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@TexGrl @SixTwo @yanica Just wait until Ebola is used as a biological agent by a terrorist organization. Syringe wielding terrorists stabbing on the subway…fun. 

6 days, 11 hours ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now

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@Recon6 @SixTwo @Waterborne I've talked to several "experts" and they've been pretty ignornant on the subject and none could agree whether Ebola was airborne or not. 

6 days, 11 hours ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now

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@Waterborne Glad someone was paying attention, sometimes I wonder if some people read past the headline. 

6 days, 11 hours ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now

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@SixTwo @Waterborne You did notice this right? 


"I’m not an infectious disease expert, but like a lot of Americans, I have no problem exercising common sense and good judgement; the President has exercised neither with the Ebola outbreak."



6 days, 11 hours ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now

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@Recon6 @Waterborne @yanica @SixTwo I'm pretty sure I called out my lack of experience with infectious disease. This piece was meant to draw out some opinions from the rest of you but I guess it lured a few trolls. 

6 days, 11 hours ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now

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@SixTwo @yanica I'm glad to engage in the conversation, and this site and forum is about having a discussion, not talking trash or being a fucking jerk. So Yanica is banned with a refund. We don't vet everyone that comes on this site but we don't tolerate assoholes with no manners. You can have your money back, we don't need it. 

6 days, 11 hours ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now

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@Minou_Demimonde You can track originating flights and have measures like questionnaires and checking passport stamps travel coming from West Africa. I'm just amazed that a doctor that was in direct contact with Eboal didn't take better precautions in NYC. 

6 days, 11 hours ago on Ebola, Coming to a City Near You: Six Ebola Policy Changes We Need Now

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Team Room factoid. The assaulters had considered going in under disguise and rehearsed in full disguise kit to mask themselves as Pakastanis. 

1 week ago on The Killing of Osama Bin Laden

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@Coriolanus Looks like the PMC world is spooling up for some ISIS action. 

1 week, 1 day ago on Should You Go Fight ISIS?

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Sulaymania...a great town. 

1 week, 1 day ago on Should You Go Fight ISIS?

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How about Vice just pushing ISIS propaganda?

1 week, 1 day ago on The ISIS Solution: How Special Operations Can Eliminate Radical Islam

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Great piece Paco. 

1 week, 3 days ago on The Ultimate Carrier Break: Nasty SHB

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@pamlful Just updated with the watch giveaway. One happy 300 member coming soon!

1 week, 5 days ago on Exclusive Membership Offer: The SOFREP 300

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@Minou_Demimonde @SOFREP @twhii We have to take payment upfront to cover build costs. If you're a TR member before this offer you'll get the second year free. 

1 week, 5 days ago on Exclusive Membership Offer: The SOFREP 300

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@CarpeNoctem You're still part of the family! Thanks for the support. 

1 week, 5 days ago on Exclusive Membership Offer: The SOFREP 300

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@CCB299 Hi CCB299. This is a separate program and includes a lot of build costs for us so short answer is no. Existing TR members signed up before this offer WILL get the second year free. We wanted to take care of you guys on this one. Charlie will make that offer soon. 

1 week, 5 days ago on Exclusive Membership Offer: The SOFREP 300

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@twhii See below from Charlie. Thanks twhii. 

1 week, 6 days ago on Exclusive Membership Offer: The SOFREP 300

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@ColonelProp Your welcome. More to come soon.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on American Sniper The Movie: Interview with Scott McEwen

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Good work, you beat me to this review.  As you probably know Brett and I were in BUD/S together. Great guy, and glad he's living life on his own terms. 

1 month ago on Pride: The Story of the First Openly Gay Navy SEAL – A Book Review

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@caseymac1944 @BrandonWebb Thank you for sharing this, I hope some other folks write in as well. 

1 month, 1 week ago on Glen Doherty’s Family Forced To Sue CIA, State Department, and CIA Insurer

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Great article Roland, and much needed information I'm sure. 

1 month, 1 week ago on You’ve Lost a Limb, Don’t Lose Your Life to Bad Prosthetics

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@joesig @Kiyabear This is great input, as a former IC myself, I couldn't agree more on IC's taking responsibility for their own benefits. 


My personal opinion is that the CIA Annex was about as secure as you can get in the situation, the State Department on the other hand was ill prepared to deal with a  flat tire let alone a hostile attack. 


