The new Meme of success

What a difference a few shots makes. The old conventional wisdom from the left and the White House is that the Libyan mission was done primarily by Libyans with help from Nato, that few US troops and treasure was being used and that American was not really involved in the war. Now that Gaddafi is … Continue reading The new Meme of success

Libya: Days Not weeks = Six months, but still an Obama win

It appears that the Libyan Government is about to fall this evening and by the end of the week the long reign of the dictator there will finally be over. This is of course a good thing for several reasons: 1. Gaddafi was an enemy of the United States with the blood of many American's … Continue reading Libya: Days Not weeks = Six months, but still an Obama win

Meanwhile in Libya…

Libya has dropped off he front page of the news and of the Morning Shows. But apparently it hasn't dropped off the page of Robert Stacy McCain who says this at his blog: It was last Sunday, April 3, that we saw the video of Geraldo Rivera under fire as rebels were fighting to re-take … Continue reading Meanwhile in Libya…

Libya: Is it the right thing to do?

At Patterico a relevant question has been asked concerning Libya that is not being asked enough concerning president Obama's decision to go to war in Libya. But before we hammer the President too hard, ask yourself a simple question. Is he right, right now? Forget what he said when he represented one of the most … Continue reading Libya: Is it the right thing to do?

No boots on the ground…except for 2200 marines maybe

Warner Todd Huston not only has a cooler Fedora than me, he noticed something that everyone else has apparently missed: About 2,200 Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit will take part in support operations based aboard USS Kearsarge at sea. Those support operations have thus far included air strikes and one rescue operation. The … Continue reading No boots on the ground…except for 2200 marines maybe

I’ll give this to Joe and Mika, they are consistant

They have been hitting the fighting in Libya with all the furor that they have used in hitting Afghanistan. Barnicle correctly points out that if Gaddafi is not removed or killed this mission will be a failure. Drew Walker on Twitter makes a great point for those saying Gaddafi is not a target: How in … Continue reading I’ll give this to Joe and Mika, they are consistant