Trump Recommits To Afghanistan

As I mentioned in the previous post, I’m on vacation, so unlike other years, I’m cutting back on posting. I’ll probably put up two posts a day instead of the usual three, at least until Friday. Sorry, but I am burned out on writing, and I am expecting to do literally nothing for a week.

In the meantime, I see the country is still going to shit.

President Donald Trump opened the door to an increase in U.S. troops in Afghanistan as part of a retooled strategy for the region, overcoming his own doubts about fighting on in America’s longest military conflict.

Trump, in a prime-time televised address at a military base near Washington, said his new approach was aimed at preventing Afghanistan from becoming a safe haven for Islamist militants bent on attacking the United States.

“My original instinct was to pull out,” he said, but added he was convinced by his national security advisers to strengthen the U.S. ability to prevent the Taliban from ousting the U.S.-backed government in Kabul.

Meh, this sounds like is has McMasters’ fingerprints all over it, and I don’t trust that clown as far as I can throw him. Look, there is a reason that shithole is nicknamed the “graveyard of empires,” and after sixteen years we’re still stalled. I don’t blame the troops; I blame the leadership.

Personally, I think pulling out would have been a better idea. When Afghanistan needs to be put back into line, we bomb them forward to the Stone Age.

I don’t know, maybe I’m wrong, but I think doubling down on this fifth-world country is a mistake.

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The Mother Of All Badasses

U.S. military commanders ordered an attack on ISIS locations inside Afghanistan yesterday, and they christened the MOAB with terrorist blood.

The United States has dropped its largest non-nuclear weapon after it targeted ISIS a network of caves and tunnels in eastern Afghanistan.

U.S. forces used a GPS-guided GBU-43 bomb, which is 30 feet long and weighs a staggering 21,600 pounds. It is known as the ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ – a play on ‘MOAB,’ an acronym that stands for ‘Massive Ordnance Air Burst.’

A crater left by the blast is believed to be more than 300 meters wide after it exploded six feet above the ground. Anyone at the blast site was vaporized.

Trump suggested he had not personally ordered the bomb strike but delegated authority to commanders in the field. The move marks the fulfillment of a 17-month-old campaign promise Trump delivered in Iowa, when he scoffed at ISIS terror forces and said he ‘would bomb the s**t out of them’ if he became president.

Dear goat-humping ISIS bastards, Barack Obama – aka Polly Prissypants – is no longer sullying the White House with his weeping vagina. A real man resides there now, and he doesn’t care about your grievances, your motives, or your threats. Donald Trump only cares about wiping you off the map.

Enjoy your virgins.