The real shame is that the CIA mandated this coverage, it wasn't voluntary, it was required coverage, and how could the insurance company in good faith insure somebody for a death benefit that would never pay out. 

1 month, 1 week ago on Glen Doherty’s Family Forced To Sue CIA, State Department, and CIA Insurer

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@MGX I appreciate that, it's just shameful that the insurance company and the CiA didn't step up and do the right thing. 

1 month, 1 week ago on Glen Doherty’s Family Forced To Sue CIA, State Department, and CIA Insurer

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Good write up. 

1 month, 1 week ago on 10 Signs You Served in a War Zone After 9/11

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@MGX Yes, this is becoming a bigger problem with the CIA and contractors and it wouldn't surprise me to see contractors banding together to take legal action. 

1 month, 1 week ago on The Book “13 Hours”: Accountability Lost and What Went Right In Benghazi, Reviewed

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So…I love this cover but Penguin pulled these images off their licensing site and I had some help digging (Wade) and found out this is an AIrsoft reenactment photo. What are your thoughts on using it? Seems like my guys would roast me alive if we used it. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Among Heroes Cover

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This is a combined response to several threads on here, I get the email alerts, and usually read them on mobile and then try to respond on my tiny iPhone keyboard with no luck…so here goes. 


Muslims as a whole are good people, just like Christians at home and abroad. Reading the Koran to understand radical Islam is a good starting point but like the Bible, the Koran can be interpreted from one extreme to the next. 


Saying that we should "kill them all" is not a practical solution, history has taught us that this is and has been a viable solution, I just don't think we live in a world that would let us turn the Middle East to glass so I try and talk about real world solutions. 


To the person that commented about liberal/libertarian trolls on this site. We welcome all points of view as long as everyone plays nice. This isn't a conservative site, or liberal, it's a place for independent thought and debate. 


Isolation is also not a solution in my opinion, although some people quickly interpreted my saying that we should pull out of the Middle East as such. I don't think this will work but I do think we should pull out the majority of assets and focus on a more clandestine approach to sway ideological course. 


Regardless of our disagreements on here this is a great thread, and had me engaged and distracted at times when it was needed.  


Thanks for all the great input on this one. 


Brandon



1 month, 2 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@CarlRC I'm not advocating running and hiding, just a new strategy, the current one isn't working very well. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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I appreciate all the comments. I've responded below and will dig into this post again in a few hours. -BW

1 month, 2 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@clluelo @BrandonWebb I disagree. Israel has enough in their arsenal to wipe Iran off the map, it's why Iran wants their own nuclear capability. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@mike_the_mortar_maggot @BrandonWebb @clluelo S. Korea is a different animal. You don't see Koreans blowing themselves up on American targets...

1 month, 2 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@jglow69 If you want examples you need to study your enemy. There's plenty of books documenting the agitating factors of radical Islam, and American military presence is always at the top of the list. 


I'd recommend this one to start with. 


http://www.amazon.com/Bin-Laden-The-Declared-America/dp/0786122072

1 month, 2 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@majrod @BrandonWebb @jglow69 The Cuban Missile crisis is an example of Soviet arms presence in close relation to American soil causing agitation. 


I served five tours in the Middle East and saw the tension of American military presence first hand, if you think that a US military presence in the Middle East isn't a factor that helps fuel anti American ideology in the ME then I don't know what to tell you, we just have to agree to disagree. 



1 month, 2 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@ColonelProp Next year Col. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Episode 109: Red Circle Fundraiser Gala

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@majrod @BrandonWebb @jglow69 The Cuban missile crisis is an example of how location and occupation matters. 


We're going to have to agree to disagree. US foreign policy is not working, and if history were a teacher America would get a failing grade. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@clluelo Not at all. When have we used US forces to directly support Israeli military actions in the M.E. recently?

1 month, 3 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@jglow69 You say it's a naive viewpoint but provide no substance to your counter point. I complete disagree, it's a massive agitator that US forces occupy the Middle East, and we could spend a lot more money at home addressing education and health care. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on President Obama is No Hercules: The Hydra of Radical Islam

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@czechinthepipes I personally think if they make the decision to become a transgender (meds/surgery) then they can serve openly. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Transgenders In The Military Exist

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@GuardianRott @BrandonTWebb I agree.  

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Transgenders In The Military Exist

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@hale_stuart Solid copy, and thanks, checking the handle now. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Transgenders In The Military Exist

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