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Nose, Face, Spite.  That Kinda Thing.

Nose, Face, Spite. That Kinda Thing.

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re all very aware of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. But you really have to wonder about the intellect – or sanity – of some of those involved. Recently, the government of Australia pledged a substantial contribution – $2.5M each to both the WHO and the NGO group Medicines Sans Frontiers, or MSF – […]

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LBJ’s ghost

LBJ’s ghost

| September 18, 2014 | 8 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Lyndon Johnson is alive and well and living in the White House situation room; “The U.S. military campaign against Islamic militants in Syria is being designed to allow President Obama to exert a high degree of personal control over the campaign, going so far as to require that the […]

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Army private arrested for smuggling illegals

Army private arrested for smuggling illegals

| September 18, 2014 | 10 Comments

Army ammunition specialist with the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Eric Alexander Rodriguez, was arrested when border agents found two illegal aliens stashed away on the floor boards of Rodriguez’ truck, covered with a military jacket with Rodriguez’ name tags. Rodriguez is accused of hiding two undocumented immigrants in his pickup truck on Thursday as […]

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And In the “More ‘Good’ Economic News” Department . . . .

And In the “More ‘Good’ Economic News” Department . . . .

| September 18, 2014 | 8 Comments

New Record: Pound of Ground Beef Tops $4 for First Time It’s up 16.2% in the past year. Five years ago, ground beef averaged $2.134 per pound.  That’s an increase in 5 years of 88.1% – or an annual increase of more than 12.6% a year for five consecutive years.  And of course, we all […]

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Muddled Message

Muddled Message

| September 18, 2014 | 11 Comments

The other day, Marty Dempsey told Congress that in his capacity as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, if the situation warranted it, he wouldn’t hesitate to put boots on the ground. I suspect that statement was made to test public opinion on the matter, because we have 300,000,000 opinions to consider when we make […]

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Thursday feel good stories

Thursday feel good stories

| September 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

This morning’s first feel good story comes from Ohio; Marlo White, 37, was sleeping on the third floor of his home at about 7:30 a.m. Monday when an adult male broke into the house, said Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Humphries. The noise made during the break-in woke White. He grabbed his gun, went to […]

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You Couldn’t Make This Sh!t Up If You Tried

You Couldn’t Make This Sh!t Up If You Tried

| September 17, 2014 | 22 Comments

I’ll just leave this here.  

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VAOIG “softened” report of vets’ deaths

VAOIG “softened” report of vets’ deaths

| September 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

Last month, I wrote about the Veterans’ Affairs Department Office of the Inspector General’s report after I actually read the thing, and not the media’s translation which benefited the President’s speech to the American Legion Convention on the day of the report’s release. The media told us that the report said that no veternas’ deaths […]

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