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Cruel Democrat Chestnuts Fall in Arkansas This Year

Three things I’ve learned about my former political party: they have no conscience, no shame, and no new ideas. Confronted with serious competition from Republican candidates, they seldom show us any new, creative concepts in their television advertising. In fact, they could probably save a lot of bucks by simply running their old campaign ads […]

“Just the beginning”

I’m watching the press conference at the Pentagon in which they’re telling us about last night’s attacks on Syria. Admiral John Kirby says that they struck targets in the oil fields in eastern Syria and that they hit ISIS headquarters. They also claim that two fighters from Bahrain appeared over Syria in the second and […]

ISRAEL SHOOTS DOWN SYRIAN WARPLANE

Syrian officials and the Israel Defense Forces said on Tuesday that Israel had shot down a Syrian warplane that entered Israeli airspace. It was the first such incident in three decades. Israel’s military said it had shot down a Russian-made Sukhoi Su-24 jet over the Golan Heights — in recent weeks the scene of fierce […]

A-10s to Iraq

The Hill reports that the Pentagon is deploying 10 A-10 Warthogs to Iraq with the Indiana National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing; The 122nd Fighter Wing will send 303 airmen, and the Terre Haute Air Guard base will send five as part of the mission, The Journal Gazette reported. Second Lt. Christopher Myers, public affairs officer […]

Jared K. Stern; The Wickres’ private detective (now with video)

A few months ago we heard whispers that some company called Prudential Associates was looking into our backgrounds at the behest of Mr. Palmer Paul Wickre and his wife, Karen Williams, so we decided to look into Prudential ourselves. Their CEO is one Jared K. Stern and here’s his bio; After serving in the United […]

Tuesdays with Claymore

Someone doesn’t understand teh intertoobs very well. You know nothing, GRR Martin. Don’t need Nunn, don’t want Nunn. Hey, Republicans are racists and hate women…just in case you didn’t know. The enema of my enemy… Oh, hey, you’re a racist…did you hear? Shooting the breeze. “Despite no proof, people are guilty because I feel like […]

TAH Anniversary; Eight years of terrorizing idiots

So, it was eight years ago that This Ain’t Hell took root in my fertile mind after a few years of honing that mind in forums from Paratrooper.net to the History Channel. It took a few more years to latch onto the Stolen Valor thing. We didn’t start the Stolen Valor thing, but we brought […]

Tuesday morning feel good story

AW1Ed sends us first feel good story this morning, this time it’s from Texas and despite that it’s in Texas, it doesn’t involve a good guy with a gun; [Jimmy] Morgan Jr. says [Thomas] McGowan entered his home through a window. Morgan Jr. says he reached for the spear which he keeps close to his […]

US Launches First Airstrikes in Syria Against Islamic State

The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night.

Japan wants its own early-warning planes: report

Japan’s defence ministry wants to develop its own early-warning aircraft, replacing US-made planes as the Chinese and Russian air forces grow more assertive, a report said Sunday. The ministry has asked for an initial 80 million yen ($642,000) from the […]

Gallery: Blue-Sky Thinking Colors China’s Drone Industry

Carrier-based aircraft are military aircraft designed specifically for operations from aircraft carriers. The term is generally applied only to fixed-wing aircraft, as naval helicopters are able to operate from a wider variety of aviation-capable ships. Carrier-based aircraft must be relatively […]

US to Sell Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles to Pakistan

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Pakistan for 160 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, spair and repair parts, and training, etc., for an estimated cost of $198 million. […]

India to Develop Remote Sensing Satellites with China

India will, for the first time, join hands with China to develop remote sensing satellites. Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) chairman K Radhakrishnan told TOI that an agreement in this regard was signed two days ago. Right from the initial […]

Peru to Receive 8 Russian Military Helicopters in December

Russia will deliver 8 Mi-171Sh multi-purpose helicopters to Peru’s air force in December, the deputy director of Russia’s arms export agency was quoted as saying Friday. Peru, a major buyer of Russian military hardware, bought 24 helicopters from Russia for […]

US Approves JASSM and F-16 Upgrade Sale to Poland

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and F-16 Operational Flight Plan upgrades, associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $500 million. […]

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