Skip to main content

Let's Just Encase Them In Iron

You know, all this talk about "more body armor" could have saved soldiers is a load.

I'm reminded back in the day that when we issued the old "sandbag" flak-jacket as we called it, most troops coudn't stand wearing it.

"Get's the in the way!" "Too heavy!" they would say. I watch pictures today of the modern soldier and me and my chums say, "How in the heck are they moving around in that stuff?"

The fact is that there is "enough" equipment and then there is "too much". Hey folks, this isn't "paint ball"! In war you have crap flying at you that Superman couldn't defect. Why don't we just put the troops in little steel boxes fer crying out loud!

"80 percent" could have survived"

What a load of crap!

Most of the casualties I witnessed during my time didn't get hit because they're "body armor" sucked, But because they screwed up, didn't keep their head down, and failed to follow procedure. You know, dumb stuff.

Had a troop once get it in the chest, simply because he hated "light discipline" and lit a cigarette and a sniper helped him to kick the habit - striking him right in the kisser.

By the way, he had his flak-jacket on.

More at Wizbang.


Popular posts from this blog

Calling Mr. Fitzgerald?


As I told you about in this post yesterday as a source confirmed to me that the Justice Department has launched a probe into the NSA leak. Mr. Risen, you are in trouble - prepare your defense. I told you so.

The White House will be announcing the probe at about 12:30pm. My source tells me that this probe will most likely result in another prosecutor being assigned as of course Fitzgerald is still busy/dizzy on the Plame/Game No-Leak. Additionally, other probes into other recent leaks such as the CIA 'prisons'leak is in the works as well. As I said, this is the NEW Bush - on the attack - it's no more Mr. Nice Guy!

About time! Also covering Michelle Malkin

*****End Update*********

UPDATE II: Looks like I owe my source big time as yet another tip comes true as the Washington Post is on the target list as well for the CIA Prison leak.

****End Update II*************************************

Update III: Via Fox: "The government has no legal right to…

Is the lid about to be blown off Able Danger?

Those who have been wishing for a full blown Able Danger investigation are about to get their wish. The "gate" has been unlocked.

9/11 Iraqi Connection

With Democrats calling for yet more investigations into pre-war intelligence, and Republicans like myself pushing back to help their 'sudden amnesia”, the growing stories of Able Danger and even China Gate, are beginning to make news.

The three main theories about why Able Danger hasn't gotten out of the "blog stage", are 1) To hide Clinton era responsibility for stopping the 9/11 attacks, and/or 2) To hide the truth behind China-Gate, or 3) The facts show that there in fact was a direct link between Iraq and 9/11.

Taking either one you can see why the Clinton worshipping MSM for the most part hasn't touched the story. Of the later point, Democrats, the MSM and even some of our investigations state that there was no 'direct' link between Iraq and 9/11. Say otherwise and the MSM will slice and di…

Able Danger - Sign Up - Get the Truth

Per the Able Danger Blog (newly added link), get over to this petition and sign ur name. Again, if there is any chance of true bi-partisan hearings, the people are going to have to speak up and loud.

Just do it!