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It’s Official:  Inherent Resolve is Part of the War on Terror

It’s Official: Inherent Resolve is Part of the War on Terror

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Remember that implicit “ending the GWOT” claim of the       clueless DC clown krewe       current Administration? You know, when they quit using the GWOT title for military operations against Islamic terrorist enemies worldwide? Well, yesterday the Department of Defense – in a typical exercise of the “bury something you don’t want the public […]

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DOJ: charges not likely for Darren Wilson

DOJ: charges not likely for Darren Wilson

| November 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

Reuters reports that the Department of Justice has dug and squeezed and still can’t find enough evidence against Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in regards to the shots he fired to protect himself from 18-year-old Michael Brown to charge Wilson with violations of Brown’s civil rights; Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon was quoted by […]

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Saturday morning feel good story

Saturday morning feel good story

| November 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chief Tango sends us our feel good stories today, the first is from Florida; “It appears there was some type of break-in attempt at the West 23rd address and then they transported themselves to UF Health. All suspects are in custody at this time,” Waldrup said. JSO said a total of four people were in […]

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Andrew Tahmooressi in US

Andrew Tahmooressi in US

| November 1, 2014 | 10 Comments

It happened quickly overnight – Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi was released from Mexican prison and crossed back over into the United States, according to Fox News; After 214 days in a Mexican prison, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi crossed the US – Mexican border Friday night, boarding a private jet for Florida shortly after 9 p.m., after […]

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Halloween weekend open thread

Halloween weekend open thread

| October 31, 2014 | 90 Comments

Here’s your frightening open thread for the weekend hosted by my neighbors who come for breakfast daily to eat my apples. A nice Fall theme.

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So . . . You Can’t Get Ebola from Someone On a Bus, Eh?

So . . . You Can’t Get Ebola from Someone On a Bus, Eh?

| October 31, 2014 | 8 Comments

Well, then why did the CDC publish this a few days ago? Look at that document under the section called “Droplet Spread”.  (If the link above doesn’t work, look here for a copy stored on a non-CDC website.) Here’s what that section of the document says (emphasis added):   DROPLET SPREAD Droplet spread happens when […]

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Thank You For Your Service

Thank You For Your Service

| October 31, 2014 | 25 Comments

I think I posted about this before, but it happened again today and I STILL get rattled when it happens – enough to post about it yet again. Some back-story: For 30 plus years I didn’t acknowledge my Vietnam service outside of some very narrow confines.  BTW –  The only VN mud I got on […]

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ISIS leaflets found near Quantico base

ISIS leaflets found near Quantico base

| October 31, 2014 | 22 Comments

Our buddy, Jeff Schogol at the Military Times sends us a link from the Marine Corps Times in regards to some ISIS leaflets found in the town of Quantico, Virginia near the Marine Corps’ base. A government employee came upon seven leaflets on Wednesday afternoon while running through the town of Quantico, Bormann told Marine […]

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