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Weekend Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

| September 4, 2015 | 47 Comments

This week’s picture comes from Ex-PH2 and she says that it’s a Cross Orbweaver; This is a Cross Orbweaver, a common European species that transferred to the Americas a long time ago. The name comes from the white spots that form a cross on her back, not because she’s cranky. The actual size of the […]

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Dempsey worried about migration crisis

Dempsey worried about migration crisis

| September 4, 2015 | 16 Comments

ABC News reports that the out-going Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Martin Dempsey, was wringing his hands in an interview with them over the immigration problem – not the one on our own border, but rather the one that is suddenly in the news because of a picture of dead toddler on the beach […]

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Spike’s Tactical “Crusader” scary black gun

Spike’s Tactical “Crusader” scary black gun

| September 4, 2015 | 48 Comments

Spike’s Tactical is selling a gun they’ve named the “Crusader” – it’s a scary-looking black rifle, an AR-series model. It was the idea of former Navy SEAL Ben “Mookie” Thomas. It differs from most ARs in that it has Knights Templar Long Cross on one side and the Psalm “Blessed be the Lord my Rock, […]

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Pentagon warns troops of ISIS chemical weapon threat

Pentagon warns troops of ISIS chemical weapon threat

| September 4, 2015 | 16 Comments

According to Fox News, defense officials have instructed troops to reacquaint themselves with the chemical defense techniques from the Cold War days given reports that ISIS has acquired chemical weapons and shown a propensity for the use of those weapons. During a briefing Thursday, the Pentagon would not publicly confirm the order but reassured reporters […]

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Massachusetts cop faked attack

Massachusetts cop faked attack

| September 4, 2015 | 29 Comments

You may have heard about the cop in Millis, Massachusetts who claimed that someone shot at him while he was on patrol and caused him to crash his car and it burst into flames as a result. Well, it looks like the young officer was lying according to Fox News. [Millis Police Sergeant William Dwyer] […]

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Friday morning feel good stories

Friday morning feel good stories

| September 4, 2015 | 13 Comments

Amy sends us our first feel good story this morning from Harris County, Texas where a fellow outside of his apartment complex was approached by a fellow brandishing a weapon, so the intended victim pulled out his own gun and perforated the fellow who is getting his new holes spackled at the hospital while police […]

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Easley High School student gets a parking ticket for flying a POW/MIA flag

Easley High School student gets a parking ticket for flying a POW/MIA flag

| September 3, 2015 | 155 Comments

Mary sends us a story that someone sent to her about a high school student who got a $10 parking ticket for flying an illegal flag on his car. That flag was the POW/MIA flag; I am only 17 I don’t know everything but my dad raised me to know right from wrong and this […]

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Wanna See ALL of Clintoon’s “Private” Email?  Come Up With $500k and Maybe You Can.

Wanna See ALL of Clintoon’s “Private” Email? Come Up With $500k and Maybe You Can.

| September 3, 2015 | 51 Comments

Gee, what a surprise.  We’re talking a private server, operated for a long time in an open environment and possibly without any effective information security controls.  What could possibly go wrong? Exposed! Libya Security Briefs, Algeria Hostage Info & More — Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clinton’s ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K My question […]

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