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The World Turned Upside Down

The World Turned Upside Down

| April 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

My intention today was to tell you about me and big Rita. But, slowly returning from a life imposed exile there are other things on my mind. So in the interest of keeping this short, I will cut to the end. Big Rita changed her evil ways. Some other day, I may fill in the […]

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Iran moves ships towards Yemen

Iran moves ships towards Yemen

| April 19, 2015 | 9 Comments

Our buddy, Kristina Wong, writes in The Hill that a convoy of Iranian ships are moving towards Yemen ostensibly to lend support to the Shi’ite Houthis, where Saudi Arabia is enforcing a blockade of the ports in the war-torn country; What’s unusual about the new deployment, which set out this week, is that the Iranians […]

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Sharansky: When did America forget that it’s America?

Sharansky: When did America forget that it’s America?

| April 19, 2015 | 8 Comments

Natan Sharansky, a former political prisoner of the old Soviet Union, writes in the Washington Post, “When did America forget that it’s America?” in regards to the way that the United States acted towards the Soviet Union during the latter years of the Cold War that resulted in the ultimate collapse of the Communist Empire. […]

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Sunday morning feel good story

Sunday morning feel good story

| April 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

In Kentucky, you don’t come in unless you’re invited; The victim told police he had gotten into an argument with DeJuan White, who had left his home. White later returned and kicked in the door. That’s when police say the homeowner shot him. White was taken to UK Hospital where he was treated and released […]

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US POWs Since Vietnam

US POWs Since Vietnam

| April 18, 2015 | 23 Comments

Since the end of conflict in Southeast Asia, AKA the Vietnam War – and, in some cases, concurrent with it – US military forces have been involved in other conflicts. In a few cases, US personnel have been taken captive by America’s enemies. The numbers involved are not large. However, when there’s a benefit to be […]

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Michelle Manhart; vet protests protesters (video added)

Michelle Manhart; vet protests protesters (video added)

| April 18, 2015 | 51 Comments

According to the Valdosta Daily Times Michelle Manhart, an Air force veteran, got a call from a friend about a group of protesters at Valdosta State University who were protesting something or other by walking on a flag, so Manhart went over there and took the flag away from them, you know taking advantage of […]

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Escape from Yemen “harrowing”

Escape from Yemen “harrowing”

| April 18, 2015 | 2 Comments

McClatchy reports that hundreds of Americans have escaped the violence in Yemen to the relative safety of Djibouti and the US embassy there. Calling the flight from Yemen “a tough experience” for many of the evacuees, the U.S. envoy, Tom Kelly, said hundreds of Americans have arrived in Djibouti in recent days aboard foreign ships […]

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Davidson: Band of sisters: Elite group of female Army Rangers battled under harrowing conditions

Davidson: Band of sisters: Elite group of female Army Rangers battled under harrowing conditions

| April 18, 2015 | 41 Comments

There is an article in the New York Times written by Janine Davidson entitled “Band of sisters: Elite group of female Army Rangers battled under harrowing conditions“. Davidson claims to be a Senior Fellow for Defense Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations and a former Air Force C-130 and C-17 pilot. She writes about […]

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