Military Sound Off

RWNJs Want Trump To Start A War To Save GOP’s Skin (VIDEO)

RWNJs Want Trump To Start A War To Save GOP’s Skin (VIDEO)

Even though Donald Trump’s approval rating has ticked upward, it’s still in pretty brutal territory. At last report, FiveThirtyEight pegged Trump’s average approval rating at 41.4 percent–the lowest for a newly-elected president at this stage on record. Trump’s unpopularity is clearly dragging down the party downballot. FiveThirtyEight also crunched the numbers for the generic congressional […]

Defense Secretary Mattis Rejected Calls To Attack Iranian Ships (Video)

Defense Secretary Mattis Rejected Calls To Attack Iranian Ships  (Video)

Donald Trump wants war. In fact, he wants it so badly, he actually requested the Pentagon provide military options for sinking Iranian ships. Fortunately, “cooler heads prevailed,” as the saying goes. According to the Washington Post on Wednesday, defense officials had since last spring been discussing how to address Iranian aggression. Things finally came to a head in […]

Even Fox News Balks At Trump’s Military Parade (VIDEOS)

Even Fox News Balks At Trump’s Military Parade (VIDEOS)

Most of the reality-based world isn’t too enamored with Donald Trump’s plan for a massive military parade through the streets of Washington. Some think it’s a massive waste of taxpayer money, while others are concerned that it looks too much like something a dictator would do. You would think that if anyone would be on […]

Retired General: Trump’s Planned Parade Is Act Of ‘Banana Republic Strongman’ (TWEETS)

Retired General: Trump’s Planned Parade Is Act Of ‘Banana Republic Strongman’ (TWEETS)

Earlier this week, we learned that Donald Trump had ordered the Pentagon to draw up plans for what may be the first-ever peacetime military parade through the streets of Washington. Lawmakers from both parties have slammed this as a massive waste of taxpayer money. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii, a Democrat, thinks that money could […]

Upon Trump’s Directive, The US Might See Its First Military Parade (Video)

Upon Trump’s Directive, The US Might See Its First Military Parade (Video)

One of the many things President Donald Trump has been accused of is having an affinity for dictators. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un notwithstanding, Trump has on numerous occasions praised autocratic heads of state for their “tough” stances on crime, political opposition, and outward displays of nationalism. Remember during the second presidential debate when he threatened […]

Mitch McConnell Objected To Funding Soldiers During The Shutdown (Video)

Mitch McConnell Objected To Funding Soldiers During The Shutdown (Video)

After two days of a partial government shutdown, it appears as though the government will re-open after the Senate voted 81 to 18 to fund operations until February 8. But the next time someone spouts to you the Fox News talking point about it being the Democrats’ fault the government shut down in the first place, […]

RWNJ Used A Gold Star Widow’s Suffering As Propaganda (TWEETS/VIDEO)

RWNJ Used A Gold Star Widow’s Suffering As Propaganda (TWEETS/VIDEO)

As part of the effort to push back against high school, college, and professional players taking a knee in protest of police brutality, right-wingers have claimed that taking a knee dishonors our men and women in uniform. Well, one right-winger’s effort to supposedly honor our troops wound up taking advantage of a Gold Star widow’s […]

Cities Sue Pentagon For Botched Gun Background Checks (VIDEO)

Cities Sue Pentagon For Botched Gun Background Checks (VIDEO)

It has been amply established that one of the worst mass shootings of 2017 was completely preventable. On November 5, Devin Kelley burst into the morning service at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas and killed 26 people before turning his gun on himself. As we now know, Kelley should have never been able […]

Trump Goes On Ego Trip With New Presidential Coin (TWEETS)

Trump Goes On Ego Trip With New Presidential Coin (TWEETS)

For the last 20 years, presidents have given servicemen “challenge coins” in recognition of major achievements. But when our men and women in uniform get a challenge coin from Donald Trump, they’ll get a coin that is a personal monument to the commander-in-chief. Past challenge coins have been made of silver or copper, and featured […]

Texas Church Shooter’s First Wife: Marriage Affected By Abuse And ‘Demons’ (VIDEO)

Texas Church Shooter’s First Wife: Marriage Affected By Abuse And ‘Demons’ (VIDEO)

The biggest question about last Sunday’s horrific shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas has been how the shooter was able to legally buy a gun. In case you missed it, the gunman, Devin Patrick Kelley, should have been legally disqualified from buying a gun by virtue of pleading guilty in a court-martial to […]

Texas Church Shooting Proves Armed Forces Don’t Get It About Domestic Violence (VIDEO)

