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War and Organized Mayhem

FROM MY CORNER: The Tiny Giant Elephant

Howell Hurst Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Economy & Finance, Humans, Military Defense, War and Organized Mayhem

FROM MY CORNER: The Tiny Giant Elephant Dateline: Nice, France . . . October 2, 2021 Taiwan is a tiny self-proclaimed nation that is a giant thorn in China’s self-image. In a past civil war, Taiwan broke off from China and began calling itself a sovereign country. China disputes that and claims Taiwan is a… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Irony at its Worst

Howell Hurst Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, Military Defense, People, Poverty, Refugees, Terrorism, War and Organized Mayhem

Nice Report #4 . . . As I have reported about my personal pleasure in Nice, France, I cannot help but read the many individual stories of Haitian and other refugees desperately struggling to find footholds in life. Recently I wrote as I have many times before about the $$ Trillions spent by nations on… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Nice Report 9/24/2021

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Defense vs Diplomacy, Economy & Finance, Humans, Military Defense, People Politics, Poverty, War and Organized Mayhem

After three weeks and three days in France, I have been attempting to figure out if I’ve learned anything new and important about the United States from this 7,000 mile distance of my new perspective.   I’ve learned that what I’ve thought for most of my adult lifetime remains true:   Most leaders of most… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Biden Missed Basic ROTC 101

Howell Hurst American News, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Military Defense, Presidential Election, War and Organized Mayhem

How did Biden so horribly mismanage his abrupt withdrawal from Afghanistan? When I was in Reserve Officers Training Corps in college, it was made piercingly clear that when a U.S. Army force withdraws from combat it will carefully plan how to extract all military equipment. The press video reports  the $Billions of U.S. military equipment… continue reading »