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Border Security “Overemphasized”?  Hardly.

Border Security “Overemphasized”? Hardly.

| September 26, 2016 | 49 Comments

Many people claim that the US is wasting money on border security operations.  In fact, some go so far as to say that we should have open borders, advocating an utterly ridiculous and nonexistent “right to migrate” – and thus don’t need to control our border at all. Others say the threat from terrorism is […]

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“Not the media” in “not a conspiracy”

“Not the media” in “not a conspiracy”

| September 26, 2016 | 39 Comments

The Washington Post on Friday published this piece to tell it’s readers that there is “no media” conspiracy to control politics in this country. That it’s “lazy and unfair” of their consumers to claim such a thing. So what are the features on Memeorandum this morning? CNN is busy providing smoke for the conspirators; Marty […]

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Junior Howell gets his Purple Heart

Junior Howell gets his Purple Heart

| September 26, 2016 | 4 Comments

Poetrooper sends us a link to the story of 91-year-old Junior Howell who was just awarded his Purple Heart 72 years after he was wounded on Peleliu in the Pacific as a 19-year-old Marine private; “They were firing down — snipers,” Howell recalled during a recent interview. “I could see their faces as plain as […]

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Another sailor won’t stand for anthem

Another sailor won’t stand for anthem

| September 26, 2016 | 71 Comments

MikeM sends us a link to another story about another sailor who won’t stand for the National Anthem. We talked about one earlier this month, but Janaye Ervin wants to join her; Military.com reports that the Navy has published guidance on the subject; A message directed at active-duty sailors and reserve personnel on active duty […]

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VA chastised for art spending

VA chastised for art spending

| September 26, 2016 | 40 Comments

Forbes talks about the Veterans’ Affairs Department and their massive expenditures for art work to decorate their facilities during a time that veterans are dying while waiting in line for healthcare; For example, a VA facility dedicated to serving blind – yes blind – veterans spent $670,000 for two commissioned sculptures. Just last month, a […]

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Arnold Palmer passes

Arnold Palmer passes

| September 26, 2016 | 12 Comments

Eggs sends us the sad news that Arnold Palmer, the first professional golfer to earn a million dollars at the sport, has passed at the age of 87. According to CNN “With his dominance in golf and distinctive style, Palmer helped turn the sport from a country club pursuit to one that became accessible to […]

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Joe “Gunney” Dominguez

Joe “Gunney” Dominguez

| September 26, 2016 | 70 Comments

The Greenwich Time did a biography of this fellow, Joseph Fredrick Dominguez, a trainer at the New York Sports Club and they speak glowingly of his time spent in the Marine Corps; Just the nick name “Gunny” makes you think of someone who spent decades in the Marine Corps molding young Marines into heroes. But […]

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Monday morning feel good stories

Monday morning feel good stories

| September 26, 2016 | 9 Comments

I’ve got nuthin’ today. I spent the whole day yesterday Googling for stories and there’s nuthin’, so I republished this weekend’s feel good stories for those of you who missed them; Fredrick Eisnaugle, 27, tried to break into a home in Columbus, Ohio, but he was confronted by an armed homeowner inside the home. Eisnaugle […]

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