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Phillis “Pippa” Doyle gets France’s highest award

Phillis “Pippa” Doyle gets France’s highest award

| November 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

93-year-old Phillis “Pippa” Doyle was awarded France’s highest honor, the Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, or Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour for her heroics during the Second World War preparing the way for Allied forces to invade France. Now, a resident of New Zealand, she was presented […]

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Two More Are Home

Two More Are Home

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

DPMO has announced the identification of two US MIAs from the Korean War.   • PFC Paul L. Tingle, I Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, US Army, was lost 26 November 1950 in North Korea. He was accounted for Nov. 12, 2014. PFC Tingle will be buried with full military honors; […]

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Merry CHRISTmas

Merry CHRISTmas

| November 28, 2014 | 3 Comments

Mary asked us to publish this now that we’re officially into the Christmas season. It’s that “wonderful time of the year” again. Christmas carols, sale ads, Santa Claus and decorations – 24 hours a day. The true meaning of Christmas – the birth of Christ – gets lost in political correctness, long lists of “wants” […]

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Chosin Few; 64 years later

Chosin Few; 64 years later

| November 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Stars & Stripes reminds us that the battle for Chosin Reservoir began in Korea 64 years ago today with their reprinting of an article from the Daily Interlake in Montana which interviews local survivor, Capt. Richard Wayne Bolton, 82, of Happy Valley; “They waited until dark to attack,” Bolton said. “When they came, they blew […]

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Yeah, This IS Getting Interesting

Yeah, This IS Getting Interesting

| November 28, 2014 | 6 Comments

Remember that IRS scandal? You know, where the IRS was blatantly playing politics with nonprofit group applications for tax-exempt status – slow-rolling those from conservative groups, and fast-tracking those from liberal groups? Remember how that was supposed to be “IRS only”, with no involvement from the White House? Well, in response to a suit filed […]

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Friday morning feel good story

Friday morning feel good story

| November 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Another feel good story sent by Chief Tango, this one is from South Carolina; A man who shot a suspected thief will not face charges because of the state’s so-called “Stand Your Ground,” law. But deputies have charged the suspect, Thomas Smith, who they said was trying to steal scrap metal when the property owner […]

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Another SECDEF Candidate?

Another SECDEF Candidate?

| November 27, 2014 | 19 Comments

Well, we seem to have a new candidate for SECDEF.  Reportedly the current secretary of DHS, Jeh Johnson, is now on the POTUS’s “short list” for appointment to that position. Yeah, that Jeh Johnson – the same Jeh Johnson who seems to have a problem being particularly truthful when speaking to the press.  And who […]

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Bomb plot in St Louis

Bomb plot in St Louis

| November 27, 2014 | 20 Comments

The St Louis Dispatch reports that the FBI arrested two men who plotted to blow up the Gateway Arch along with a prosecutor and the police chief. They needed more bombs than the FBI sold them, but they had to wait for their funding source to build a bit; Sources close to the investigation were […]

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