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ISIS leaflets found near Quantico base

ISIS leaflets found near Quantico base

| October 31, 2014 | 12 Comments

Our buddy, Jeff Schogol at the Military Times sends us a link from the Marine Corps Times in regards to some ISIS leaflets found in the town of Quantico, Virginia near the Marine Corps’ base. A government employee came upon seven leaflets on Wednesday afternoon while running through the town of Quantico, Bormann told Marine […]

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Silencer trial ends in guilty verdicts

Silencer trial ends in guilty verdicts

| October 31, 2014 | 20 Comments

I got tons of emails while this trial was going on over the last several days. But, honestly, I couldn’t bring myself to understand the thing. Apparently, a couple of guys tried to sell some silencers that didn’t work to the government who didn’t order them. See? But, finally, Stars & Stripes reports that the […]

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Gitmo grads head to Syria

Gitmo grads head to Syria

| October 31, 2014 | 5 Comments

According to Fox News a few dozen Guantanamo alumnus have gone to Syria and joined their buds in ISIS and the al Qaeda units there. Some of those former Guantanamo detainees were released within the last three years. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., said in a statement the development “underscores the risks we face when Guantanamo […]

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From the State That Gave Us the “Bill & Hill Show” . . .

From the State That Gave Us the “Bill & Hill Show” . . .

| October 31, 2014 | 15 Comments

. . . we now have this headline: Democrat Running for Lt. Governor of Arkansas Used to be a StripperNo, I’m not joking. Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Arkansas John Burkhalter said being a male stripper in Little Rock was one of the many “tough jobs” he had in his past. Yeah, it was […]

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A headless Ranger at Fort Edwards?

A headless Ranger at Fort Edwards?

| October 31, 2014 | 15 Comments

Pinto Nag sends us a link to MSN that talks about a headless body of a possible member of the famed Rogers’ Rangers that was exhumed at Rogers Island in the Hudson River, in New York State; In 2006, a local couple who served as caretakers for the then-privately owned property uncovered seven human skeletons […]

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The real first woman with an EIB

The real first woman with an EIB

| October 31, 2014 | 10 Comments

A diligent reader on Facebook dropped off a link to the story of the real first woman to earn an Expert Infantry Badge, and it was an American soldier, Capt. Michelle Roberts, back in 2011 according to army.mil; Roberts, an activated National Guard Soldier, said she believes it is her duty to be trained as […]

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Friday morning feel good stories

Friday morning feel good stories

| October 31, 2014 | 3 Comments

Amy sends us our first feel good story today, it’s from Texas; The man first called 911 to say that someone was trying to break into his home, then called again minutes later and reported that the would-be burglars were smashing the window next to his door with rocks. He told a dispatcher that he […]

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Frein arrested

Frein arrested

| October 31, 2014 | 22 Comments

The fellow we wrote about a few weeks ago who shot two Pennsylvania state troopers, Eric Frein, was arrested last night and hauled in to booking in the handcuffs of the officer that he killed, according to Fox News; “He did not just give up because he was tired,” state police Commissioner Frank Noonan said […]

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