Sixth Circuit with haymaker to Visconi’s BS claims

| April 15, 2014

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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. at 513.
Although Visconi offered a large volume of evidence in support of his request for a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart, the documents that he provided, including the April 25, 1969 letter from William Kenneflick Jones, id. at 116, do not satisfy the applicable regulatory criteria. And, significantly, the citations that Visconi provided for the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, purportedly issued to him in 1969, do more to undermine his claim than to support it. When Visconi made his initial request in 2006, he stated that he had never received the awards and did not know whether recommendations were ever made or granted. Id. at 287-88. It was only after this request was denied that Visconi claimed to have actually received the awards and to have the citations that accompanied them. Id. at 371. At no point has Visconi acknowledged this discrepancy or explained his failure to include the citations in his initial request.

Further, the MMMA offered several compelling reasons for its determination that these documents were not authentic. Id. at 187, 512-13. Visconi argues that this authenticity determination is suspect because it took three years to make. But this is not accurate—Visconi first submitted the citations in March 2008, and the MMMA made its ruling in May 2009—and in any event the passage of time has no bearing on the accuracy of the determination. Visconi also argues that he provided evidence disproving the authenticity determination that the BCNR failed to adequately consider. But, when reviewing an agency decision, we do not “reweigh the evidence” or substitute our judgment for that of the agency. Big Branch Res., Inc. v. Ogle, 737 F.3d 1063, 1069 (6th Cir. 2013) (citation omitted); see Haselwander v. McHugh, 878 F. Supp. 2d 101, 107 (D.D.C. 2012).

Moreover, Visconi does not support this assertion with citations to the record, and the record does not bear out his claim. For example, Visconi points out that, according to the Navy’s own regulations, there can be “many varieties of style for the same award.” SECNAVINST 1650.1H at § 220.3(e)(3). But that provision further states that awards must satisfy the “basic requirements” outlined in the awards manual. Id. The Bronze Star citation that Visconi provided did not do so. And, in any event, the fact that a Bronze Star citation can be issued in a variety of styles does not disprove the MMMA’s determination that the citation provided by Visconi was not in a recognized format. Visconi further posits that Bronze Star citations issued during the same time period were signed by individuals other than the Commanding General and that Purple Heart awards must sometimes be accompanied by citations. But the sole example of a Purple Heart “citation” that Visconi provides was prepared on a personal computer by one of the recipient’s treating physicians because the award was not recorded in the recipient’s official military record. A.R. at 189, 192.

The other evidence Visconi submitted in support of his requests for reconsideration provides at best indirect support for his claim that he is entitled to these awards and falls short of the documentation required by Navy regulations. This includes letters written by or on behalf of two of his superiors in Vietnam, C.J. Daigle and Eugene L. Polderdyke, and a letter from Gerald Mollohan, who served in another unit in the same area as Visconi. Id. at 46-47, 51-52; Pl.’s Resp. at 398. Because none of these individuals personally witnessed the underlying acts for which Visconi sought the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star, they do not substantiate his claim of entitlement to these awards.

In sum, there was no evidence in Visconi’s military record to show that he was treated for a wound sustained as a result of enemy action, as required to award a Purple Heart, and no evidence that he was recommended for a Bronze Star. Accordingly, the BCNR rationally refused to correct Visconi’s military record. And, in light of this determination, the BCNR did not act arbitrarily by declining to grant Visconi’s request for a personal appearance or by declining to reconsider its ruling after Visconi took a polygraph test and had his citations analyzed by a handwriting expert.

If there is a bright side to this, it is that the Stolen Valor Tournament is approaching….

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  1. HMCS(FMF) ret says:

    That’ll leave a mark… and we’ll hear about how “DA MAN” is holding him down…

  2. rb325th says:

    Oh Francis…. how about you just go ahead and shut the fuck up now. I doubt the US Supreme Court will entertain your case.

