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Rule of Thumb

I’ve never donned khakis to fight for Iraqis, I’ve never done State work next door in Iran. On Shiite and Sunni my knowledge is puny, But this much I know: you don’t burn the Koran! You’d be grossly in error to think I’m pro-terror. I hated Saddam; I’m no Taliban fan. But the true underpinning [...]

McChrystal the Pistol

A commander must be disciplined, Resisting all temptation To spill remarks which might amount To insubordination. A single careless word may lead To loss of rank and glory. We seek a penalty fifty fold, We seek a penalty fifty fold, We seek a penalty fifty fold For General Stanley’s story! (Tip of the quill to [...]