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Daily Archives: January 25th, 2013

How “Equality” in the Military Leads to Gross Inequality

  AT VFR, Henry McCulloch writes: I have had many years to think about what role women should have in the armed forces. I was a Marine infantry officer and Air Force Reserve fighter pilot in an active capacity for over 16 years. Now, mercifully, I am completely separated from the U.S. armed forces. During […]


Women in Combat: A Grave Offense Against Children

  AS I SAID in the previous post, there are so many unexamined consequences of the Obama administration’s decision to place women in combat — a decision that has been in the works for many years and that is the logical extension of the radical equality embraced by most Americans — that one barely knows […]

Two Presidents on the Role of Women

  Theodore Roosevelt, March 13, 1905 No piled-up wealth, no splendor of material growth, no brilliance of artistic development, will permanently avail any people unless its home life is healthy, unless the average man possesses honesty, courage, common sense, and decency, unless he works hard and is willing at need to fight hard; and unless […]

The Sun Sets on Masculinity

  HENRY McCULLOCH writes: Sometimes a picture does say it best. Here is a photograph of Gen. Martin Dempsey and Leon Panetta shaking hands after consummating the feminist conquest of the U.S. armed forces. Note who has been carefully selected to oversee the two old white men as they do their duty; there is nothing […]

What Kind of Man Sends a Woman to War?

  WESLEY PRUDEN blames Pentagon careerists whose primary objective is not military.

Michelle Obama: Militant and Girlish

  AT Camera Lucida, Kidist Paulos Asrat critiques the inauguration outfits of Michelle Obama. Kidist writes: It is interesting that these [fashion] designers want a powerful, militaristic Michelle, yet also want her to look innocuously feminine (almost like a small girl), as though to sartorially dampen the former with the latter. And Michelle obliges. Women […]

The Brave New Army

  THERE ARE so many unexamined consequences of the full integration of women into the military that one barely knows where to start, but one of the obvious places is with the fact that the Armed Forces will be increasingly in the business of population control. Pregnant women cannot be deployed. See this article at […]