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Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot

Happy Earth Day

Have you seen me?

Did Trump send Mike Pence to Seoul as a human shield?

The timing is interesting.

I'm sure Pence is very grateful for the opportunity of being first in line for the rapture.

Spiceboy @ Press Briefing - Even Hitler didn't use chemical weapons in WW-II

If you ignore the gas chambers, of course.

And while we're at it, he didn't use nuclear weapons either.

Just saying.

Better Watch Saul! 3rd season begins today. nt

Cake-"I Bombed Korea"

Mexicans caught scaling wall into US definitely up to something sketchy

Don't much care for the title of the video, but rules require it.

The point is, even where there's already a wall, it's not very effective.

Live now - Trump at CEO Town Hall. Town Hall? Really? Is it Shamgrila? nt

Marines Tasked with Firing Howitzers in Syria are "Just Advisors" Says Sean Spicer

THE PENTAGON HAS deployed several hundred marines to Northern Syria, the Washington Post and CNN reported this week. Their mission: firing long-range artillery to help recapture Raqqa, ISIS’s self-proclaimed capital city.

The marines are equipped with M777 howitzers, which can fire GPS-guided explosives up to 25 miles.

That’s a big change from the “train, advise and assist” role U.S. forces have been playing so far — although as with many previous troop deployments to Iraq and Syria, it was not debated, let alone authorized, by Congress.

But White House Press Secretary brushed off a question about the move, saying that sending “several hundred advisers” did not amount to “hostile action.”


The problem with the idiots in the White House is that they have no sense of history:

May 1961 - President Kennedy sends 400 American Green Beret 'Special Advisors' to South Vietnam to train South Vietnamese soldiers in methods of 'counter-insurgency' in the fight against Viet Cong guerrillas.

October 1961 - To get a first-hand look at the deteriorating military situation, top Kennedy aides, Maxwell Taylor and Walt Rostow, visit Vietnam. "If Vietnam goes, it will be exceedingly difficult to hold Southeast Asia," Taylor reports to the President and advises Kennedy to expand the number of U.S. military advisors and to send 8000 combat soldiers.

October 24, 1961 - On the sixth anniversary of the Republic of South Vietnam, President Kennedy sends a letter to President Diem and pledges "the United States is determined to help Vietnam preserve its independence..."

President Kennedy then sends additional military advisors along with American helicopter units to transport and direct South Vietnamese troops in battle, thus involving Americans in combat operations. Kennedy justifies the expanding U.S. military role as a means "...to prevent a Communist takeover of Vietnam which is in accordance with a policy our government has followed since 1954." The number of military advisors sent by Kennedy will eventually surpass 16,000.


Breaking CNN - H.R. McMaster Voluntold as next NSC Advisor

According to commentators, he is still on active duty, so he cannot say no to SCROTUS.
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