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7 Florida vets arrested for VA fraud

7 Florida vets arrested for VA fraud

| October 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

“MCPO Ret. In TN” sends us a link to CBS12 News in West Palm Beach where 7 veterans were arrested for filing false travel vouchers for their trips to the VA hospital, some of them didn’t even have drivers’ licenses; They’re accused of submitting almost $150,000 worth of fraudulent requests for travel reimbursements. Some veterans, […]

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Stupid gun-grabber crap

Stupid gun-grabber crap

| October 2, 2014 | 5 Comments

James sends us a link to a Fiscal Times article by Maureen Mackey from a few months ago. She’s worried that the Army’s hunt for a new handgun to replace the M9 will result in more powerful handguns on the market; At issue, though, is that “the last time the military challenged the industry to […]

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Fox News Poll; Americans approve of “boots on the ground”

Fox News Poll; Americans approve of “boots on the ground”

| October 2, 2014 | 7 Comments

So Fox News commissioned a poll from two partisan pollsters; Anderson Robbins Research (D) / Shaw & Company Research (R). They polled 1,049 registered voters between September 28 and 30th and 53% of them favored “adding U.S. ground troops to the fight against ISIS” while 41% opposed it. 73% of the polled folks said that […]

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Thursday morning feel good story

Thursday morning feel good story

| October 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

Once again, we get our feel good story this morning from Chief Tango. This time it’s from Missouri; Authorities said the two students left Northeast High School Wednesday morning and tried to break into a home near Brighton and Thompson. The burglars had broken into the resident’s liquor cabinet, as well as taken some boxes […]

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Joe Teti news

Joe Teti news

| October 1, 2014 | 51 Comments

At the risk of being called a bully again, it’s still my duty to tell y’all that Joe Teti, the reality TV star (in his own mind) of the Discovery Channel’s “Dual Survival” show has been booted from the Special Forces Association, according to some emails I received earlier today and the Army Times; “He […]

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Still Clueless, After All These Years

Still Clueless, After All These Years

| October 1, 2014 | 46 Comments

Time today has a short article concerning perhaps the most incompetent President this nation has ever had.  Like it’s subject, the article is brief – and uninspiring. But it does have this little “nugget of wisdom”: Former President Jimmy Carter claimed Wednesday that he would have been re-elected and beaten Ronald Reagan in 1980 if […]

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Turkey wants more than “dropping bombs” on ISIS

Turkey wants more than “dropping bombs” on ISIS

| October 1, 2014 | 15 Comments

From the AFP comes news that the Turkish government, you know, those same guys who won’t let us fly operations from our airbases there, want us to do more than just drop bombs on the ISIS/ISIL/Islamic State fellows; “Dropping tons of bombs from the air is only a temporary solution and only delays the threats […]

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The whole Secret Service discussion is a distraction

The whole Secret Service discussion is a distraction

| October 1, 2014 | 25 Comments

I’m so sick of all of this discussion in the media about how the Secret Service is putting the President’s life in danger. It’s not that I wish harm to him or to the First Family – exactly the opposite, I wish them health and well-being. Truly. But, I also would hope that they wish […]

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