There will be a plethora of 2024 endorsements. I already endorsed Joe Biden months ago. There will be many candidates that tellthetruthonthem.com supports but will not be able to endorse. Most of those endorsements will be for Governor or at the federal level. Before the rush starts, today we can endorse a statewide, but sub-governor level candidate. He is well deserving and well qualified. His name is Jeff Jackson and he is a Democrat running for North Carolina Attorney General.
I just added Clint Whitlock’s book, Afghanistan Papers to the Recommended Reading List.
This is simply the book on our misadventures in Afghanistan. There is plenty of blame to go around and the rank stupidity of many of our actions will shock you.
Just as I anticipated this is a two “clean up article” week. Today I’m going to cover much of what I didn’t on Tuesday, some events that occurred in the interim and yet I still anticipate much won’t “make the cut”. Continue reading The Anticipated Thursday Followup
The title of today’s article is a portmanteau; a “combination” of two words to coin a new one. The words are Afghanistan and scam. (If you learned a new word you are not alone. I needed the help of a brilliant friend to come up with portmanteau.) On Thanksgiving Day, in desperate need of a distraction that he could portray as a victory, President Trump announced peace talks with the Taliban on a trip to Afghanistan. It was a scam. Let’s explore. Continue reading Afghaniscam
Monday night I settled in front of the television just before 9pm to hear President Trump address the nation from Ft. Myer in Arlington, Virginia about his plans for handling the nearly 16 year-old conflict in Afghanistan. (Early in his speech he referred to it as a 17 year-old war. He must have been using Paul Ryan arithmetic. 17-1=16 where I went to school; I’m giving him the rounding errors.) In my mind it was worse than a 25 minute nothingburger; the tiny bit of substance that it contained was mind bogglingly dangerous. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump Said Nothing Of Substance That Wasn’t Dangerous