Kim Jong-Un Jerks U.S. Military’s Chain

What the hell is the Obama administration thinking?

Last Monday it was announced a long planned intercontinental ballistic missile test has been delayed until next week at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The official spokesman for the Pentagon gave the reason as mounting tensions with North Korea.


Newly confirmed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel personally delayed the long-planned Minuteman 3 test. Whether or not it was Hagel or the White House, the reasoning behind this move was to avoid the North Koreans from misinterpreting the launch and exacerbating the current Korean crisis.

Powerful Nation Or Wimp Nation

The most powerful nation is the world delays a long planned missile test because it might upset a tin horn dictatorship in North Korea? Just exactly how does that come across to bigger nuclear threats to the world – specifically Iran?

Naturally the “official” spokesman gave the briefing with the assurance of anonymity to the press.

Again, huh?

This comes in the wake of the North Korean military warning the U.S. government they are “authorized” to use “smaller, lighter and diversified” nuclear weapons.

Punk Leadership Tactics

Who could that be “authorizing” such an ominous threat? It must be the newly installed 28-year-old punk, Kim Jung Un, replacing his daddy.

The pentagon’s statement is provocative to say the least. A third rate power living in the middle ages has the power to delay a long planned military exercise by the United States of America?

The “official” spokesman said in anonymity that U.S. and South Korean military exercises are ongoing, with warships and bombers in the region.

The once-powerful USA now defers to third rate, third world punk dictators

What Would Reagan Or Thatcher Do

It makes you wonder if the late Margaret Thatcher or Ronald Reagan would have made such a stunning concession to these pip squeaks.

Is it any wonder the U.S. is losing respect all over the world?

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Dwight L. Schwab Jr. is a moderate conservative who looks at all sides of a story, then speaks his mind. He has written more than 3500 national political and foreign affairs columns. His BS in journalism from the University of Oregon, with minors in political science and American history stands him in good stead for his writing.


Dwight has 30-years in the publishing industry, including ABC/Cap Cities and International Thomson. His first book, “Redistribution of Common Sense – Selective Commentaries on the Obama Administration 2009-2014,” was published in July, 2014. “The Game Changer – America’s Most Stunning Presidential Election in History,” was published in April 2017.


Dwight is a native of Portland, Oregon, and now a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area.