifying drawdown limits imposed by Congress.
One proposal would expand...
| Political Talk|| Article - Difference Between Ignorance and Stupidity - Wolfhound45 on 12/3/13 at 12:43 pm|
An interesting topic to discuss.
[quote]The intrinsic difference is that ignorance simply implies lack of awareness about something, while stupidity denotes the inability of a person to understand something due to insufficient intelligence, thus leading to the misinterpretation of a fact.
| Tiger Rant|| Jennings to Dural - Locked In - Wolfhound45 on 11/29/13 at 9:27 pm|
Anyone notice that from the snap Jennings was locked in on Dural?
Never looked at another receiver. Nice.
| Tiger Rant|| Anyone create a gif of the Loston interception? - Wolfhound45 on 11/24/13 at 9:01 pm|
| SEC Rant|| Saban reacts to finding out the Iron Bowl decides the SEC West - Wolfhound45 on 11/21/13 at 4:18 pm|
Another classic. Germans.
Best of luck to Auburn and Alabama.
| Political Talk|| In Game Thread - Obama to speak on “nuclear option” at 1:55 pm - Wolfhound45 on 11/21/13 at 1:04 pm|
Here we go.
| Political Talk|| BI - Here Are The First 4 Women In History To Complete Marine Infantry Training - Wolfhound45 on 11/21/13 at 12:37 pm|
[quote]Every Marine knows Opha Mae Johnson, the first woman who ever enlisted in the Marine Corps.
Now almost 100 years later, the first four females in history have completed the grueling 59-day infantry evaluation course, three of which are graduating Thursday at the Marine Corps School of Inf...
| Political Talk|| Houston Chronicle - Soldier convicted in case eyed by gun advocates - Wolfhound45 on 11/20/13 at 12:38 pm|
[i]BELTON, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas jury has found a Fort Hood soldier guilty of interfering with a police officer after his arrest while carrying an assault-style rifle in public.
Jurors deliberated about two hours Tuesday in the Belton trial of Army Master Sgt. Christopher Grisham. The pena...
| Political Talk|| LAT - North Korea executes 80, some for minor offenses, newspaper says - Wolfhound45 on 11/12/13 at 10:23 am|
[quote]North Korea staged gruesome public executions of 80 people this month, some for offenses as minor as watching South Korean entertainment videos or being found in possession of a Bible, a South Korean newspaper reported Monday.
The daily JoongAng Ilbo attributed ...
| SEC Rant|| Is Stanford going to start the Mercy Knee... - Wolfhound45 on 11/7/13 at 10:04 pm|
...in the third quarter? Jamming it down their throats.
| Political Talk|| Rangel - I don’t think that one Republican voted for the Social Security Act - Wolfhound45 on 10/29/13 at 11:38 am|
Love how we are re-writing history now.
| Political Talk|| NYPost - Proposed Change to Marine Dress Cover - Wolfhound45 on 10/24/13 at 9:27 am|
Please tell me this is a joke/spoof.
| O-T Lounge|| Jimmy Fallon Skit on Using #Hashtags - Wolfhound45 on 9/25/13 at 3:24 pm|
[link=(http://gizmodo.com/justin-timberlake-show-us-how-dumb-we-sound-when-we-use-1382465357)]Justin Timberlake Shows Us How Dumb We Sound When We Use Hashtags[/link]
No Twitter account but this was just funny....
| Political Talk|| WAPO - 9 questions about Syria you were too embarrassed to ask - Wolfhound45 on 9/10/13 at 11:15 am|
Belatedly an excellent article on unaddressed issues.
[quote]The United States and allies are preparing for a possibly imminent series of l...
| Political Talk|| USA Today - Revelations hint at NSA ducking oversight: Our view - Wolfhound45 on 8/19/13 at 12:20 pm|
[quote]Since news broke in June that the government has been seizing millions of Americans' phone and Internet records, the Obama administration's defense has rested on three pi...
| Political Talk|| CNN - Former general: Knew early that Benghazi was terrorist attack - Wolfhound45 on 7/21/13 at 7:08 am|
[quote]By Elise Labott
The former head of U.S. forces in Africa said the September 11, 2012, attack on the American mission in Benghazi quickly appeared to be a terrorist attack and not a spontaneous protest.
[b]It was clear "pretty quickly that this was not a demonstration. This was a violent...
| Political Talk|| WAPO - Ex- Army Corps official sentenced in contracting scheme... - Wolfhound45 on 7/12/13 at 7:40 am|
...of ‘historic proportions'
[quote]By Ann E. Marimow
He was a career federal bureaucrat with a dark side, inflating government contracts by millions of dollars and then shaking down contractors for the proceeds. The money funded a lavish and sordid lifestyle - a real estate empire in Northern...
| O-T Lounge|| The hardest part... - Wolfhound45 on 7/11/13 at 8:27 am|
Saw this today and had to pass it along.
