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@BulletTooth32 The modern man makes perfect sense for the modern woman. The modern woman wants a man who is a safe and a man who has had his balls chopped off is the safest form of man.
3 hours, 29 minutes ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 4)
@RebeccaSummers They are out there Rebecca, and they are sick and tired of women who want to castrate them!
3 hours, 37 minutes ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 4)
@Rick Dembroski 100% correct. When I was a kid I wanted to have a job and be able to roll with the grown ups. Today's kids want to artificially extend their childhood into forever. This is why we have grad school and PhD programs.
3 hours, 38 minutes ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 4)
@Coriolanus Not all effeminate men are hipsters but all hipsters are effeminate.
3 hours, 39 minutes ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 4)
@Kiyabear No reason why a doctor, scientist, or artist can't be a man.
3 hours, 41 minutes ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 4)
@Leapgirl @LawyerHandle Rob O'Neil. Same guy from the Esquire article.
16 hours, 27 minutes ago on The Killing of Osama Bin Laden
@ratt1niner @JackMurphyRGR @NVShawn College is filled with people who need to man up. Caveat: we can't say "man up" anymore because it is an offensive sexist term.
17 hours, 20 minutes ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 3)
@ColonelProp Yes, that was a good class. The teacher was a nuclear seismologist! Professor Richards.
1 day, 3 hours ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 3)
@ColonelProp I was very boring in class. After I realized that we were just supposed to read the texts and not really think about them I just stopped talking. I found that the teachers and TA's were actually open to dissenting opinions for the most part, but the other students would get really uncomfortable and offended.
1 day, 4 hours ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 3)
@LadyHW I learned everything I need to know about African Marxist theory from ZIPRA and the ANC. Thanks but no thanks.
@majrod The feminist stuff comes into play is the more "subjective" philosophical classes like literature and suck. In political science classes that kind of stuff gets laughed at.
1 day, 9 hours ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 3)
@NVShawn Oh, West African History. Horrible class. My teacher dropped dime on me in class because I referred to "half breeds" on our mid-term in reference to mixed blooded African women who acted as surrogates for slave traders. I put it in quotations and he said you can't use scare quotes as an excuse for racist statements. This is despite the fact that his own syllabus referred to African laborers as "mules" including the scare quotes. Unreal. I lost all respect for him after that. West African history is the class that history majors take and then switch their major to something else.
1 day, 10 hours ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 3)
@NVShawn My African Politics class was one of the best I had.
1 day, 12 hours ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 3)
@Ryno32 I think they would rather limit this to a SF engagement through host-nation counterparts but we'll see.
2 days, 15 hours ago on U.S. and Allies Prepare for War Against ISIS
@Axeman15 I hear a lot of complaining about ROE's and the media, most of it uninformed in my opinion. Do you know who writes ROE's? The military does, not politicians. Next, do you really think our soldiers should have no ROE? Is it okay then if they go into a village and kill every man, woman, and child they find there? This is what you mean when you say no ROE, whether you realize it or not. Is this what we think American soldiers should be doing overseas?
How do you make the media off limits? We live in a democracy, people have the 1st amendment, and stripping away constitutional protections due to a knee jerk reaction is a horrible idea. Do you really want media censorship in America?
@Minou_Demimonde SOF on the ground by early 2015.
@Waterborne Has he made it clear that he won't do that? Understand that governments are like people in that they have a face which they show the public and a face which they only show in private.
3 days, 8 hours ago on U.S. and Allies Prepare for War Against ISIS
@clluelo Look for an escalation after the elections and then a no-shit war early 2015.
@majrod @JackMurphyRGR Domestic politics plays a big role in political decisions obviously.
3 days, 12 hours ago on U.S. and Allies Prepare for War Against ISIS
@Solgo1 Spanish SOF? I haven't seen that yet, but I guess it makes sense.
@majrod He has already put troops on the ground. All it takes is one press conference after the next beheading to reverse that policy.
3 days, 13 hours ago on U.S. and Allies Prepare for War Against ISIS
@mayport204 Why so angry bro?
4 days, 15 hours ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 1)
@Minou_Demimonde @JackMurphyRGR I got some funny stories about working for Brandon and going to school at the same time. I'll write that one later.
4 days, 15 hours ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 2)
@Kimsey No, I never recorded lectures, never took pictures of the powerpoint up on the wall, never pulled a all nighter. Knowing what to read and what no to is a matter of prioritizing. Sometimes it is a matter of waiting to find out what is on the exam and then going back and pulling up the associated readings.
@Recon6 @Annica Spot on. Waiting until the last minute is a rookie move that the teenagers make. If you have other commitments outside of school and you wait to the last minute your work simply will not get done because you have to take your kid to the doctor, have a business meeting, ect...
@Minou_Demimonde Actually, the General Studies Dept. at Columbia has a fairly storied history of taking in vets. That will have to be another addition in this series. There were about 350 veterans at Columbia.
