Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Billy The Mountain

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Billy The Mountain

Billy was a mountain. Ethel was a tree growing off of his shoulder.

[Found here. Obscure reference from somewhere else.]

The Rebel Flag

Sunday, 12 July 2015

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Hot Links From Around The Globe

Sunday, 3 June 2012

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Great watercolor paintings of scenes from war-torn Afghanistan by British illustrator Matthew Cook. [Kudos to TR reader Nikolay Kotev for posting it.]

If you haven’t seen the vid posted here, it’s worth the 15 minutes. An OWS boy learns about collectivism from someone who lived in Soviet Russia… and he LISTENS.

Orlando Florida, home of Disney World, Epcot Center, and these pretty people.

Give your kids nightmares the easy way. Buy these. Sin duda todos estaremos de acuerdo en que el mejor sitio es delante de la taza del váter.

The latin name for it is Blobimus Maximus.

Any of you on Twitter? I am, but only for the purposes of collecting followers with the promise of tweeting absolutely no content. 20 or so get the joke. I haven’t “followed” anyone, yet I’ve been pre-blocked and reported as a spammer by some.
Think about that.

This a must read for everyone. We’re talking Freedom of Speech.
[Parental Advisory – disturbing content.]

The Most Popular Badge in Afghanistan

Sunday, 18 March 2012

With tensions at an all time high in Afghanistan following the Koran burnings, the urination video, and the killing of 16 civilians, attention is now falling on a long line of “Infidel” apparel and gear.

Exhausted from how they feel they’re being perceived, troops have taken to wearing patches and carrying items that label themselves infidels, and offer translation in local dialect.

In the Muslim world an infidel means literally “one without faith” who rejects the central teachings of Islam. tracked down Clayton Montgomery at Mil-Spec Monkey, a large online seller of infidel gear, who says his most popular item by far is the “Pork Eating Crusader Patch.”

[Full story here, h/t Soylent Green. Larger size image for lifting and posting below the break.]

[Update: For those interested in reading an assessment of the situation in Afghanistan, Pete Hegseth, emailing from Kabul in January 2012, has some interesting (and disturbing) observations.

Pete Hegseth, founder of Vets For Freedom, is now posted to Afghanistan, where he has been training Afghans as well as American and coalition troops. His reports on the situation there are as knowledgeable as any you can find. Here is his final dispatch — long but worth reading through to the end.

Read the whole thing here:


Amazing Helicopter Photos from Afghanistan

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

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The photos in Michael Yon’s blog are amazing, as are his stories posted from Afghanistan.   I cropped the image above only for more detail in this post.

[Found link here.]

Slower Traffic Keep Right.

Tuesday, 23 June 2009

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Khyber Pass, Afghanistan, 1955.  I wonder if camels and donkeys got tickets for blocking traffic.

[Found here. Kinda goes with this post.]

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