Posts Tagged ‘iraq’

David Bellavia, author of House to House about his experiences in Fallujah, Iraq, wrote about the conclusion of the Iraq War as evidenced by the changing of the name last week.

He writes:

I am not naive. I understand that there are individuals who opposed the war in Iraq from the very beginning and I believe their passion, although misguided at times, is rooted in a deep desire for peace. What always baffled me was the reaction they had to pro-victory veterans when we came home. As if we were some robotic arm of the Bush White House. It was foreign for them to understand why winning in Iraq was so important.

Our friends died in this cause. There is no honor in their death unless we complete the mission they died fighting.

Everyone is exposed to the death of someone close to them at least one time in their lives. Cancer, accidents, sometimes it is sudden or violent. Rarely do we see it. But when we do our lives are affected forever because of it. We live in a culture where there must be a reason for everything that goes wrong. Obama is responsible for job loss. Bush ruined the housing market. The tires that blew out on my car that I was driving was a manufacturing error and not due to the fact that I was driving on the sidewalk.

Someone is responsible for everything that goes wrong in America. It makes us feel better to know it wasn’t our fault.

The war in Iraq was no different. While many scurried to blame Donald Rumsfeld, General Franks or President Bush for losing the war in Iraq, they bet against the American fighting men and women to turn the tide of the war. “The mission” in Iraq was evil. The troops would never be maligned as they were in Vietnam.

I don’t begrudge these people. They simply will never get it. They are the type of people you need to protect in a society. They are innocent and naive.

It is the job of the warrior to hide them under the bed and tell them it will be okay, before we run off to combat the threat.

The ones that hold my contempt are those who, even today, know of the sacrifice made, the incredible progress gained and still will not acknowledge what was won on the ground in Iraq. They cheapen the sacrifice of how it was earned. Operation Iraqi Freedom is no more.

Read the Whole Thing here!

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The Gathering of Eagles NC staged a rally outside the gates of the naval base at Norfolk, VA, on Pearl Harbor Day to support the three Navy SEALs who are facing courts martial for an alleged assault on the terrorist who was responsible for the killing and mutilation of Americans in Fallujah Iraq.

Pictured above, GOE’s Jim Diehl shakes hands with Michael McCabe, one of the SEALs under investigation.

Pictured below, Navy SEAL Michael McCabe is thanked by a Gold Star Mom whose son was killed and mutilated in the Fallujah attack:

Some more pictures from the rally:

Mike Blankenship and Bubba

Read Bubba’s report with lots more photos here!

Here’s the website of the NC Gathering of Eagles.

Free The SEALs!

The Lancet, a once respected and prestigious British Medical Journal, has sold its credibility and its reputation cheaply once again.

The last time was when it developed and published a fake survey of Iraq war deaths at the behest of George SorosThat survey was proven to be wildly in error.

Skip forward to 2009 and the Lancet is at it again!  This time hyping the medical benefits of fighting mythical global warming.

Just as in the earlier fake research, the global warming cabal is refusing to make the details of their work known to the public and other professional organizations. Why the secrecy?  Perhaps because it is all mystical.

The pattern of faking, lying, publicizing, and cover up, is endemic to the hard left in the world.  For them the ends justify the means and the prospect of controlling every aspect of life for all the billions of people in the world is a goal too great to allow plebian matters like truth to get in the way.

The Lancet appears to have decided that it is no longer a publication interested in truth, a sad requiem for a medical journal.

This time around the funding is from the Wellcome Trust, another ‘philanthropic’ trust overtaken by radical lefties.

They must have had to stretch a bit to fit the faux Global Warming agenda into their mission: “funding research to improve human and animal health“.  Although that is not too difficult for an organization that has a Sanger Institute!

Perhaps their global warming suggestions will enable them to practice more of the eugenics Margaret Sanger was a proponent of?

After all, take away the Man and there can be no Man Made Global Warming!

Surprise, Surprise:

Obama Science Czar John Holdren Involved in Climategate Scandal

Who’s Who of the Fraudsters is here.

Now Hugo Chavez and the South American Socialists are demanding a piece of the action!

More Interesting Links:

Climategate:  How They All Squirmed

Climategate reminds us of the liberal-left’s visceral loathing of open debate

Climategate: why it matters

November 22, 2008,

The Iraq War is over! American and Allied troops have successfully overthrown a mass murdering dictator, liberated over 27 million people, and helped establish a working democracy in the heart of the middle east.

Join with us in celebrating this heroic achievement and honoring all who made it possible.

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More information soon.

See this link.