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More Twists and Turns in the Ukraine

More Twists and Turns in the Ukraine

| April 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

As Alice said:  “Curiouser and curiouser!” Fox News is reporting that a small column of armored vehicles sporting a Russian flag and troops in camouflage uniforms has been spotted in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk.   At least some of the troops claim to be members of the Ukrainian 25th Airborne Brigade that had […]

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CNN: U.S. right wing extremists more deadly than jihadists

CNN: U.S. right wing extremists more deadly than jihadists

| April 16, 2014 | 5 Comments

Look! It’s an election year! Time for the media to scare the low-information voters again. CNN’s Peter Bergen and David Sterman from the “New America Foundation” write a piece at CNN which warns that right wingers are more dangerous than Muslim extremists based on a simple statistic; According to a count by the New America […]

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More Evidence of Economic “Recovery”

More Evidence of Economic “Recovery”

| April 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

The price of beef has risen to a 27-year high. That must be good news.  Because of course wages have kept pace, right? Hey, they must have.  The current administration keeps telling us their economic policies are sound, and that good times are “just around the corner”. Isn’t that what they keep telling us? Sheesh.  […]

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The case for US troops in Ukraine

The case for US troops in Ukraine

| April 16, 2014 | 9 Comments

Chief Tango sends us a link from the Washington Post written by James Jeffrey, a former ambassador for the Clinton and Obama Administrations who thinks that NATO ad the UN haven’t been fierce enough in the face of aggression in the Ukraine, so he figures that we need to put boots on the ground; The […]

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Wednesday morning feel good story

Wednesday morning feel good story

| April 16, 2014 | 8 Comments

Chief Tango sends us our feel good story this morning from Salinas, California; Investigators said the homeowner saw Ray Espino, 27, lurking outside his house and then armed himself because he feared for his safety. The homeowner then went to the garage where he heard noises and encountered Espino and shot him once, police said. […]

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SGT Kyle White to be awarded Medal of Honor

SGT Kyle White to be awarded Medal of Honor

| April 15, 2014 | 24 Comments

Our buddy, ParachuteCutie, sends the news that Sergeant Kyle White is to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan on November 9, 2007 in the Nuristan Province. Before you read the citations, you should read the eye witness account of what he did that day on a narrow ledge of a […]

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Bisping Kennedy Meme

Bisping Kennedy Meme

| April 15, 2014 | 3 Comments

I had to do one myself. Email them in if you have one.

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Sixth Circuit with haymaker to Visconi’s BS claims

Sixth Circuit with haymaker to Visconi’s BS claims

| April 15, 2014 | 94 Comments

Sayeth the Court: Frank Visconi, proceeding pro se, appeals a district court judgment dismissing his action filed under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. § 706, challenging the denial of his request to correct his military records… the Purple Heart. Id. Finally, it found no evidence that he was entitled to the CAR. Id. […]

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