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The ISIS Jihadi next door

The ISIS Jihadi next door

| October 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

The folks at Vocative went out hunting jihadis with their reporters across the country. They found several and they also found a common link to this fellow Ahmad Musai Jibril, an imam in Dearborn, Michigan; A decade ago, he was kicked out of a mosque for urging his followers to kill non-Muslims. He later spent […]

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James Craig; phony POW

James Craig; phony POW

| October 1, 2014 | 17 Comments

Mary sends us her work on James Ron Craig who was featured in the Arkansas Harrison Daily Times; Being shot down over Cambodia and spending 18 days in captivity has a way of changing a man. “That’s when I started to believe in something greater than myself,” James “Ron” Craig said. Craig was honored on […]

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Thanks for your service

Thanks for your service

| October 1, 2014 | 17 Comments

So here we are in the midst of several deployments to the various shit holes around the world. The Afghan War isn’t ending this year, thousands are supporting the newest Iraq War, 3000 are headed to Liberia to battle Ebola and at home, the folks in the Pentagon are hard at work to support them. […]

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Wednesday morning feel good story

Wednesday morning feel good story

| October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Today’s feel good story comes from New Jersey, thanks to Chief Tango; After finishing his shift at 3 a.m., Delanco Township Police Officer Basil Warren returned to his Stevenson Avenue home in Edgewater Park, Burlington County to find a man trying to steal his personal vehicle, according to investigators. As Warren — still in full […]

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I KNEW IT!

I KNEW IT!

| September 30, 2014 | 36 Comments

On a day when bad news abounds, there IS a glimmer of hope. Beer flavonoid may boost brain power! As a diabetic I have to be careful,  BUT who didn’t know that beer boosted brain power anyways? There IS a caveat in the article: “While hops are the only dietary source of the rare compound, […]

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First US case of Ebola suspected

First US case of Ebola suspected

| September 30, 2014 | 18 Comments

I have no idea why an American would be in Liberia, but this person was, and the CDC suspects that the traveler has Ebola, says Fox News; CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said that the patient arrived in Texas from Liberia earlier this month and exhibited no symptoms. The patient sought care last Friday and […]

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2100 pairs of boots not on the ground in Iraq

2100 pairs of boots not on the ground in Iraq

| September 30, 2014 | 9 Comments

SSG E sends a link to Defense News which reports that 2100 Marines will be positioned in Kuwait as the Quick Reaction Force for Iraq operations; Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) Central Command will be equipped to perform noncombat evacuation, humanitarian assistance, infrastructure support, tactical aircraft recovery, fixed-site security and theater sustainment missions, said […]

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Daniel Lee Marshall Jr., the fake Ranger, pleads guilty

Daniel Lee Marshall Jr., the fake Ranger, pleads guilty

| September 30, 2014 | 25 Comments

The Stars & Stripes reports that Daniel Lee Marshall Jr., the fake Ranger who had insinuated himself into the Marcus Luttrell family circle, pleaded guilty to charges that, as a felon, he had a firearm in his possession. Marshall appeared at the Luttrell home when the iconic Navy SEAL was missing during Operation Redwings, but […]

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