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Marine Vet/Politician to Resign for, Reasons

| April 18, 2023 | 28 Comments
Marine Vet/Politician to Resign for, Reasons

San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher From his website, Nathan Fletcher is leading a new generation of progressive policymaking in San Diego County. He is committed to building diverse coalitions, fighting for equitable policy, and delivering substantial outcomes in the areas of behavioral health, child welfare, & environmental justice. Fletcher was the first Dem to […]

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An individual, associated with the Democrats, fraudulently obtains veteran records

| February 24, 2023 | 28 Comments
An individual, associated with the Democrats, fraudulently obtains veteran records

Don Bacon, Republican representative from Nebraska, was one of 11 Congress personnel whose military records were released without the veterans’ authorization. According to Bacon, someone working for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) had Bacon’s personal identifiable information. This person used that information to fraudulently obtain Bacon’s military records. The records obtained required the veteran’s […]

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Valor Friday

| February 10, 2023 | 4 Comments
Valor Friday

Richmond Pearson Hobson Richmond Hobson was born in Alabama in 1870. He was the nephew and namesake of Congressman Richmond Pearson, nephew of North Carolina Governor Daniel Gould Fowle, and grandson of Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court Richmond Mumford Pearson (his other namesake). Hobson attended the US Naval Academy. At Annapolis, he […]

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Valor Friday

| February 3, 2023 | 8 Comments
Valor Friday

Part three on my exploration of Congressmen of valor. Thomas Wilson Bradley Thomas Bradley, an Englishman by birth, immigrated to the US when he was a small child. He came to the country with his mother Mary Wilson and the James Roberts family, just before his fifth birthday, aboard the ship Fidelia. Initially living in […]

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Valor Friday

| January 27, 2023 | 9 Comments
Valor Friday

Continuing on my series of US Congressmen who have received the Medal of Honor. Philip Sidney Post Philip Post was born in 1833 in New York. After college, he found his way to Illinois and was admitted to the Bar there in 1856. He traveled the northwest, made his home in Kansas, and practiced law […]

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Valor Friday

| January 20, 2023 | 8 Comments
Valor Friday

Continuing from last week’s look at Senators who have earned the country’s highest honor, we now turn to the House of Representatives. As with the Senate, there are some trends. Sixteen Congressmen have received the Medal of Honor. One of those later became a Senator and was discussed at length in last week’s article. 13 […]

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Congresswoman retaliates against Wounded Warrior for getting COVID

| December 30, 2022 | 27 Comments
Congresswoman retaliates against Wounded Warrior for getting COVID

Representative Katie Porter (D-CA), who I’d never heard of before this election cycle, but who is popular among the left because she uses white boards in her questioning of witnesses (no joke), has been accused of retaliating against a Wounded Warrior. The crime? She got COVID. Breitbart has the scoop; Democrat Rep. Katie Porter (CA) […]

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Yet Another Politician: Legit Veteran or Photoshop Warrior?

| November 6, 2022 | 85 Comments
Yet Another Politician: Legit Veteran or Photoshop Warrior?

In yet another political race, there is an interesting controversy about a candidate’s claims of military service.  Some say it is getting downright ugly. The Column: Stolen valor, or smear campaign? 22nd Middlesex race gets ugly Teresa Nicole English, 38 y/o, is a Democratic State Representative from Billerica, Massachusetts. Recently, the Turtleboy Daily News published […]

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