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Mike Pompeo and the 1st Gulf War

Mike Pompeo and the 1st Gulf War

| April 21, 2018 | 21 Comments

CIA Director Mike Pompeo is about to become President Trump’s next Secretary of State and today we hear from Splinter News that a number of his bios on the internet claim that he was a veteran of Desert Storm. Pompeo was an Army captain and West Point grad from 1986 – 1991. At the time […]

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N.K. announces freeze on nuclear, missile tests UPDATE

N.K. announces freeze on nuclear, missile tests UPDATE

| April 21, 2018 | 42 Comments

Yonhap News is reporting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced that the country will suspend nuclear and missile tests, and shut down a nuclear test site in the northern area, state media said Saturday. “From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles,” the Korean Central News Agency […]

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Tech Sgt. John Chapman; first Airman to receive Medal of Honor since Vietnam

Tech Sgt. John Chapman; first Airman to receive Medal of Honor since Vietnam

| April 21, 2018 | 22 Comments

The Air Force Times reports that Tech Sergeant John Chapman will be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his action in Afghanistan in 2002. Chapman will be the first Airman to be awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War. He was originally awarded the Air Force Cross. That citation read; The President […]

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Vanessa Guerra; saving the world

Vanessa Guerra; saving the world

| April 21, 2018 | 16 Comments

Tim sends a link to Fox News which tells the story of Vanessa Guerra, a nurse who happened to spot two police officers struggling with a male and a female criminal while she stopped by a convenience store. As Sgt. Walters attempted to restrain the woman, identified as 21-year-old Olivia J. Boomsma, the “male was […]

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Saturday morning feel good stories

Saturday morning feel good stories

| April 21, 2018 | 3 Comments

From Greenville County, South Carolina; The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said a resident arrived home Friday morning and found someone inside their home on Easterlin Way. Deputies say the resident fired at least one round before going outside to call law enforcement. Deputies responded to a reported burglary at the home around 8:10 a.m. Friday. […]

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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| April 20, 2018 | 179 Comments

April 20, 2018 Dust City At Black Rock City—the temporary city raised in the Nevadan desert for the annual Burning Man festival—camps are laid out as if on a clock. On a street in the 7:30 camp sector, festival-goers bike through the omnipresent dust as the sun sets.

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Andrew Cuomo: I’m an undocumented immigrant

Andrew Cuomo: I’m an undocumented immigrant

| April 20, 2018 | 95 Comments

The legacy governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, declared that he’s an undocumented immigrant for some stupid reason, according to Fox News; “I’m undocumented. You want to deport an undocumented person, start with me because I’m an undocumented person,” Cuomo, 60, said during a bill signing. During the bizarre speech, the New York governor […]

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Sgt. Noel Ramirez and Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey murdered

Sgt. Noel Ramirez and Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey murdered

| April 20, 2018 | 28 Comments

Mick sends us a link to Fox News which reports that Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 30, and Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey, 25 of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office were murdered while they ate their lunch at the Ace China restaurant. A gunman shot them through the plate glass window. “As fellow deputies responded to the scene, […]

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