Video: A personal apology to the president of Afghanistan

posted at 8:13 pm on February 24, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via Gateway Pundit. You’re going to watch this and a question is going to occur to you, so let me answer that question up front: No, we can’t nominate her instead of Romney or Santorum. C’mon — she looks much younger than 35.

But let’s check back in 2016.

Twelve more people died today because of the wholly inadvertent scorching of a couple of Korans, which may or may not be a felony in Pennsylvania by now. If you’re thinking this’ll all be behind us soon, though, well … change of plans:

The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan sent a top secret cable to Washington last month warning that the persistence of enemy havens in Pakistan was placing the success of the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan in jeopardy, said U.S. officials.

The cable, written by Ryan C. Crocker, amounted to an admission that years of U.S. efforts to curtail insurgent activity in Pakistan by the lethal Haqqani network, a key Taliban ally, were failing. Because of the intended secrecy of that message, Crocker sent it through CIA channels, rather than normal State Department ones.

The cable, which was described by several officials familiar with its contents, could be used as ammunition by senior military officials who favor more aggressive action by the United States against the Haqqani havens in Pakistan. It also could buttress calls from senior military officials for a more-gradual withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan as the 2014 deadline for ending combat operations approaches…

“The sanctuaries are a deal-killer for the [Afghan war] strategy,” said a senior defense official, who was familiar with the current debate and who, like several officials in this story, spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive internal deliberations.

Are they a “deal-killer”? Somehow I find it hard to believe that O’s going to slow things down after (a) Panetta already mentioned reducing our combat forces a year ahead of schedule, (b) Pentagon officials have started whispering to the media about shifting from counterinsurgency to counterterrorism led by Special Ops, and (c) Americans are no doubt sicker of the war than ever after a week of watching Afghans rampage over a few burned books. He wants to be the president who brought the troops home and suddenly he has more political cover than ever to do that — with an election just eight months away. I wonder what he’ll do.


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Krauthammer said it well “these are no longer apologies, this is groveling, on our knees”.

Krauthammer spent 2 years on his knees to Barky. Chuckles was calling the Precedent “intelligent” (LOL) longer than anyone, save the despicable, lying scumbag left.

I got really sick of Kraut long ago. He’s always at least 18 months late and he never really says anything that isn’t either incorrect or obviously true. Kraut is totally useless, so far as I’m concerned.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 24, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Just subscribed. You go girl!

predator on February 24, 2012 at 9:03 PM

No, we can’t nominate her… C’mon — she looks much younger than 35.

OK, she’ll be Romney’s press secretary.

itsnotaboutme on February 24, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Kraut is totally useless, so far as I’m concerned.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 24, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Kind of the way I feel about BOR.

predator on February 24, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Krauthammer said it well “these are no longer apologies, this is groveling, on our knees”.

The president shames the land, every day.

Schadenfreude on February 24, 2012 at 8:36 PM

And Obama has had a lot of help. Under Bush Colonels were kissing korans in Iraq. The pentagons is populated by generals who are in violation of their oath of office, are guilty of deselection of duty, and should be arrested and put in prison for the rest of their God damned lives. If Patton were still alive, he would have them shot.

VorDaj on February 24, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Kind of the way I feel about BOR.

predator on February 24, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Yep. Haven’t watched him in at least a year. I don’t watch Fox anymore, at all, to be honest.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 24, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Obama has triple digit lead in Detroit as well. He beats Romney 3 to 1 there head-to-head

liberal4life on February 23, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Why would anyone be surprised that Obama is leading in Detroit, a mecca of welfare-dole, perpetual victims and basic Obama and Democrat voters. They don’t want the gravy train shut off, even if their city has descended into third world decay and poverty. Keep that federal money flowing! That’s their mindset.

AZfederalist on February 24, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Here website also for all to see http://kiradavis.net/

sadsushi on February 24, 2012 at 8:55 PM

Impressive. Bookmarked.

Thanks.

JPeterman on February 24, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Kira twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/kiradavis422

American Dream 246 on February 24, 2012 at 9:07 PM

liberal4life is in charge of their math.

