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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| May 29, 2015 | 18 Comments

I got nuthin’. Have fun.

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Why Not? Who Cares Anymore?

Why Not? Who Cares Anymore?

| May 29, 2015 | 16 Comments

Two question marks in the title. Yeah, that is to communicate my confusion in this matter. NASA Supports Replacing American Flag With A New Design, International Flag Of The Planet Earth May Be Used During Space Travel “Since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, the iconic visual of the American flag […]

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Washington Post; The U.S. must do more to help Iraq fight the Islamic State

Washington Post; The U.S. must do more to help Iraq fight the Islamic State

| May 29, 2015 | 20 Comments

I hate to say this out loud and in public, but the Washington Post’s editorial staff and I agree on something finally. In today’s edition, they take the Obama Administration to task on their handling of the war against ISIS. The Administration merely reacts to ISIS gains in Iraq and Syria, like their latest shipment […]

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Lucas saving the world

Lucas saving the world

| May 29, 2015 | 17 Comments

Andy11M sends us a link to ABC News which tells the story of police dog, Lucas, who rescued his deputy sheriff handler, Todd Frazier who stopped at a remote, deserted rest stop to check on what looked like an unresponsive driver. The deputy was then ambushed; “Two individuals surprised Deputy Frazier from the shadows and […]

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“Draw the prophet” contest in Arizona

“Draw the prophet” contest in Arizona

| May 29, 2015 | 53 Comments

So, this fellow, Jon Ritzheimer, who claims to be a Marine veteran, for some reason thinks that organizing a “Draw the Prophet” contest on the door step of a Phoenix mosque will prove something we don’t know, because a month after the Garland, Texas shooting, I guess we already forgot that Islam gets upset when […]

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Melvin Earle Gaudette; parading peacock

Melvin Earle Gaudette; parading peacock

| May 29, 2015 | 57 Comments

The fellow in the picture above is a former Fall River City, Massachusetts councilman by the name of Melvin Earle Gaudette. Some of his constituents got curious about his preponderance of military awards and sent the picture to Mary. According to one person who confronted him about the medals; I asked him about his medals, […]

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Friday morning feel good stories

Friday morning feel good stories

| May 29, 2015 | 4 Comments

Our first story comes from Florida where the best way to get a girlfriend to like you again is to kick in her door and threaten physical violence; According to Orlando police, the ex-boyfriend attempted to break through a glass door and enter the apartment while yelling threats to the woman. Their relationship ended six […]

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Because…Florida!

Because…Florida!

| May 28, 2015 | 25 Comments

Marlon Alvarez went to court today and, you know, I could tell you about it, but here’s Broward Judge John Hurley instead; “You allegedly went into that pawn shop and removed an AK-47 rifle on display and stuck it down your pants,” the judge read from the arrest report. “After a while, [you] pulled it […]

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