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State politician accused of stolen valor is assigned to veterans committee.

| January 16, 2023 | 20 Comments
State politician accused of stolen valor is assigned to veterans committee.

Remember Clyde Shavers? We talked about him here and here. He subsequently won his election and joined the ranks of the Democrats in Washington’s state legislature. He has been assigned to the veteran’s committee for the chamber he was elected to. Shavers claimed to be a submarine officer when his records indicated that he served […]

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Waffle House Stolen Valor

| January 5, 2023 | 84 Comments
Waffle House Stolen Valor

We’ve all seen it – that look you get when you may not get your 10% off at Waffle House. Waffle House seems to be supplying us with a steady stream of drama lately.  This case is from somebody claiming to be US Air Force called out by another person that says he is a […]

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Phony Veteran’s Day Story – What’s the Deel?

| November 16, 2022 | 162 Comments
Phony Veteran’s Day Story – What’s the Deel?

Veterans Day always seems to have a lot of people coming out of the woodwork.  It becomes a marriage of reporters wanting to meet the public’s demand for a feel-good story appropriate for the day and those people that are all too willing to fill that void, even if it isn’t true. Ronald Deel came […]

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Clyde Shavers, a veteran that Republicans are attacking

| November 7, 2022 | 69 Comments
Clyde Shavers, a veteran that Republicans are attacking

“What kind of people would lie about a veteran’s service?” This question showed up on a New Direction PAC campaign advertisement supporting Clyde Shavers. A website, “shaversserved.com” states, “Republicans are smearing the record of a man who has served our country.” From the Post Millennial: After the letter went public, the Herald’s Editorial Board said […]

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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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Another Politician Accused of Stolen Valor

| November 3, 2022 | 142 Comments
Another Politician Accused of Stolen Valor

A politician has lost the endorsement of an editorial board over allegations that he fabricated some aspects of his and his father’s military background. Clyde Shavers, a Democratic candidate for the Washington state legislature, had his endorsement pulled by the Everett Herald Editorial Board and they threw their support behind his incumbent opponent – Republican […]

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VA Fraud- Pax River Family Affair Update

| October 31, 2022 | 14 Comments
VA Fraud- Pax River Family Affair Update

Wheels of justice grind slow but grind fine – Sun Tzu Our ninja sends us the latest on the egregious scheme that defrauded the Department of Veterans Affairs of over 1M USD. A US Federal Judge has passed sentence on Angela Marie Farr, 36, of Lexington Park Maryland. Farr also conspired with her mother, Mary […]

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What is Stolen Valor?

| October 28, 2022 | 9 Comments
What is Stolen Valor?

In a recent article in AZCentral.com, they outline a few Stolen Valor cases and highlight Doug Sterner, who has been active in stolen valor issues. Doug and his wife were behing getting a Stolen Valor law passed in addition to Doug writing a book on Stolen Valor titled “Restoring Valor: One Couple’s Mission to Expose […]

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