Schadenfreude on February 24, 2012 at 9:00 PM

Doh! It all comes clear now! :-)

AZfederalist on February 24, 2012 at 9:08 PM

She only has 121 subscribers. http://www.youtube.com/user/kiradavis422?feature=watch

Click & subscribe. Give her some encouragement.

29Victor on February 24, 2012 at 8:41 PM

Done. Thanks.

American Dream 246 on February 24, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Done. Thanks.

American Dream 246 on February 24, 2012 at 9:08 PM

She was up to 139 when I subscribed.

predator on February 24, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Obama has triple digit lead in Detroit as well. He beats Romney 3 to 1 there head-to-head

liberal4life on February 23, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Triple-digit, huh? Did you attend math class with Barky?

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 24, 2012 at 9:12 PM

She was up to 139 when I subscribed.

predator on February 24, 2012 at 9:10 PM

It’s at 143 right now.

JPeterman on February 24, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Obama has triple digit lead in Detroit as well. He beats Romney 3 to 1 there head-to-head

liberal4life on February 23, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Triple-digit, huh? Did you attend math class with Barky?

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 24, 2012 at 9:12 PM

OMG! Obama owns Detroitistan! Might as well cancel the election!

predator on February 24, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Reagan on appeasement a well done video to his speech

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpH5L8zCtSk

sadsushi on February 24, 2012 at 9:14 PM

For a very brave young lady I offer this Twain quote.

“The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.”

hawkdriver on February 24, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Muslims absolutely disgusted Mark Twain. No number of negative adjectives could fully express Twain’s disgust with muslims. Mark Twain would think we were extremely unpatriotic and even insane for being in Afghanistan. Ditto Iraq, Libya, Syria, etc.

VorDaj on February 24, 2012 at 9:15 PM

It’s at 143 right now.

JPeterman on February 24, 2012 at 9:12 PM

I can’t believe it’s not much higher with as many people as have seen the video.

hawkdriver on February 24, 2012 at 9:18 PM

“Our experience in Lebanon led to the adoption by the administration of a set of principles to guide America in the application of military force abroad, and I would recommend it to future Presidents. The policy we adopted included these principles:
1. The United States should not commit its forces to military action overseas unless the cause is vital to our national interest.
2. If the decision is made to commit our forces to combat abroad, it must be done with the clear intent and support needed to win. It should not be a halfway or tentative commitment, and there must be clearly defined and realistic objectives.
3. Before we commit our troops to combat, there must be reasonable assurance that the cause we are fighting for and the actions we take will have the support of the American people and Congress.
4. Even after all these other tests are met, our troops should be committed to combat abroad only as a last resort, when no other choice is available.” – Ronald Reagan

VorDaj on February 24, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Here’s how Winston Churchill viewed the current situation. From The River War (1899):

How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries.

Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live. A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity.

The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property, either as a child, a wife, or a concubine, must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men. Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities. Thousands become the brave and loyal soldiers of the Queen; all know how to die; but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it.

No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. It has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every step; and were it not that Christianity is sheltered in the strong arms of science, the science against which it had vainly struggled, the civilisation of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilisation of ancient Rome.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 24, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Kira Facebook: go “like” her page.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kira-Davis/148940985177912

American Dream 246 on February 24, 2012 at 9:20 PM

It’s a great video. As I finished watching it, I couldn’t help but wonder how long it will be before YouTube removes it.

JannyMae on February 24, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Let those who for too long a time have been dhimma, now become knights. Let those who have been fighting in service of Mohammedans against their own Christian brothers and sisters and their own Jewish cousins now fight in a proper way against all the followers of the misogynist pedophile demon. Let those who have been wearing themselves out in both body and soul in vain attempt to win the dark hearts of the Mohammedans now labor for glorious honor against them. Behold! On the one side will be the completely destroyed Mohammedans, on the other the fierce and righteous protectors of truth and humanity. On the one side will be the destroyed enemies of the Lord, on the other, his friends who will shout at all the Mohammednas as they destroy them, “It is the will of God! It is the will of God!”

