Category: WTF

Courageous Restraint

U.S. Soldiers Urged Not to Shoot Taliban at Night so Locals Can Sleep Reports indicate U.S. soldiers and British Royal Marines have been urged to show “courageous constraint” by not shooting Taliban members spotted planting IEDs. The reason? Shooting them might disturb the locals. Murdoc would like to assume that this is being sensationalized way […]

Vandalize to get what you want

NYC Prohibits Controversial Subway Ads in Wake of Islamist’s Vandalism Just one day after an Islamic activist attempted to cover over private property in spray paint (and a woman who got in her way), the Metropolitan Transit Authority in New York has announced they will amend their rules to prohibit the types of advertisements that […]

Cowards

Murdoc’s been vaguely aware of the story about how convicted bomber Brett Kimberlin and/or associates are waging a cowardly war against their foes using various forms of harassment, legal action, and apparently SWAT-ting, but he hadn’t read beyond the headlines and lead paragraphs until today. If you’re unfamiliar with the story, I encourage you to […]

Flag Day

I’ve got a friend whose birthday is June 14th. Every June 14th I wish him a happy Flag Day. Anyway, a reader pointed out that while Google had no special “Doodle” logo for Flag Day today, Bing had this: I’ve noted the difference between Google and Bing on various patriotic-sort holidays and anniversaries before, so […]

Magazine Ban

In Reversal, Army Bans High-Performance Rifle Mags The message did not single out PMAGs, but instead authorizes only the use of Army-issued aluminum magazines. The message offers little explanation for the new policy except to state that “Units are only authorized to use the Army-authorized magazines listed in the technical manuals.” Nor does it say […]