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Weekend Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

| July 12, 2024 | 65 Comments

Instead of the regular food or drink samples, the table contains samples of self-awareness. Customers suddenly realize that they’re self-centered and have acted without consideration of the other shoppers. Could one imagine what it would be like if people received samples of self-awareness before they hit the road? Enjoy your weekend!

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Navy Sailor attempted to access Joe Biden’s record

Navy Sailor attempted to access Joe Biden’s record

| July 12, 2024 | 19 Comments

A Navy Sailor attempted to leverage his access to medical records to locate Joe Biden’s medical records. However, he was unsuccessful. He plugged Joseph Biden’s name into the health system’s electronic health database for the military. He was disciplined for making that attempt. From USA Today: The sailor, assigned to the Navy’s Medicine Readiness and […]

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Valor Friday

Valor Friday

| July 12, 2024 | 8 Comments

Staff Sergeant Michael Ollis of Staten Island, NY was on his last day in Afghanistan. It was his third combat deployment, and he was only 24 years old. He’d enlisted seven years prior in the Army infantry, getting his parents’ permission to enlist at 17. Soon after he saw Iraq and then Afghanistan, with this […]

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Supreme Court sides against the power of faceless bureaucrats

Supreme Court sides against the power of faceless bureaucrats

| July 12, 2024 | 10 Comments

The Founding Fathers intended for our elected representatives to make the laws of the land. However, as time progressed, bureaucrats sitting in offices had been allowed to make decisions and regulations that impacted the citizens. After being fined $700 for “sea monitors”, a group of fishermen took to the courts. One of the arguments their […]

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Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.

| July 12, 2024 | 43 Comments

I have cancer.  I received that diagnosis some time ago.  I have had a long row to hoe since then but as Little Joe once said, “I’m going to beat this cancer or die trying.” The main tumor was in my throat and there were several more in lymph nodes down my neck.   I imagine […]

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TaH/VG goes to the movies – Snake Eyes

TaH/VG goes to the movies – Snake Eyes

| July 12, 2024 | 11 Comments

I have every intention of making this a regular feature, but the road to hell is paved with the best intentions. As I watch old and new movies (mostly old because new shit sucks), I’d like to practice some stolen valor hunting, as we all do when we watch these. We’ll take a look at the awards […]

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AOC tries to impeach Thomas and Alito

AOC tries to impeach Thomas and Alito

| July 12, 2024 | 18 Comments

  Well, if you can’t beat ’em, impeach ’em. Seems to be the theme of the Democrats – if they can’t win by the rules, try to change the rules. Disregarding decades of liberal majority on the Supreme Court, the Dems squealed like outraged shoats when the Court became barely conservative-leaning. God knows Roberts and […]

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Daily FGS

Daily FGS

| July 12, 2024 | 4 Comments

Mossberg 590 California homeowner shoots intruder who tried to burglarize house: police The homeowner shot the suspect twice with a semi-automatic handgun By Michael Dorgan An armed California homeowner shot at a group of would-be burglars who broke into his house in a Los Angeles neighborhood Monday, police say. Police say that at least two […]

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