RasThavas on February 24, 2012 at 9:22 PM

Mohammedan morals consist in prostrate like bowing 5 times a day in the general direction of some black stone in Mecca that is suppose to have fallen down from their moon-god, Allah, and attending mosque regularly at the appointed weekly time, and in breaking the ten commandments all the balance of the week. It comes natural to them to lie and cheat and kill and enslave in the first place, and then they go on and improve on that nature until they arrive at perfection. I never did dislike anyone as much as those Muslims and especially the Arabs, and, when Israel is pushed to war with them again, I hope America and England and France will not find it good breeding nor good judgment to interfere.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on February 24, 2012 at 9:24 PM

I’ve got a tribal response slash apology for the Afghanis they should recognize and understand.

Stop threatening and killing Americans or we’ll burn so many Korans the bonfire will be visible from space.

Speakup on February 24, 2012 at 9:25 PM

I can’t believe it’s not much higher with as many people as have seen the video.

hawkdriver on February 24, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Up to 153. I didn’t know you could subscribe to someones YouTube page until it was mentioned here.

JPeterman on February 24, 2012 at 9:26 PM

I just watched the video.

I like her. I like her a lot.

Random on February 24, 2012 at 9:27 PM

I studied the Koran a great deal. I came away from that study with the conviction there have been few religions in the world as deadly to men as that of Muhammad. So far as I can see, it is the principal cause of the decadence so visible today in the Muslim world and, though less absurd than the polytheism of old, its social and political tendencies are in my opinion to be feared, and I therefore regard it as a form of decadence rather than a form of progress in relation to paganism itself.

No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.

(Alexis de Tocqueville,)

VorDaj on February 24, 2012 at 9:28 PM

So it’s OK to destroy mosques (probably with Korans in them), and to kill Muslims (including women and children)…as long as you yourself are a Muslim. But, it is the duty of a Muslim to kill the Infidel and to surely avenge the murders and defilements of said infidels against Believers, especially if they destroy mosques, Korans and innocent Muslim women and children.

I got it!

Dr. ZhivBlago on February 24, 2012 at 9:32 PM

About time Islam apologized for plagiarizing the Old and New Testaments for their pastiche playbook called Koran, and for 1400 years of terroristic depredations and carnage wrought upon their neighbors who refused to bow to the demands of totalitarian, expansionist Islam.

And to return the occupied lands of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Yemen, Jordan, Libya, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan (AKA part of India), Malaysia, Indonesia, ad nauseam.

And pay reparations for the tens of millions slaughtered, the cultural treasures obliterated, the cities sacked or erased, the tens of millions of slaves sold, eunuchs castrated, and the wholesale insult to humanity that they have foisted on the world in the name of a mad warlord’s fever dreams.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Kraut is totally useless, so far as I’m concerned.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 24, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Kind of the way I feel about BOR.

predator on February 24, 2012 at 9:04 PM

BOR is far worse than useless. Naive people think that he is representative of conservatives and Republicans, and therefore we are all as stupid as BOR is. The man has become an embarrassment to Fox News.

slickwillie2001 on February 24, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Oh. My. God.

That girl made me SO PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN I got tears in my eyes watching her apology!!!!!

Palin for President and her as V.P.!!!!!!!

KMC1 on February 24, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Kira Facebook: go “like” her page.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kira-Davis/148940985177912

American Dream 246 on February 24, 2012 at 9:20 PM

liked. thanks.

29Victor on February 24, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Kira…

… You are proof that there is still hope for America!

Seven Percent Solution on February 24, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Adam Baldwin just tweeted it. Sweet.

29Victor on February 24, 2012 at 9:44 PM

About time Islam apologized for plagiarizing the Old and New Testaments for their pastiche playbook called Koran, and for 1400 years of terroristic depredations and carnage wrought upon their neighbors who refused to bow to the demands of totalitarian, expansionist Islam.

And to return the occupied lands of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Yemen, Jordan, Libya, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan (AKA part of India), Malaysia, Indonesia, ad nauseam.

