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Did ISIS get airdropped arms?

Did ISIS get airdropped arms?

| October 22, 2014 | 8 Comments

The Associated Press reports that ISIS claims that the air-dropped weapons and supplies intended for the Kurds landed in ISIS’ laps instead; The cache of weapons included hand grenades, ammunition and rocket-propelled grenade launchers, according to a video uploaded by a media group loyal to the Islamic State group. [...] On Tuesday, IS loyalists on […]

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Salathiel Martinez Johnson; phony SEAL/disbursing clerk

Salathiel Martinez Johnson; phony SEAL/disbursing clerk

| October 22, 2014 | 5 Comments

Scotty sends us his work on this Salathiel Martinez Johnson who is obviously confused about SEALs do, because I’m pretty sure that they don’t recruit from the “disbursing clerk” ranks, although I’m sure that career field is a pretty brutal bunch. Of course, Don Shipley says he wasn’t a SEAL and it turns out that […]

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Purple Heart returned to daughter

Purple Heart returned to daughter

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Mark sends us link from the Syracuse.com which reports that Robyn DeCuffa will be recovering the Purple Heart medal that she had lost in a robbery years ago thinks to Purple Hearts Reunited. Her father, Army Pfc. Thomas Edward McGraw, of North Syracuse, died in an ambush at age 19, among the first casualties of […]

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Wednesday morning feel good story

Wednesday morning feel good story

| October 22, 2014 | 5 Comments

This morning’s feel good story was provided by Chief Tango and happened in Florida; Homeowner Christopher Bane called 911 to report the break-in. He said he was home alone with his 11-year-old son when he heard the intruder, so he grabbed his gun and walked out to confront him. As he did so, deputies said […]

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Wendy Smacks the Wrong Piñata

Wendy Smacks the Wrong Piñata

| October 21, 2014 | 41 Comments

What a joy it is to sit over here in Arkansas and watch the Wendy Witch self-destruct in my former home of Texas. First, Wendy, whose personal past does not bear close examination without revealing her to be a self-serving gold digger, goes after her opponent, Greg Abbott, who is a paraplegic and wheelchair bound […]

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Update on the Washington Times’ poorly written piece

Update on the Washington Times’ poorly written piece

| October 21, 2014 | 12 Comments

We talked yesterday about the piece in the Washington Times written by Jacqueline Klimas, in regards to how younger veterans are avoiding the traditional VSOs for younger, hipper versions. Our buddy, Mothax at The Burn Pit noticed a few funny things about some of the people that Ms. Klimas interviewed. Like I said yesterday, Kate […]

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Remember, You Can’t Get Ebola From Riding On A Bus . . . .

Remember, You Can’t Get Ebola From Riding On A Bus . . . .

| October 21, 2014 | 17 Comments

It seems the POTUS wants us all to remember that. He reminded us of that again just this past Saturday. Well, then, pray tell: why – at that recent Pentagon Ebola scare, which apparently thankfully turned out to be a false alarm – did authorities hunt down the bus after it departed? And why did […]

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Dickey Chapelle to be inducted into Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame

Dickey Chapelle to be inducted into Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame

| October 21, 2014 | 23 Comments

Someone sent us this link from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel last night on Facebook about the female photojournalist Dickey Chapelle. I’d never heard of her before now, but I guess she was kind of a big deal through the war years from World War II until she died in Vietnam, when she was on patrol with […]

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