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Michael W. Murphy; phony wounded warrior

Michael W. Murphy; phony wounded warrior

| July 31, 2014 | 6 Comments

From Scotty comes this dude Michael William Murphy who told the local reporter that he had been in Fallujah with the 25th Infantry Division; Murphy spent five years in the Army, including a tour in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2007-08 with the 25th Infantry Division. He works for a facilities maintenance company now. According to Scotty, […]

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House passes compromise Vet bill

House passes compromise Vet bill

| July 31, 2014 | 3 Comments

The House voted 420-5 to pass a compromise bill on veterans’ care. I don’t know how much good it will do since all it does is throw $17 billion at the problem and make it easier for the new VA Secretary to fire department executives, according to the Washington Times; Lawmakers approved the plan to […]

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Bloomberg ad sends opposite message

Bloomberg ad sends opposite message

| July 31, 2014 | 13 Comments

The Bloomberg group Everytown for Gun Safety made this video to make the issue of restricting domestic violence about guns, but it seems to have the opposite effect. A woman is being stalked by her ex-whatever so she calls the police and before the police arrive, he takes the child and shoots the woman. From […]

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Thursday feel good story

Thursday feel good story

| July 31, 2014 | 2 Comments

Chief Tango sends us our feel good story for this morning. This time it’s from Illinois; A customer was pistol-whipped during the robbery, and she and two employees got out as a police officer was arriving, after he was flagged down by several witnesses. The officer saw the robber running out the back, carrying a […]

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Richard Talent; Time clock phony POW

Richard Talent; Time clock phony POW

| July 30, 2014 | 43 Comments

AverageNCO sent us a link a few weeks ago about a 4th of July parade in Mount Angel, Oregon where the reporter ran into a parade-goer in his Rascal by the name of Richard Talent who told her about his military career; One onlooker, Richard Talent, viewed the parade from his motorized cart that sat […]

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Walsh plagiarism; the fix is in?

Walsh plagiarism; the fix is in?

| July 30, 2014 | 37 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link to the Associated Press which reports that the investigation into Montana Senator John Walsh’s plagiarism of his thesis at the Army College has been taken over by the Department of Defense instead of the War College’s staff, that we’re told is where responsibility for the investigation would normally reside; […]

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African child’s body found in landing gear of C-130

African child’s body found in landing gear of C-130

| July 30, 2014 | 29 Comments

A US military aircraft which landed at Ramstein Air Base in Germany after a circuit of Senegal, Mali, Chad, Tunisia and Sicily was found to have a dead African child in the landing gear from one of those places, I’m guessing. From Reuters; “At this point, it is unknown where or when the deceased entered […]

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John Marcus Alberti; phony SEAL remembered

John Marcus Alberti; phony SEAL remembered

| July 30, 2014 | 30 Comments

CB sends us a link to KIRO-TV where the debate over John Marcus Alberti continues. You might remember we talked about Alberti last week while he was a-mouldering in a veteran’s grave he didn’t earn. From KIRO: KIRO 7 spoke to the director of Tahoma National Cemetery, who said they accepted Alberti, believing the fake […]

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