Lincoln Project continues on issue of the military & Trump

in an ad of how Presidents used to talk about the military It offers video of three Presidents talking affirmatively about the military Reagan George H W Bush (who received the Distinguished Flying Cross as the youngest Navy Pilot in WWII) George W Bush ALL REPUBLICANS and the closing text on the screen: THE MILITARY…

How would you know that Trump disrespects military service

Cadet Bone Spurs's campaign can't help itself, it is like the candidate, lewd and crude, but it looks like there’s more to the iceberg. What is obvious is Trump’s ultimate obsequiousness to the military, even ex-KGB officers, accompanied by a passive-aggressiveness revealed by his comments. The Trump campaign flunkies are no better. Many of his…

Did an ex-military contractor throw IEDs at Portland protesters

Like the DHS and DoJ contractors deployed with the miscellaneous tactical units, a variety of former military are formally and informally at play during the Portland protests. In this case, a rogue element was pursued by citizen activists because these “contractors” were trying to escalate peaceful protests. The Military Industrial Complex has dregs as well as…

Nebraska Military Families “Livid” over Bountygate

Nebraska is a deep-red state; only 29% of the voters are registered as Democrats. Governor Ricketts is a Republican, both its senators, Fischer and Sasse, are Republicans. Sasse is up for reelection this fall, but fivethirtyeight.com gives him a 98% chance of winning. You would think Biden doesn’t stand a chance (except perhaps in the…

Trumpian military end-games before the November election are about nukes

Threats against 52 Iranian “cultural sites” are more Trumpian gaslighting and a projection of hope that Iran will reciprocate by attacking the US in a way that galvanizes national support for military action like 9/11. President Trump doubles down on his threat to attack Iranian cultural sites if it should retaliate for the U.S. killing…

Fox News and Central Casting: when military policy comes from bone spurs

Eddie the Seal becomes the Joe the Plumber for war crimes, because Trump needs celebrity props for his rallies. The message to the Trump base is that visceral barbarism might be excused under his rule. And are you distracted from impeachment yet again. If Donald Trump gets his wish, he’ll soon take the three convicted or accused…

Trump's National(ist) Medals for the Arts: Military Dance and Military Bands

Trump is about the ceremonial and pomp, so awards ceremonies and his pomposity overrule advise and consent when cconsidering federal recognition of the arts.  Because for Trump, there should be no federal support, for even the martial arts even as his visit to the UFC match at MSG cost the taxpayers $60,000. Until Donald Trump entered…