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Gitmo grads head to Syria

Gitmo grads head to Syria

| October 31, 2014 | 0 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 | 3 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 | 8 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 | 5 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 | 19 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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Lt. Col. Gerald H. Green III; question answered

Lt. Col. Gerald H. Green III; question answered

| October 30, 2014 | 45 Comments

The other day we talked a bit about Lt. Col. Gerald H. Green III who was the commander of the Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning, GA briefly until some of his awards came into question. Well, Chip sends us a link to the Army Times which confirms our suspicions; A lieutenant colonel relieved of […]

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Why Not Send Mercy and Comfort?

Why Not Send Mercy and Comfort?

| October 30, 2014 | 17 Comments

With the Ebola crisis apparently far from being controlled in Africa, the Obama administration has committed a large contingent of American troops to the fight and now is reportedly weighing the possibility of bringing African victims to the U.S. for treatment. I have a suggestion to make: why not send Mercy and Comfort into the […]

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