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US Government gives millions to fight US Government

| September 30, 2022 | 5 Comments
US Government gives millions to fight US Government

  The Biden administration just awarded $41,000,000 to a newly minted non-profit called the Acacia Group to help illegals fight immigration battles. So the government is paying taxpayer money to help people fight the cases the government is bringing (presumably also paid for with taxpayer money!) The Acacia Center for Justice, a Washington, D.C.,-based nonprofit […]

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Heavy US Gov’t influencers anti-fossil fuel group in Chinese pocket

| September 28, 2022 | 23 Comments
Heavy US Gov’t influencers  anti-fossil fuel group in Chinese pocket

Fox News reports that a major influencer of US energy policy, the Natural Resources Defense Council, is an anti-fossil fuel group with deep ties to the Chinese Communist Party. They sued the Trump administration multiple times, excoriate fossil-fuel use, the Keystone XL pipeline – basically if it is fossil related, they’re agin’ it. Unless, of […]

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Biden Apologizes

| September 26, 2022 | 27 Comments
Biden Apologizes

Here’s a good memory test for you: see the above photo? Remember when the Border Patrol was accused of whipping Haitian immigrants with the reins of their horses? It’s been a year. On Sept. 24, 2021, Biden spoke out days after an incident amid the Haitian migrant crisis in Del Rio. Border Patrol agents had […]

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Some good news for a change!

| September 22, 2022 | 12 Comments
Some good news for a change!

Vet Suicide rate dips It isn’t a final solution, but it is encouraging that the suicide rate for veterans dropped for 2020, down to about 17 a day in the most recent year for which data has been compiled. That is still a suicide rate roughly double that of our civilian brethren, but the decrease […]

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Bribery and Corruption on the Red River

| September 16, 2022 | 4 Comments
Bribery and Corruption on the Red River

Two vendors to the Red River Army Depot, Jeffrey Harrison, 44, and Justin Bishop, 52, were convicted of submitting false bids and bribery to the equipment mechanic supervisor at RRAD, Jimmy Scarbrough, 69, and two others. Harrison was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $300,000. Bishop was sentenced to 12 […]

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And you thought Iron Man and Starship Troopers were just movies

| September 15, 2022 | 55 Comments
And you thought Iron Man and Starship Troopers were just movies

There are multiple articles out about the new Rostec body armor, which they say “will stop .50 BMG bullets”!  They mean .50 BMG from our beloved Ma Deuce, the longest serving machine gun in history, designed late in WWI, adopted in 1933, and still in enthusiastic use today. While Rostec’s official release was vague regarding […]

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F-16 pilot’s widow sues AF over counterfeit ejection seat parts

| September 14, 2022 | 17 Comments
F-16 pilot’s widow sues AF over counterfeit ejection seat parts

We talked about Lieutenant David Schmitz a while back when he tragically died in an F-16 accident. You’ll recall he crashed while on a nighttime aerial refueling training exercise (his first ever AR operation for some reason). As we discussed earlier, there was a cascade of failures, any one of which might have saved the […]

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More quick updates

| September 13, 2022 | 24 Comments
More quick updates

  Magnet Fishers cleared of charges – three folks made the news magnet fishing near Ft. Stewart recently who pulled up a duffel bag containing 86 rockets, .50 cal ammo belts and a tank tracer round  from the river. They were charged by authotities: The group found the ammunition and 86 rockets in a Delta […]

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