Archive for August, 2019

Trial date set for 5 men responsible for 9/11 attacks…

| August 31, 2019 | 15 Comments
Trial date set for 5 men responsible for 9/11 attacks…

Alleged al Qaeda kingpin Khalid Sheik Mohammed, in detention at Guantanamo, in a 2009 file image. (Photo courtesy Jarret Brachman via Miami Herald/TNS) …20 years later in 2021 Hmmmmm…..wonder if the new Sheriff in the White House and his Attorney General has anything to do with the sea-change on board GITMO. From the article: A […]

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Attorney Kevin Creed, Pleads guilty to stealing $1.4 million from Veteran charity.

| August 31, 2019 | 39 Comments
Attorney Kevin Creed, Pleads guilty to stealing $1.4 million from Veteran charity.

I constantly get flack for holding my position that civilians should stop giving money to veteran charities.  Ya, Ya, Ya,  I know there are a few of the over 30,000 registered veteran charities that do some good work.  Toys for Tots is probably at the top of that list. The tsunami of fraud, waste, and […]

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Stolen Valor- The Citizen

| August 31, 2019 | 35 Comments
Stolen Valor- The Citizen

One of our ninjas sends us this link to an article in The Citizen, about an issue we are all familiar with- Stolen Valor- and how it isn’t just we military types who are sensitive to it. The story as told by David Epps, a Sky Pilot (which denomination is left unsaid, not that it […]

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Former Marine Loses His Guns Over Statements

| August 31, 2019 | 149 Comments
Former Marine Loses His Guns Over Statements

A former Marine lost his guns over statements that he made. OregonLive reports that Shane Kohfield stood outside the home of Portland’s mayor and using a loudspeaker, shouted the following: “If antifa gets to the point where they start killing us, I’m going to kill them next,” Kohfield, 32, said. “I’d slaughter them and I […]

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Saturday Feel Good Stories

| August 31, 2019 | 19 Comments
Saturday Feel Good Stories

Person Who Fatally Shot Man, Wounded Teen in Long Beach Was Acting in Self-Defense: Police by Nouran Salahieh A person previously arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a man and the “unintended” wounding of a 17-year-old who was passing by during an altercation will not face charges, authorities said Wednesday. The shooter, identified […]

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How The Army Tried To Avoid Telling The Truth About Women In Ranger Training

| August 30, 2019 | 90 Comments
How The Army Tried To Avoid Telling The Truth About Women In Ranger Training

Skippy via Ex-PH2 sends us an article describing how Big Army and those with agendas lowered the Ranger training bar for female Ranger candidates. This is second in a two part series- the first part covers the grueling training regime Ranger candidates must endure to qualify, and how this was eased for the women. The […]

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Weekend Open Thread-Introduction to the 4th Dimension

| August 30, 2019 | 56 Comments
Weekend Open Thread-Introduction to the 4th Dimension

This post will build on something stated on my last WOT post. Take the “East-West” line (x-axis). The “north-south” line (y-axis) cuts it at 90°. The “up-and-down” line (z-axis) cuts both lines at 90° angles. Collectively, these three lines are 90° to each other. But, what about a line that is simultaneously 90° to these […]

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Valor Friday

| August 30, 2019 | 5 Comments
Valor Friday

Mason is back, and today his work honors Lance Sijan, Captain USAF, and relates to us his valor as a Phantom pilot over Viet Nam, and his incredible will as a POW. Mason The US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado can lay claim to having many heroes and notable men and women among […]

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