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Ahmed Abu Khattala pleads not guilty

Ahmed Abu Khattala pleads not guilty

| October 20, 2014 | 13 Comments

The only fellow that we in custody in regards to the horrendous attack on the Benghazi consulate compound on September 11th, 2012, Ahmed Abu Khattala, has pleaded not guilty, according to the Associated Press; Abu Khattala’s lawyer, federal public defender Michelle Peterson, said she is waiting for the Justice Department to turn over additional material […]

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Turkey vs. US vs. IS vs. PKK

Turkey vs. US vs. IS vs. PKK

| October 20, 2014 | 12 Comments

The politics of involving Turkey in the war against ISIS are complicated. The Turks joined in the airstrikes last week and sent their first load of ordinance at the PKK – the Kurdish organization which has been at war with the Turkish Government, the Iraqi government and the Iranian government for decades, but the PKK’s […]

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Washington Times: Younger veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups

Washington Times: Younger veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups

| October 20, 2014 | 56 Comments

The Washington Times features an article today entitled Younger veterans bypass VFW, American Legion for service, fitness groups and it features a picture of my little buddy, Kate Hoit with whom I disagree more often than agree, and this is another instance. The article by Jacqueline Klimas reports the age-old stereotype of the Veterans Service […]

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200 Australian special forces in Iraq

200 Australian special forces in Iraq

| October 20, 2014 | 15 Comments

The Associated Press reports that 200 special forces troops from Australia have joined US troops in Iraq, along with six F/A-18F Super Hornets; Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said in a statement from Baghdad that she had secured the necessary legal guarantees from the Iraqi government to go ahead with the deployment of the elite troops. […]

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Warrantless, unannounced searches on UK gun owners

Warrantless, unannounced searches on UK gun owners

| October 20, 2014 | 37 Comments

Fox News reports that the United Kingdom has new policy that went into effect on October 15th which allows unannounced inspections of gun owners’ property there; Britain’s gun owners were subject to the home visits before the update, but the inspection had to be conducted with prior notice. “Where it is judged necessary, based on […]

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Monday morning feel good story

Monday morning feel good story

| October 20, 2014 | 7 Comments

Chief Tango sends us our feel good story to kick off your week and this time it’s from Nebraska; Bellevue Police say 21-year-old Tyrell Dalia of Omaha was killed in the incident that happened after 9 p.m. Saturday. Witnesses told police that Dalia had a gun when he broke into the apartment near 19th Avenue […]

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Pulling their fat from the fire…again

Pulling their fat from the fire…again

| October 19, 2014 | 29 Comments

So while the country is going into melt down over the whole Ebola thing, the Pentagon is doing what they do best – sending the troops in to pull the administration’s fat from the fire, according to the Associated Press; Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical […]

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Why Am I Not Surprised?

Why Am I Not Surprised?

| October 19, 2014 | 26 Comments

On Friday the World Bank declared that the fight against Ebola is being “lost”. The POTUS appointed an Ebola “czar” with no medical or public health background. And the chief executive for the semi-Communist left-leaning, “Progressive”, multinational, corporate-style NGO and “anti-poverty aid agency” called Oxfam claimed that Ebola “could become the definitive humanitarian disaster of […]

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