There's a Joke in Here: "Al Qaeda Retreating from French ADVANCE"
Though, I still haven't thought of a good punchline:
French air strikes destroyed the home of the leader of an Al-Qaeda-linked group in northern Mali as French-led forces advanced Sunday on the Islamist stronghold of Timbuktu.How sorry is your insurgency when the French are kicking your ass? Update by Howie: Standard Yoda schtik added.
The overnight strikes in Kidal came 24 hours after French-led troops seized Gao, the most populated town in Mali's Islamist-controlled arid north, which is roughly the size of Texas.
"But......but......The Germans told us these guys were PU$$IES!!"
Posted by: MtTB at January 28, 2013 05:55 PM
Posted by: Moshe Ben Avram at January 28, 2013 06:23 PM
Don't sell them short.
Posted by: crosspatch at January 28, 2013 06:24 PM
Carol- Christian Soldier
Posted by: C-Christian Soldier at January 28, 2013 07:29 PM
Posted by: Capt-Dax at January 28, 2013 07:42 PM
They scored a good deal of credit with me if they beat back these bastards!
Posted by: Spartan at January 28, 2013 07:45 PM
Posted by: Axel at January 28, 2013 08:37 PM
Which made the rest of Europe what? Double pussies.
Posted by: Big Al at January 28, 2013 08:39 PM
The airlifting is being done by two RAF c17.
Posted by: Axel at January 28, 2013 08:46 PM
Posted by: Sal at January 28, 2013 10:35 PM
If the French politicians had the spine of their troops, Islam would today be a topic of university study in Algiers, and maybe not even an important topic.
Posted by: zimriel at January 28, 2013 10:56 PM
Face it. To some the Germans, the Brits and the French will never do anything right. Amazing how the Japanese are never at fault for anything. Why is that?
Posted by: Big Al at January 29, 2013 12:28 AM
Um, try US=Acre, Israel
Posted by: Kafiroon at January 29, 2013 01:28 AM
Posted by: Moshe Ben Avram at January 29, 2013 07:51 AM
Posted by: Amo at January 29, 2013 07:52 AM
The point I will attempt to point out again. We hear the constant lamblasting of the Germans, French and Brits yet very little on the atrocities committed by the Japanese. Why? Because the Jews constantly remind us of what happened to them and not what happened to many more.
And for your info. It was Hitler who demanded that the Japanese cease in Nanking. If he didn't apply pressure on them hundreds of thousands more and perhaps many millions would have been slaughtered. The Japanese wished to depopulate areas of China and replace them with Japanese.
A group that constantly belays the Germans, French and Brits and later expects them to come to their aid isn't playing the right cards. Very few people (and no decision makers) are alive today. So what did they have to do with it? Why keep shoving things they had nothing to do with in their faces? What good could come from it?
Posted by: Amo at January 29, 2013 08:10 AM
The French gov't tends to be totally fine with using force, they just don't want the upstart US to do it.
Posted by: KArlJ at January 29, 2013 10:04 AM
Posted by: EROWMER at January 29, 2013 01:02 PM
I quote for a change:
"During the late 1980s, the Foreign Legion saw a large intake of trained soldiers from the UK. These men had left the British Army following its restructuring and the Foreign Legion's parachute unit was a popular destination. At one point, the famous 2eme REP had such a large number of British citizens amongst the ranks that it was a standing joke that the unit was really called '2eme PARA', a reference to the Second Battalion, the Parachute Regiment of the British Army."
Wikipedia I know but easy o hand.
Posted by: Axel at January 29, 2013 02:45 PM
Better to come home and concentrate on defending America from internal as well as external enemies.
Stomp Mohamedism into dust? Even modern, educated, freedom loving Muslims aren't even thinking about leaving the teachings of Mohammed. Islam is growing even in modern societies.
Posted by: Sal at January 29, 2013 05:41 PM
Posted by: Mark at January 29, 2013 08:16 PM
Posted by: Axel at January 29, 2013 09:09 PM
Posted by: Kafiroon at January 30, 2013 12:46 AM
Posted by: Frank at January 30, 2013 02:04 PM
recently unearthed diary reveals an unlikely rescuer of thousands of
Chinese: a German businessman living in China who was the leader of the
local Nazi organization.
The businessman, John Rabe, kept a
1,200-page diary that provides a rare third-party account of the
atrocities. In it, he writes of digging foxholes in his backyard to
shelter 650 Chinese and of repelling Japanese troops who tried to climb
over the wall, of dashing through war-torn areas to deliver rice, and of
stopping Japanese soldiers from raping Chinese women. He even wrote to
Hitler to complain about the Japanese actions.
Posted by: Aaron at January 30, 2013 02:15 PM
The elimination of the Chinese POWs began after they were transported
by trucks to remote locations on the outskirts of Nanking. As soon as they
were assembled, the savagery began, with young Japanese soldiers encouraged
by their superiors to inflict maximum pain and suffering upon individual
POWs as a way of toughening themselves up for future battles, and also
to eradicate any civilized notions of mercy. Filmed footage and still photographs
taken by the Japanese themselves document the brutality. Smiling soldiers
can be seen conducting bayonet practice on live prisoners, decapitating
them and displaying severed heads as souvenirs, and proudly standing among
mutilated corpses. Some of the Chinese POWs were simply mowed down by machine-gun
fire while others were tied-up, soaked with gasoline and burned alive.
Present day map of China showing location of Shanghai and
Nanking (now called Nanjing).
Map of the Japanese Empire at its peak in 1942.
One of the last humans left alive after intense bombing during
the Japanese attack on Shanghai's South Station. August 1937.
After the destruction of the POWs, the soldiers turned their attention
to the women of Nanking and an outright animalistic hunt ensued. Old women
over the age of 70 as well as little girls under the age of 8 were dragged
off to be sexually abused. More than 20,000 females (with some estimates
as high as 80,000) were gang-raped by Japanese soldiers, then stabbed to
death with bayonets or shot so they could never bear witness.
Posted by: Aaron at January 30, 2013 02:24 PM
then had their bellies slit open and the fetuses torn out. Sometimes, after
storming into a house and encountering a whole family, the Japanese forced
Chinese men to rape their own daughters, sons to rape their mothers, and
brothers their sisters, while the rest of the family was made to watch.
Posted by: Aaron at January 30, 2013 02:28 PM
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