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Giffords tries to make guns an issue in this election

Giffords tries to make guns an issue in this election

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Associated Press makes Gabby Giffords a very sympathetic figure in their piece about her struggle – a woman shot in the head by a mad man stands up to the giant National Rifle Association and their single-minded Bubba constituency as she tries to make guns an issue in this election. As Giffords visited nine […]

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The party of “Uncle Toms”, “Whores” and “Bumpkins”

The party of “Uncle Toms”, “Whores” and “Bumpkins”

| October 30, 2014 | 10 Comments

Democrats seem to be losing the mid-term elections and so they’re cranking up the hyperbole. In South Carolina, Democrat candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen called the sitting governor a “whore”, but the Washington Post tells us that it was “accidental”, whatever that means; During an appearance in Florence, Shaheen said, “we are going to escort […]

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Thursday morning feel good stories

Thursday morning feel good stories

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chief Tango sends us a slew of stories for this morning, I guess the thieves are out doing their Christmas shopping early this year. The first comes from Texas; Police aren’t releasing many details at this time, but say the home invasion happened inside a home in the 1100 block of Hillcrest Boulevard about 2 […]

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Oh, For Pete’s Sake – “The Floggings Will Continue Until Morale Improves”, Part 2

Oh, For Pete’s Sake – “The Floggings Will Continue Until Morale Improves”, Part 2

| October 29, 2014 | 58 Comments

“Buy me drink, GI?” Well, from now on:  if you’re stationed in Korea, in those establishments known as “juicy bars” the answer damn well better be, “Sorry – no.” How so? Well, it seems that the USFK CG just made that against regulations – and thus unlawful under Article 92, UCMJ. Seriously. Why? It seems […]

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John R Acton; embellished military service for public office

John R Acton; embellished military service for public office

| October 29, 2014 | 23 Comments

One of our Facebook friends sent us a link to SanTanValley.com in regards to this John R. Acton fellow who is running for constable in Arizona. They investigated him in regards to his stated history in law enforcement and found his record wanting, so naturally, they doubted his military service as well; Over the last […]

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DoD Corrects an Error

DoD Corrects an Error

| October 29, 2014 | 19 Comments

Everyone who serves in the military – well, everyone except those literally dumb enough to qualify as “rocks with lips” – knows that it’s a dangerous job. The Pale Horse and his Rider are constant companions; sometimes they’re near at hand, and sometimes they’re far in the distance. But they’re always there. Those serving accept […]

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Dakota Meyer-designed 1911

Dakota Meyer-designed 1911

| October 29, 2014 | 20 Comments

Paul sends us a link to the Marine Corps Times article about a 1911 designed for Akai Custom Guns by Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyers. At $3500, it’s a little out of my price range, well, that it would be hard to justify to Household Six since I already have six 1911s. Meyer, who […]

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Pentagon Force Protection Agency  warns military members of ISIS

Pentagon Force Protection Agency warns military members of ISIS

| October 29, 2014 | 28 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link to the Washington Times which reports that the Pentagon Force Protection Agency has issued a warning to service members about their public behavior in light of the attack on a guard at the Canadian War Memorial last week; “Recent threats, revealed through various intelligence and law enforcement sources, indicate […]

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