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Staff Sergeant Bret Perry saving the world

Staff Sergeant Bret Perry saving the world

| July 30, 2016 | 15 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link to the story of Staff Sergeant Bret Perry, an Army recruiter in Urbandale, Iowa who spotted a fire in a house on his way to work last year. His instincts influenced him to drive to the scene where he found that firefighters hadn’t arrived yet. A neighbor told him […]

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Ya gotta love this…

Ya gotta love this…

| July 30, 2016 | 16 Comments

The New York Post has absolutely nailed the Hillary coronation with this very funny cover: Whatta gracious gesture, waiving her usual speaking fee. Trust me, if we let her get into the White House, she’ll be raking that much in for her “charitable foundation” on a daily basis.

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John Lawson Griffith; phony POW

John Lawson Griffith; phony POW

| July 30, 2016 | 37 Comments

Someone sent us a link to the Tennessean which reported about Vietnam Veteran John Lawson Griffith. He told them the story about how his helicopter had been shot down and he’d been captured. Well, here, let him tell it; His UH-1 “Huey” helicopter had crashed in the dense jungle, killing three people whose identities he […]

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Five More Return Home

Five More Return Home

| July 30, 2016 | 4 Comments

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US military personnel. From World War II • 2nd Lt. Marvin B. Rothman, 311th Fighter Squadron, 58th Fighter Group, US Army Air Forces, US Army, was lost on 11 April 1944 in New Guinea. He was accounted-for on 15 July 2016. From Korea • CPL Curtis […]

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Daniel Matthews; phony combat sniper

Daniel Matthews; phony combat sniper

| July 30, 2016 | 51 Comments

The good folks at Military Phony send us their work on this Daniel Matthews fellow who put his DD214 on his motorcycle sidecar; He told his story to a local journalist once, too; Matthews, who splits time between Pembroke and Phoenix, was a sniper, an elite sniper. He served in the Marine Corps on a […]

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Saturday morning feel good stories

Saturday morning feel good stories

| July 30, 2016 | 10 Comments

Bobo sends us our first story this morning from Shreveport, Louisiana where Michael Davis was washing his car. A thief came up to him and demanded his keys and his wallet. Michael sprayed him with the hose. The thief’s partner sneaked up behind Davis. He turned around and sprayed him, too. Both thieves left the […]

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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| July 29, 2016 | 187 Comments

This weekend’s open thread is brought to you by Hack Stone; July 29…is what we at Stately Manor refer to Frank Stallone Eve. In case you did not know, Frank Stallone was born on July 30, 1950. Some may consider him to be the Lesser Stallone, but this triple threat (actor, singer, songwriter) is head […]

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You Ain’t Gonna Believe This Sh . . . .

You Ain’t Gonna Believe This Sh . . . .

| July 29, 2016 | 62 Comments

Looking for something to watch tomorrow night? Well, if you can’t find anything else you could tune in to Fox at 8PM. There you’ll be able to watch a man make a jump from an aircraft. From 25,000 feet. With no parachute, no reserve – and no wingsuit. He’s going to attempt to land in […]

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