    • Yesterday (4/23/2014) I spoke with the US Defense Attorney about Visconi v US. He roughly estimated the costs for that case to be in 6 figures. When you consider Visconi filed 2 other cases in Federal Claims Court its not a stretch to estimate the costs to the taxpayer to be in the range of 400 to $500,000. What a waste of money. The government should move the court for Visconi to reemburse the US.

  3. LebbenB says:

    That’s a large caliber HEAT round right up ol’ Frankie’s tail pipe.

  4. Valkyrie says:

    Oh sure now you post just the juicy bits. I just spent over an hour reading the whole thing, and fell asleep 4 times while doing it.

    I’ll post this again here as I just did on his original thread.

    This case and the case that Jonn had “gifted wrapped” for the FBI shows that Stolen Valor will not be prosecuted until more of the general public are aware of it and care about it. It falls on to you guys who served (honorable and with distinction) to continue to expose this crime while educating the public about it and that it is sometimes just the tip of the shitburg these people are guilty of. Good luck and God’s speed to all y’all!

  5. ChipNASA says:

    Sit and Spin on THAT Frankie.

    Closed, Fini, over, done with, at an end, finished, ended, concluded, terminated, no more, dead, gone, in the past.

  6. AverageNCO says:

    So Frankie is his own lawyer. He makes all these soap box arguments. We’re all idiots for not agreeing with him. Then he goes into court…and this happens.

  7. OIF '06-'07-'08 says:

    Hey Frankie-Boi, ((((((((Checkmate Bitch)))))))

    • Sparks says:

      OIF ’06-’07-’08…I was waiting for someone to say it…CHECKMATE FRANK!!!

      Now Frank I know the 6TH Circuit misruled, didn’t consider all the evidence, didn’t listen to you, etc. etc. However there are things in the ruling that you failed to share in all of this. Time lines for providing documents. Unsigned letters from people. Many things that were glaringly against you, you failed to share with us. This Frank, is why we do not take the word of people like you who are outed. We wait for real evidence to be produced.

      Anyway, it is all over now Frank. I doubt you have the means or gumption to appeal the the SCOTUS with this. So in the end, DO NOT WEAR A PURPLE HEART, A BRONZE STAR MEDAL W/ VALOR, A CAR OR THE PUC…EVER! They are not yours, were not awarded to you and you have no claim to them.

      Relax, reassess where you are and be proud of the service you performed. Proudly wear the awards in your records and go on with you life now. Believe me Frank, it is the only road to peace you will find.

  8. HMCS(FMF) ret says:

    Frank,

    SCOREBOARD, BYTCH!!!

    Signed,

    U. S. 6th Circuit Court

  9. Just An Old Dog says:

    Visconi has long ago crossed the Rubicon as far as stoen Valor goes. He decided to bullshit people into thinking he was a war hero in 2006, some 40 years after the fact. The crusty old dog turd probably figured so much time had passed no would notice or care. He greatly overestimated his abilities at forgery and in the courtroom.
    Perhaps most importantly he thought his 4 years in and the bit of reseaervh he did could fool a professional body like the BCNR and HQMC.
    He can’t even trick fellow veterans.
    Tell ya what Frank, I don’t care how long ago you served, you still are a fucking boot-ass bitch to me, and a lot of other guys here.

    Shitbird.

    • OIF '06-'07-'08 says:

      When the US Congress overwhelmingly passed a law denying burial benefits for any veteran convicted of murder, it would be nice to see that law expanded for those vets guilty of embellishing their time in service.

  10. nbcguy54 says:

    Looks like another – “Splash. Out”.

    • Twist says:

      Looks more like a fire for effect to me.

      • Hondo says:

        Or an on-target A-10 strafing run.

        • Ex-344MP says:

          This why I miss Lance so much……1 shot, 1 grid square turned into a nuclear wasteland.

