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More on Vindman

| November 13, 2019 | 35 Comments
More on Vindman

The article below says that Vindman should not fear retaliation for testifying against the President. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2019/11/13/pentagon-chief-says-vindman-should-not-fear-army-retaliation-in-trump-inquiry/ Didn’t he volunteer to rat out his boss? From the article:  Vindman is the Ukraine specialist at the White House’s National Security Council who was on the July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy. Vindman testified […]

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Boomer’s Sunday

| November 10, 2019 | 6 Comments
Boomer’s Sunday

  It’s time once again, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, for Boomer’s Sunday, where I cull through his weekly offering of ‘toons, and pick the best of the bunch. Honorable Mention goes to my pal AW1 Scott, and our own Jeff LPH 3 63-66, who also provided some entertainment. These are from the right, but I […]

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Clifton Blackwell’s Military Records – Marine Vet in Acid Attack

| November 8, 2019 | 69 Comments
Clifton Blackwell’s Military Records – Marine Vet in Acid Attack

A lot of people have been asking about this, so we turned around a FOIA request on Clifton Allen Blackwell, the guy that threw acid on another man, questioning his right to be in the country. According to TaskandPurpose, which quoted his mother who is a veteran and psychologist – his PTSD is to blame. […]

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Valor Friday

| November 8, 2019 | 5 Comments
Valor Friday

Mason’s out of pocket this week, but he was thoughtful enough to forward the following Valor Friday to me, and then then on to you. Here are the stories of Major General Frank Baldwin, USA, and Fireman John Lafferty, USN, and their feats of incredible valor. during and after the Civil War Mason Part two […]

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Florida Bill Targets Stolen Valor

| November 7, 2019 | 14 Comments
Florida Bill Targets Stolen Valor

A Florida bill aimed at curbing stolen valor has unanimously passed through the first of three committee stops according to floridapolitics.com. Florida law already makes it illegal for a person to either misrepresent himself or herself as a member of the military or wear “the uniform of or any medal or insignia authorized for use […]

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Journalistic Objectivity

| November 6, 2019 | 14 Comments
Journalistic Objectivity

For years, I have thoroughly enjoyed Dr. George Friedman’s take on things.  He founded Stratfor and is currently heading up GeopoliticalFutures.  He examines trends that are happening through geopolitics.  I like his fair-mindedness and straight analysis on political topics, which he occasionally publishes on. This is such a short article I am publishing it in […]

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President Trump Starts Process to Pull Out of Paris Climate Accords

| November 4, 2019 | 8 Comments
President Trump Starts Process to Pull Out of Paris Climate Accords

The Paris Climate Agreement didn’t provide a practical way to “fight climate change”. Neither did it provide details on how, exactly, we were going to reduce greenhouse gases or reduce global temperatures. The accord required countries to spend more on initiatives that favor green energy and combating climate change. Additionally, countries with more money were […]

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These are the times…

| November 3, 2019 | 27 Comments
These are the times…

. Poetrooper sends us an article by Retired Command Sergeant Major J.D. Pendry. If the name sounds familiar, it should. J.D. hails from the Southern West Virginia coal field communities. In 1971, while living in Chicago, he enlisted into the United States Army, retiring September 30, 1999, as the Garrison Command Sergeant Major for the […]

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