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Thursday Are For Cooking….

Thursday Are For Cooking….

| August 13, 2020 | 1 Comment

Sheet-Pan Sesame Beef and Broccoli  By Betty Crocker Kitchens Prep: 10 MIN Total: 25 MIN Servings: 4 This six-ingredient sheet-pan spin on beef and broccoli is easy enough to make any time you’re craving takeout — and at 25 minutes, it’s faster, too! Ingredients ¼ cup Annie’s™ organic Asian sesame dressing (from 8-oz bottle) 1 tablespoon […]

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Queen approves award of Victoria Cross to WWII hero

Queen approves award of Victoria Cross to WWII hero

| August 13, 2020 | 7 Comments

Consider this an early Valor Friday. The story is too incredible not to relay immediately. Another case of long overdue recognition has been righted this week. Queen Elizabeth II yesterday approved award of the Victoria Cross for Australia (posthumous) to Ordinary Seaman Edward “Teddy” Sheean (RANR). Sheean was only 18 when he died protecting his […]

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Video- Inside the Fence at the Portland Federal Courthouse.

Video- Inside the Fence at the Portland Federal Courthouse.

| August 13, 2020 | 14 Comments

Federal Courthouse, Portland. Pre- 2020. Post riot video of what is in the minds of a few malcontents for the rest of us. Ironically a DNC ad begging for support preceded the video, at least for me. Poetrooper sends.

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What Tangled Webs They Weave

What Tangled Webs They Weave

| August 13, 2020 | 4 Comments

Ay, me! I see the ruin of my house. The tiger now hath seized the gentle hind. Insulting tyranny begins to jut Upon the innocent and aweless throne. Welcome, destruction, blood, and massacre. I see, as in a map, the end of all. (Richard III, Act II, Scene iv)   When Ian McKellen did his […]

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Coasties earn awards for rescuing firefighters

Coasties earn awards for rescuing firefighters

| August 13, 2020 | 5 Comments

Stemming from an incident last September, four men of the US Coast Guard have received medals for their part in rescuing two injured firefighters. The firefighters were battling the Middle Fire in northern California. They’d been injured by falling rocks and were reported to have serious head, neck, and back injuries. The US Forest Service […]

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Thursday FGS

Thursday FGS

| August 13, 2020 | 5 Comments

S&W Model 39 Straight to the Archives, DWs&Ws. Texas gun store owner opens fire on burglars, one dies from wounds miles away CPR was performed on the man before he was pronounced dead at the scene. By David K. Li A 79-year-old Army veteran and gun shop owner near Houston opened fire on burglars, hitting […]

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Can You Legally Carry a Firearm on a Military Base?

Can You Legally Carry a Firearm on a Military Base?

| August 12, 2020 | 16 Comments

In the wake of mass shootings, including multiple active-shooter incidents on military installations, some might be wondering when they can openly carry or have a concealed weapon on base. The answer is probably never, according to typical military base rules. But that might not be true for all current and former troops, depending on the […]

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Military Helicopter Shot at From Ground in Virginia-Crew Injury Reported

Military Helicopter Shot at From Ground in Virginia-Crew Injury Reported

| August 12, 2020 | 18 Comments

An Air Force helicopter was conducting a training flight over Virginia when it was shot at from the ground. It made an emergency landing at Manassas Regional Airport.  One of the crew members got treated for a minor injury then released. The helicopter itself got damaged. From the Air Force Times: The FBI is investigating […]

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