New Attitude: The presidential gloves are off
Fred Thompson on the speech: “I’ll bet that a lot of folks who support the president on this are asking themselves “what if we’d taken care of business this way two years ago?””
GAO to review Pentagon’s ‘IED defeat’ office
There are, of course, a lot of things that we could have done better so far in Iraq. But dealing with the IED threat, in one way or another, has got to top the list of tactical things we wish we had been far more prepared to do from day one.
Gates Calls for 92,000 More Soldiers, Marines
The first phase is to make the current 35,000 temporary increase a permanent one. The next is to add 7,000 soldiers and 5,000 Marines a year for the next five years. That’s going to be tough, and it should have been started about six years ago.
Do not try this at home. Remember, this is a professional captain. Amazing series of pictures. Afterwards, the captain says “I meant to do that.”
US warns on spooky Canadian coins
Great. First the Canadians flood the market with their money already discounted big-time, then it turns out that the stuff is a bunch of sleeper agents.