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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

So, I’m out for the next couple of days taking my son to his grandmother’s house. So here’s a lunar eclipse weekend open thread, the picture sent to us by Ex-PH2. Knock yourselves out.

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Fake Ranger in Texas

Fake Ranger in Texas

| April 18, 2014 | 4 Comments

The Houston Chronicle reports that a fake Ranger, Daniel Lee Marshall Jr., insinuated himself into the circle of friends around Marcus Luttrell, and now Marshall’s circle of friends includes Bubba and Tiny; Marshall first got close to Luttrell’s family back in 2005 when the sailor was temporarily missing as the only survivor among a group […]

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Mr. Rogers Message to Military Fakes

Mr. Rogers Message to Military Fakes

| April 18, 2014 | 6 Comments

Through the magic of videotape and YouTube, regular TAH reader ChipNASA has discovered a historical artifact of great importance.  He has located the late Mr. Fred Rogers’ – of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood fame – message to military fakes and valor thieves of all eras. Let’s just say it looks like Mr. Rogers, an ordained minister, […]

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OK, everyone has PTS now

OK, everyone has PTS now

| April 18, 2014 | 20 Comments

A couple of you folks have sent this link from the UK’s Daily News which reports that a woman, Melody Hensley, has been diagnosed by a doctor with PTS from her Twitter activity; Ms Hensley, head of an organisation promoting secular ideas, has suffered from PTSD for more than a year, according to her Twitter […]

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Friday morning feel good story

Friday morning feel good story

| April 18, 2014 | 6 Comments

This morning’s feel good story comes from Detroit where a family playing video games in their basement when they heard a ruckus upstairs and went to investigate; Family members, who were playing video games in the basement, heard a ruckus upstairs, prompting shots to be fired and the suspects to flee. The homeowner shot at […]

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Bernath; Phone calls from the edge

Bernath; Phone calls from the edge

| April 17, 2014 | 161 Comments

One of you got this phone call on his answering machine yesterday. It’s Danny Bernath pretending he’s a lawyer or something. Let me make this clear in case you get calls like this; no one will call you before they serve papers for some legal proceeding. They just come to your house. Period. So don’t […]

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LTC Ernst emerges as front runner in Iowa Senate race

LTC Ernst emerges as front runner in Iowa Senate race

| April 17, 2014 | 11 Comments

Country Singer sends us a link to the Free Beacon which claims that Iraq War veteran and current battalion commander of the Iowa National Guard’s 185th CSSB, Lieutenant Colonel Joni Ernst has emerged as the front runner for the seat of phony Vietnam veteran Senator Tom Harkin; Ernst has 25 percent support among likely primary […]

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Phonies I have known

Phonies I have known

| April 17, 2014 | 62 Comments

TSO and I were having a conversation the other day about the phonies I’ve chatted with over the years and I thought maybe some of those discussions might be of interest to some of you. For example, there was Bob King, known as “Spooky 8″, he wrote a book about his adventures by that title […]

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