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Stupid Senators Suckered By Obama On Nuke Deterrence

  URGENT PLEA: A number of Senators have introduced amendments to the NDAA that would bar Obama from cutting the nuclear deterrent unilaterally, scrapping any ICBM squadrons, or honoring arms reduction agreements that no one abides by. Dear Readers, please call your Senators (and other states’ Senators) and tell them to vote for ALL of […]

Sun Tzu predicted Romney’s and Republicans’ defeat two and a half millennia ago

Since Mitt Romney’s and Republicans’ calamitous defeat in the presidential and Congressional elections of 2012, explanations of that fiasco have abounded from all quarters. But the best explanation can be found in a text written over 2,500 years ago: Sun Tzu’s Art of War. If you read that masterwork, you will see how Sun Tzu […]

Rebuttal of Friedman’s and Preble’s blatant lies about US nuclear weapons

On November 14th, the NY Slimes newspaper published a litany of blatant lies about the US nuclear arsenal,written by Cato’s Benjamin Friedman and Christopher Preble, two anti-defense hacks employed by CATO. In it, Friedman and Preble falsely claim that: The US nuclear arsenal is “bloated” and amounts to overkill; Nuclear weapons and the nuclear triad […]

Rebuttal of political admiral's false claims about Chinese submarines

Rebuttal of political admiral’s false claims about Chinese submarines

On Saturday, during the Reagan National Defense Forum at the Reagan Presidential Library, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, a political admiral whom President Obama appointed Chief of Naval Operations in 2011, dismissed China’s entire ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) fleet as not being credible. He furthermore said: “For a submarine-launched ballistic missile to be effective it has to […]

The “we don’t need so many warheads” lie

Among the many lies being repeated by the Left in defense of Obama’s plan to further deeply cut America’s nuclear deterrent is the blatant lie that America can safely afford to continue cutting its deterrent indefinitely and could maintain deterrence even with a significantly reduced arsenal. Obama made that blatant lie himself during his infamous […]

Rebuttal of the ridiculous Roll Call commentary

Several weeks ago, the Roll Coll magazine published a ridiculous commentary by an anti-nuclear activist who seeks America’s unilateral disarmament and has launched yet another attack on the US nuclear deterrent – and more specifically, on the Navy’s ballistic missile submarine replacement program. He wants the Navy to cut the planned order from 12 to […]

Why the modernization of the B61 nuclear bomb is absolutely necessary

A program to modernize the B61 nuclear bomb – the main nuclear munition of the bomber leg of the US nuclear triad – is underway. Predictably, the left – both Congressional Democrat and their friends in pro-unilateral-disarmament organizations (ACA, Ploughshares, the CLW, etc.) oppose this vital program (and all other US military modernization programs) and […]

Sun Tzu predicted Republicans' and Tea Partiers' defeat over 2,500 years ago

Sun Tzu predicted Republicans’ and Tea Partiers’ defeat over 2,500 years ago

Well before the government shutdown had begun, I knew it was a supremely stupid idea and a fight that would gain nothing for Republicans and the Tea Party (other than further damage of their image in the American people’s eyes), and I warned my friends on Facebook who thought it was a good idea they […]

Rebuttal of Stratfor's false claims on China's ballistic missile subs

Rebuttal of Stratfor’s false claims on China’s ballistic missile subs

The open-sources-based Stratfor think-tank has recently published an article on China’s ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) that downplays the threat these submarines, and China in general, pose to the US. Because of this, and because it contains numerous factual errors, I’ve decided to pen this rebuttal. The article begins by repeating the US-China Economic and Security […]

Rebuttal of Collina’s, Preble’s, and Fay’s leftist attacks on the US nuke deterrent

It seems that, in recent weeks, treasonous attacks of the pacifist Left on the US nuclear deterrent have intensified. It is not, and will never be, possible for us defense conservatives to respond to all such attacks, so I’ll respond to only two: one by ACA’s Tom Collina, and the other by CATO’s Chris Preble […]

Rebuttal of Tom Collina's and Kingston Reif's call to cut nukes

Rebuttal of Tom Collina’s and Kingston Reif’s call to cut nukes

The US nuclear deterrent – cut by over 75% since the Cold War’s end – is now barely adequate, yet the leftist anti-nuclear-deterrence movement wants to cut it deeply even further and eventually scrap it altogether. They want that to happen unilaterally, without Russia or anyone else’s participation. Why? Because these people, such as the […]

Myth: “the Defense Lobby buys politicians”

For some years, some people have erroneously believed and claimed that defense budgets are determined by, and weapons programs initiated at the behest of, defense contractors, who supposedly buy Washington politicians’ votes. Anti-defense organizations like POGO have been spreading that propaganda for decades. Recently, pseudoconservative sites like LibertyNews and the DailyCaller have been spreading that […]

New enemy air defense systems mean ONLY stealthy aircraft are viable

New enemy air defense systems mean ONLY stealthy aircraft are viable

Russia has recently decided to sell the state-of-the-art S-300PMU2 air defense systems (commonly known as SAMs, though the term SAM applies only to the missiles themselves) to the Syrian government to prevent any foreign intervention against the Assad regime, and to sell the equally capable S-300VM system to Iran. Earlier, it agreed to sell even […]

Time to withdraw the US defense commitment to Europe

Time to withdraw the US defense commitment to Europe

As European countries continue to deeply cut their defense budgets, capabilities, and military force structure to fund their increasingly expensive and bloated welfare states, more and more of the defense burden is being borne exclusively by the US. Even formerly formidable secondary military partners like France and Britain are now gutting their militaries, and Britain […]

Why the government shutdown is the worst idea ever

Why the government shutdown is the worst idea ever

House Speaker John Boehner flanked by his House colleagues. Photo credit: Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite. Never, ever shut down the federal government again. – President Bill Clinton, 1996 State of the Union Address   As everyone knows, on October 1st at midnight, the federal government shut down for the first time in 17 years. This […]