Staff Sergeant Joshua D. Hemminger of the 833rd Engineer Company leaving for Afghanistan.
Don't mind being a Soldier. I would say most of us ...
| Political Talk|| Reuters - White House lobbies Congress to overcome Syria arms deadlock - Wolfhound45 on 7/10/13 at 10:06 am|
[quote]By Mark Hosenball and Susan Cornwell, Reuters
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry are lobbying members of Congress to try to break an impasse over White House plans to send arms to Syrian rebels, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
Both Republican and De...
| Political Talk|| WAPO - A brand-new U.S. military headquarters in Afghanistan. - Wolfhound45 on 7/10/13 at 10:01 am|
[i]And nobody to use it.[/i]
For you ShortyRob;
[quote]By Rajiv Chandrasekaran
The U.S. military has erected a 64,000-square-foot headquarters building on the dusty moonscape of southwestern Afghanistan that comes with all the tools to wage a modern war. A vast operations center with tiered s...
| Political Talk|| State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman - Affidavit of Probable Cause - Wolfhound45 on 7/1/13 at 11:40 am|
Came across this as I was doing research on the trial to better understand all of the pertinet facts;
[link=(http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/04/12/us/13shooter-document.html?_r=0)]Affidavit of Probable Cause[/link]
Searched and did not see that this had been previously posted. Hopefull...
| Political Talk|| CNN - Justice Dept. investigates former vice chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff - Wolfhound45 on 6/27/13 at 9:56 pm|
[quote]Washington (CNN) -- The former vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff is under investigation by the Justice Department regarding material in a book by David Sanger, a correspondent for The New York Times, a source directly familiar with the situation said Thursday.
The source coul...
| Political Talk|| AP - Former US Commander In Libya Disputes Diplomat - Wolfhound45 on 6/27/13 at 8:58 am|
[quote]WASHINGTON — [b]The former commander of a four-member Army special forces unit in Tripoli, Libya, denied on Wednesday that he was told to stand down during last year's deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi[/b].
In a closed-door session with the House Armed Services Comm...
| Political Talk|| WSJ - U.S. Begins Shipping Arms for Syrian Rebels - Wolfhound45 on 6/27/13 at 8:27 am|
[quote]WASHINGTON—The Central Intelligence Agency has begun moving weapons to Jordan from a network of secret warehouses and plans to start arming small groups of vetted Syrian rebels within a month, expanding U.S. support of moderate forces battling President Bashar al-Assad, according to diplomats...
| Political Talk|| USA Today - Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses - Wolfhound45 on 6/27/13 at 8:14 am|
[quote]WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department said Wednesday it would immediately begin the process that will lead to providing benefits to the spouses of military servicemembers in same-sex marriages.
The announcement follows the Supreme Court ruling striking down part of a law that denied federal...
| Political Talk|| Interesting Quote - June 18th, 1972 - Wolfhound45 on 6/20/13 at 1:14 pm|
“The person involved is the proprietor of a private security agency who was employed by our committee months ago to assist with the installation of our security system. He has, as we understand it, a number of business clients and interests, and we have no knowledge of these relationships. We want t...
| Political Talk|| WAPO - Scrapping equipment key to Afghan drawdown - Wolfhound45 on 6/20/13 at 8:52 am|
The realities of bringing a conflict to a close.
Quidam65, I figured you might like this one.
[quote]KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Facing a tight withdrawal deadline and tough terrain, the U.S. military has destroyed more than 170 million pounds worth of vehicles and other military equipme...
| Political Talk|| WAPO - Officials: Surveillance programs foiled more than 50 terrorist plots - Wolfhound45 on 6/19/13 at 9:43 am|
The numbers are rising...
[quote]The U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance programs have [b]disrupted more than 50 terrorist plots in the United States and abroad[/b], including a plan to bomb the New York Stock Exchange, senior government officials testified Tuesday.
The officials, appearin...
| Political Talk|| NYT - Elite Units in U.S. Military to Admit Women - Wolfhound45 on 6/18/13 at 8:44 am|
[quote]WASHINGTON — Women will be permitted to serve in the most intense and physically hazardous combat positions in the military, including the [b]Navy SEALs[/b], the [b]Army Rangers[/b] and the [b]Marine infantry[/b], senior defense officials said Monday.
Leaders of each service branch are ex...
| Political Talk|| NYT - Afghan Forces Struggle as U.S. Weans Them Off Support - Wolfhound45 on 6/18/13 at 8:25 am|
Interesting article regarding the changing nature of US and NATO involvement in Afghanistan;
[quote]KABUL, Afghanistan — When the American-led NATO coalition officially transferred security responsibility for all of Afghanistan to government forces in a ceremony on Tuesday, it was in part a forma...