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Senate approves bill that provides military aid to foreign countries, but falls short on US border security

| February 14, 2024 | 42 Comments
Senate approves bill that provides military aid to foreign countries, but falls short on US border security

The U.S. Senate approved a foreign aid bill that would provide military aid to Israel, Ukraine, and to Taiwan. Contrary to House Republican hopes, the status quo regarding the border remains. Without positive movement towards securing the border, the Senate bill does not appear to have a chance in the House. Joe Biden warned House […]

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How long does it take to ramp up?

| January 31, 2024 | 11 Comments
How long does it take to ramp up?

I have long been a proponent of the argument that you can argue technology, quality of weapons, morale etc. till the cows come home. The things that win wars are production and logistics. Production, because it is the nature of war to break stuff (and people.) Logistics because all that material has to get to […]

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Not sure that’s how it works?

| January 26, 2024 | 24 Comments
Not sure that’s how it works?

Ingredients: 1) Ukrainian drone. 2) Russian anti-air defenses. 3) Oil refinery. The Russian recipe calls for ingredients 1 and 2 to mix. Ukraine’s version probably wants only ingredients 1 and 3. Russia, however mixed all three together last week with predictable results. A Ukrainian military drone was flying over the town of Klintsy when Russian […]

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Say it ain’t so, Joe, and Rooshian AWACs

| January 18, 2024 | 13 Comments
Say it ain’t so, Joe, and Rooshian AWACs

You have to love how often the pols of today have to eat crow for what they said yesterday. We just recently saw where Joe Biden called out the need for border security when he was running for office… apparently since then he has changed his mind. Or forgotten which border. Or forgotten what a […]

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A Russian takes to Telegram to advocate attacking a British warship

| January 5, 2024 | 9 Comments
A Russian takes to Telegram to advocate attacking a British warship

One Russian, Yuri Baranchik, reacted to the successful strike on a Russian warship in Crimea. Ukrainians, using Soviet/Russian model fighter jets fitted to carry and launch British storm shadow missiles, successfully hit a Russian warship in Crimea. The crew suffered death and injury, and the ship sunk. The British are also described as providing guidance […]

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Ukrainian Sniper Claims World Record

| December 5, 2023 | 34 Comments
Ukrainian Sniper Claims World Record

Nine seconds of flight time? Seems like a huge challenge unless the target it stationary. Ukrainian Sniper Claims World Record Whether a fatal shot of a Russian soldier is provable or not, Ukrainian troops take pride in the news By Bob Cronin, Newser Staff | Dec 4, 2023 It won’t show up on a Guinness […]

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Hitting what you aim at… not

| November 28, 2023 | 26 Comments
Hitting what you aim at… not

Remember that “Israeli air strike” which supposedly killed 500 in a Gaza hospital? Most of the non-Hamas folks said at the time it was more likely a Palestinian missile which went awry…but that hasn’t stopped the Palestinian-supporting world from repeating it. Well, you know your propaganda is pretty sad when even Human Rights Watch calls […]

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Ukraine End Game?

| November 8, 2023 | 39 Comments
Ukraine End Game?

EU, US begin quiet talks on peace with Ukraine as Russia continues war By Isabel Vincent US and European government officials have started quiet talks with Ukrainian leaders about possible measures to end the war with Russia. The discussions came as Ukraine reported 14 civilians wounded in Russian attacks, and Ursula von der Leyen, the […]

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