There’s a truly shocking news item making the rounds: an inspection of Air Force facilities has turned up — you’d better sit down first — inappropriate material. There were calendars with scantily clad women, R-rated movies, and even — it’s hard for me to bring myself to tell you this, readers, but in the interest of hard-hitting journalism, I feel I simply must — an unprofessional lamp.

I’ve found an online listing of this catalogue of depravity. You can see it here.

If this sort of thing continues, we may, as David Himrich suggests, have to shut down the Air Force altogether, and replace it with some sort of military organization.

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  1. I am reminded of my days as a British army ‘Tom’ when I deployed psychological warfare techniques to avoid close examination during kit inspections. The very best of Penthouse and Playboy (God bless America!) adorned the inside of my locker door. The officers’ eyes never got past them!

    Posted January 19, 2013 at 10:03 am | Permalink
  2. Good thing they got rid of the stuff that denigrates women.

    Did they also confiscate materials that glorify violence or objectify “the Other”? We definitely shouldn’t tolerate either of those attitudes in the military.

    Jeffery Hodges

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    Posted January 19, 2013 at 3:25 pm | Permalink
  3. JK says

    I’m reckoning they did Jeffery.

    By my count I see they removed two of them there “airplane made out of beer can” thingamajigs.

    Posted January 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm | Permalink