          My old unit, 3/32 FA, were the only unit in the Army that trained exclusively with the nuke warheads for those. 🙂

          • A Proud Infidel®™ says:

            “END OF MISSION, ROUNDS COMPLETE, TARGET DESTROYED, OUT!”

            • Ex-344MP says:

              Sorry for the slow reply, I was too busy going to the reload point and moving into the next fire point. 🙂

  11. Green Thumb says:

    Another piece of Phildo.

    • OldSargeUSAR says:

      No doubt the bitch-boi uses lots of Depends because he’s a bed wetter. F#ckin’ loser…

  12. Doc Savage says:

    Well now…frances….feeling a bit tender after you just got your peepeedong whacked in the judicial arena?

    Wanna try for double or nothing? SCOTUS?

    Those are not even Vegas odds, you poser.

    • ChipNASA says:

      Goodbye Frankie….

      • Sparks says:

        ChipNASA…you know why I NEVER pitched a temper tantrum growing up? Because my momma and daddy taught us early on, with a good swat on the butt, that that shit wouldn’t fly! This dad is not only watching him and letting him do it, he’s filming it! Money says this kid has a bright future as an “entitled mentality” millennial adult. Let’s hope he doesn’t serve in the military and doesn’t get the awards he thinks he deserves!

      • Twist says:

        I’m willing to bet that that video will be played the first time he brings a girlfriend home. I know my dad was quick to whip out the old picture of me at 3 years of age wearing a navy blue leaiser suit.

  13. Hondo says:

    Please let Frankie-boi, Bernie-boi, Cheeseslayer, and Round Ranger end up in different regions in the upcoming SV tournament . . . .

    • SJ says:

      The key to winning the coveted award is pop up near the time when the ladders are being drawn. If you go Wickre early, you get forgotten about.

      Frankie played this one well…he was unheard of a month or 2 ago when it looked like a 3 way with Round Ranger, Chevy and Bernasty. And now, Round Ranger is almost in obscurity.

  14. Ex-PH2 says:

    Oh, he’ll come back. He’ll stop at the door, look around, see the camera and stomp his way in and it will go like this:

    frank the crank: It’s my show.

    Judge Judy; No, you don’t have a show.

    frank the carnk: It’s my episode.

    Judge Judy: No, you don’t have an episode.

    frank the crank: Well, it’s my medals, my awards. I got papers right here.

    Judge Judy: No, you don’t have those medals and your pieces of paper are toilet paper.

    frank the crank: But I was there.

    Judge Judy: We know that. Be happy with what you did do. And stopy lying to yourself. Next case!

  15. GDContractor says:

    “But the sole example of a Purple Heart “citation” that Visconi provides was prepared on a personal computer by one of the recipient’s treating physicians…”
    Frank can lick my balls. I specifically asked him to tell me about the word processor it was used to create his citations. His answer was “look a squirrel”.

    Furthermore his logic that the passage of time DOES have bearing on the accuracy of the determination undermines his entire claim(s) in that he waited 40 years to “correct his records”. What a dumbass lying SOB.

  16. Jonn Lilyea says:

    Well, I have about 160 comments from Frank defending himself over the last few days. The last one was at 1:20 yesterday afternoon, at about the same time I read the decision from the 6th Circuit. Has someone checked on him? I hope he doesn’t have a gas stove.

    • Ex-344MP says:

      Someone should check on him, lest the blog be cited as the reason for encouraging his demise…not.

      • Azygos says:

        If you are going to check on him take a match so you can see if the lights are turned off. Or just toss a flare in the dark places.

    • Hondo says:

      How long does it take to sober up after going on a bender – hangover included?

      • OWB says:

        Ask me that in a couple of days. This being tax day and all. And it’s cold outside. And the planets are aligned mischievously.

        • Valkyrie says:

          And it’s Monday.

          • ChipNASA says:

            And much of the Northeast is going to be freezing and may have snow in the next 24 hours.

