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Sharansky: When did America forget that it’s America?

Sharansky: When did America forget that it’s America?

| April 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Natan Sharansky, a former political prisoner of the old Soviet Union, writes in the Washington Post, “When did America forget that it’s America?” in regards to the way that the United States acted towards the Soviet Union during the latter years of the Cold War that resulted in the ultimate collapse of the Communist Empire. […]

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Sunday morning feel good story

Sunday morning feel good story

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In Kentucky, you don’t come in unless you’re invited; The victim told police he had gotten into an argument with DeJuan White, who had left his home. White later returned and kicked in the door. That’s when police say the homeowner shot him. White was taken to UK Hospital where he was treated and released […]

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US POWs Since Vietnam

US POWs Since Vietnam

| April 18, 2015 | 16 Comments

Since the end of conflict in Southeast Asia, AKA the Vietnam War – and, in some cases, concurrent with it – US military forces have been involved in other conflicts. In a few cases, US personnel have been taken captive by America’s enemies. The numbers involved are not large. However, when there’s a benefit to be […]

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Michelle Manhart; vet protests protesters (video added)

Michelle Manhart; vet protests protesters (video added)

| April 18, 2015 | 40 Comments

According to the Valdosta Daily Times Michelle Manhart, an Air force veteran, got a call from a friend about a group of protesters at Valdosta State University who were protesting something or other by walking on a flag, so Manhart went over there and took the flag away from them, you know taking advantage of […]

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Escape from Yemen “harrowing”

Escape from Yemen “harrowing”

| April 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

McClatchy reports that hundreds of Americans have escaped the violence in Yemen to the relative safety of Djibouti and the US embassy there. Calling the flight from Yemen “a tough experience” for many of the evacuees, the U.S. envoy, Tom Kelly, said hundreds of Americans have arrived in Djibouti in recent days aboard foreign ships […]

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Davidson: Band of sisters: Elite group of female Army Rangers battled under harrowing conditions

Davidson: Band of sisters: Elite group of female Army Rangers battled under harrowing conditions

| April 18, 2015 | 39 Comments

There is an article in the New York Times written by Janine Davidson entitled “Band of sisters: Elite group of female Army Rangers battled under harrowing conditions“. Davidson claims to be a Senior Fellow for Defense Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations and a former Air Force C-130 and C-17 pilot. She writes about […]

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Saturday morning feel good stories

Saturday morning feel good stories

| April 18, 2015 | 3 Comments

Our first feel good story comes from Florida; Jordan Damato was inside his home, in the Lucerne Terrace neighborhood near West Gore Street and South Hughey Avenue, just before 1 a.m. Wednesday when the Thomas Berry, 48, broke into Damato’s apartment, police said. The victim shot the intruder multiple times, according to police. […] A […]

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Weekend Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

| April 17, 2015 | 145 Comments

The picture for this weekend has been supplied by Hack Stone who is currently mourning his crack-head girlfriend who was rudely murdered in Philly a few weeks back. Hack barely escaped the same fate, but lucky for him, he’s a Ruthless SOB – Ruth was his girlfriend’s name. Yes, Frank Visconi has been back on […]

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