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The war against terror isn’t a war against Islam

The war against terror isn’t a war against Islam

| November 23, 2014 | 4 Comments

Two Presidents have said that the war against terror isn’t a war against Islam, and I guess that makes everyone feel better about themselves. But in Kenya, yesterday morning, al Shabab terrorists of the al Qaeda variety executed 28 people who could not recite the Shahada, a tenet of the Muslim faith, according to Associated […]

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Marine accepts Bronze Star Medal wearing robotic legs

Marine accepts Bronze Star Medal wearing robotic legs

| November 23, 2014 | 6 Comments

Marine Captain Derek Herrera, paralyzed from a sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan, walked to the ceremony in which he received his Bronze Star Medal at Camp Pendleton, according to the Associated Press; Herrera had vowed to walk at the event that also marked his retirement after 8½ years in the military, saying he wanted to leave […]

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Sunday morning feel good story

Sunday morning feel good story

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chief Tango sends us our feel good story this morning, this time the story comes from Louisiana; A man who was robbed of his iPhone shot the would-be robber in the chest Friday night in the city’s Gentilly neighborhood, New Orleans police said. Authorities transported the wounded man, 22, to an area hospital around 6 […]

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Palmer Paul Wickre issues new death threats (Updated)

Palmer Paul Wickre issues new death threats (Updated)

| November 22, 2014 | 188 Comments

Whelp, here we go again. He is probably right on one thing, the police probably won’t do anything, but in case either Jonn or I show up dead, you’ll at least know who did it. This email came in at 12:08 AM this morning: I am on the phone to the police to shut you […]

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Zero and the Giant Thumping Machine – A Tale of Almost Terror

Zero and the Giant Thumping Machine – A Tale of Almost Terror

| November 22, 2014 | 12 Comments

I approached the imposing building quite late in the day with some trepidation.  The doors were inviting enough, I guess, and they did swing open as I neared, but there were no humans in sight. I was there for a test – a special sort of test where any METAL is evil indeed. I’d already […]

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Gun shop saves museum display

Gun shop saves museum display

| November 22, 2014 | 13 Comments

The other day, there was a story going around about a museum IN Washington State that, because of new gun laws going into effect in the state on December 4th, they were going to have to return guns of a World war II presentation because even the transfer of guns to museum were subject to […]

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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| November 22, 2014 | 86 Comments

I guess SJ wants an open thread so Ex-PH2 sent us the picture and said something about it’s for “You Guys”.

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John Frederick Kuhl meets justice

John Frederick Kuhl meets justice

| November 22, 2014 | 18 Comments

Earlier this summer, the folks at Professional Soldier sent us their work on John Frederick Kuhl, a firearms instructor in Colorado and it seems that he hadn’t learned his lesson from our exposure of him. The Denver Post reports that he befriended the local sheriff and told his stories of derring-do and his phony 30-year […]

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