            • Ex-344MP says:

              Yea, Snow for us in NW CT tonight…..dam snow.. on the other hand I will be amused for most of the day. 🙂

            • Ex-PH2 says:

              Why are you people complaining about snow?

              It’s winter, isn’t it?

              What happens in winter? It snows! We had 2 inches last night and supposed to get more on Thursday. Why are you whimpering about it?

              • Hondo says:

                Um, Ex-PH2 . . . maybe because people are complaining about the snow because it’s been spring for approaching a month already? (smile)

                • Sparks says:

                  Uh Hondo I posted this below but wanted to be sure you saw it. Lemme know if we’re good to go on this.

                  By the way Hondo, I hope you won’t mind. I took you, Jonn and TSO as dependents this year on my taxes. I gave them the TAH contact info if they had questions. Remember, this is important. If asked:

                  1. You live in Washington.
                  2. You lived with me all year.
                  3. I provided more than half your income.

                  Oh and you’re all also, legally blind and mentally handicapped, disabled dependents.

                  Try to keep those things straight in your heads in case they call you guys.

                  Tax time is fun. 😀

              • OWB says:

                Maybe it’s still Winter in our neck of the woods, but according to the calendar, as Hondo pointed out, it is Spring. And, according to the almanac and past history, we are well past the time for planting things in the ground with no expectation that they will freeze.

                We need good planting weather! I need to dig in the dirt! Always have plenty of things planted by now, but kinda hard to do with snow on the ground.

                Maybe just drag a shovel around in the yard and terrorize the bushes instead. Wonder what a rake would do for them. Hmmm.

                • Chris says:

                  And thus this is why I love the south. Our “cold snap” today was a low of 41, and will warm back up to 71, all in one day!

          • Veritas Omnia Vincit says:

            Actually darlin, it’s Tuesday….that must be a hell of a bender…

        • Sparks says:

          OWB…It’s TAX DAY! OOOHHHH FUUUUUCKKK!

            • Sparks says:

              Thanks Hondo. However since I do my own taxes, I simply forgot. Other things currently in life being what they have been. I just downloaded my 2013 Turbotax, which is what I use. Free e-filing and so forth. Anyway, I keep all the tax documents in one place as they come in so that’s going for me. Now I have to do the taxes on pain medicine. I see an audit in my future! 😀

              IRS: “Uhm…Sir we see here on line 12A that you inputted $105856.42 as your estimated medical costs. Are you sure you don’t want to reconsider that? Or do you have documents to support it?

              Me: “$105856.42!!?? WTF! Lemme see that! Son of a bitch!”

              IRS: “PLEASE don’t curse sir!”

              Me: “Oh…sorry my bad. Well I think I meant to input $105.85 instead. The rest of the numbers I’m blaming on pain medicine.”

              IRS: “Sir you understand $105.85 does not come close to the cut off percentage for medical costs?”

              Me: “WTF! It’s right there in my papers! Sons of bitches!”

              IRS: “Sir I will NOT tell you again to refrain from cursing!”

              Me: “Okay then…I’m, I’m, I’m gonna take this to the 6Th Circuit Court of Appeals then!”

              IRS: “Uhm…No sir, you won’t, you can appeal this to the established Tax Courts only”

              Me: “I see! So you sons of bitches have your own rigged court system too!”

              IRS: “We’re done here sir, I warned you about cursing. I am filing a request to have your tax returns for the last 7 years audited in their entirety!”

              Me: “No wait a minute, wait a minute…let’s not get out of hand and go overboard here. I’m sorry, I really am. Just take off the $105.85 and let’s call it even, eh?”

              IRS: “TOO LATE SIR! By the way, yours is be the kind of audit I absolutely love and look forward to! Have a wonderful day sir. Thanks for coming in and we’ll be talking again…soon! Hahaha!”

              The moral to my long IRS story here folks…don’t read from the Poser’s Handbook when dealing with an IRS audit. 😀

              • Hondo says:

                Sparks . . . file for an extension if you haven’t started yet. Seriously.

