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Cartoonist Chip Bok: Brian Williams’ next helicopter assignment

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Brian Williams’ next helicopter assignment

Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com     February 6, 2015      Will Brian Williams be brought down by his fake claim that his helicopter was brought down by an enemy RPG over Iraq in 2003? Not likely. Media critic Howard Kurtz says he’s too big to fail. Now the New Orleans Advocate is questioning his claim about […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: 3rd string quarterbacks and JV terrorists

Cartoonist Chip Bok: 3rd string quarterbacks and JV terrorists

Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com     January 15, 2015     Cardale Jones, the quarterback for Ohio State’s national champion football team says he’s not yet ready for the NFL. He wants to work his way up from third string to second or maybe even first team for the Buckeye’s first. Cardale has set the tone for benchwarmers everywhere. […]

Tens Of Thousands Of Troops Deserting, Army Barely Prosecutes

Tens Of Thousands Of Troops Deserting, Army Barely Prosecutes

Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ . Tens of thousands of soldiers have deserted the Army after long, drawn out deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan in dangerous conditions, but the military has prosecuted just under 2,000 cases, Military.com reports. Over 20,000 soldiers have dropped out from the ranks since 2006, but only 1,900 cases have […]

As ranking member Congresswoman Brownley presided over hearing on VA Caregiver Program

As ranking member Congresswoman Brownley presided over hearing on VA Caregiver Program

On Wednesday, December 3rd,  Congresswoman Julia Brownley, the ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, presided over a hearing on the VA’s Caregiver Program. “As Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee, I take seriously our responsibility to conduct oversight of Veterans Health Administration programs to ensure that they are working as intended: […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Hagel gone

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Hagel gone

Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com       November 25, 2014      Chuck Hagel is gone as Secretary of Defense. He was Obama’s third bird. All three complained about interference from the White House staff. They were ok with the cooks and butlers but not so much Susan Rice, McDonough, and Ben Rhodes. Here’s an example from Bloomberg. Like […]

Three and a half funerals

Three and a half funerals

By L. Neil Smith We’ve all seen it, dozens, perhaps even hundreds of times. A young man or woman, a young son or daughter, a young husband or wife, comes back from some unnecessary, idiotic war in “Bumfuck, Egypt” — in a box. Drums roll, bugles play, bagpipes flare. Maybe rifles in a row are […]

Memorial Day as seen through an artist’s lense

Memorial Day as seen through an artist’s lense

All photo and words are from award winning photographer, David Pu’u, we felt it’s good to always keep in mind what Memorial Day really means. Memorial Day Is… A culture which does not connect accurately, reverentially or beautifully with it’s past, is akin to a rudderless boat: doomed to be at the whim of waves […]

Drones over Ventura County!

Drones over Ventura County!

By George Miller Ventura County, CA is ground zero for “drones,” a common vernacular term for what are actually “UAV’s” (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) or “UAS’s” (Unmanned Aerial Systems).  An astonishing 86% of all U.S.-made UAV’s are manufactured by AeroVironment, headquartered in Monrovia, with the main UAV manufacturing plant in Simi Valley (they don’t make the […]