Tag Archives: Afghan War

The Conjurer’s Art

It seems that Hillary Clinton, the Dragon Lady of the American polity, has seen fit, at least temporarily, to go au naturale, a frightening contemplation to be sure, but what our media means by it in this instance is merely … Continue reading

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Imposting The ISAF

Handicaps… In saddle racing, they’re called ‘imposts’–the amount of weight a faster horse must carry in order to place him on an even footing with the competition; in chess, it’s the pion coiffé–the stronger player, to win, must checkmate the … Continue reading

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With Friends Like These…

…Who Needs Enemies? When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains, And the women come out to cut up what remains, Jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains          An’ go to your Gawd like a soldier. –Rudyard … Continue reading

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