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Felix Carswell, phony SF, fights gravity

Felix Carswell, phony SF, fights gravity

| September 21, 2014 | 3 Comments

From our friends at Guardian of Valor comes their research on Felix Maurice Carswell, who was featured in a New York Post article which identifies him as a former “Green Beret”; He survived a chopper crash in Germany and the toppling of the Twin Towers, but now a former Green Beret is suing the MTA […]

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Sunday morning feel good stories

Sunday morning feel good stories

| September 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chief Tango sends us our feel good stories this morning. The first is from Illinois; The 34-year-old female resident reported that when she returned home, she noticed damage to her front door which she assumed was caused by a burglar. When the resident entered the condo, she allegedly found an unknown male/white subject in her […]

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“Was the door open?”

“Was the door open?”

| September 20, 2014 | 34 Comments

Looks like the Secret Service has some more ‘splainin’ to do. White House fence-jumper enters front door The linked article is pretty comprehensive.  And yeah, it sure looks like the Secret Service fornicated Fido* once again. But I’ll quote one part of it anyway: “Unfortunately, they are failing to do their job,” Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, […]

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Weekend Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

| September 20, 2014 | 76 Comments

Well, there’s nothing that I want to write about this morning, so I’m not going to waste our time on a bunch of useless subjects. Pinto Nag sent us this photo from New Zealand for your viewing pleasure. By the way, Paul “Palmer” Wickre dropped off another of his incoherent ramblings in the early hours […]

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Belgian police foil jihadist attacks

Belgian police foil jihadist attacks

| September 20, 2014 | 11 Comments

Belgian police say that they’ve thwarted some jihadist terrorist plots there. According to Die Welt; According to the sources of the Belgian newspaper report, authorities believe there are links between the planned terrorist attacks and the jihadist group “Islamic State,” which has taken over large swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq. Roughly 400 Belgians […]

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All Stolen Valor Is Equal.  But Some Stolen Valor Is More Equal Than Others.

All Stolen Valor Is Equal. But Some Stolen Valor Is More Equal Than Others.

| September 20, 2014 | 19 Comments

We all know the SCOTUS recently invalidated the Stolen Valor Act of 2005, forcing Congress to revise and reenact it.  That happened last year. So, merely making false claims about one’s military career isn’t in general unlawful today.  You have to do so for the purpose of fraud to break the law. But it seems […]

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5 UN peacekeepers killed in Mali

5 UN peacekeepers killed in Mali

| September 20, 2014 | 9 Comments

AFP reports that 5 UN Chadian Peacekeepers were killed in Mali Thursday by a roadside bomb; UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday he was “outraged” by an attack that killed five Chadian peacekeepers in Mali and called for an immediate halt to such incidents. The five soldiers died and three others were injured Thursday […]

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James “Kimo” Akaka; phony SEAL

James “Kimo” Akaka; phony SEAL

| September 19, 2014 | 69 Comments

Editor Note: We pulled this soon after we published it on June 30, 2014 because some hot Asian journalist chick at KITV in Honolulu asked me to pull it, but, she never pulled the trigger on the stolen valor story she was supposed to be writing about this clown. So, Don Shipley called today and […]

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