Archive for January 3rd, 2020

Weekend Open Thread-Mardi Gras Season

| January 3, 2020 | 86 Comments
Weekend Open Thread-Mardi Gras Season

  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year TAH! We are still in the Christmas season, today is the 10th day of Christmas. We could still say, “Merry Christmas”. Likewise, the year is still new, so, “Happy New Year”. Or, “Happy Holidays.” There’s another main holiday coming up, albeit more for the season than for the […]

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Valor Friday.

| January 3, 2020 | 4 Comments
Valor Friday.

Mason’s back, thankfully. Pretty beat up today, so I’ll let the master tell the tale. Mason: Since I’m still working on the move, we’ll have to take a brief reprieve from the double Medal of Honor recipient series. Instead, I’ll highlight an exceptionally brave soldier of a modern conflict. Mother’s Day, 2007. The men of […]

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Sheriff’s Deputy Fired for Lying about being a Marine Sniper

| January 3, 2020 | 17 Comments
Sheriff’s Deputy Fired for Lying about being a Marine Sniper

The Ukiah Daily Journal reports that the Mendocino County sheriff fired a deputy in 2014 for lying while testifying. Although this happened 5 years ago, a new state law makes findings about dishonesty public. The Mendocino County sheriff fired a deputy in 2014 for lying on the stand in Superior Court about having been a […]

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Gun Control Heats up in Virginia as Legislative Season Approaches

| January 3, 2020 | 30 Comments
Gun Control Heats up in Virginia as Legislative Season Approaches

The politicians that won the election at the state level will be taking office and kicking off legislation. Most of those elected are Democrats. Together, with the Governor, they’re ready to push some of their policies related to gun control. On the other hand, local governments have essentially set themselves up as “2nd Amendment” sanctuary […]

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Florida to Gain Seats, New York to Lose Seat

| January 3, 2020 | 21 Comments
Florida to Gain Seats, New York to Lose Seat

Population projections have Florida gaining seats in Congress. New York is projected to lose a seat. Many of the states that are projected to lose seats happen to be “blue” on the electoral map… Based on multiple elections. They also list red states as those that are going to lose seats. This supports arguments made […]

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Funeral for SFC Riley Burchfield (Korea)

| January 3, 2020 | 5 Comments
Funeral for SFC Riley Burchfield (Korea)

This October, DPAA announced that it had accounted for SFC Riley Burchfield, US Army. SFC Burchfield was lost in North Korea on 26 November 1950. Per DPAA’s website, SFC Burchfield will be buried next week – on Friday, 10 January – in Cleveland, Ohio. Unfortunately DPAA does not seem to have posted the specific location […]

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Friday FGS

| January 3, 2020 | 12 Comments
Friday FGS

Transgender Woman Found Dead After DC Shootout With Guards, Police Say Private security were called to a vacant building in Southeast D.C. for a possible intruder By Jackie Bensen Police now say the person who was found dead inside a vacant building nearly 24 hours after exchanging gunfire with security guards was a transgender woman. […]

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Leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force killed in US airstrike near Baghdad airport. Now with Before and After Ring Pics

| January 3, 2020 | 177 Comments
Leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force killed in US airstrike near Baghdad airport. Now with Before and After Ring Pics

Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds Force Scroll down for the pics- caution! Not for the faint of heart, small children and non-military. Not Work Safe. By Justin Doom and Lauren King Leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force killed in airstrike near Baghdad airport Nearly 900 additional U.S […]

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