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FL Election Commission rejects complaint against Steve Cushman

FL Election Commission rejects complaint against Steve Cushman

| August 28, 2014 | 56 Comments

The Florida Election Commission thinks it fine that a candidate can completely fabricate a military career like Steve Cushman did to influence voters in the Wakulla County Commissioner elections according to the Wakulla News; The elections commission found the complaint, filed in July by citizen Larry Roberts, was legally insufficient. “This is a personal attack […]

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Fudging performance reports

Fudging performance reports

| August 28, 2014 | 25 Comments

SGT(P) E sends a link to the Army Times in which they report that folks on the E-8/9 promotion board noticed that some senior NCOs submitted for evaluation were getting not only heavier, but taller as well and they issued a criticism of the practice; “As soldiers gain weight over time, they often, according to […]

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HR 5172; the POW Accountability Act

HR 5172; the POW Accountability Act

| August 28, 2014 | 20 Comments

We wrote over two years ago about how the Senate tried to get the Veterans’ Affairs Department to bounce their list of POWs off of the list that the Department of Defense POW/MIA Office maintains. Then-Secretary Shinseki responded that they scrubbed their list and found only two liars, and one was already deceased. It look […]

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Kenneth Goldstein; phony JAG lawyer (Updated with clown suit)

Kenneth Goldstein; phony JAG lawyer (Updated with clown suit)

| August 28, 2014 | 53 Comments

MCPO Ret. In TN sends us a link to the New York Post about 51 year-old Kenneth Goldstein who was a Coast Guard petty officer who represented himself, poorly, as a former JAG officer and a wounded combat veteran in Nassau County courtrooms; Hempstead officials suspected something was wrong when Goldstein showed up in court […]

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Wilfredo Gutierrez; Phony vet arrested

Wilfredo Gutierrez; Phony vet arrested

| August 28, 2014 | 19 Comments

Someone dropped this off on our Facebook page about Wilfredo Gutierrez, a phony vet who was arrested in Houston; Officers say 26-year-old Wilfredo Gutierrez is not a licensed veterinarian, but has been acting as one for the last year. They say he operated a business, making house calls, treating dogs and cats, administering vaccines and, […]

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Fort Lee shooter, another crazed vet

Fort Lee shooter, another crazed vet

| August 28, 2014 | 44 Comments

The other day, we reported on the shooting incident which locked down Fort Lee, VA for about a half hour. We also told you that the shooter was a sergeant first class who shot herself. It turns out that, according to Reuters, her name was Paula Walker, assigned to the 266TH Quartermaster Battalion. For some […]

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Coast Guard fires on Iranian craft

Coast Guard fires on Iranian craft

| August 28, 2014 | 16 Comments

The Associated Press reports that a US Coast Guard crew in the Persian Gulf was forced to fire upon an Iranian vessel in self-defense; Cmdr. Kevin Stephens, a spokesman for the U.S. Navy’s Bahrain-based 5th Fleet, said personnel on a small boat dispatched from the U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat Monomoy fired a single shot […]

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“Cops” videographer killed on location

“Cops” videographer killed on location

| August 28, 2014 | 8 Comments

Yahoo TV reports that a videographer of the long-running “Cops” show was killed by police while they were taping a new show; Initial reports said the TV crew member — now identified by Langley Productions (which produces Cops) as 38-year-old audio technician Bryce Dion — had been critically injured. The news of his death broke […]

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