Archive for January 24th, 2020

Valor Friday

| January 24, 2020 | 8 Comments
Valor Friday

Barnwell Legge Today Mason honors the memory of Brigadier General Barnwell Legge, USA, a veteran of Pershing’s Pancho Villa Expedition, WWI and WWII. His valor in battle was displayed in both the Battle of Soissons, the first engagement with US troops and the fabled Meuse-Argonne Offensive from mid September until the Armistice on 11 November […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| January 24, 2020 | 143 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

The Primaries are around the corner and with them the acceleration of the presidential campaign. Many of these memes should be flying around on social media. A short message combined with a graphic is a quick and efficient way to spread information. If you are good at making memes, your efforts are needed. Have a […]

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The More You Tighten Your Grip, You Dimwit….

| January 24, 2020 | 46 Comments
The More You Tighten Your Grip, You Dimwit….

Conrad to Dogberry: “Away, you are an ass, you are an ass!” (IV.ii.66).  – Much Ado About Nothing The VA governor, Ralphie Northam,  is now impinging on the 1st Amendment right of freedom of speech in the state of Virginia. People  will not be allowed to criticize government officials (meaning him) or say bad things […]

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NAVSTA Great Lakes On Lockdown

| January 24, 2020 | 12 Comments
NAVSTA Great Lakes On Lockdown

This just in a few minutes ago: NS Great Lakes is on lockdown after a “gate runner”  walked through the front gates without showing ID or credentials and just kept going. This is on their Facebook page this morning: Naval Station Great Lakes 43 minutes ago LOCKDOWN FOR NAVSTA GREAT LAKES RUN, HIDE, FIGHT! ALL […]

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More Dumbing Down on the Left Coast

| January 24, 2020 | 21 Comments
More Dumbing Down on the Left Coast

Count on California to do everything bass ackwards! The State of California refuses to engage in oil drilling and extractions, and is relying on Russian oil to keep its heavily populated automotive sector dependent on foreign oil. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/russian-funded-environmental-group-gave-millions-to-anti-fracking-groups Per the June 2018 article, Vlad Putin is spending some considerably cash on environmental groups to keep […]

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Washington State Challenging Border Wall Money Diversion

| January 24, 2020 | 10 Comments
Washington State Challenging Border Wall Money Diversion

The State of Washington may not share a border with Mexico. This hasn’t stopped them from going to federal court to challenge the President’s decision to divert funds from the military to the border wall. They stand to lose construction money related to a naval base in their state with this move. Those challenging the […]

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Some Places Still “Get It”

| January 24, 2020 | 7 Comments
Some Places Still “Get It”

Many speak ill of the greater Chicago metro area. And in truth, for parts of it that scorn is often if not usually well-deserved. But not all parts of the metro area are completely FUBAR. Some parts still seem to “get it”. Thanks, Aurora.

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Richard Allen Sheetz (III) – And His Legendary Combat Tomahawk   

| January 24, 2020 | 102 Comments
Richard Allen Sheetz (III) – And His Legendary Combat Tomahawk   

The very nice folks over at militaryphony.com send us their case on Richard Allen Sheetz (III). According to what they found out there on the Interwebnetthingy… it seems little Richard was very busy during his short stint in the Navy.   Advisor to the Admirals, French Foreign Legion, Israeli Defense Forces, and of course he even […]

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