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Fort Meade shooting

Fort Meade shooting

| March 30, 2015 | 55 Comments

According to the Washington Post, two people tried to ram the gate at the NSA part of Fort Meade, Maryland this morning resulting in the death of one of the fellows; One person was killed and at least one other person was injured, according to two law enforcement officials. Few other details were immediately available […]

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“Brave New World” or “1984”  A Twist on the Theme

“Brave New World” or “1984” A Twist on the Theme

| March 30, 2015 | 3 Comments

Dystopia: “a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding.” I still lean towards Bizzaro World myself, but I HAVE spent  several days re-reading/skimming both books after the revelation I stumbled across. “In 1949, George Orwell received a curious letter from his former high school French teacher. Orwell had just published his groundbreaking […]

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Master Sergeant Matthew A. Garcia saving the world

Master Sergeant Matthew A. Garcia saving the world

| March 30, 2015 | 19 Comments

Chief Tango sends us brief links to the story of Air Force Master Sergeant Matthew A. Garcia who was awarded the Army’s Soldiers Medal for his quick thinking and disregard for his own safety while he rescued two helicopter pilots when their aircraft landed on an IED; While deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, […]

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Thank you to loyal TAH reader Dan Bernath

Thank you to loyal TAH reader Dan Bernath

| March 30, 2015 | 142 Comments

Sure, we’ve said bad things about Dan, but no denying that he turned the other cheek, and then gave me a shit load of money. Here’s me in a hot dog costume with my new jeep. \ He also paid off all my student loans, gave a charitable gift to my church (to be used […]

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Just In Case Ya Missed It…

Just In Case Ya Missed It…

| March 30, 2015 | 15 Comments

Today is a “special” day. Among many it means little, still it matters to some. “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day is Monday” For those who haven’t heard my grumps… I was spit at and called a “baby killer” when I came through SFO in ’69 while in uniform. The first welcome I experienced was in […]

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Monday morning feel good story

Monday morning feel good story

| March 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

Our feel good story this morning comes from Texas; “When officers arrived, they were told several men had come inside the home to rob them,” stated Garland Police Department Public Information Officer Joe Harn. “During the attempted robbery, shots were exchanged between the robbers and the homeowner.” No injuries were reported for the individuals who […]

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Paranoia Strikes Deep

Paranoia Strikes Deep

| March 29, 2015 | 69 Comments

There’s a story that has been showing up on the web that has some folks in a tizzy. Operation Jade Helm is to get underway in July. Note: I chose this source to link to because it covers the other sources well enough. “Seven Southwestern states will soon be infiltrated by 1,200 military special ops personnel […]

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A Sunday “Walkabout”:  Some Thoughts About Power and Character

A Sunday “Walkabout”: Some Thoughts About Power and Character

| March 29, 2015 | 26 Comments

Jonn lets me do a verbal, off-topic “walkabout” here from time to time. What follows is such a ramble – an off-the-wall thought or two that’s not necessarily directly concerned with one of TAH’s normal topics. Consider yourself forewarned. . . . We’ve all heard Lord Acton’s axiom: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power […]

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