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US destroyer sails near contested reef in South China Sea, angering Beijing

US destroyer sails near contested reef in South China Sea, angering Beijing

| January 20, 2018 | 11 Comments

Fox News reports USS Hopper, a guided missile destroyer, sailed near a contested reef near the Philippines this week, resulting in a protest from Beijing, claiming it trespassed in Chinese territorial waters. Wednesday’s Freedom of Navigation exercise occurred two days before Defense Secretary Mattis revealed a new strategy, naming China and Russia as the biggest […]

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Kokesh arrested again

Kokesh arrested again

| January 20, 2018 | 17 Comments

We first wrote about Adam Kokesh nearly eleven years ago when he staged some sort of protest on the Washington Mall against the Iraq War. The last we heard from him, he was trying to stay out of jail after his arrest for drugs in Virginia when marshals served him an arrest warrant for when […]

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California Democrats craft  bill to capture tax cut windfall

California Democrats craft bill to capture tax cut windfall

| January 20, 2018 | 28 Comments

I guess that companies that have passed on their expected tax savings from the Trump tax cut to their employees – you know, people who actually work for them – isn’t good enough for California Democrats, according to SFGate; A proposed Assembly Constitutional Amendment by Assemblymen Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, and Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, would […]

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Arnold LePotvin; Vietnam stolen valour

Arnold LePotvin; Vietnam stolen valour

| January 20, 2018 | 34 Comments

Our partners at Stolen Valour – Canada share their work on this Arnold LePotvin (with two FB pages) fellow who claims that he served in Vietnam 1963 – 1965 with the Special Forces – Recon Division and the 82d Airborne Division where he made eighteen combat parachute jumps on “search and kill” missions. The 82d […]

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Saving the World, Quietly – Part 2

Saving the World, Quietly – Part 2

| January 20, 2018 | 6 Comments

Over ten months ago, I wrote an article about an incident during the Cuban Missile Crisis. In that article, I discussed how then-Captain Vasili Alexandrovich Arkhipov of the Soviet Navy may have literally saved the world from global thermonuclear war during the height of that crisis. History has a way of repeating themes from time […]

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Sherry Boggs; phony Air Force pilot

Sherry Boggs; phony Air Force pilot

| January 20, 2018 | 76 Comments

Someone sent their work on this Sherry Boggs person who claims that she was one of the first female F-16 pilots and the first woman to fly F-16s in combat and that she was a flight instructor at Laughlin, AFB. There are a number of very attractive women who are F-16 pilots, but, oddly enough, […]

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Bradford Dillman passes

Bradford Dillman passes

| January 20, 2018 | 7 Comments

Bobo sends us the sad news that actor Bradford Dillman has passed at the age of 87. According to Wiki, he appeared in many television shows of the 1950s and 60s, such as Ironside, Shane, The Name of the Game, Columbo, Wild Wild West, The Eleventh Hour, Wagon Train, The Greatest Show on Earth, Breaking […]

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Saturday morning feel good stories

Saturday morning feel good stories

| January 20, 2018 | 6 Comments

From Rolla, Missouri; Early Tuesday morning, at approximately 1:15 a.m. authorities began an investigation into a shooting in the 10000 block of County Road 2080 northeast of Rolla in Phelps County. The homeowner said 39-year-old William Lee Dale entered the residence and assaulted the man, deputies said. The man said he feared for his life […]

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