                Unless you just enjoy abuse, like “Visconi Monologues” Frankie.

                • Sparks says:

                  Hondo…Thanks. However, being a simple family with simple taxes…I JUST FINISHED THEM!!! Even got a TurboTax’s response that they have been accepted by the IRS for processing. All while keeping up with TAH! Man I hope I didn’t enter TAH as a deduction! 😀

                  • Sparks says:

                    By the way Hondo, I hope you won’t mind. I took you, Jonn and TSO as dependents this year on my taxes. I gave them the TAH contact info if they had questions. Remember, this is important. If asked:

                    1. You live in Washington.
                    2. You lived with me all year.
                    3. I provided more than half your income.

                    Oh and your all also, legally blind and mentally handicapped, disabled dependents.

                    Try to keep those things straight in your heads in case they call you guys.

                    Tax time is fun. 😀

                    • Hondo says:

                      Sparks: if you did that, amigo, you’re gonna need someone to do legal work for ya. I understand a guy named Visconi works cheap. (smile)

                    • Just An Old Dog says:

                      I’m surprised Birdbath doesnt claim everybody on here, since we are all living rent free in his over-sized dome.

                    • Sparks says:

                      Yep Hondo $22 an hour. But I was thinking Bernath. 😀

                    • Hondo says:

                      Go for it, Sparks. I understand both of them are “really good lawers”. (smile)

          • Ex-344MP says:

            There’s always the multitude of company’s available to do it and file it for you.

          • Ex-PH2 says:

            Taxes? I don’t pay no stinkin’ taxes!

            Did mine Saturday, mailed them in this afternoon. Multi copies of everything, stashed in the usual place.

            No problema.

      • HMCS(FMF) ret says:

        Word on the street is that Frank is in “deep, legal consultations” with Danni-boi on their next step to get over on “DA MAN”!

  17. Hondo says:

    Jonn, TSO: haven’t been able to find the full text of the decision. Any way one of you two could post a link?

  18. NHSparky says:

    “Can you say, ‘bitch-slapped’, boys and girls? I knew you could!”

    /yeah, you just totally read that in Mr. Roger’s voice.

  19. Tom Huxton says:

    Hard to fake a Vietnam era document on a PC, eh? (think about it…..)
    Is he claiming a through & through head wound, or was he born with “diminished capacity??

  20. Farflung Wanderer says:

    Well, I’m not surprised that this happened at all. Sorry, mate, we tried to give you an out, but you didn’t listen.

    Since we’re discussing law… We’re doing a Moot Court in AP US Government for the next couple of weeks, and I’m representing California in Navarette v. California. The whole crux of the petitioner’s argument is that a police had no reason to pull a car over (not long after doing so, the officers smelled Marajuana and arrested the two in the car), even though the police had gotten a tip and were given the car’s license plate.

    My argument, and the argument of the rest of the respondents, is simple: Alabama v. White. A cop got a tip on a car and where it would be at, and found the car sitting pretty there. The cop found drugs, and arrested the driver. The court backed up the stop, saying that the tip and its corroboration were sufficiently reliable to have the stop. It’s a perfect match to the situation: The cops got a tip on the license plate of a dangerous driver, found the car, and pulled them over. Anything they find after that, even if they didn’t see anything themselves prior, is admissible evidence…

  21. drc says:

    I got my Purple Heart after I was retired in 2008. All had to do was show my DD214 and medical records that showed I was injured by an IED, and they mailed me my Purple Heart (certificate, dd215, and medal). You should have paper work justifying your claim.

    • A Proud Infidel® says:

      I served in Korea 92-93, and my KDSM was added to my DD214 when I de-Mobed from A-stan in 2006. The 42A reviewing my past records was awake, had his act together, and told me right there I was legitimately eligible to have that award added to my records, thus that was added to my “fruit salad”!