And pay reparations for the tens of millions slaughtered, the cultural treasures obliterated, the cities sacked or erased, the tens of millions of slaves sold, eunuchs castrated, and the wholesale insult to humanity that they have foisted on the world in the name of a mad warlord’s fever dreams.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:37 PM

+ 270,000,000 (people killed by Islam)

http://www.politicalislam.com/blog/tears-of-jihad/

sadsushi on February 24, 2012 at 9:45 PM

This video will not be on Obama new iPod mix.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:46 PM

And to return the occupied lands of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Yemen, Jordan, Libya, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan (AKA part of India), Malaysia, Indonesia, ad nauseam.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:37 PM

One of the great things about homeschooling is that we just got through a section on The Crusades and my kids learned the real reason for them. And your post is it.

29Victor on February 24, 2012 at 9:47 PM

+ 270,000,000 (people killed by Islam)

http://www.politicalislam.com/blog/tears-of-jihad/

sadsushi on February 24, 2012 at 9:45 PM

True.

But I find that it’s better to pose a low estimate, in general, so that when people try to refute it they discover I was being terribly understated.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Hey, go easy on Dr. K. Recall that The Won invited him to that conservative media attempted hypnotism seance in the early days of the admin. And he came away unscathed. True, he’s been overly enamored by The Won’s supposed “brilliance,” but that because Sir Charles stutters. He is overly impressed with fluid, if vapid, articulation skills.

Plus, he’s fooled no longer.

MaxMBJ on February 24, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Did anyone notice the picture she has on the wall to her upper left? It’s no wonder she’s so awesome!

Obama has triple digit lead in Detroit as well. He beats Romney 3 to 1 there head-to-head

liberal4life on February 23, 2012 at 11:18 AM

The killing part about this statistic is, as deserted and desolate as Detroit is, Obama’s lead is literally 3 to 1, lol.

macblanegirl on February 24, 2012 at 9:53 PM

One of the great things about homeschooling is that we just got through a section on The Crusades and my kids learned the real reason for them. And your post is it.

29Victor on February 24, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Yep. Somehow the murderous Muslim “Crescades” -as I call them- which preceded the “Crusades” by centuries, are always glossed over in the public school system. At least since the 1950′s. When we started needed Arab oil, I guess.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:54 PM

True.

But I find that it’s better to pose a low estimate, in general, so that when people try to refute it they discover I was being terribly understated.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:50 PM

yeah i wasn’t disagreeing with you on the numbers…just put + 270,000,00 instead of the + 1 that people usually put when they agree with someone..agreed 100% with your post but i also get what you are saying there =) that is a good way to go about that

sadsushi on February 24, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Great Video – Take THAT establishment. New counterculture does it again. Power belongs to the People! the New Right!

kpm01428 on February 24, 2012 at 9:57 PM

Dr. ZhivBlago on February 24, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Kinda like calling someone a _______ if you are a _______.

davidk on February 24, 2012 at 9:58 PM

WOW, it’s Kira Davis! You should all check her out at Kira Davis’ The Dark Side Tuesdays from 10-11:30PM ET. That was her last show. She is pretty awesome. You can also find her here.

TexasorBusted on February 24, 2012 at 9:59 PM

Girl will be on one of the bigs before long.

davidk on February 24, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Excellent video. I agree with her completely. I find this whole episode so disgusting all over–from the Afghans who are so easily whipped up into a frenzy, to their religion which encourages ignorance of others and hatred of non-Muslims, to Karzai’s fake indignation, to Obama and Panetta and so many other American officials repeatedly apologizing for this. Karzai should be apologizing to us and thanking us for all the blood and treasure we’ve spent over there. My son was killed while saving a bunch of Afghan butts–they tried to run away when the bullets started flying. The only reason we received any sort of thanks from the Afghan government was because of a chance encounter I had with an official. Other countries recognize American soldiers who save their own troops’ lives, but not Afghanistan. The people aren’t all bad–we’ve received a couple of nice gifts from guys my son worked with, but the leadership (of their country and ours!) has to go.

milmom25 on February 24, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Maybe she will blog at HotAir soon? They need a conservative.

/ ducks

faraway on February 24, 2012 at 10:02 PM

I can’t believe you guys didn’t know Kira! She hosts a great radio show that appears on FTR Radio, check it out! http://kiradavis.net/category/the-dark-side-radio-show-wkira-davis/

njlibertarian on February 24, 2012 at 10:08 PM

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:50 PM

yeah i wasn’t disagreeing with you on the numbers…just put + 270,000,00 instead of the + 1 that people usually put when they agree with someone..agreed 100% with your post but i also get what you are saying there =) that is a good way to go about that

sadsushi on February 24, 2012 at 9:56 PM

I didn’t think you were.

