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Handwringers askeered of new Orlando attraction

Handwringers askeered of new Orlando attraction

| December 19, 2014 | 5 Comments

Todd sends us a link to the Orlando’s WTSP about a new attraction opening tomorrow in Orlando called Machine Gun America; The 13,000-square-foot facility sits directly across from Kissimmee’s Old Town attraction which is a nostalgic tourist mecca aimed at family fun. But instead of roller coasters and go carts, Machine Gun America offers live […]

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A thousand paratroopers headed for Iraq next month

A thousand paratroopers headed for Iraq next month

| December 19, 2014 | 15 Comments

OK, my timing was off a hair, but my prediction that the 82nd Airborne Division would send a brigade to Iraq is closer to realization, according to Stars & Stripes; The soldiers from the 82nd’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team, based at Fort Bragg, N.C., will begin to deploy in late January to train, advise and […]

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Making the CAB retroactive to WWII

Making the CAB retroactive to WWII

| December 19, 2014 | 30 Comments

Military.com reports that legislation in Congress may make the award of Combat Action Badge retroactive to soldiers serving as long ago as the Second World War; The Combat Action Badge, authorized for soldiers in combat who are not eligible for the Combat Infantryman Badge or Combat Medical Badge, was established in 2005 to recognize that […]

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6th Circuit lifts part of federal gun law

6th Circuit lifts part of federal gun law

| December 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

Clifford Charles Tyler, now 73-years-old, had emotional problems in 1986 following a divorce and the court ordered him to get treatment. He complied and was released from treatment a month later. Fast-forward 28 years and he’s not allowed to buy a firearm because of that one month out of his life. So he took it […]

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Yer Friday Funny:  Bombing the Crap Out of the Enemy

Yer Friday Funny: Bombing the Crap Out of the Enemy

| December 19, 2014 | 10 Comments

We hear that phrase from time to time.  But it’s rarely done in practice. However, check out this little gem from Vietnam:   Yes, that is EXACTLY what you think it is slung under the wing of that aircraft (an A-1H belonging to the US Navy’s VA-25).  For the details, check out this story about VA-25 in […]

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A foolproof degree plan

A foolproof degree plan

| December 19, 2014 | 17 Comments

Once again a liberal academic has gone off the rails and made it clear to the world that she hates Republicans with this published pronouncement: I hate Republicans, I can’t stand the thought of having to spend the next two years watching Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Ted Cruz, Darrell Issa or any of the legions […]

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Raymond Harper; phony Vietnam Marine vet/POW

Raymond Harper; phony Vietnam Marine vet/POW

| December 19, 2014 | 28 Comments

Scotty sends us his work on this Ray Harper fellow who claims that he was a Marine and a POW in Vietnam. He tells his church group this fascinating story about how he found Jesus in a bamboo cage; Well DPMO, disagrees that he was a POW. There are two Harpers listed as Vietnam POWs, […]

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Buying ad space from ISIS

Buying ad space from ISIS

| December 19, 2014 | 18 Comments

So here’s a story you can laugh at because it didn’t happen to you. Mark Oberholtzer a Texas City plumber traded in his old Ford pick up and promptly forgot about it until it started showing up in the news as a weapon platform for ISIS – it still had his logo and phone number […]

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