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Douglas McAuthur McCain dies fighting for ISIS

Douglas McAuthur McCain dies fighting for ISIS

| August 27, 2014 | 17 Comments

NBC News reports that Douglas McAuthur McCain, of San Diego, California was killed in the fighting with ISIS in Syria over the weekend. McCain, 33, called himself “Duale ThaslaveofAllah” on Facebook and his Twitter bio reads: “It’s Islam over everything.” But how did this would-be rapper go from shooting hoops in a blue-collar area of […]

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Media: No vets died awaiting care, well except that they did

Media: No vets died awaiting care, well except that they did

| August 27, 2014 | 9 Comments

Just in time for the President’s address to the American Legion, the Associated Press reported the news that the Veterans’ Affairs Department Office of the Inspector General couldn’t find any veterans who died while they were waiting for care from the VA hospital according to the ; Government investigators found no proof that delays in […]

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Wednesday morning feel good story

Wednesday morning feel good story

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chief Tango sends us our feel good stories again this morning, The first is from Florida where an 89-year-old jewelry store owner, Arthur Lewis, whose marksmanship is showing improvement; Confronted with an armed bandit trying to rob his jewelry store, 89-year-old Arthur Lewis decided to fight back, pulling his own handgun and shooting the robber […]

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President to award 3 Medals of Honor September 15, 2014

President to award 3 Medals of Honor September 15, 2014

| August 26, 2014 | 10 Comments

TSO sends us the following press release from the White House; On September 15, 2014, President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and to Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat for conspicuous gallantry. Command Sergeant Major Adkins will receive the Medal of Honor for his […]

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Washington Post learns to love the Iraq War

Washington Post learns to love the Iraq War

| August 26, 2014 | 9 Comments

They’re only eleven years too late, but the Washington Post editorial board has decided that we need boots on the ground in Iraq. Isn’t that nice of them? I mean, I wonder what has changed that they decided they can finally get behind the president? Earlier this year, Mr. Obama was dismissing al-Qaeda offshoots as […]

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President Live at the American Legion Convention (Updated)

President Live at the American Legion Convention (Updated)

| August 26, 2014 | 32 Comments

The word is that he’s going to mention someone who we all know. Thanks to David for the link. UPDATED: If you missed it, here’s what he said about the VA improvement. You’ll notice he has replaced “I” and “me” with “we”. UPDATED Again: Here’s the whole 36 minutes;

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Darnell Pixley; polygamist phony

Darnell Pixley; polygamist phony

| August 26, 2014 | 34 Comments

So this is Darnell Pixley, who thought that as long as he was fooling five women into marrying him, he might as well pretend to be in the Army, too. He was as bad a bigamist as he was a soldier though, according to WIST; The woman, whose identity has been protected by the Newberry […]

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Burger King Is Moving to Canada

Burger King Is Moving to Canada

| August 26, 2014 | 32 Comments

The Burger King corporation is apparently negotiating to acquire Canada’s Tim Horton’s doughnut shop chain.  And if it does, that could have some interesting fiscal effects. The acquisition might also result in Burger King becoming a Canadian company.  The merger may cause Burger King’s corporate headquarters to relocate to Canada – specifically, to Oakville, Ontario. […]

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