But most people find the truth of Islam’s murderous march across the globe too staggering to comprehend without some preparation.

Especially since, unlike every other once-militant faith, it has not given up the Sword, but continues to march on and slaughter on in the name of its demiurge Allah.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Yep. Somehow the murderous Muslim “Crescades” -as I call them- which preceded the “Crusades” by centuries, are always glossed over in the public school system. At least since the 1950′s. When we started needed Arab oil, I guess.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:54 PM

The History book (I love our History book) showed a map of Christendom & the Byzantine Empire then successive maps of them shrinking and shrinking over 200 years or so because of Muslim aggression. They couldn’t believe their eyes.

Then I told them about how villified Christians are even today because some European Christians decided to fight back. They didn’t understand that.

Then I asked them what they thought those people would do today if they had the military strength to accomplish it.

How come my kids can figure it out but my president can’t?

29Victor on February 24, 2012 at 10:11 PM

How come my kids can figure it out but my president can’t?

29Victor on February 24, 2012 at 10:11 PM

Maybe having a father actually helps?

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 10:15 PM

I like this woman. She had the bravery to do so under her own name. She’s a warrior.

Random on February 24, 2012 at 10:18 PM

I don’t get the fervent anti-apology movement in the conservative blogosphere. Such jingoist pandering it’s sickening.

Lord on February 24, 2012 at 8:21 PM

I feel certain there are a lot of things you don’t get. Maybe you would like to go over there and apologize, see how far you get.

Night Owl on February 24, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Wow … and very cute to boot.

darwin on February 24, 2012 at 10:32 PM

I don’t get the fervent anti-apology movement in the conservative blogosphere. Such jingoist pandering it’s sickening.

Lord on February 24, 2012 at 8:21 PM

The mistake was in letting hysterical Islamo-fanatics see you burning the prisoner code-marked Korans.

A simple double-edged, boilerplate ‘apology’ from a local commander was all that was needed, -e.g:

We’re sorry that security procedures were not properly followed which would have prevented Korans from being improperly disposed of.”

Period.

(And let the hysterical Islamo-fanatics try to puzzle that statement out.)

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 10:33 PM

The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan sent a top secret cable to Washington

The cable, which was described by several officials familiar with its contents

who, like several officials in this story, spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive internal deliberations

“Top secret”? You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

Our whole government appears to be a giant cluster-fark. Amateur night, every night. I guess if you don’t want it to be public knowledge, you have to classify it “double secret probation”.

bofh on February 24, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Dang! That young lady b!itch-slapped Barry, HARD. I think I’m in love, and I don’t even swing that way.

I hope she sees success with her website. She’s charming, smart, and adorable. Fox should snap her up.

Laura in Maryland on February 24, 2012 at 10:58 PM

This girl reflects an outrage running through this country with the weakness shown by the Moslem in the WH and his high-ranking military eunechs. Patton must be rolling over in his grave seeing this PC military. Moslems do not respect weakness and to show it only encourages further aggression and hostility on their part. They have the wolf instinct to go in for the kill. The apologies by Soetoro in particular has placed our troops in grave danger that could lead to a TET-like move by the barbaric Taliban.

kenny on February 24, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Something Romney has no clue. 5 boys with zero military experience.

liberal4life on February 24, 2012 at 8:32 PM

..says the liberal with her lips pressed so firmly against Obama’s Chickenhawk a$$…..

Baxter Greene on February 24, 2012 at 11:15 PM

I’m sorry that we don’t have a leader with enough balls to tell you to kindly take your fake moral outrage and your terrorist sensibilities and shove them both
where the sun don’t shine.

Team America, she’s on it.

Kenosha Kid on February 24, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Good for her b^_^

I give it another day before the first death threats from the “religion of peace”, 5 minutes after that before the “tolerant” lefty blogs laugh and say she deserves it and another two weeks before it gets reported anywhere outside blogs.

