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What to say to Oscar the Vet

What to say to Oscar the Vet

| August 27, 2014 | 9 Comments

I get tired of bashing the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, but they keep asking for it. From the Stars & Stripes comes the story of a slide presentation to train VA employees on how to deal with veterans seeking help. The slide presentation was entitled “What to Say to Oscar the Grouch – Dealing with […]

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9-year-old accidentally shoots instructor

9-year-old accidentally shoots instructor

| August 27, 2014 | 25 Comments

Folks have been sending us this link yesterday from Fox News about the 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot her instructor in the head with a fully-automatic Uzi submachine gun. No one has mentioned the caliber, but I’m guessing it was a nine millimeter version, but I know Uzis come a .380 caliber and .45 caliber […]

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Why Those Damned Masks?

Why Those Damned Masks?

| August 27, 2014 | 35 Comments

Among the many disturbing trends we are faced with in the introductory decades of this new century is one that leaves me, as a former proud warrior in service to the United States of America, cold to my core. What the hell is going on with the warrior class around the world when the folks […]

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Paul James Latare; truckdriving MARSOC

Paul James Latare; truckdriving MARSOC

| August 27, 2014 | 51 Comments

Scottie sends us his work on this Paul James Latare fellow who was indeed a Marine (Motor Transport dude) but he wasn’t all of the stuff he tells his friends; About two-and-a-half years in the Corps, and it looks like it was cut short for some reason, but he got out as a Lance Corporal […]

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That Stolen Valor victimless crime

That Stolen Valor victimless crime

| August 27, 2014 | 31 Comments

You all know the story, we took part in this thing a few months ago, and it’s finally getting the attention that it deserves. But, when you comment, please keep names out of your comment. This is a news story that was on ABC27 in York, Pennsylvania last night. “When people lie about being in […]

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Douglas McAuthur McCain dies fighting for ISIS

Douglas McAuthur McCain dies fighting for ISIS

| August 27, 2014 | 61 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 | 25 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 | 3 Comments

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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