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US-backed force says it captured suspects in bombing that killed 4 Americans

US-backed force says it captured suspects in bombing that killed 4 Americans

| March 19, 2019 | 13 Comments

Shannon Kent By STARS AND STRIPES AND WIRE REPORTS BAGHOUZ, Syria — U.S.-backed Syrian forces captured Islamic State fighters believed involved in the January blast that killed four Americans — the deadliest assault on U.S. troops in Syria since American forces entered the country in 2015, a spokesman said. Navy Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. […]

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John Walker Lindh, American Taliban Fighter, set for Release

John Walker Lindh, American Taliban Fighter, set for Release

| March 19, 2019 | 53 Comments

John Walker Lindh, the American caught fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan, is set to be released in May, 2019. As you guys may remember, John Lindh was captured in Afghanistan. He was fighting for the Taliban. He was put on trial, convicted, and sentenced to serve some prison time. He maintained his radical views […]

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‘Sharknado 4’ Actor Accused of Stolen Valor

‘Sharknado 4’ Actor Accused of Stolen Valor

| March 19, 2019 | 75 Comments

Jax Taylor, a television star on the show “Vanderpump Rules,” has recently come under fire from a posting he made about his military service. Some have said it was a case of stolen valor. Read about it here. He defended himself by posting on Instagram. Jax was born ‘Jason Michael Cauchi.’ In case you missed […]

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Man Claiming Ex-SEAL Theatens to Blow Up VA Center

Man Claiming Ex-SEAL Theatens to Blow Up VA Center

| March 19, 2019 | 26 Comments

CBS12.com reports that a man claiming to be an ex-Navy SEAL threatened to blow up a VA clinic in Rivera Beach, FL. Rick Omadat Persaud, age 62, of Fort Charlotte Florida was arrested and charged with making a bomb threat. Police arrested 62-year-old Rick Persaud on Thursday after getting a call about a bomb threat. […]

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Douglas Snow Poses as Veteran

Douglas Snow Poses as Veteran

| March 19, 2019 | 22 Comments

Both The Levisa Lazer.com and WSAZ News Channel 3 report that Douglas Snow posed as a veteran and claimed to help other veterans. Douglas Grant Snow, or sometimes Douglas C. Snow, will be 64 years old this month and lives in Dunbar, WV. A man is behind bars accused of posing as a veteran — […]

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Tuesday Feel Good Stories

Tuesday Feel Good Stories

| March 19, 2019 | 12 Comments

Homeowner firing at car burglar grazes 14-year-old boy in nearby house, Dallas police say Loyd Brumfield A homeowner who was trying to shoot at a car burglar ended up wounding a 14-year-old boy in a nearby home Saturday morning in Red Bird, Dallas police say. Officers were called about 4 a.m. to the 2900 block […]

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Poetrooper Opinion Post

Poetrooper Opinion Post

| March 18, 2019 | 33 Comments

“Now move the teleprompter THIS much…” Poe has an opinion, you ask? Dangerous waters and here be dragons, mates. Poe can slice and dice with the very best, and he’s not a bit shy, or apologetic about it. Usually there’s not much left to bag and tag, either. I feel sorry for his editor here […]

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Vietnam Vet Wins Two Decade Long Legal Fight over Displaying Old Glory

Vietnam Vet Wins Two Decade Long Legal Fight over Displaying Old Glory

| March 18, 2019 | 45 Comments

CBNNews reports that a Vietnam veteran has won his court battle and is allowed to display his American flag on a flagpole in his yard. A Vietnam veteran reinstalled a flag pole in his yard after decades of trying to resolve a dispute with Wyndham Homeowners Association in Henrico County, Virginia. Nearly two decades ago, […]

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