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Broke the Koch Brothers' Takeover of America

If you’re feeling like you’re being taken for a ride with all this nonsense about Iranian-Narco-Mexican terror hit-squads infiltrating this great nation, read on…

Last week, the curtains finally came down on Col. Qaddafi. The week before that, we were treated to a scary, impossible-to-believe, slapstick assassination plot involving Iran’s Quds terror agency, some shady Persian hustler with a mullet who looks like the villain in True Lies, and Los Zetas, the Mexican narco-gangsters–creating a perfect narco-Islamo-fasci-terrorist threat. (more…)

October 26th, 2011 | Comments (18)

War Nerd: What’s Holdin’ You Up, Muammar?

I’m back, thanks to the don’t-call-it-a-depression. Thanks to this brief correction in the US economy, then. My new job lasted three months. I did all the right things, too, even smiled. Didn’t matter. I was the last hired, and you…

August 17th, 2011 | Comments (78)

WN Blog Day 15: Libya on $1000 A Day

One of the more interesting questions out of Libya is the tangled problem of who’s who, and who’s on who’s side. I’m starting to get some idea of who’s against Qaddafi—basically the young men, the East, and the tribes loyal to the king he booted out to take power.

April 4th, 2011 | Comments (43)

War Nerd Blog Day 10: Merit-Based!

The funniest story to come out of the Libya video game yet is the news that Qaddafi’s son, Khamis has outraged the LA engineering firm called AECOM that hired him by going home and shooting down heroic rebels.

March 30th, 2011 | Comments (41)

War Nerd Blog: Day One, Year Zero

“I intend to fight it out on this line, if it takes all summer.” U. S. Grant at Spotsylvania Court House *** I’m switching tactics today. No more of those cumbersome massed offensives, meaning columns four or five thousand words…

March 21st, 2011 | Comments (41)