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A Different Take on Chuck Hagel

A Different Take on Chuck Hagel

| November 28, 2014 | 21 Comments

Over at American Thinker is a piece by a fellow named Ed Timperlake, which not only presents an insider’s supportive view of Chuck Hagel, but describes a procedural tactic that can be employed by Senate Republicans, with the support of Chuck Hagel, to add some transparency to the administration’s nomination of a new SecDef. Apparently […]

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Content of Character

Content of Character

| November 28, 2014 | 21 Comments

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”   MLK That quote has been running through my head for a few days now. I have written and deleted thousands of words concerning the death of Micheal Brown, I wrote […]

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Phillis “Pippa” Doyle gets France’s highest award

Phillis “Pippa” Doyle gets France’s highest award

| November 28, 2014 | 10 Comments

93-year-old Phillis “Pippa” Doyle was awarded France’s highest honor, the Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, or Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour for her heroics during the Second World War preparing the way for Allied forces to invade France. Now, a resident of New Zealand, she was presented […]

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Two More Are Home

Two More Are Home

| November 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

DPMO has announced the identification of two US MIAs from the Korean War.   • PFC Paul L. Tingle, I Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, US Army, was lost 26 November 1950 in North Korea. He was accounted for Nov. 12, 2014. PFC Tingle will be buried with full military honors; […]

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Merry CHRISTmas

Merry CHRISTmas

| November 28, 2014 | 6 Comments

Mary asked us to publish this now that we’re officially into the Christmas season. It’s that “wonderful time of the year” again. Christmas carols, sale ads, Santa Claus and decorations – 24 hours a day. The true meaning of Christmas – the birth of Christ – gets lost in political correctness, long lists of “wants” […]

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Chosin Few; 64 years later

Chosin Few; 64 years later

| November 28, 2014 | 10 Comments

Stars & Stripes reminds us that the battle for Chosin Reservoir began in Korea 64 years ago today with their reprinting of an article from the Daily Interlake in Montana which interviews local survivor, Capt. Richard Wayne Bolton, 82, of Happy Valley; “They waited until dark to attack,” Bolton said. “When they came, they blew […]

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Yeah, This IS Getting Interesting

Yeah, This IS Getting Interesting

| November 28, 2014 | 15 Comments

Remember that IRS scandal? You know, where the IRS was blatantly playing politics with nonprofit group applications for tax-exempt status – slow-rolling those from conservative groups, and fast-tracking those from liberal groups? Remember how that was supposed to be “IRS only”, with no involvement from the White House? Well, in response to a suit filed […]

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Friday morning feel good story

Friday morning feel good story

| November 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

Another feel good story sent by Chief Tango, this one is from South Carolina; A man who shot a suspected thief will not face charges because of the state’s so-called “Stand Your Ground,” law. But deputies have charged the suspect, Thomas Smith, who they said was trying to steal scrap metal when the property owner […]

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