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Bob Curtis; phony POW on Veterans’ Day

Bob Curtis; phony POW on Veterans’ Day

| November 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Average NCO found this guy, Bob Curtis, in the Lebanon Democrat. He was to speak at a Veterans’ Day parade for Wilson County, Tennessee; Principal speaker for the day will be Spc. Bob Curtis, who was a prisoner of war of the Vietnamese for a year, spending his time carrying a 4-feet-by-4-feet bamboo crate he […]

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Fayetteville Feel Good Pointless Gun Buyback

Fayetteville Feel Good Pointless Gun Buyback

| November 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

From the Fayetteville Observer So many guns were collected during Fayetteville’s first gun buyback event Saturday that police had to start giving out IOUs after about two hours. More than 250 guns were collected, according to a Fayetteville police spokesman. The Rev. Mark Rowden, who was a driving force behind the event, said the response […]

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Monday morning feel good story

Monday morning feel good story

| November 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Today’s feel good story comes from California and it’s brought to you by Chief Tango; El Dorado County Sheriff said the homeowner was driving home about 3:40 a.m. on Thursday when he spotted two men on his property on Calamity Lane. The homeowner told the sheriff’s department he thought the men were stealing from him, […]

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Be Thankful

Be Thankful

| November 23, 2014 | 10 Comments

A wood burning cook stove held a place in the corner of my Mom’s kitchen. When my middle brother headed off for the Army, I inherited the responsibility to kindle the fire in it every morning. After, of course Mom roused me from beneath the pile of quilts that made up my bed. Mom’s kitchen […]

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Remembering Colonel Chuck Hall

Remembering Colonel Chuck Hall

| November 23, 2014 | 5 Comments

I once saw an Army Colonel in full class A uniform hug a man in battered fatigues and a boonie hat. Both had tears streaming down their faces. They had not met prior to that moment in time and probably never saw one another again. That date was November 11, 1984. My best friend Patrick […]

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LTC Raymond Valas convicted

LTC Raymond Valas convicted

| November 23, 2014 | 32 Comments

Bobo sends us a link to the Stars & Stripes article which announces the conviction of LTC Raymond Valas for soliciting for sex with a minor girl while he was on temporary duty (TDY) to San Antonio a year ago August; Valas faces between 10 years and life in federal prison when he is sentenced […]

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March Forward urges MONG to disobey orders in Ferguson

March Forward urges MONG to disobey orders in Ferguson

| November 23, 2014 | 16 Comments

Those creeps of March Forward, the veteran wing of ANSWER, led by Mike Prysner, the fellow who left IVAW because they weren’t radically communist enough for his tastes, are urging the Missouri National Guardsmen to disobey their orders and stand with the thugs of Ferguson while they tear the city to pieces after the Grand […]

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This Could Be Interesting

This Could Be Interesting

| November 23, 2014 | 25 Comments

Can you say, “Lois Lerner”? Sure. I knew you could. (smile) For those who’ve forgotten: Lois Lerner was the former head of the IRS division that rules on nonprofit groups’ applications for tax-exempt status. That division was caught apparently blatantly playing politics with nonprofit applications – e.g., fast-tracking those of leftist groups, while slow-rolling and […]

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