Archive for: December 30, 2008

December 30, 2008

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Improvements Needed to Support Warfighters

Filed under: American Military - 30 Dec 2008

The Department of Defense’s use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) continues to increase. In 2000, DOD components had fewer than 50 unmanned aircraft in their inventory. By May 2008, they had more than 6,000.

‘Dear Mr. Obama,’ Why are our Kids so Brainwashed?

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has launched a wonderful little feature that will run until Barack Obama takes the oath of office next month. They are calling it “Dear Mr. Obama” and it is a heartwarming exercise in child indoctrination and …

Israel Told No Viable Self Defense Allowed—Again

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 30 Dec 2008

For months and now years, terrorist Hamas has launched rockets against Israel on an almost daily basis. The worldwide leftist and Islamic media barely notice or actively ignore these attacks. As has become the usual world leftist expectation—if not demand—Israel …

A Liberal Glimpses the Truth, Albeit Dimly

Filed under: Economics,Featured Conservative - 30 Dec 2008

New York Times columnist Bob Herbert denounces spending borrowed money, apparently unaware that he is stepping on the party line. Mr. Herbert is about as far left in his liberal-progressive ideology as any writer in today’s mainstream media. …