Cold War Radio #81

Posted: August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Cold War Radio welcomes Kurt Schlichter
Kurt Schlichter (Twitter: @KurtSchlichter) was personally recruited to write conservative commentary by Andrew Breitbart. He is a successful Los Angeles trial lawyer, a veteran with a masters in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College, and a former

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Post Hill Press will publish his book “Conservative Insurgency: The Struggle to Take America Back 2013-2041” on July 15, 2014.

Kurt has been published in the New York Post, Washington Examiner, Los Angeles Times, Washington Times and elsewhere. He has also been a guest on Fox News, the Hugh Hewitt Show, the Dennis Miller Show, the John Phillips Show, the Tony Katz Show, the Greg Garrison Show, Geraldo, The Snark Factor, the Derek Hunter Show, and the WMAL Morning Show with Larry O’Connor, among others. He appears weekly on Cam & Company on NRA News.

Kurt has published four #1 bestselling Amazon “Political Humor” ebooks in a row: “I Am a Conservative: Uncensored, Undiluted and Absolutely Un-PC” (also an audiobook), “I Am a Liberal: A Conservative’s Guide to Dealing With Nature’s Most Irritating Mistake,” “Fetch My Latte: Sharing Feelings With Stupid People,” and “Fifty Shades of Liberal.”

Kurt rose to the rank of Army colonel (Infantry), commanded a cavalry recon squadron, and served in Desert Storm and Kosovo as well as multiple disaster operations. He lives in the South Bay area of Los Angeles where his hobbies include red meat and red wine.

SHOW NOTES:
The New York Times outlines how Obama abandoned Iraq
APNewsBreak: US sending arms to Kurds in Iraq
Hamas said to have executed dozens of tunnel diggers
Ukrainian forces prepare to recapture Donetsk
Today in Cold War History for August 11
1952 – Hussein bin Talal is proclaimed King of Jordan.
1954 – Formal peace takes place, ending 7+ yrs of fighting in Indochina between French & Communist Vietminh
1960 – Chad declares independence from France.
1962 – Vostok 3 launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome and cosmonaut Andrian Nikolayev becomes the first person to float in microgravity.
1965 – The U.S. conducted a second launch of “Surveyor-SD 2” for a landing on the Moon surface test.
1972 – The last U.S. ground combat unit in South Vietnam, the Third Battalion, Twenty-First Infantry, departs for the United States. The unit had been guarding the U.S. air base at Da Nang. This left only 43,500 advisors, airmen, and support troops left in-country. This number did not include the sailors of the Seventh Fleet on station in the South China Sea or the air force personnel in Thailand and Guam.
1975 – The U.S. vetoed the proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to the United Nations. The Security Counsel had already refused to consider South Korea’s application.
1979 – Two Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-134s collide over the Ukrainian city of Dniprodzerzhynsk and crash, killing all 178 aboard both airliners.
1982 – A bomb explodes on Pan Am Flight 830, en route from Tokyo, Japan to Honolulu, Hawaii, killing one teenager and injuring 15 passengers. The aircraft remained airborne and made an emergency landing in Honolulu.The bomb was placed by Mohammed Rashed, a Jordanian linked to the 15 May Organization.(breakout faction of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine)
1984 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan was preparing for his weekly radio broadcast when, during testing of the microphone, the President said of the Soviet Union, “My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you that I just signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.”
1987 – France & Great-Britain send minesweepers to Persian Gulf
1989 – Voyager 2 discovers 2 partial rings of Neptune
1990 – Egyptian and Moroccan troops joined U.S. forces in Saudia Arabia to help protect from a possible Iraqi attack.
Kosovo: 40 Muslims arrested for waging jihad in Iraq and Syria; mosques used for recruiting; explosive devices, weapons and ammunition seized

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