Cyhort on February 24, 2012 at 11:22 PM

/ ducks

faraway on February 24, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Dude, where you been?

John the Libertarian on February 24, 2012 at 11:36 PM

Under Bush Colonels were kissing korans in Iraq. The Pentagon is populated by generals who are in violation of their oath of office, are guilty of dereliction of duty, and should be arrested and put in prison for the rest of their ***-damned lives. If Patton were still alive, he would have them shot.

VorDaj on February 24, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Fuc *k Obama.

The rest of your comment is sterling. Did a little rehab on the English; hope that’s ok.

Jaibones on February 24, 2012 at 11:44 PM

Size her up for some pant suits. She should be the next Secretary of State.

blammm on February 24, 2012 at 11:50 PM

More of her.

Schadenfreude on February 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Yay for her. I hope it goes viral.

Dan_Yul on February 25, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Holy Cow…speaking truth to power!!!!

Zing, Whap, Beautiful!

Sacramento on February 25, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Best apology since Sheridan apologized to the Centauri for blowing up one of their ships.

PackerBronco on February 25, 2012 at 12:14 AM

If Patton were still alive, he would have them shot.

VorDaj on February 24, 2012 at 9:05 PM

For good reason

Schadenfreude on February 25, 2012 at 12:19 AM

No, she has guts. If she had balls, she’d have burned another one while talking.
bernverdnardo1 on February 24, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Kira Davis, meet Ann Barnhardt.

AesopFan on February 25, 2012 at 12:29 AM

I like the video. But I am duty bound to point out that this is actually Fiona from Shrek.

wte9 on February 25, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Good job kira

AH_C on February 25, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Has anyone else noticed that when people of color are conservative they are really really conservative with brains. Lead on.

BullShooterAsInElk on February 25, 2012 at 12:45 AM

I was having a pretty crappy day today…then I found this video…it offered me hope. THANK YOU!!!!

Doomsday on February 25, 2012 at 12:51 AM

well put

amend2 on February 25, 2012 at 12:53 AM

A conservative AND a love of a good single malt… man if I was 20 years younger, I would be in love…

Wolftech on February 25, 2012 at 1:10 AM

PackerBronco on February 25, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Man.. I miss Babylon 5… best sci-fi show until Firefly…

At least I got to hang out with Jason Carter this past weekend(Marcus Cole on B5).

Wolftech on February 25, 2012 at 1:15 AM

AesopFan on February 25, 2012 at 12:29 AM

She had me at raw bacon being the best bookmark for the Koran :)

Wolftech on February 25, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Ha ha…
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RalphyBoy on February 25, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Obama has triple digit lead in Detroit as well. He beats Romney 3 to 1 there head-to-head

liberal4life on February 23, 2012 at 11:18 AM

LOL!

Bitterly clinging to the algae.

WeekendAtBernankes on February 25, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Take our prisoners 15 to life. Arm them and air drop them on Iran. If they win they are free, and can now rule East New Jersey. Save the US some cash. Middle east needs some MS13 love. Heres a deterant for illegals comming from the south. You dont get a comfy busride to tijuana. You will get a nice airdrop to Islamabad! Thanks for coming.

Gedge on February 25, 2012 at 4:26 AM

We are the religion of peace. And if you don’t believe that, we’ll kill you.

Huckabye-Romney on February 25, 2012 at 4:56 AM

This chick should be our next Secretary of State. She’s obviously a lot smarter and more eloquent than the one we have now.

AZCoyote on February 25, 2012 at 6:30 AM

And Obama has had a lot of help. Under Bush Colonels were kissing korans in Iraq. The pentagons is populated by generals who are in violation of their oath of office, are guilty of deselection of duty, and should be arrested and put in prison for the rest of their God damned lives. If Patton were still alive, he would have them shot.

VorDaj on February 24, 2012 at 9:05 PM

AMEN PLUS 10.

