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Routh appeals murder conviction

Routh appeals murder conviction

| March 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

David sends us a link to MSN which reports that Eddie Routh’s lawyers have filed an appeal to his conviction in the murder of Chad Littlefield and Chris Kyle last week; Routh’s attorneys said after the Feb. 24 verdict they would appeal. J. Warren St. John, one of Routh’s attorneys, said the notice of appeal […]

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Army Secretary on Major Golsteyn’s Silver Star

Army Secretary on Major Golsteyn’s Silver Star

| March 5, 2015 | 7 Comments

The Secretary of the Army, John McHugh has released a statement on his decision to take Major Mathew L. Golsteyn’s Silver Star from him, but it really doesn’t clarify anything. Some background from Stars & Stripes; Maj. Mathew L. Golsteyn received the Silver Star in 2011 for valor in Afghanistan on Feb. 20, 2010, and […]

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Stolen Valor Act in Pennsylvania

Stolen Valor Act in Pennsylvania

| March 5, 2015 | 7 Comments

One aspect of Pennsylvania’s attempts to close the stolen valor gap was passed by the state senate. Apparently, a few years ago, PA decided to put an identifier on drivers’ licenses for veterans, but, there were no restrictions on it – you self-identified on application by checking a block on your application. The result is […]

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Carter: Mosul plan was  a mistaken disclosure of “military secrets”

Carter: Mosul plan was a mistaken disclosure of “military secrets”

| March 5, 2015 | 15 Comments

The new Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, told the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday that the press briefing last month which released plans to the world about the intention that the city of Mosul, Iraq would be the focus of an Iraqi attack in mid-Spring was a mistake. The briefer, whose presentation for reporters at […]

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Syria looms large in US troops’ future

Syria looms large in US troops’ future

| March 5, 2015 | 12 Comments

AFP reports that Harakat Hazm, the group of “moderate” Syrian rebels that Secretary of State John Kerry told us last year were most likely to receive US arms and training, dissipated and melted into the ranks of ISIS. I guess they took their arms and training with them; …after suffering a devastating defeat at the […]

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About the Petraeus Deal . . . .

About the Petraeus Deal . . . .

| March 5, 2015 | 26 Comments

Jonn’s written a couple of arties (here and here) recently concerning former GEN David Petraeus’ recent plea-bargain deal. And in truth, I generally (no pun intended) agree with Jonn’s assessment. But I have to say that I agree with him for very different reasons. Many have castigated Petraeus for his carrying on an affair with […]

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Thursday morning feel good stories

Thursday morning feel good stories

| March 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

First up is a story from Connecticut, where just last year they restricted firearm ownership from law abiding citizens but forgot to restrict criminals from owning guns; Milford police said around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a group of people were leaving Eli’s Tavern located at 21 Daniel St. They were headed into the garage at 1 […]

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Michael Cipriani/Kelsey Hoover update

Michael Cipriani/Kelsey Hoover update

| March 4, 2015 | 60 Comments

You might remember this Michael Cipriani fellow from the other day. He was featured over at Guardian of Valor when Bulldog posted a video of his bust at BWI. You might need a blank piece of paper and some Crayons to diagram this out, I know I did. After he was busted, he sent Bulldog […]

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