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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #600 on: September 07, 2021, 04:56:52 PM »

This is some criminal level *expletive deleted*it

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/state-department-afghanistan-private-rescue-flights-leaked-email

Far as I am concerned if you took the entirety of the state department and lined them against a wall you’d be doing the nation a huge favor and cleaning out a real nest of vipers
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #601 on: September 07, 2021, 04:59:38 PM »

This is some criminal level *expletive deleted*it

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/state-department-afghanistan-private-rescue-flights-leaked-email

Far as I am concerned if you took the entirety of the state department and lined them against a wall you’d be doing the nation a huge favor and cleaning out a real nest of vipers

Shouldn't be a surprise, the same people were in running the s#!tshow when Benghazi went down.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #602 on: September 08, 2021, 08:11:03 AM »

Our State Dept is populated by a bunch of worthless morons. This is supposed to be a Babylon Bee* article.

https://thehill.com/policy/international/571205-state-dept-voices-concerns-over-all-male-taliban-government


*I usually default to "Onion article", but apparently The Onion has gone woke.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #603 on: September 08, 2021, 09:20:33 AM »

Clown world.   ;/

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #604 on: September 08, 2021, 12:14:12 PM »

Getting off topic a bit: can someone identify the optics in this pic?


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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #605 on: September 08, 2021, 12:32:22 PM »

The optics are bad.  Well, if they mattered to elections they would be.

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #606 on: September 08, 2021, 12:38:14 PM »

Getting off topic a bit: can someone identify the optics in this pic?


POS Super Mall Ninja Scope
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Were we giving those to the ANA?  Knowing the government we paid $1k each. :facepalm:

Noticed his light/laser is mounted very poorly and pointing downwards
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« Reply #607 on: September 08, 2021, 12:42:25 PM »

Think that's a backup rear sight mounted sideways on the front side rail too.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #608 on: September 08, 2021, 12:47:42 PM »

Are those pop rivets holding the backup sight/light/laser/whatever strap on the front?
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #609 on: September 08, 2021, 01:07:50 PM »

Are those pop rivets holding the backup sight/light/laser/whatever strap on the front?

They actually look like 70% stripped phillips screws to me, but it's not a great photo.

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #610 on: September 08, 2021, 08:02:11 PM »

I'm guessing the flashlight mount is really whatever scope ring was handy and the diameter doesn't match the light.  At least it is, or was, painted black so you know it's tactical as can be.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #611 on: September 08, 2021, 08:10:08 PM »

NYPD  officers put magazines in AR-15s backwards, attach Eotech holo sights backwards,  but to really make an AR-15 interesting it takes the Taliban.   Taliban means "student,"  you know;  they're "works in progress."   =D  [tinfoil]    [popcorn]  .......  :facepalm:
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #612 on: September 08, 2021, 08:53:02 PM »

NYPD  officers put magazines in AR-15s backwards, attach Eotech holo sights backwards,  but to really make an AR-15 interesting it takes the Taliban.   Taliban means "student,"  you know;  they're "works in progress."   =D  [tinfoil]    [popcorn]  .......  :facepalm:

Like a doctor? Still practicing?
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #613 on: September 08, 2021, 09:36:10 PM »

Our State Dept is populated by a bunch of worthless morons. This is supposed to be a Babylon Bee* article.

https://thehill.com/policy/international/571205-state-dept-voices-concerns-over-all-male-taliban-government


*I usually default to "Onion article", but apparently The Onion has gone woke.

What an embarrassment.  Besides being shocked that the Taliban isn't as woke as they expected (really!?!) they announced this:

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The State Department spokesperson added Tuesday that the Biden administration will “continue to hold the Taliban to their commitments to allow safe passage for foreign nationals and Afghans with travel documents, including permitting flights currently ready to fly out of Afghanistan to agreed-upon onward destinations.”

Nothing says you're continuing to hold them to their commitments like totally leaving the country.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #614 on: September 09, 2021, 10:10:46 AM »

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #615 on: September 10, 2021, 05:56:11 PM »

Reported by Biden cheerleader the NYT, so probably true:

https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2021/09/10/damning-investigation-by-the-nyt-says-the-u-s-killed-an-aid-worker-and-his-family-in-kabul-drone-strike-not-an-isis-facilitator-no-evidence-of-a-secondary-explosion/

That post-bomb retaliatory drone strike likely took out an aid worker, not a terrorist. The story makes it sound like the military was given a target and not much other information. If this were a movie, it would sure look like the President just wanted a strike for some good PR. Any guy with a doo-rag would do.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #616 on: September 10, 2021, 06:44:27 PM »

So the aid worker had dirt on the Clintons Bidens?
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #617 on: September 11, 2021, 10:21:35 AM »

So the aid worker had dirt on the Clintons Bidens?

Is it sad, or a sign of the times, that I immediately wondered what info the aid worker had that someone didn't want getting out...
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #618 on: September 11, 2021, 10:33:35 AM »

So do we file this under suicide or COVID? Suicide by COVID?
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #619 on: September 11, 2021, 10:48:32 AM »

So do we file this under suicide or COVID? Suicide by COVID?

Is MQ-9 a comorbidity?
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #620 on: September 11, 2021, 10:53:36 AM »

Is MQ-9 a comorbidity?

If it wasn't before, it is now.
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #621 on: September 14, 2021, 09:53:35 AM »

NYPD  officers put magazines in AR-15s backwards, attach Eotech holo sights backwards,  but to really make an AR-15 interesting it takes the Taliban.   Taliban means "student,"  you know;  they're "works in progress."   =D  [tinfoil]    [popcorn]  .......  :facepalm:

To be fair most of the supposed backwards Eotech photos I've seen were usually SightMarks and other similar red dots which do look at first glance like a backwards Eotech
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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #622 on: September 14, 2021, 09:55:01 AM »

Ed Nash does a bit of a comparison

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #623 on: September 17, 2021, 01:42:37 PM »

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Re: Afghanistan
« Reply #624 on: September 17, 2021, 02:13:02 PM »

And Biden is headed to the beach while the Taliban holds Americans hostage.
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