Bush started this warm fuzzy religion of peace crap.

stenwin77 on February 25, 2012 at 6:55 AM

Lt. Col. Daniel Davis’s report on Afghanistan (84 pages) clips:

Dereliction of Duty II:
Senior Military Leaders’ Loss of Integrity Wounds Afghan War Effort

The Taliban has powerful incentive to either outright-reject al-Qaeda or keep them at arm’s lengths. A 2011 report by the Center on International Cooperation out of New York suggests the Taliban are willing to make such guarantees. Further, consider another fact that should be blatantly evident to our senior policy-makers with regard to why al-Qaeda would even want to set up camp in Afghanistan again: global networking.

We have lavished praise a few of our senior military leaders for being “warrior-scholars” whose intellectualism exceeds those of most wearing the uniform. But what organization in the world today – whether an international terrorist organization or virtually every major company on the globe – needs physical territory on which to plan “future 9/11 attacks”? Most are well acquainted with the on-line and interconnected nature of numerous global movements. We here in the United States know video conferencing, skyping, emailing, texting, twittering, Facebooking, and virtually an almost limitless number of similar technologies.

And a few men have convinced virtually the entire Western world that we must stay on the ground in one relatively postage-stamp sized country – even beyond a decade and a half – to prevent “another 9/11” from being planned, as though the rest of the world’s geography somehow doesn’t matter, and more critically, that while the rest of the world does its planning on computers and other electronic means, al-Qaeda must be capable only of making such plans on the ground, and only on the ground in Afghanistan.

Dereliction of Duty II:
Senior Military Leaders’ Loss of Integrity Wounds Afghan War Effort
27 January 2012

Senior ranking US military leaders have so distorted the truth when communicating with the US Congress and American people in regards to conditions on the ground in Afghanistan that the truth has become unrecognizable. This deception has damaged America’s credibility among both our allies and enemies, severely limiting our ability to reach a political solution to the war in Afghanistan. It has likely cost American taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars Congress might not otherwise have appropriated had it known the truth, and our senior leaders’ behavior has almost certainly extended the duration of this war. The single greatest penalty our Nation has suffered, however, has been that we have lost the blood, limbs and lives of tens of thousands of American Service Members with little to no gain to our country as a consequence of this deception.

… there are also some general officers in our Army who are dedicated to the nation and still have their integrity fully intact. For example the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, by all accounts, is a man of strict adherence to honor and integrity.
[However,] In order for the current crop of excellent junior Army leaders to become the next generations’ senior Army leaders – and continue to demonstrate the same adherence to honor and integrity – changes must be made and made quickly of today’s senior cohort. I’ve lost count of the number of truly promising and intelligent leaders who have gotten out of the service at the mid-level because they could not stomach the mendacity at the top. If we can change the culture at the top, however, the future for our Armed Forces and our country can once again be very bright.

Why Should You Listen to Me?
I am a Lieutenant-Colonel in the United States Army, serving as a Regular Army officer in the Armor Branch. I have just completed the fourth combat deployment of my career (Desert Storm, Afghanistan in 2005-06, Iraq in 2008-09, and Afghanistan again in 2010-11). In the middle of my career I served eight years in the US Army Reserve and held a number of civilian jobs, one of which was an aide for US Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (Legislative Correspondent for Defense and Foreign Affairs). This report does not constitute a comprehensive investigation into the corrupt nature of the senior ranks, but rather will be limited to the programs and combat tours in which I have personally engaged since 1997. Though the number is limited, the assignments I have had have placed me in arguably the most significant Army programs of the past 15 years.

During my most recent Afghan deployment my duties required that I travel extensively throughout Regional Command (RC) – North, RC-East, and RC-South, covering 9,178 miles. I conducted mounted and dismounted combat patrols with our troopers, travelling at various times in MRAP vehicles, MRAP All-Terrain Vehicles, and Strykers. I spent time with both conventional forces and Special Forces troops. While on dismounted patrol I once stepped on an IED that we discovered and somehow did not detonate; was in an MRAP patrol that was attacked with an IED (no one was injured); was twice on combat outposts attacked by Taliban dismounts; was rocketed and mortared more times than I could count, several times impacting so close my ears rang for hours afterwards.

