| Political Talk|| Army Times - U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq - Wolfhound45 on 8/20/14 at 10:11 pm|
[quote]WASHINGTON — American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials said, even as the insurgents threatened to kill a second Ame...
| Political Talk|| Army Times Report: Bergdahl's platoon mates seek book, movie deal - Wolfhound45 on 8/13/14 at 2:04 pm|
[quote]Six former platoon mates of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, are shopping proposals for a book and movie that is sharply critical of him, Yahoo News is reporting.
Bergdahl is now being questioned by the Army concerning the mysterious...
| Political Talk|| CNN - Hillary Clinton pummels Obama foreign policy - Wolfhound45 on 8/11/14 at 10:12 am|
[quote](CNN) -- Yes, Hillary Clinton is running for president, and she is running away from President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy.
That's a very clear message from the interview just published in The Atlantic in which she drew sharp distinctions between her view of America's role in ...
| Political Talk|| Tom Ricks: A letter from a major fired by the Army - Wolfhound45 on 8/9/14 at 11:40 am|
[quote]My name is Major Charles V. Slider III and I am currently stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. I am an African-American armor officer, proud father, and husband and graduate of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. I was selected for the recently convened Officer Separation Boards...
| Political Talk|| Military Times: Why Obama's campaign in Iraq could require 15,000 troops - Wolfhound45 on 8/9/14 at 11:28 am|
[quote]President Obama says it all the time – no combat troops will return to Iraq.
But many experts believe it will be extremely hard to achieve Obama’s newly expanded military mission there without more Americans on the ground.
“I think the slippery slope analogy is the right one for Iraq ri...
| Political Talk|| CNN Exclusive - New leaker disclosing U.S. secrets, government concludes - Wolfhound45 on 8/6/14 at 10:25 am|
[quote](CNN) -- The federal government has concluded there's a new leaker exposing national security documents in the aftermath of surveillance disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, U.S. officials tell CNN.
Proof of the newest leak comes from national security documents that forme...
| Political Talk|| Ken Tanaka Presents - What Kind of Asian Are You? - Wolfhound45 on 8/3/14 at 9:40 pm|
Because we need some levity on this board.
| Political Talk|| Army Times - General to question Bergdahl about his disappearance - Wolfhound45 on 7/31/14 at 9:10 am|
[quote]WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released in a prisoner swap with the Taliban two months ago, will meet next week with the senior Army officer investigating the circumstances of his capture in Afghanistan, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Bergdahl, who spent five years in captivity,...
| Political Talk|| CBS News - Why the GOP's class of 2016 hopefuls may be the best in generations - Wolfhound45 on 7/29/14 at 1:56 pm|
[quote][i]This article originally appeared on Slate.[/i]
What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio has been giving regular p...
| Political Talk|| Army Times - Gay soldiers at Fort Campbell open up on coming out - Wolfhound45 on 7/28/14 at 10:57 am|
[quote]CLARKSVILLE, TENN. — Spc. Corderra Dews, 24, was living in Austin, Texas, and openly gay before he joined the Army in 2011, a couple of months before the end of "don't ask, don't tell," the policy that kept gay soldiers in the closet at the risk of losing their jobs.
"When you come out and...
| Political Talk|| CNN - Justice Department probes missing IRS emails - Wolfhound45 on 7/17/14 at 10:23 am|
[quote](CNN) -- The Justice Department is investigating circumstances surrounding the disappearance of IRS emails that Republicans believe could shed light on the possible targeting of conservative and other political groups by the agency.
The investigation into the email disappearance, which th...
| Political Talk|| Army Times - Bergdahl's attorney also fought for Army captain in espionage case - Wolfhound45 on 7/16/14 at 6:59 pm|
[quote]Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has retained a high-profile attorney — the same lawyer who defended Capt. James Yee, a Muslim Army chaplain cleared in an espionage probe a decade ago.
Bergdahl’s lawyer is [link=(http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_R._Fidell)]Eugene Fidell[/link], a Yale Law School sc...
| Political Talk|| CNN - Elizabeth Warren in 2016? Republicans take notice - Wolfhound45 on 7/16/14 at 10:56 am|
[quote]Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's not seeking the White House.
"I'm not running for president and I plan to serve out my term," Warren, who's up for reelection in 2018, said in December.
But she sure is acting like a potential 2016 contender. She's traveling around the co...
| Political Talk|| CBS News - Democrats scour records for provocative comments from GOP candidates - Wolfhound45 on 7/14/14 at 12:23 pm|
[quote]As the nation's midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements.
It worked like a charm for Democrats in 2012 when Republican candidates in Indi...
| Political Talk|| YouTube - Are You a Republican? Dr Ben Carson - Wolfhound45 on 7/13/14 at 7:09 am|
Less than two minutes. Agree with his thoughts on party designations on ballots. Dumbs down the electorate (OP included).
| Political Talk|| FNC - DOJ court documents in Benghazi suspect case put video narrative to rest - Wolfhound45 on 7/4/14 at 8:18 pm|
[quote]Court documents filed by the U.S. Justice Department in the criminal case against Benghazi attack suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah provide unprecedented details about the evolution of the assault and further shatter the Obama administration's initial claim that it sprouted from protests over an an...
| Political Talk|| CBS News - China's Gun Dancers - Wolfhound45 on 7/1/14 at 6:56 am|
Just leaving this for the sheer bizarre content...
| Political Talk|| Jon Stewart - IRS: Straight Outta Incompetence - Wolfhound45 on 6/26/14 at 10:52 am|
From the Tuesday Daily Show...
| Political Talk|| CNN - Syrian warplanes strike in Iraq - Wolfhound45 on 6/25/14 at 12:57 pm|
[b]...killing 57 civilians, official says[/b]
[quote]Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- Reports that Syrian warplanes carried out a cross-border attack on Iraqi towns this week is further evidence of the blurring between the two countries' borders as they face an offensive by Islamic extremists.
| Political Talk|| FNC - IRS agrees to $50,000 settlement... - Wolfhound45 on 6/25/14 at 7:24 am|
...in leaking of conservative group's donor records
Not a smidgen.