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Theater of War

Russell68 Wrote: May 04, 2012 4:01 PM
Ollie for president! He'll get things done! He'll make the trains run on time. ;)
RHSimard Wrote: Sep 09, 2012 1:12 PM
3129, you seem to be missing the point altogether. Look up who "made the trains run on time." There is a specific meaning to that.
3129 Wrote: May 04, 2012 4:56 PM
Who cares? Only neurotics with phobias about flight take the train these days. Fire All Incumbents. Viva la revolucion.

My old American Heritage Dictionary defines the word "theater," inter alia, as "a large geographic area in which military operations are coordinated." Throughout World War II, official dispatches and press reports described military action and events in the European, Pacific and China-Burma-India "theaters of war." We now have a new definition, courtesy of our present commander in chief: a place to remind everyone that Osama bin Laden is still dead.

On the anniversary of bin Laden's demise at the hands of U.S. special operators, the Barack Obama re-election campaign made a "surprise" middle-of-the-night visit to Kabul, Afghanistan. According to...