Tag Archives: Hogan’s Heroes

Your father’s Lili Marlene, specifically

On the subject of historical misconceptions, you might say I’m hugely sentimental. So the tale of Lili Marlene catches me up like a honey trap. What does the name conjure for you? A Nazi Mata Hari? A fictional musical persona … Continue reading

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Amateurish Bomb fails to go off, DHS to the rescue…

So, let’s see, A “Major Break” in terrorist infiltrators involving somebody with Pakistan ties “confessing” to buying large amounts of a solvent used as PVC cement that you can buy in 55 gallon drums without raising any suspicion, Methyl Ether … Continue reading

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Failed athletes in the military

Much was made of Uday’s wrath when athletes on the Iraqi soccer team would return untriumphant. If a player made a gaffe, Saddam’s evil son Uday would send him off to the front. The Iran-Iraq Front at that time.   … Continue reading

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