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File Under “Who Cares?”

File Under “Who Cares?”

| February 26, 2017 | 18 Comments

I never watch THE OSCARS. Simply not interested. I also haven’t seen any movies made in the past few years. Much like our current network TV options they are, at best, derivative anyway. At worst the are lousy re-makes. Our Pal OWB expanded on the subject elsewhere and I wanted to share with this illustrious […]

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Judge Joseph Wapner passes

Judge Joseph Wapner passes

| February 26, 2017 | 15 Comments

Reality TV’s first celebrity judge, Joseph Wapner, of People’s Court fame has passed at the tender age of 97. Of course, he’s featured here because, like most of his generation, he was a veteran of World War II. According to Wiki; “Wapner was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star while serving in the […]

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Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.

Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.

| February 26, 2017 | 11 Comments

Seems The Mad Mullahs are rattling the saber again, in the first months of the new Trump administration. They’re conducting naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, and several other places. This on the heels of its ballistic missile “test” last month. Iranian ships, subs, and helos will conduct drills ostensibly to […]

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John Deal; embellishing corpsman

John Deal; embellishing corpsman

| February 26, 2017 | 38 Comments

On January 29, 1991, Saddam Hussein tried to start the ground war on the Saudi Arabian border with Kuwait when he sent three armored columns towards Kafji, Saudi Arabia. On their way to the evacuated resort town, they bumped into a battalion-sized Light Armored Infantry (LAI) element of the 1st Marine Division at Um Hjul […]

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Bentley Kassal, WWII vet turns 100 on the job

Bentley Kassal, WWII vet turns 100 on the job

| February 26, 2017 | 19 Comments

Mikhail emailed us to let us know about his workmate, Bentley Kassal, whose 100th birthday is Tuesday. According to Wiki, he is still working as an attorney and litigation counsel, he was admitted to the NY Bar Association in 1940, then Pearl Harbor happened. From NYCourts.Gov; In January 1942, he enlisted in the Army and […]

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Five More Return

Five More Return

| February 26, 2017 | 7 Comments

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US Sailors. From World War II • F1c Lawrence H. Fecho, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 17 February 2017. • F1c Walter B. Rogers, US Navy, assigned […]

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Sunday morning feel good stories

Sunday morning feel good stories

| February 26, 2017 | 9 Comments

From Salisbury, North Carolina; A Salisbury man was stabbed in the neck, head and back before he shot at the teenager trying to break into his car early Friday, police said. The teen, Tyler Aaimer Spencer Nichols, 17, of Salisbury, turned himself in at the Salisbury Police Department later Friday and was charged with assault […]

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Just the Facts Please

Just the Facts Please

| February 25, 2017 | 13 Comments

(From deep out of the Bunker Archive – understanding fake news 2004) Don’t believe anything you hear and only about half of what you actually see. – My Dad (and other wise people) Wise man, my Dad. I’ve been doing some more research.  I know.  Stop yawning.  I intended to provide you with an extensive […]

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