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But, Have You Ever Once Stopped to Consider This: "Clancy's own career took off when President Reagan plugged Red October as 'my kind of yarn.' As well he might: Clancy shared Reagan's worldview. His stories translated that worldview into something that seemed 'real' and might actually become real if you believed hard enough."
Sign up to win this Colt AR-15 rifle before it's won by some crazy nutjub with whom you strenuously disagree on matters of U.S. foreign policy, and domestic. The AR-15 is being offered in a sponsored email to fans of freedom-loving journalist Ben Swann. Swann has, uh, an interesting take on the Sandy Hook shooting. Let's start there.
Azamat Tazhayakov, friend of younger, dreamier Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is currently on trial for obstruction of justice. Tazhayakov is one of three Dzhokhar friends who will each be tried separately on similar charges — and now the equally grievous charge of copping Dzhokar's stash.
In their most common form, government-sanctioned redactions obscure text: names and code names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers, the classified and top-secret—each a tiny black site housing a discrete, unknowable entity. For all of their apparent precision, each redaction expresses a set of underlying assumptions about identity and recognition, about the way we discipline noise into information.
A vital element in keeping the peace is our military establishment's access to pharmaceuticals, but according to a new study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, drug companies are overcharging the Pentagon, on average, by 50 percent on generics, and 60 percent overall. Way to support the troops!
After a series of wild outbursts and derivative art stunts, former Disney property Shia LaBeouf is "voluntarily seeking treatment for alcohol addiction." But what precipitated LaBeouf's unraveling? Was it a systemic failure in his MK-ULTRA Monarch slave conditioning? Unblock your Ajna chakra and examine the facts.
Such a tease, Washington Post. "Among the most valuable contents — which The Post will not describe in detail, to avoid interfering with ongoing operations — are fresh revelations about a secret overseas nuclear project, double-dealing by an ostensible ally, a military calamity that befell an unfriendly power"—tease!
This is a good way (maybe the only good way) to celebrate today's holiday. Here is a YouTube playlist of this very important speech, given by America's best fighter pilot turned Commander-in-Chief, Thomas J. Whitmore (William Pullman), in the 1996 motion picture release, Independence Day, a 20th Century Fox picture.
Did you miss the International Conference on Men's Issues last week in Michigan? Please check your spam filter, or gmail's "promotions" tab. Sincerely, Men