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Weekend Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

| April 24, 2015 | 56 Comments

Someone sent us this really old meme for the weekend open thread. So there you go.

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Nicki; Searching for justice

Nicki; Searching for justice

| April 24, 2015 | 71 Comments

Our buddy, Nicki, bumped up against the Virginia justice system recently when she tried to boot some derelicts out of the house that she rented to them. I’ll let her tell the story; They’ve been renting from me since November 2013. At first, they paid 6 months in advance, and there were no problems, but […]

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Vets terrorized by frat clowns

Vets terrorized by frat clowns

| April 24, 2015 | 71 Comments

From Fox News comes the story that veterans on a retreat in Panama City, FL were subjected to frat-boy behavior. [Linda Cope, the founder of the Warrior Beach Retreat] tells me the fraternity members were staying in the same resort – and caused a night of mayhem. The college kids made derogatory comments about the […]

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Petraeus sentenced

Petraeus sentenced

| April 24, 2015 | 31 Comments

Well, if you live under a rock, you probably haven’t heard that David Petraeus, the former commander of US Forces in both Iraq and Afghanistan and the former Director of the CIA has been sentenced for giving classified information to his girlfriend, Paula Broadwell, when they were involved in an extramarital affair. He was handed […]

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Army wonders how cadets ended up in high heels

Army wonders how cadets ended up in high heels

| April 24, 2015 | 17 Comments

Bobo sends us a link to the Washington Post in which they report that Army seems confused about how cadets ended up in high heels; A spokesman for U.S. Army Cadet Command, Lt. Col. Paul Haverstick, said ROTC units across the country were directed to participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month events on their campuses […]

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More Comedy from the 9th Circus

More Comedy from the 9th Circus

| April 24, 2015 | 12 Comments

Well, the      gang of fools called the Ninth Circus Clowns of Unreal       “august body” called the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals out on the Left Coast has given us all some new comic relief. It seems that a 5-member panel of that       clown Krewe      group of distinguished jurists has decided that it’s OK to be […]

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Friday morning feel good stories

Friday morning feel good stories

| April 24, 2015 | 5 Comments

Our first stop on our tour of American towns that are marginally safer this morning is Pennsylvania where criminals are having trouble picking out prospective victims; Police say after work, the officer was walking his dog when the suspect approached the officer from behind. The officer then drew his weapon when he saw the suspect […]

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe…

Just When You Thought It Was Safe…

| April 23, 2015 | 22 Comments

Stumbled across this story recently and dunno quite what to make of it. NB: I didn’t fully deploy all of  my Google-Fu skills to completely confirm the story. Every easy search looped back to this, but it appears real. The Lede: Defense Secretary: 10,400 Male Troops Subjected to ‘Unwanted Sexual Contact’ Last Year. “Defense Secretary […]

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