Barney Frank Calling for 25% Military Cuts

October 25, 2008

Barney Frank, the genius behind the Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac fiasco, is calling for a 25% cut in military spending. The one thing the Constitution actually gives Congress a right to get taxes on. I guess you feel bailing out Government companies, with billions more dollar than our national defense is something you value, Mr. Frank. Have you read the Constitution lately? Link

Poll Finds McCain Leading 3-1 with Military Members

October 21, 2008

A recent non scientific poll found McCain leading Obama almost 3-1 amongst military members polled. Although with the black population polled, McCain dominated with an 80% favor. Link

Military Report – No. 2 Al Qaeda Leader Dies

October 15, 2008

A number leader of the Al Qaeda organization was supposedly killed after a raid by U.S. troops in the northern city of Mosul in Iraq. Abu Qaswarah, a charismatic leader, was a Moroccan trained in Afghanistan, and a leader on many fronts for the terrorist organization. This should cause some setbacks, especially in the Northern province of Iraq for the organization. Link

New Pact May Put U.S. Troops Under Iraqi Trial

October 15, 2008

A new pact that is being hammered out, might give authority to put U.S. troops on trial for crimes committed while not on missions or on U.S. bases. It would also give Iraq control of parts of Baghdad where the U.S. embassy lies. More

Russia Test Fires Missile in Pacific

October 11, 2008

Russia Test Fired a Missile in the Pacific Ocean Saturday. This set a new record of over 7000 miles. Link

Military Recruitment Increases During Economic Woes

October 11, 2008

The military is finding a higher enlistment rate as jobs are becoming scarcer. All branches have already met their enlistment goals for the year 2008.

Military Channel Top Ten Tanks

October 11, 2008

The Military Channel ran a special on the top ten tanks of all time. The Panzer ranked 6th (a little surprising), and the Soviet T-34 topped the list, the tank that greatly turned the war for the Russians against Germany and their high tech tanks.
10) M4 Sherman
9) the Israeli Merkava
8) the Soviet T-54/55
7) the British Challenger
6) the German Mk IV Panzer
5) the British Centurion
4) the British World War One tank
3) the German Tiger
2) the M1 Abrams
1) the Soviet T-34
Military Channel