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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| September 30, 2016 | 94 Comments

Seared Into Memory A column of lightning radiates a reflection on Upper Waterton Lake that outshines the lights of the lakeside village, in this dramatic scene captured by Your Shot photographer Ryan Peruniak. Upper Waterton, located in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada, is the deepest lake in the Canadian Rockies (444 feet). Judging […]

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Hillary Clinton and Alicia Machado: Sisterhood of the traveling getaway car

Hillary Clinton and Alicia Machado: Sisterhood of the traveling getaway car

| September 30, 2016 | 37 Comments

Democrats have been high-fiving and deliriously jiving since their candidate introduced the voluptuous Venezuelan vigilante upon Donald Trump during Monday night’s debate. The Dems would have you believe that this luscious Latina was used and abused by that cruel capitalist in a manner that should totally disqualify him from ever serving as president. Apparently as […]

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National Anthem and the troops

National Anthem and the troops

| September 30, 2016 | 32 Comments

The Christian Science Monitor worries that there is some kind of insurrection afoot among the troops because two (that’s 2 – 1,2 – 2) members of the Navy posted their refusal to stand for the anthem on social media. There are currently about 2.1 million members of the active and Reserve forces in uniform, so […]

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Neller wants infantry squad drones

Neller wants infantry squad drones

| September 30, 2016 | 21 Comments

AW1Ed sends us a link from Military.com that reports General Robert Neller, the commandant of the Marine Corps wants to create a position in infantry squads for a drone operator; [Neller] told an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. that he was interested in creating an assistant squad leader […]

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Common Leftist Economic Claims, Part I:  Exposing the Ignorance.  Or Maybe the Dishonesty.

Common Leftist Economic Claims, Part I: Exposing the Ignorance. Or Maybe the Dishonesty.

| September 30, 2016 | 36 Comments

In a comment to a previous article here at TAH, one of our regular commenters made the following statement. Here is a purchasing power chart showing Reagan’s tax cuts did not flow down in actual purchasing power. http://www.advisorperspectives.com/images/content_image/data/f1/f1bddfd60a7085c654daea1353d98626.gif I’ve pointed out much what follows to the individual via a reply in those same comments.  Since […]

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Friday morning feel good stories

Friday morning feel good stories

| September 30, 2016 | 13 Comments

Three men in Lee County, Mississippi broke into a home and only two were able to run away when the homeowner opened fire, injuring one of the thieves who is still in the hospital in critical condition. The other two will be found soon because their getaway vehicle was a purple Cadillac with large chrome […]

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Cetin tried to buy another gun minutes before Mall shooting

Cetin tried to buy another gun minutes before Mall shooting

| September 29, 2016 | 25 Comments

The Seattle Times reports that Turkish-born Arcan Cetin who killed five people with .22 caliber rifle in the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington, had gone to a gun shop minutes before his shooting rampage in an attempt to buy a .45 caliber handgun. Cetin, she said, came through the door and asked her “If we […]

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Navy to de-encript enlisted ratings

Navy to de-encript enlisted ratings

| September 29, 2016 | 152 Comments

The Navy Times reports that soon, we’ll all understand Navy ranks and ratings; The Navy deep-sixed all of its 91 enlisted ratings titles Thursday, marking the beginning of an overhaul of the rigid career structure that has existed since the Continental Navy in a radical shift sure to reverberate through the fleet and the veterans […]

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