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Yer Friday Funny:  Who Cut the Cheese?  Andrew Jackson.

Yer Friday Funny: Who Cut the Cheese? Andrew Jackson.

| February 12, 2016 | 9 Comments

Even for someone we “know and love”, this might be a few months’ supply.  After all:  at 7lbs per day, 1600lbs = 228 days and change.  (smile) The Real Story of the Huge Chunk of Cheese that Sat in the White House for a Year    

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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| February 12, 2016 | 56 Comments

So, here’s your weekend thread. Have fun.

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Bergdahl Court-Martial On Hold

Bergdahl Court-Martial On Hold

| February 12, 2016 | 22 Comments

It appears that Bergdahl’s court-martial is now on hold. Bergdahl is facing court-martial for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.  His defense team has asserted that they need access to certain classified materials to defend Bergdhal.  The prosecution disputes this. The trial judge granted Bergdahl’s defense be given access.  However, the prosecution has appealed this […]

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Carl Reiner talks with Conan about his WWII service

Carl Reiner talks with Conan about his WWII service

| February 12, 2016 | 6 Comments

I guess that I grew up on Carl Reiner’s comedy, or at least the comedy that he influenced, so I feel fortunate that our friends at the Conan Show sent us this link to an interview that he did with Conan talking about his service in the Army towards the end of the Second World […]

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Reginald Jeff Daley the phony SF Vietnam veteran

Reginald Jeff Daley the phony SF Vietnam veteran

| February 12, 2016 | 34 Comments

Someone sent us their work on this fellow, Reginald Jeffrey Daley. He claims that he worked in Vietnam for two tours with Special Forces. Daley writes about his experiences in Vietnam on Rally Point He tells about his military career on his LinkedIn page; he claims these awards on his own website; As it turns […]

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An Interesting Case – and Dilemma

An Interesting Case – and Dilemma

| February 12, 2016 | 30 Comments

I’m serious about the title. And I’ll admit I’m somewhat torn on this one. Decades ago, Otto Macias left Cuba. He came to the US, then enlisted in the Army. Macias fought in Vietnam. He returned from Vietnam in 1969, allegedly “broken and suffering from PTSD and schizophrenia” per his family.  It appears he really […]

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Arland Moss; phony SEAL

Arland Moss; phony SEAL

| February 12, 2016 | 53 Comments

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on this Arland Moss fellow. His career as a SEAL is based on attractive ribbons, apparently, because the 53 year old displays medals from Vietnam and from before the Second World War as well as a SEAL Medal; Well, the truth is that no one can […]

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Today’s shocker; women oppose being required to register for the draft

Today’s shocker; women oppose being required to register for the draft

| February 12, 2016 | 61 Comments

The Hill reports that Rasmussen Reports took a poll and found that 52% of women oppose being forced to register for the Selective Service. But 61% of men said that it’s only fair. Voters in surveys for years have supported women in the military being allowed to fight on the front lines and perform all […]

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