@QuietType93 @JackMurphyRGR Tired of chasing the dream that isn't there.
1 week ago on A Ranger Goes to College (Part 1)
@LawyerHandle It would, but I thought they were on the Afghan border.
1 week ago on The Killing of Osama Bin Laden
@RW11 Yes, there absolutely are stealth helicopters.
@LawyerHandle I think it came off when they had that hard landing.
@CameronMichaelPartlow Yup. A lot of them could care less about their classes.
@SEAL76 I agree...
@QueenHunter The reality is that it is already happening.
1 week, 2 days ago on Should You Go Fight ISIS?
@Annica @SOFREP @Ragnarok76 @JackMurphyRGR Annica, we appreciate your support. If you've only got $20 bucks left in your pocket than we don't want it. Please don't worry about that.
1 week, 2 days ago on Team Room Town Hall Meeting
@Ragnarok76 @JackMurphyRGR Fair enough. I don't think this program, or even the Team Room, is for every reader. In the meantime I'll be doing my best to make both SOFREP and the Team Room much better in the coming months. I hope you'll enjoy the changes!
Hey folks, I heard there have been some disgruntled members recently. I want to hear what you think, both about the Team Room and about the SOFREP 300. Please feel free to let me know what you like and what you don't I see the Team Room as being what you guys want it to be so don't hold back. Also, let me elaborate a bit on what I think of the matter.
I think the Team Room provides some good value for our members, but honestly, not enough. By being a Team Room member you get access to the chat feature, all of our ebooks, forums, and some other stuff. I think that's great, but not good enough. I've been getting our staff of writers to participate in the chat room more often so that they are there to answer any follow up questions you guys have about their articles. We will soon have the ISIS ebook we wrote up in the Team Room. The next step is more insider baseball type articles that are exclusive to the team room. This is something that Charlie and I have been discussing over the last few days.
Next, I think we need to hash out any concerns about the SOFREP 300. I will be writing a monthly newsletter and will facilitate a Q&A with me, or any of our other writers. If there is anything else you'd like to see from me and Brandon aside from the stuff already listed, please respond here and let us know. Thanks everyone!
@jpowell Thanks for providing the real deal for us, you know it way better than I do. Of course all of the frauds are still under "deep cover" so they can't be verified!
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Why Frauds Fake Non-Official Cover (CIA) Credentials
@MerkMan Obviously they should have done more due diligence, but if the Air Force goes to the CIA and asks them to confirm or deny someone who is/was clandestine, the CIA is under absolutely no obligation to do so and probably won't.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Why Frauds Fake Non-Official Cover (CIA) Credentials
@LawyerHandle It is odd but that is how these frauds operate. They gain the trust of people who don't have their guard up.
@Waterborne As much as I dislike Gore…I think this qualified as an alarmist statement. Impoverished millions of Americans? Trillions in higher taxes? Maybe if Gore got what he wanted, but I think you are giving him way too much credit.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on General Thomas McInerney and the Military-Industrial Complex
I never got any strippers...
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Episode 114: Ebola, ISIS and Disaster Preparation
This is a great article. I concur on all points. One of our biggest flaws is that we are purely reactive without having any long term goal for what we want the future to look like.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on The Case for a New American Grand Strategy
@Txazz @Waterborne He's alive.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Bomb Damage Assessment: US Airstrikes Smash ISIS
@infinitycactus @JackMurphyRGR @ColonelProp I guess the Pope is giving Obama a run for his money since he is only a secret Muslim communist...
3 weeks, 4 days ago on General Thomas McInerney and the Military-Industrial Complex
I've gotten some questions as to which companies McInerney is involved in. Here is a partial listing: NETSTAR SYSTEMS INC, STAND UP AMERICA, SIGNAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, NETSTAR SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, INC, NETSTAR SYSTEMS INC, MCINERNEY GROUP, SABA SOFTWARE INC.
@Waterborne The left has its version of this stuff as well. Take Henry Kissinger for example.
@ColonelProp And while we are on the topic…lets bring up the so-called intelligence summit. Take a look at http://www.intelligencesummit.org. Why in the world would everyone from McInerney to James Woolsey choose to associate with this organization is beyond me. The topics on the site include "Muslim Cannibalism" and loads of Anti-Catholic conspiracy theory non-sense. Check out this gem I pulled off the front page:
@Loren Schofield That was me…considered calling the Ranger panties "catch me, fuck me shorts" but that might have been a bit much.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Green Beret Sign Language: Have Ranger Panties; Need Gun
@Waterborne It could "work" but it would be over kill. There are better ways to do this.
1 month ago on Bomb Damage Assessment: US Airstrikes Smash ISIS
@ajgamble You are referring to my friend Faisal?
1 month ago on The Difference Between Rangers and Special Forces