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Are Ranger School Graduates Rangers?

Are Ranger School Graduates Rangers?

| August 5, 2020 | 98 Comments

The website ConnectingVets.com has an article about individuals that graduated Ranger school claiming to be Rangers, especially politicians.  They pose the question – Is this right? Ranger School graduates running for office are claiming to be Rangers. Is it right? John James, running for Senate in Michigan, and Bryant Messner, running for Senate in New Hampshire […]

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Active duty Army SGT says he’s the one who shot USAF-vet BLM protestor last week in Austin

Active duty Army SGT says he’s the one who shot USAF-vet BLM protestor last week in Austin

| August 5, 2020 | 39 Comments

thebesig posted the original story. Now more information has come to light. A quick recap. In Austin on 7/25, a black sedan drove through a “peaceful” BLM protest. As the car got stopped by the crowd, members of the protest swamped the car. At least one of those was armed with a rifle. Garrett Foster, […]

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75 Years ago today…

75 Years ago today…

| August 5, 2020 | 33 Comments

Colonel Paul Tibbets flew his B-29 heavy bomber “Enola Gay” over Hiroshima, Japan 75 years ago today. At 0815 local time on 8/6/45 (1915 hours EDT 8/5/45) his bombardier Major Thomas Ferebee released their top-secret payload. Their payload was so secret only he, Tibbets, and the weaponeer Navy Captain William “Deak” Parsons knew what was […]

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

| August 5, 2020 | 28 Comments

Why are we having these panic attacks? Because someone told us to? https://www.livescience.com/659-human-death-toll-bird-flu-tops-100.html Oh, that’s simple: you can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time. The panic attacks generated by the news […]

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Missing Men: Update

Missing Men: Update

| August 5, 2020 | 6 Comments

The remains of the AAV and some of the missing have been found. From the article:  The Marine amphibious assault vehicle that sank off the coast of California last week has been located in 385 feet of water, along with the remains of at least some of the missing service members, officials announced Tuesday. Marine […]

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Lawsuit: BLM Being Priced Out by Costs of Defending Themselves

Lawsuit: BLM Being Priced Out by Costs of Defending Themselves

| August 5, 2020 | 61 Comments

Personal protective gear costs money. According to those filing the lawsuit, this is pricing many people out of being able to “peacefully” demonstrate. Given that the police had to use force against rioters, many demonstrators discover a need to have protective gear of their own. The lawsuit also seeks a temporary restraining order preventing the […]

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Boomer’s Overflow

Boomer’s Overflow

| August 5, 2020 | 13 Comments

Not culls, just toons that didn’t make the schedule. Thank the usual band of suspects for sending them. Too good to waste, so here they are.      

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Wednesday FGS

Wednesday FGS

| August 5, 2020 | 5 Comments

Stun Gun Review To the archives. Man fatally shoots home intruder, Sumter deputies say By LISA MARIA GARZA A 37-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday night by a home owner after he allegedly broke into the house following a fight over drugs earlier in the day, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded […]

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