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COLA Wars

COLA Wars

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Washington Post reports that federal retirees will be getting a 1.7% cost of living allowance (COLA) on January 1st; According to the latest Office of Personnel Management data, as of last Oct. 1, there were just under 2 million federal retirees, about three-fourths of them drawing benefits from the Civil Service Retirement System and […]

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Thursday morning feel good story

Thursday morning feel good story

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once again, Chief Tango sends us our morning feel good story, this time it comes from North Carolina; According to witnesses, a man, his wife, and his 19-year-old granddaughter were home on Yedda Road in Lumberton when a black male knocked on their door and asked for water for his mechanical problems with his car. […]

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Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, Canadian shooter was being “watched”, too

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, Canadian shooter was being “watched”, too

| October 22, 2014 | 23 Comments

So, it was Michael Zehaf-Bibeau who murdered a Canadian Army reservist, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, while the corporal was guarding the War Memorial in Ottawa today. According to the Chicago Tribune, Mr. Zehaf-Bibeau was a recent convert to Islam and he was being “watched” by US and Canadian authorities; Authorities did not immediately release details about […]

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VA takes precautions against “crazed vets”

VA takes precautions against “crazed vets”

| October 22, 2014 | 31 Comments

Remember a few weeks ago when we were Oscar the Grouchy Vet according to the VA? Of course, the VA apologized for that slight, but the National Journal reports that the VA still has that perception of the people they’re sworn to service; Veterans Affairs officials want to change when veterans can view some of […]

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Bed & Breakfast stays for vets

Bed & Breakfast stays for vets

| October 22, 2014 | 6 Comments

The folks at BnBFinder want you to know that some of the people they list are offering discounts on Bed & Breakfast stays for veterans on Veterans’ Day. There are quite a few at their website. I noticed that some of the places are already booked up, so if it sounds like a good idea, […]

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The Stolen Valor Triad & the wheelchair drive-by

The Stolen Valor Triad & the wheelchair drive-by

| October 22, 2014 | 173 Comments

Yes, the Stolen Valor Triad of Dallas Wittgenfeld, “Palmer” Paul Wickre, and Daniel A. Bernath have been working overtime to prove that they’re the dumbest MFers on the planet. They claim that I drove two-and-a-half hours to fire three bullets at poor Paul Wickre’s house; I don’t know what a “Ruger .222″ is, do you? […]

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Canadian Parliament under seige (Updated)

Canadian Parliament under seige (Updated)

| October 22, 2014 | 27 Comments

According to broadcast Fox News, the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa is locked down after a Canadian soldier was shot at their War Memorial and the gun man then ran towards the parliament building. From the UK’s Daily Mail; The shot soldier’s condition is unknown but paramedics were seen performing CPR on him, the Press reported. […]

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MSN: Common lies on résumés

MSN: Common lies on résumés

| October 22, 2014 | 16 Comments

Don sends us a link to MSN which talks about 3 common lies that people put on their résumés. They leave out military service, which I’ll correct for them here. We’ve seen lots of people who falsely claim on their résumés that they were SEALs or Special Forces. For some reason they add that they’re […]

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