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Military Collectors, Eat Your Heart Out!

Military Collectors, Eat Your Heart Out!

| July 7, 2015 | 40 Comments

Many people enjoy collecting things.  Some even collect military items and other military memorabilia. But this one is going to be pretty hard to top.  In fact, maybe this guy went a bit overboard. Seems a 78 year old German man in the town of Heikendorf had an interesting collection in his cellar.  As you […]

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Legislating stupidity

Legislating stupidity

| July 7, 2015 | 81 Comments

According to the Washington Post, 22-year-old Devon Staples, after a little lubrication, put a fireworks mortar on his empty head and threatened to light the contents. His friends thought that they had talked him out of it, when suddenly it ignited and killed Staples instantly. Staples’s brother, 25-year-old Cody Staples, called it an accident. “I […]

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Obama on the war against ISIS

Obama on the war against ISIS

| July 7, 2015 | 53 Comments

Yesterday morning, the internet and the media were all a-buzz about that fellow Obama and his “rare” trip a mile and a half from the White House to the Pentagon. That President fellow was finally going to wow us with his strategy for the war against those mean guys in Syria and Iraq, you know, […]

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Tuesdays with Claymore

Tuesdays with Claymore

| July 7, 2015 | 5 Comments

Ugly American Yeah, they won, but you know…sexism. “Poly”-ensaturated. Pot putting the kettle on the back burner “I spent the 4th apologizing to black people.” Ah…the poor Greeks. If only they knew how they got into this mess. God. Country. Family. Bernie Sanders: Right Wing Gun Nut Take that you evil NRA! Yeah, even that […]

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Tuesday morning feel good story

Tuesday morning feel good story

| July 7, 2015 | 19 Comments

In Upper-Marlboro, Maryland, a fellow was nice enough to call ahead the night before and told his intended victims that he was coming to “kill everybody inside” a home. Unfortunately for him, the folks in the home were armed and he ended up DRT before the police could arrive in time to save him. In […]

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Seeking advice for a mother of a new Soldier.

Seeking advice for a mother of a new Soldier.

| July 6, 2015 | 44 Comments

More specifically one who is going to be a medic. A few days ago I came across this message about a mother that has fears and concerns of our profession that her son will be learning. This was the request in full. She is basically “scared to death” for him • because he is so […]

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Iraqi air force accidentally kills 8 with errant bomb

Iraqi air force accidentally kills 8 with errant bomb

| July 6, 2015 | 13 Comments

An Iraqi plane had a hung-up bomb that failed to fall on it’s target, but, proving that Murphy is alive and well in Iraq, it fell off of it’s mount over a Baghdad neighborhood killing at least eight people, according to the Washington Post; Iraq has just a handful of functioning fighter jets, which it […]

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“Shelter in place” at Walter Reed

“Shelter in place” at Walter Reed

| July 6, 2015 | 22 Comments

According to local DC news, someone heard a shot fired at the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland (formerly the Bethesda Naval Hospital). According to the local media, there have been no casualties nor has a shooter been seen. I’m thinking that some joe set off a post-July 4th […]

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