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GAO: VA is and “at risk” agency

GAO: VA is and “at risk” agency

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

So, this isn’t really news, because it’s nothing that you didn’t already know, but at least some people outside our little group (the 1%) are starting to pay attention at how screwed up the Department of Veterans’ Affairs really is and that the culture of failure runs deep inside the agency; While the VA chief […]

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Gunmen attack American Freedom Defense Initiative Muhammad cartoon contest

Gunmen attack American Freedom Defense Initiative Muhammad cartoon contest

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

According to Fox News, two gunmen opened fire on a security guard at the Curtis Culwell Center near Dallas where Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative was holding a contest for the best cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad. One security guard, Bruce Joiner, was wounded. Both gunmen were shot dead. The statement did not say […]

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Monday morning feel good stories

Monday morning feel good stories

| May 4, 2015 | 3 Comments

We begin our week with the story of another California family that is alive and well because of a gunowner; Police were called to the 1000 block of Jewett Avenue just after 9 p.m. on a report of a shooting, and found two subjects shot and killed at the home. The circumstances that led up […]

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Nationalized Police?

Nationalized Police?

| May 3, 2015 | 12 Comments

I have two posts today. The one that follows this one is a re-post from 2008. When I wrote it, I got a lot of conspiracy theory like snarky comments for my effort. Recently, there has been turmoil in our city streets. Businesses destroyed, property destroyed and police officers and National Guard told to stand […]

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Anthony Kolat, Beirut phony, doubles down on the dumb

Anthony Kolat, Beirut phony, doubles down on the dumb

| May 3, 2015 | 40 Comments

Last week, we wrote about Anthony Kolat a former Marine who claimed that he had earned a Purple Heart for Merit at the Beirut Barracks bombing in 1983, you know, even though he had left the active force more than a year prior to the tragedy. Well today the news from his local media is […]

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Damn, I Missed This Yesterday

Damn, I Missed This Yesterday

| May 3, 2015 | 31 Comments

Sorry I missed this yesterday, but better late than never. Four years ago yesterday, a tall ugly bastard named Usama began his eternal dirtnap. Hope he enjoys his 72 virgins, and all have this countenance: Burn in hell, bin Laden. Burn in hell.

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Yer Sunday Funny:  A Poor Choice of Words

Yer Sunday Funny: A Poor Choice of Words

| May 3, 2015 | 16 Comments

One day many years ago, I was at a military training school as a student. The instructors there – as was the norm – were giving the students a royally hard time. Also as was the norm, some of the students were put in temporary leadership positions (squad leader, platoon leader, etc . . .) […]

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Sunday morning feel good story

Sunday morning feel good story

| May 3, 2015 | 7 Comments

Our story this morning happened in California; Investigators determined a burglar was in the process of taking things from the residence when the homeowner saw him and grabbed a weapon. The homeowner fired one shot, wounding the suspect, according to authorities. The suspect was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. Unfortunate for […]

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