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Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, Canadian shooter was being “watched”, too

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, Canadian shooter was being “watched”, too

| October 22, 2014 | 12 Comments

So, it was Michael Zehaf-Bibeau who murdered a Canadian Army reservist, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, while the corporal was guarding the War Memorial in Ottawa today. According to the Chicago Tribune, Mr. Zehaf-Bibeau was a recent convert to Islam and he was being “watched” by US and Canadian authorities; Authorities did not immediately release details about […]

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VA takes precautions against “crazed vets”

VA takes precautions against “crazed vets”

| October 22, 2014 | 21 Comments

Remember a few weeks ago when we were Oscar the Grouchy Vet according to the VA? Of course, the VA apologized for that slight, but the National Journal reports that the VA still has that perception of the people they’re sworn to service; Veterans Affairs officials want to change when veterans can view some of […]

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Bed & Breakfast stays for vets

Bed & Breakfast stays for vets

| October 22, 2014 | 6 Comments

The folks at BnBFinder want you to know that some of the people they list are offering discounts on Bed & Breakfast stays for veterans on Veterans’ Day. There are quite a few at their website. I noticed that some of the places are already booked up, so if it sounds like a good idea, […]

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The Stolen Valor Triad & the wheelchair drive-by

The Stolen Valor Triad & the wheelchair drive-by

| October 22, 2014 | 136 Comments

Yes, the Stolen Valor Triad of Dallas Wittgenfeld, “Palmer” Paul Wickre, and Daniel A. Bernath have been working overtime to prove that they’re the dumbest MFers on the planet. They claim that I drove two-and-a-half hours to fire three bullets at poor Paul Wickre’s house; I don’t know what a “Ruger .222″ is, do you? […]

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Canadian Parliament under seige (Updated)

Canadian Parliament under seige (Updated)

| October 22, 2014 | 26 Comments

According to broadcast Fox News, the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa is locked down after a Canadian soldier was shot at their War Memorial and the gun man then ran towards the parliament building. From the UK’s Daily Mail; The shot soldier’s condition is unknown but paramedics were seen performing CPR on him, the Press reported. […]

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MSN: Common lies on résumés

MSN: Common lies on résumés

| October 22, 2014 | 16 Comments

Don sends us a link to MSN which talks about 3 common lies that people put on their résumés. They leave out military service, which I’ll correct for them here. We’ve seen lots of people who falsely claim on their résumés that they were SEALs or Special Forces. For some reason they add that they’re […]

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GY6: misconceptions about veterans

GY6: misconceptions about veterans

| October 22, 2014 | 18 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link to Army Times which reports on a poll commissioned by those people at “Got Your 6″ in regards to the perception that Americans have of veterans. It’s not surprising really that 46% of the people polled thought that a hobo is most likely a veteran, that only ten percent […]

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Did ISIS get airdropped arms?

Did ISIS get airdropped arms?

| October 22, 2014 | 38 Comments

The Associated Press reports that ISIS claims that the air-dropped weapons and supplies intended for the Kurds landed in ISIS’ laps instead; The cache of weapons included hand grenades, ammunition and rocket-propelled grenade launchers, according to a video uploaded by a media group loyal to the Islamic State group. [...] On Tuesday, IS loyalists on […]

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