Texas Church Shooting Proves Armed Forces Don’t Get It About Domestic Violence (VIDEO)

By now, it is clear not just beyond reasonable doubt, but beyond all doubt, that Sunday’s grisly shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was directly caused by a complete breakdown in the military justice system. The gunman, Devin Patrick Kelley, should have never been able to legally buy the AR-15 clone he used […]

We’re Asking The Wrong Questions About The Texas Church Shooter (VIDEO)

We’re Asking The Wrong Questions About The Texas Church Shooter (VIDEO)

On Monday night, we learned beyond any doubt that Sunday’s horrific shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was completely preventable. The gunman, Devin Patrick Kelley, had been court-martialed in 2012 for assaulting his wife and infant stepson. He pleaded guilty, and served a year in the stockade before receiving a bad-conduct discharge. The […]

TX Governor And Air Force Say Church Shooter Had No Business Carrying A Gun (VIDEO)

TX Governor And Air Force Say Church Shooter Had No Business Carrying A Gun (VIDEO)

On Sunday morning, just as the morning service at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas was getting underway, a black-clad gunman walked in armed with an AR-15 clone and started shooting. He wound up killing 26 people before hightailing it out the door. After briefly exchanging fire with a bystander, the gunman fled in […]

The Push To Reclassify Marijuana Is Getting Some Help From Unlikely Sources (VIDEO)

The Push To Reclassify Marijuana Is Getting Some Help From Unlikely Sources (VIDEO)

In what might be a surprise to some, a growing number of people are joining the fight to change the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 narcotic to Schedule 3, which would put it in the same class as anabolic steroids and codeine. The American Legion has been busy trying to refocus the debate […]

Bowe Bergdahl Avoids Jail, Trump And His Minions’ Heads Explode (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Bowe Bergdahl Avoids Jail, Trump And His Minions’ Heads Explode (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Back in 2009, Army Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban after walking off his post. He stayed in the Taliban’s clutches for five years, during which he was subjected to brutal torture. He was finally released in a prisoner exchange in 2014. However, amid claims that he had willfully left his […]

Breitbart Editor Goes There, Trashes Gold Star Widow (VIDEO/TWEET)

Breitbart Editor Goes There, Trashes Gold Star Widow (VIDEO/TWEET)

On Monday, Trumpkin radio host and former congressman Joe Walsh suggested that it ought to be open season on Myeshia Johnson, the wife of Army sergeant La David Johnson. Walsh thought that when Myeshia called out Trump for his outrageously rude behavior when he called her to offer condolences after her husband was killed in […]

General John Kelly Turns to the ‘Trumpside’ And Kills Last Sacred Act

General John Kelly Turns to the ‘Trumpside’ And Kills Last Sacred Act

Last year, the world became somewhat horrified when Donald Trump went after a Gold Star family. The Khans had criticized Trump for proposing a Muslim ban. Trump said that Khizr Khan staged his speech at the Democratic National Convention. Specifically, Trump accused Hillary Clinton’s campaign staff of writing Khan’s speech. The Republican candidate accused Khan […]

Trump’s Big Mouth Delays Bowe Bergdahl’s Sentencing (VIDEOS)

Trump’s Big Mouth Delays Bowe Bergdahl’s Sentencing (VIDEOS)

By now, you know that multiple witnesses have stated that Donald Trump was incredibly callous and rude to newly minted Gold Star widow Myeisha Johnson after her husband, Sergeant David Johnson, was killed in an ambush in Niger. But you may not know about an equally egregious case of Trump getting diarrhea of the mouth […]

McCain Shames Trump On ‘The View’ – Says POWs Wonder Why POTUS Hates Them (VIDEO)

McCain Shames Trump On ‘The View’ – Says POWs Wonder Why POTUS Hates Them (VIDEO)

Arizona Senator John McCain (R) made an appearance on The View Monday morning to help celebrate the birthday of his daughter, Meghan, who who’s a co-host in the show. And Senator McCain, who was shot down in Vietnam and held captive for six years in a POW camp, made it clear that Trump’s recent attacks […]

Former GOP Congressman Says It’s OK To Attack Widow Of Dead Soldier (TWEETS)

Former GOP Congressman Says It’s OK To Attack Widow Of Dead Soldier (TWEETS)

The latest incarnation of Mindless Trump Defender Syndrome by a Republican comes from former GOP Congressman Joe Walsh, who thinks it’s perfectly acceptable to attack Gold Star widows who have lost their husband in service the country. Monday morning, Walsh came to the defense of President Trump, who was upset that the widow of Sgt. La […]

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