Archive for August 9th, 2019

Naval Academy appealing reinstatement of fired professor

| August 9, 2019 | 19 Comments
Naval Academy appealing reinstatement of fired professor

In a Aug. 1, 2019, photo, Bruce Fleming, a tenured civilian English professor who has been a longtime critic of the Naval Academy, stands on the deck of his home after an interview in Davidsonville, Maryland. (Brian Witte/AP) Poetrooper sends us a link to some legal dancing currently under-weigh at Canoe U. Seems tenured professor […]

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President Trump Trolls Left by Hinting at Third Run

| August 9, 2019 | 36 Comments
President Trump Trolls Left by Hinting at Third Run

One tactic, to get the enemy to reveal their location, is to do something to get them to think they’re under attack. The enemy fires in response, allowing the friendly forces to know where the enemy is at. If things go as planned, they’d also have an estimate of enemy positions and arrangement. President Trump […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| August 9, 2019 | 75 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

I just want all of you to know that in October this year, an asteroid about 330+/- feet in diameter is (MAYBE) going to possibly, but also possibly not, hit Earth. It is NASA 2007 FT3, with an 8-year orbital period. You may recall that in the winter of 2012-2013, a (not 300-foot)  – correction, […]

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Update: More or Les Document Myth

| August 9, 2019 | 235 Comments
Update: More or Les Document Myth

There is more to come on this story.  To recap, Les Brown’s official military records do not match his claims of retiring after 20 years as a MSG (E-8), Special Forces, Ranger, Desert Storm veteran, Master Parachutist and in federal violation of the Stolen Valor Act of 2013 – wearing a Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB).  […]

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James Diprato – Phony SEAL

| August 9, 2019 | 44 Comments
James Diprato – Phony SEAL

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on James Leo Diprato who has claimed on dating sites to be a Navy SEAL.  Here is a pic he posted on the dating site “Plenty of Fish” as profile ‘jdip5454’… And the profile itself… Then went on to claim he was the one on the […]

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Plenty of Blame

| August 9, 2019 | 9 Comments
Plenty of Blame

Just my view here, before you read this: I blame both of them. Him, because GUY-stuff, and her, because her lack of common sense about fraternization is evident. But he gets canned and she moves on. https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/06/21/heres-what-the-investigation-into-a-fired-marine-corps-co-found/ “The top officer of a Marine Corps aviation unit was canned in April after an investigator ruled that he […]

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Despite Recent Mass Shootings, Man Enters Walmart “Call of Duty” Armed

| August 9, 2019 | 22 Comments
Despite Recent Mass Shootings, Man Enters Walmart “Call of Duty” Armed

After the recent mass shootings, would any of you guys enter a frequently visited place, with a rifle, armed with 100 rounds, and dressed as a first shooter video game character? Well, The Sun brings us a story of a man who did just that. Dressed up like he was getting ready to reenact Call of […]

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Facebook Asked to Cut Down on Fakes

| August 9, 2019 | 13 Comments
Facebook Asked to Cut Down on Fakes

An article in the Tonica News reports that Rep. Adam Kinzinger has formally asked Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to provide an update on Facebook’s efforts to improve the safety and security of the platform. According to a New York Times article, Kinzinger was moved to take action after reading an article about swindlers impersonating […]

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