  22. ArmyATC says:

    It couldn’t happen to a better (or worse?) fraud. Frankie, it’s lights out, over and done, fini, you red assed glitter monkey. How many times do you have to be told you are a liar and a fraud before it gets through that thick skull of yours?

  23. Mr. Blue says:

    It’s crunch time- this is where we find out if Francis has a little ember of honor, honesty and integrity inside… or if he is pure chickenshit right down to the core.

  24. Beretverde says:

    Phony phuck busted. Now for the forgery?

    • Valkyrie says:

      I was just thinking that Frank was the only person ever busted that wasn’t guilty of another crime, until I remembered the forgery.

      I can’t think of anyone that wasn’t proven (or suspected) guilty of something else. Maybe that new Duke guy, but it’s early for him still.

  25. Ex-Army doc says:

    Damn, the judge systematically cut him into ribbons with a cheese grater.

    Whiffing stolen valor BS past a local reporter on deadline for the 6PM news might be easy, but it is another thing entirely to double down on going full retard in federal court.

  26. Ex-PH2 says:

    Don’t worry, boys and girls. frank the crank is out bonding with the other subalternate lifeforms, putting together one bodacious packet of bloviation that will blow the roof off.

    I kid you not.

    Most of the time, silence is golden. In this case, scan 360 for incoming and do NOT think for one second that he’s gone for good. In the words of some guy I used to know back when, frankenwieinie is now in the ‘pull back, regroup and strike again’ stage, just ahead of the ‘strike again’ part.

    He’ll be back.

    • A Proud Infidel® says:

      Given your track record on predictions, Ex-PH2, I wonder what weapons grade idiocy he’ll be spouting? Will it be mild, or will he be spewing it like Mt. Vesuvius did on Pompeii in 79 A.D.?

      • 3/17 Air Cav says:

        Proud……. Frankie Boi will probably threaten to show up with his M-60 from his door gunner days in Vietnam. However, knowing his track record for royaly fucking things up, he’ll prob have the gasport piston in backwards! No joy!

        • Valkyrie says:

          Maybe Crash will fly him in riding the lucky sperm flying jaguar, while him and his new buds are all deck out in purple spandex jumpsuits, with free cheese for the kids.

          (Did I miss anyone?)

        • A Proud Infidel® says:

          Would he even remember which side to put the ammo belt in from, let alone which direction the tips of the rounds should face, and did he ever even live fire a “Pig” after he finished Boot Camp?

      • Ex-PH2 says:

        Proud, he’s combative.

        We’ve seen that already. It’s ALWAYS YOUR fault, not his. I’d say he’ll come in trying strafe the position.

        Now, I could be wrong about his returning, but given his very own, documented track record of quarreling and disbelief, I think this is a given. (This is a disclaimer, BTW.)

        He does, after all, fancy himself a legal beagle of sorts. And his crapitude will most likely be that TAH somehow influenced the Appellate Court, despite TAH’s having no contact with them in any way or knowing anything about him before April 1, 2014.

  27. Green Thumb says:

    Dude looks like a creep in that photo above.

  28. Valkyrie says:

    I don’t think he’ll be prosecuted for the forgery or anything else. When you’re his age and over 50% of your body is made of of used chewing gum, human laws no longer apply.

  29. Just An Old Dog says:

    I think if he shows up its going to be with accusations that TAH somehow swayed the court.

