Archive for December 13th, 2019

Weekend Open Thread

| December 13, 2019 | 172 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

We should be worried more about the fact that the planet is showing signs that it’s at the beginning of a mini ice age. The initiatives that they’re pushing “to fight climate change” would actually handicap us where it matters… Producing the energy needed to keep warm and to power our civilization as we transition […]

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Army Navy Game 2019

| December 13, 2019 | 48 Comments
Army Navy Game 2019

Trump will be at the Army-Navy game. From traffic to special events, here’s what you need to know. By Joseph A. Gambardello, Nick Vadala, The Philadelphia Inquirer Helicopters flying over South Philadelphia Friday morning in a practice run were just another reminder that the Army-Navy game is in town. For a second year in a […]

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Navy SEAL running for Congress kicked off his campaign in the wrong district

| December 13, 2019 | 30 Comments
Navy SEAL running for Congress kicked off his campaign in the wrong district

And apparently in the wrong attire, too. I’m glad to see Vets run for public office- wish there were more. But like most things there’s a right way and a wrong way to do this. ChipNASA sends us an example of a Vet doing it the wrong way. By David Choi Floyd McLendon, a retired […]

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SNAFU?

| December 13, 2019 | 48 Comments
SNAFU?

Uniforms are not supposed to be fashion items. So what’s with the Navy’s difficulty in switching to the new woodland pattern cammies? What was the point to moving rank to the middle of the chest? Right away, they got complaints from everyone, including the guys. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/11/27/uncomfortable-gazes-why-some-sailors-are-unhappy-with-the-design-of-the-new-woodland-cammies/ From the article:  Koshoffer’s comment came in response to […]

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Valor Friday

| December 13, 2019 | 24 Comments
Valor Friday

Poetrooper sends us today’s Valor Friday article, which details the heroic actions of Private Rodger Young, USA, on New Georgia in the Solomon Islands. Rodger Young, soldier By Ruth King In public school in the Bronx, after World War II, we gathered in the schoolyard, recited the “Pledge of Allegiance,” and made way to the auditorium before […]

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Friday FGS

| December 13, 2019 | 13 Comments
Friday FGS

Go big or go home. Dallas Pizza Delivery Driver Shoots, Kills 15-Year-Old Armed Suspect Who Tried To Rob Him DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – For the second time this week, a delivery driver was attacked in northeast Dallas. This time, however, the delivery driver fired at the suspects, killing one and critically injuring another. Police said the […]

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