Author: John Hampton

Profile: John Hampton lives in Tehachapi CA and is quite concerned about the policies and motives of the current Administration. He believes in a system that holds our freedoms sacred, promotes personal responsibility, prudence and high moral standards.


June 23, 2013

Should the U.S. arm Syrian rebels?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 23 Jun 2013

The U.S. government has been providing non-lethal aid to rebel forces in Syria, and just last month, Secretary of State Kerry said the U.S. was ready to increase that amount of aid to $250M. It is likely that the U.S. …

May 21, 2013

Afghan President Karzai Cashing In

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 21 May 2013

Last week The New York Times reported that the CIA has been delivering large sums of cash to the Karzai led government of Afghanistan. The sum of the payments, which have been ongoing for the last ten years, is said …

May 11, 2013

Sequestration: The Latest In Political Chicanery

Filed under: Politics In General - 11 May 2013

On March 1, budget cuts brought about by the sequester went into effect. What is the sequester and where did it come from? The current incarnation of the sequester came about during the debt ceiling debate of 2011. It was …

April 13, 2013

Iraqi Officials Questioned About Iranian Overflights

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,In The News - 13 Apr 2013

Not long after the 10 year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Baghdad. While there, he met with Iraqi officials including Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The focus of this impromptu meeting was …

March 22, 2013

U.S. Troops Battle The Enemy From Within

Filed under: American Military,War On Terror - 22 Mar 2013

Two U.S. Special Forces members were killed by an individual clad in an Afghan police uniform on Monday. The tragic incident took place in the Jalrez District of Wardak Province, just outside of Kabul.

U.S. as well as Afghan forces had …

January 22, 2013

The Battle of Cowpens

Filed under: History - 22 Jan 2013

January 17th 2013, will mark the 232nd anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens. On that day the British Army, led by LtCol Banastre Tarleton, was dealt an unequivocal defeat by BGen Daniel Morgan and the American Revolutionary forces under his …

December 17, 2012

Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan

Filed under: American Military,In The News,War On Terror - 17 Dec 2012

On Wednesday December 5th, Dilip Joseph (an American working in Afghanistan) and two of his Afghan colleagues, were abducted by gunmen while returning from a rural medical clinic near the capitol city of Kabul. From there, the group was reportedly …

September 27, 2012

Mitt Romney And The 47%

The hearts of Liberal America are once again aflutter as they have new reason to believe that Mitt Romney has destroyed his chances of being elected President of the United States. With all that has and is happening in the …

September 8, 2012

Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego

Filed under: Uncategorized - 08 Sep 2012

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego CA is one of the show places of the Marine Corps. The facility is located adjacent to the San Diego International Airport (Lindbergh Field), and occupies approximately 400 acres.

The Marine Corps Base …

August 4, 2012

The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

Filed under: In The News,Second Amendment,The United Nations - 04 Aug 2012

The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) was placed on hold last Friday as the United States, Russia and China all announced that more time was needed. It was expected that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was prepared to sign …

July 23, 2012

Iran Facing Tougher Sanctions

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 23 Jul 2012

Beginning July 1st, the United States imposed more stringent economic sanctions on Iran, which are aimed at their petroleum exports. The sanctions were enacted through the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was passed into law in December 2011. A …

July 12, 2012

The United States And The Muslim Brotherhood

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 12 Jul 2012

Mohammed Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), has been elected president of Egypt. This is a significant event for many reasons. For the purposes of this article, I will cite numerous sources showing that the Muslim Brotherhood presents …

June 23, 2012

The Syrian Conflict

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 23 Jun 2012

The Syrian conflict is part of the wider Arab Spring – a democratic movement that began early last year and spread throughout the Arab world. Demonstrations and protest (many involving brutal and savage acts perpetrated against innocent bystanders) have already …

April 27, 2012

Travis Mills

Filed under: American Military - 27 Apr 2012

On April 10, 2012 the life of a man named Travis Mills was immeasurably changed forever. Travis is a Staff Sergeant in the Army and is part of the legendary 82nd Airborne Division based out of Fort Bragg NC. This …

April 4, 2012

U.S. Military Under Increased Pressure

Filed under: American Military,Foreign Countries & Policy - 04 Apr 2012

As the war in Afghanistan grinds on, our troops are faced with an ever increasing amount of danger, stress and pressure. Many of them are on their third, fourth or even fifth combat deployment. Officially, our commitment runs through the …

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