Archive for August 15th, 2019

Washington nonprofit leader paid rent with veterans’ money, documents show

| August 15, 2019 | 20 Comments
Washington nonprofit leader paid rent with veterans’ money, documents show

One of our ninjas came up with this infuriating saga of how a charity that provided veteran’s work and housing for 30 years is now in financial straights. The manager, Rosemary Hibbler, used the Veterans Independent Enterprises of Washington (VIEW) as her personal account, while bills and workers salaries were late, or not paid at […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking

| August 15, 2019 | 3 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking

Corned beef, done right, is delicious, penny-wise and turns into corned beef sandwiches and corned beef hash with eggs for breakfast. But first, you have to find a good brisket properly brined, and cook it properly – the slow way. It’s a slow cooker recipe, which is the only way to cook corned beef properly. […]

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Guardsman, accused of stealing WWII Airmen’s dog tags from National Archives…

| August 15, 2019 | 18 Comments
Guardsman, accused of stealing WWII Airmen’s dog tags from National Archives…

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Bethesda, Maryland. The dog tags belonged to four Army Air Forces airmen killed in plane crashes in 1944. (Michael Kunzelman/AP) …says he was returning them to families One of our ninjas found this […]

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Hi, Spy!

| August 15, 2019 | 14 Comments
Hi, Spy!

There is a joint agreement about spy plane flyovers that was in the news. They get to do it to us, but we also get to do it to them. Russian spy plane spotted flying over Chicago From the WGN article:  CHICAGO — Just as Chicagoans were settling into dinner, and the White Sox were in […]

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Thursday Feel Good Stories

| August 15, 2019 | 8 Comments
Thursday Feel Good Stories

Double Tap Person shoots burglary suspect in Newport News A person shot a suspect attempting to burglarize a home on Purlieu Drive, according to police. Author: 13News Now Staff NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The tables quickly turned on a suspect who was shot by someone inside a home he attempted to burglarize. Dispatchers got a […]

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