A group of nearly 90 retired generals and admirals called for the resignations of the secretary of defense and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff over the disaster of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan…
“The Biden administration has created a massive hostage situation,” says Heritage Foundation’s Jim Phillips. “Even if the Taliban doesn’t take hostages, they will not do a lot to protect the Americans…
As many as 80,000 desperate people still need to be evacuated from behind enemy lines—thousands of U.S. citizens and tens of thousands of Afghans who risked their lives for years to help U.S. troops.
Call Afghanistan What It Is: The Worst Hostage Crisis in American History
On Nov. 4, 1979, militants seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking more than 60 American hostages. It was hell for the captured Americans, and Jimmy Carter’s inability to extricate them helped doom him to a one-term presidency.
The way things are shaping up in Kabul, that national humiliation is being recreated on a far, far bigger scale—it is no hyperbole to say that it is starting to look like America’s worst hostage crisis…
Today, as we write this, our hearts are heavy. The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan is producing untold human tragedies. Desperate scenes at the Kabul airport — and the violence erupting across Afghanistan that Western media does not see — portray an international tragedy of immense proportion.
And for some 10,000 to 12,000 Afghan Christians, whose numbers have grown as they’ve worshipped in small, underground groups, this is a life-and-death emergency. They are being specifically and openly targeted by the Taliban.
These troubling events are a call to prayer. Family Research Council has been tracking the situation in Afghanistan, and we ask you to join us as we intercede for our endangered sisters and brothers there. For more on what’s happening and how you can pray, please see the following resources:
I asked my parents about what they would think, theoretically, if I joined the military. As proud Americans with the utmost respect for our armed forces, I figured surely they would not have a problem with this idea.
Much to my surprise, the first words out of my mother’s mouth were, “With the way this country is headed, what will there be left to defend?”
Mike “Hardcase” Poirier will be on the road once again (God willing*) beginning 03 July and returning to the Jackson area around the second week of August.
He will be participating as Chaplain and Medic with the Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Ride 2021 from Eugene, OR across the northern US the Northeast, and down into Arlington, VA.
Each summer all riders across the United States are invited to gather in Eugene, Oregon to participate in our annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride.
This is our annual ( cross country ) tribute ride in which we escort the ‘Fallen Soldiers Memorial Flame’ from Eugene to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C. to honor and pay tribute to America’s fallen service members.
The Department of Veterans Affairs hasn’t wasted this many taxpayer dollars since the Obama administration. On Saturday, Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough announced the VA would start the regulatory ball rolling on conducting transgender surgeries for veterans in their taxpayer-funded hospitals. The announcement was an early Father’s Day gift for the transgender lobby — although they probably are working to have the holiday renamed Happy Care-giver 1 or 2 Day…
What if the black Marines judged the white Marines from the perspective of oppressed and oppressor? How could this group of Marines have operated as a team, especially when stressed in a combat situation?