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When All Else Fails?

When All Else Fails?

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jonn and I had a disagreement some months ago…. Turns out he was right, in large part. BUT,  Jonn is not the reason I’ve been scarce here. I need to share this -  because it has been consuming my on-line time. There is a FB group that is my new home. Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club Look it up […]

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UK conman pockets 1/2 million in cash

UK conman pockets 1/2 million in cash

| July 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Mary sends us a link to a story in the UK’s Daily Mail about 51-year-old Christopher Copeland who set up collection stations for “Help For Heroes” veteran charity outside of supermarkets from 2010 to 2011 and racked in over a-half-million bucks in donations that went straight into his pockets; The teams would use Copeland’s fleet […]

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Rockets over Tel Aviv

Rockets over Tel Aviv

| July 28, 2014 | 26 Comments

Richard sends us some pictures that his boss took and sent him of some parts from Hamas’ rockets north of Tel Aviv. Notice that some still have their manufacturing markings, in the unlikely case that you have any doubts about their origins;

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We are not the world’s policeman, but…

We are not the world’s policeman, but…

| July 28, 2014 | 9 Comments

In the Washington Post today, Editorial page editor Fred Hiatt writes “Obama’s foreign policy reveals the effects of disengagement“. Hiatt lists the scant foreign policy of this administration. While the world begged for leadership, the president, instead focused on transforming domestic policies to suit his own politics. The results of that disengagement from the world, […]

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Another Dem War Hero

Another Dem War Hero

| July 28, 2014 | 42 Comments

My reaction to the revelation that Democrat senator John Walsh, a retired brigadier general and one-time adjutant general (head) of Montana’s National Guard, had plagiarized much of his master’s thesis at the Army’s Command and General Staff War College was similar to that of most veterans. I felt a queasy disgust, not so much at […]

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Gun control fails in Afghanistan

Gun control fails in Afghanistan

| July 28, 2014 | 6 Comments

Stars & Stripes reports that the US and the government of Afghanistan has lost tens of thousands of weapons. The Washington Post reports that hundreds of thousands of weapons may be unaccounted for by the Afghan government. From S&S; Of the nearly half a million weapons registered in a U.S. Department of Defense database called […]

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Times of Israel: Kerry betrayed Israel

Times of Israel: Kerry betrayed Israel

| July 28, 2014 | 39 Comments

John Kerry tried to cram a really bad deal for Israel down their collective throat the other day, but all he really did was unite the various political factions who now think that they are not only fighting a terrorist neighbor, but also their former ally against terrorism. The Times of Israel calls it “The […]

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About That “Global Warming” . . . .

About That “Global Warming” . . . .

| July 28, 2014 | 38 Comments

Provided without comment. Hat tip to this guy for the graphic. His blog looks to be a good one to frequent. Oh, and in case you’re wondering: his title for the article accompanying this graphic was “Coolest Summer On Record In The US”.

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