Throughout this process I interviewed or had conversations with over 250 Soldiers from the lowest ranking 19-year old private, to sergeants and platoon leaders, company commanders, battalion commanders, brigade commanders, and Division commanders, as well as staff members at every echelon. In addition, I have had conversations with Afghan security officials, Afghan civilians, and a few village elders. I cite all the above not at all to boast about any personal accomplishments, but rather to convey that the conclusions and observations made throughout the remainder of this report are not made by an officer that was limited to one location, but one given a rare opportunity to see and participate in operations in almost every significant region of Afghanistan.

As mentioned earlier in this report, were I able to share the classified reports the gulf between what some of our leaders have said in public and what they know behind the scenes would be dramatic. Nevertheless, even with what I’m about to provide from open source material the gulf will still be clearly evident. In the following sub-sections, I’ll cover:
Deception at the Strategic Level
o The Truth: (U) Afghan NGO Safety Office Q.4 2010 Report
o The Truth: (U) Center for Strategic and International Studies, “The Failures
that Shaped Today’s War”, by Anthony Cordesman
Deception at the Operational/Tactical Level
o Early 2011 Closing of the Pech Valley:
o Statements of “Clear Progress” in Helmand Province
Deception against the American Public
o Statements by Senior Uniformed Leaders from 2004-2010
o Statements by General David Petraeus 2008-2011

maverick muse on February 25, 2012 at 7:14 AM

The latest Koran fiasco serves as a public distraction. We posture ourselves again in self defense mode as we justify ourselves for burning waste, but not burnt efficiently enough as to leave no trace, with full foreknowledge that any act of burning the Koran would incite violence against Americans, yet not taking proper measures to literally incinerate what was determined necessary to destroy.

How hard is it really to build a proper incinerator? Too difficult for the greatest Military in the world. Beyond Yankee ingenuity. pfft

maverick muse on February 25, 2012 at 7:22 AM

Bush started this warm fuzzy religion of peace crap.

Bush started this invasion of Afghanistan, as if any movement required a nation from which to network.

maverick muse on February 25, 2012 at 7:24 AM

This chick should be our next Secretary of State. She’s obviously a lot smarter and more eloquent than the one we have now.

AZCoyote on February 25, 2012 at 6:30 AM

My thoughts exactly. Or maybe even UN ambassador!

MJBrutus on February 25, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Attaaaaaack Waaaaatch!!!!

vcferlita on February 25, 2012 at 7:42 AM

Subscriber 317.

El Salsero on February 25, 2012 at 8:10 AM

About time Islam apologized for plagiarizing the Old and New Testaments for their pastiche playbook called Koran, and for 1400 years of terroristic depredations and carnage wrought upon their neighbors who refused to bow to the demands of totalitarian, expansionist Islam.

And to return the occupied lands of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Yemen, Jordan, Libya, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan (AKA part of India), Malaysia, Indonesia, ad nauseam.

And pay reparations for the tens of millions slaughtered, the cultural treasures obliterated, the cities sacked or erased, the tens of millions of slaves sold, eunuchs castrated, and the wholesale insult to humanity that they have foisted on the world in the name of a mad warlord’s fever dreams.

profitsbeard on February 24, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Fantastic profitsbeard…I would contribute to a Dearborn, Mich. billboard add with this text in full…or full page Detroit Newspaper add if it still exists.

oldroy on February 25, 2012 at 8:35 AM

How hard is it really to build a proper incinerator? Too difficult for the greatest Military in the world. Beyond Yankee ingenuity. pfft

maverick muse on February 25, 2012 at 7:22 AM

Maybe you should join and show them how to get it done. Pfft.

hawkdriver on February 25, 2012 at 8:36 AM

We need to close our bases around the world and bring all of our troops back home where they belong. Interventionism does not work. It drains our coffers, strains our military and stretches them thin, and doesn’t make us safer.

Dante on February 25, 2012 at 8:44 AM

She’s really not saying anything that any normal (non-liberal) person with a working knowledge of the middle east isn’t saying every time they see a news crawl about a new apology.
I can’t help but think that this video wouldn’t get nearly the attention it’s been getting in the conservative arena if it was done by a white person who looked conservative.
And no, I don’t know what my point is, I just find this whole posting kind of depressing.

CarolynM on February 25, 2012 at 9:00 AM

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