Archive for September 6th, 2019

Weekend Open Thread-What if you wake up and found out you were just dreaming all of this?

| September 6, 2019 | 41 Comments
Weekend Open Thread-What if you wake up and found out you were just dreaming all of this?

Imagine feeling someone tap you on the shoulders. Your family member has just wakened you up. It’s dinner time. You fell asleep studying for the exam that you’re scheduled to take tomorrow. This is the first exam, of a difficult subject you no longer remember,  for the year and you’re still in the 7th Grade… […]

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This Is A Headscratcher

| September 6, 2019 | 38 Comments
This Is A Headscratcher

I only ask how did this young man’s recruiter think that he could get away with this, that it wouldn’t be discovered? He’s a jerk, to be sure, but this is inexcusable. From the article:  The Army has launched an inquiry into the circumstances that led a 19-year-old on anxiety medication who was diagnosed with […]

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FBI: Fraudster posing as petty officer helped fleece females for $2.1 million

| September 6, 2019 | 17 Comments
FBI: Fraudster posing as petty officer helped fleece females for $2.1 million

Federal prosecutors say that Rubbin Sarpong on March 2, 2017, posted a photograph of himself on social media accounts, holding a large stack of cash to his ear like a mobile phone, with a caption reading “WakeUp with 100K… OneTime. Making A phone Call To Let My Bank Know Am Coming;” (U.S District Court for […]

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Bovine Bombers?

| September 6, 2019 | 16 Comments
Bovine Bombers?

ISIS has found a new vector for its suicide bombers- cows. Attrition from both the US and Allied forces has so reduced ISIS’s numbers they are reluctant to use human suicide bombers. Perhaps not the most efficient manner to deliver suicide bombers- they have to get the cows near their intended target, and remain close […]

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Valor Friday

| September 6, 2019 | 7 Comments
Valor Friday

Witold Pilecki Mason has done it again, this time with the incredible saga of Witold Pilecki, a Polish Freedom Fighter before, during and after World War Two. He fought Nazis and Russians in their turn, was even willingly incarcerated in Auschwitz to gather intell on the conditions there. Enough from me, here’s.. Mason As this […]

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Friday Feel Good Stories

| September 6, 2019 | 6 Comments
Friday Feel Good Stories

Kel-Tec KSG Grantsville man shot roommate in self-defense, police say By Pat Reavy GRANTSVILLE — An early morning shooting in Grantsville left one man injured and another under arrest, but not in connection with the shooting, according to police. About 4 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to a report of shots fired at a mobile […]

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