Really? Whose idea is this? What mental midget thinks this is a good idea? Don’t answer…I am sure it is rooted in the defense contract swamp.
Ask a grunt when he is up to his ass in bad guys….who would he want to see come to his rescue…….a Warthog or some jet jockey that thinks he deserves a shot at Top Gun School? My bet is they will answer the ‘Hog every time.
Sure it is slow…..ugly…….and the absolute best close combat support that the military has ever had.
Retiring the A-10 is NOT a good idea….the worst idea EVER!……..but no one asked the troops which they prefer…..it is all about defense contracts and money….a decision made by those that have NEVER had to fight a day in their lives…..
Retiring the ‘Hog is an injustice to American ground troops…….
The Air Force’s Rationale For Retiring The A-10 Warthog Is Bullshit.
Every president since Woodrow Wilson has used the defense of country and freedom as a way to garner public support for going to war…..but are wars really to defend the country’s freedom?
Do Wars Really Defend America’s Freedom? by Lawrence Wittner — Antiwar.com.
This is a piece that I wrote after hearing the news that the US was sending even more troops to fighting ISIS….that they would “advise, train and assist”….the word “assist” is where I have the most problem…
Ace News Room 2014….is a total news sight and my readers need to visit often…it will keep them up on the info that they will need to have to make rational decisions and opinions…..
Iraq: A Hidden Agenda? | Ace News Room 2014.
WAKE THE HELL UP!
Since the prez has decided to start a slow build-up of US troops in Iraq….it is time for the public to start paying attention….is history about to repeat itself?
For those that cannot remember their history….this situation is a mirror reflection to Vietnam in the late 50′s and early 60′s…….a slow build up of “advisers” that eventually became a major deployment of American troops….
But the question should be asked….Is this the best way to handle this situation?
The U.S. Launches Another Dumb War in the Middle East. Why Hitting ISIS Will Just Make Matters Worse. – Reason.com.
With both Houses of Congress controlled by the GOP which in the past has been very pro-war……what are the chances that we will once again be ass deep in conflict in Iraq? And possibly around the world.
Will GOP Senate Mean More U.S. Wars?.
Pres. Obama has issued orders for an additional 1500 troops to be sent to Iraq…..with those troops the amount deployed in country will likely double current number……
A GOP controlled Congress and the events unfolding in Iraq….it is only a matter of time before there is an all out full court press for direct intervention…..
The American fear-mongering machine is about to scare us back into war again | Trevor Timm | Comment is free | The Guardian.
Keeping with the tone of the day….that is the use of US troops to fight ISIS.
The American public appears to be warming up to the idea of American troops….questions need asking and answering….
Should our forces be used once again?
Should We Expect Ground Troops Soon in the Fight Against ISIS? – Hit & Run : Reason.com.