  30. ThommyMac says:

    A lot of the old timers have heard this story, especially the admins here. Apologies to them. I let addiction just fly me into the side of a mountain. I take full responsibility and, thankfully, 11 years this July was the last time I got in any legal trouble. December will be 11 years clean. Anyhow, while I was a guest of the commonwealth, me little brother passed away. Since he was the one to take me in when wifey wisely pitched me, almost everything I owned was with him. His untimely death cost me more than just his companionship. When I got out, I really needed the drug/homeless programs the VA offers. I panicked when I realized I no longer had my 214. It was the old POW network who helped me get an FOIA on myself, I didn’t have a clue. I only bring this up to point out that site did far more than just bust phonies. I am proud to say I only went through the program once. I understand the critics (especially here) that see most of those cats “making a living” going to each larger city’s VA housing program(s). Brothers and sisters in arms, that sure ain’t no living. Please don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater. Heck, it was seeing some 60 year old man so happy with a model from the craft shop that terrified me. SCarede straight, as it were. 60 isn’t that far away and I just did not want to spend it in a program, wearing drawers donated by a grateful nation. Sorry for the ramble, its just Mr. V made me think of the old POW network site and I have a soft spot for Mary and her departed husband. I still have the emails they sent.

    • OWB says:

      Thanks, Thommy, for sharing that. You are entirely correct – helping each other is what most of us do just because it is what we do. Unfortunately, too many folks are trying to get by with things, making false claims, and they seem to demand most of the public attention.

      Hang in there, brother.

    • Sparks says:

      ThommyMac…Thanks for your honesty. I appreciate it is hard. Keep up the good work and remember to ask for help. Helping someone who is truly trying is a pleasure. All my best to you.

    • HMCS(FMF) ret says:

      Tommy – it’s all about looking out for each other and taking care of those in trouble. Unfortunately, there are people out there that see Stolen Valor as just another way of trying to get over on the generosity of our fellow citizens and the government.

      God bless you and may he watch over you as you go through life’s struggles.

    • rb325th says:

      One Day at A Time.
      4/1/1989

  31. AverageNCO says:

    Thanks for posting Thommy. Mary is an absolute saint. Her first priority is always helping veterans. Busting frauds just came with the territory. Her gala in Branson is an awesome event, and I encourage everyone to attend. Best of luck to you Thommy.

  32. ThommyMac says:

    Thank you all. I don’t expect a parade for behaving but its good to let folks know some of us do get clean, one day at a time. I bumped into me arresting officer a couple weeks back (I am doing some Linux work for the City, ironically) and he seemed genuinely pleased. They can tell from weight alone if one is “clean”.

    • Geetwillickers says:

      Thommy – I am not a cop, and I don’t play one on Facebook, but I think more cops would be happy to run into an old arrestee who has turned his\her life around and become a productive member of society, than to run into them in booking… again.

      In My Humble Opinion, there are two kinds of cops: The ones who truly want to make the world a better place, and those who just like pushing people around. Thankfully, most still fall into the first category. Your arresting officer seems like one of those.

      Not sure if this is totally offtopic or not, but your comment just sent me off on a train of thought that I wanted to share.

      That is all…

  33. ArmyATC says:

    Whats’a matter, Frankie? You’ve been awful quiet of late. Did something happen? Did a circuit court twist a knot in your ass for lying? You should be happy that’s all that they did and consider yourself lucky that perjury charges were never pressed against you. Bloody red ass monkey fuck.

  34. Combat Historian says:

    This is just a really sad case; whatever seemingly legitimate claim Visconi had was lost and drowned out in a sea of phony bullshit he had made up to go along with it, and his phony bullshit ultimately ended up overwhelming him and his case. Sad and pathetic at the same time…faking the paperwork for a BS and PH destroyed whatever case he had…

  35. 2/17 Air Cav says:

    There is nothing whatsoever any court could have ruled that would have vindicated or condemned Francis. It’s nice that he got his ass kicked but it really wasn’t necessary. The folks here know what’s what and didn’t need a court to confirm it. Still, it’s nice that maybe Francis will now STFU, but I doubt it.

  36. ArmyATC says:

    Wutsa matter, Fwankie? Didums get hims widdle peepee smacked? Poor, poor widdle Fwankie. How will him live wifout all hims lies?

  37. Marine_7002 says:

    Geez, a week and a half since Frank last honored us with some more of his infantile whining and crying.