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US Aircraft Carrier has COVID-19 Outbreak

US Aircraft Carrier has COVID-19 Outbreak

| April 1, 2020 | 56 Comments

“The Big Stick” USS Theodore Roosevelt The Big Stick is in big trouble, as more than 100 sailors tested positive for the coronavirus, the head of the service said Tuesday. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly responded to a letter written Sunday by Capt. Brett Crozier, the carrier’s commanding officer, asking senior commanders for help as […]

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Wednesday FGS

Wednesday FGS

| April 1, 2020 | 10 Comments

Savage Model 11 Scout 20 shot, 2 fatally, in Chicago weekend shootings Sweet Home, Chiraq. Gunman Critically Hurt After Men He Was Shooting At Return Fire, Police Say A 47-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times after he allegedly fired shots at two men on Chicago’s Southwest Side on Sunday […]

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Covid-19:  Some Perspective

Covid-19: Some Perspective

| March 31, 2020 | 179 Comments

The media – and much of the public – appear to have collectively lost their ever-lovin’ minds over Covid-19. Specifically, many are IMO hugely overreacting; they’re all but screaming, at the top of their lungs, “The end of the world is at hand!” Well, here’s some data that should shed light on the actual impact […]

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Boomer’s Cleanup

Boomer’s Cleanup

| March 31, 2020 | 19 Comments

Thought folks could use some humor, do I dove into the inbox and came up with ‘toons mostly from Boomer and AW1 Scott that were left behind.

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First US Military Member Dies of COVID-19

First US Military Member Dies of COVID-19

| March 31, 2020 | 15 Comments

The Stars & Stripes reports the first death of a US Military member as a result of Coronavirus. A member of the New Jersey National Guard died Saturday after a weeklong battle with the coronavirus, service officials announced Monday. He is the first service member to die from the virus. Army Capt. Douglas Linn Hickok […]

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Tuesday FGS

Tuesday FGS

| March 31, 2020 | 9 Comments

Not expecting trouble. Just dislike surprises. Juvenile shot during Arlington business break-in By: Matt Small An employee at an Arlington, Virginia, business faces multiple charges after he shot a juvenile who, along with two others, broke into the store early Sunday, Arlington County police said. Police said they were called for a report of trouble […]

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11 veterans dead, several residents, staff exposed to COVID-19 at Holyoke Soldiers’ Home

11 veterans dead, several residents, staff exposed to COVID-19 at Holyoke Soldiers’ Home

| March 31, 2020 | 25 Comments

One of our regular contributors sends us this: The superintendent of Holyoke Soldier’s Home has been placed on paid administrative leave effective immediately, according to the Office of Health and Human Services on Monday following the announcement of 11 veteran resident deaths, some of whom tested positive for COVID-19. Department of Veterans Services spokesman Anthony […]

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Houston joins Chicago and Baltimore Mayors…

Houston joins Chicago and Baltimore Mayors…

| March 30, 2020 | 34 Comments

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) I don’t suppose Mayor Turner will have much luck, like Chicago’s Mayor Lightfoot urging Chicagoans to “love each other with all our hearts” during the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19, and Baltomore’s Mayor Jack Young begging for a shooting truce after seven people were shot and wounded in […]

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