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Marshall Plumlee contracts with Army after Duke

Marshall Plumlee contracts with Army after Duke

| January 25, 2015 | 13 Comments

Andy11M sends us a link to the news that the rather tall fellow in the picture above, Marshall Plumlee, the seven-foot basketball player at Duke, has contracted with the Army for service next year when his college career ends; The Duke Chronicle reported Thursday that the inspiration for Plumlee’s interest in joining the military was […]

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Lewis Byrne; phony Marine POW

Lewis Byrne; phony Marine POW

| January 25, 2015 | 22 Comments

Scotty sends us his work on this Lewis Byrne fellow who claims that he was a POW and that he earned a Purple Heart. He lives in Passadena, Texas where he wears phony medals and uses his stories to get discounted stuff. The truth is that he spent about 45 days in the Marine Corps […]

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For TAH’s Younger Readers:  20 Minutes with Al

For TAH’s Younger Readers: 20 Minutes with Al

| January 25, 2015 | 10 Comments

TAH has a wide age range in it’s readership – from teens to those in their 80s (hello, Sam). Though many of our older readers may enjoy what follows, I’m writing this primarily for our younger readers – those who are maybe 30 and younger. For those younger readers, here’s a bit of unsolicited free […]

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Sunday morning feel good story

Sunday morning feel good story

| January 25, 2015 | 4 Comments

Today’s feel good story comes from Ohio where 44-year-old William D. Hedrick escaped from the hospital after he was arrested for his previous encounter with an armed homeowner; According to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless, at around 3 p.m. Thursday, they received a call in which they were advised that a homeowner had arrived home […]

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Scott Beauchamps; abolish service academies

Scott Beauchamps; abolish service academies

| January 24, 2015 | 43 Comments

Do you remember Scott Beauchamps? I do. He was a mealy-mouthed little private who made up stories about his fellow soldiers back seven or eight years ago in the early days of this blog. The stories he created went across the country’s media. Mostly because they were total bullshit. Not only were the stories bullshit, […]

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Vermont Democrat opposes more background checks for gun ownership

Vermont Democrat opposes more background checks for gun ownership

| January 24, 2015 | 7 Comments

GruntSgt sends us a link from WatchdogVermont which reports that one Democrat state senator in Vermont, Dick Sears, D-Bennington, figures that Vermont has the proper amount of background checks for legal gun owners that they don’t need anymore; “If I want to give a neighbor my gun, and I’m not hunting anymore, I shouldn’t have […]

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More on David Gregory and His “Magazine Incident”

More on David Gregory and His “Magazine Incident”

| January 24, 2015 | 24 Comments

Remember David Gregory?  You know, that “Meet the Press” host who flaunted DC’s gun laws a couple of years ago and got away with it? Well, turns out that’s not the fault of the DC police.  It seems the DC police wanted to arrest Gregory for that stunt, and recommended he be charged.  The DC […]

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Shannon Conley; four years in prison for support of terrorists

Shannon Conley; four years in prison for support of terrorists

| January 24, 2015 | 44 Comments

According to AFP, Shannon Conley, a nineteen-year-old from Colorado was sentenced to four years in prison for “providing and attempting to provide material support and resources to IS fighters….” Conley, who struck a plea bargain with prosecutors, had expressed a desire to wage violent jihad, or holy war, after meeting a man on the Internet […]

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