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Weekend Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

| November 15, 2019 | 99 Comments

October for the temperate region in the southern hemisphere is like April for the temperate region in the northern hemisphere. As our trees transition from colorful foliage to just branches in the north, their counterparts in the southern hemisphere are progressing towards their summer foliage. Enjoy your weekend.

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The Real Source of Guns on the Street

The Real Source of Guns on the Street

| November 15, 2019 | 39 Comments

This came up on the news feed the other night: gun shops are repeatedly broken into and the merchandise – weapons of various kinds – stolen by the thieves. The gun shops get robbed when the lights are out. This is expensive merchandise, even at wholesale prices for the shop owners, and while they may […]

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Valor Friday

Valor Friday

| November 15, 2019 | 6 Comments

Riverine Assault Craft. Mason is taking a well deserved break from his Valor Friday articles, as he is shifting colors to his new AO. Moving, in other words. I know what he’d rather be doing. Until he’s back up, y’all will have to put up with my ramblings on the subject. For today’s VF we […]

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Friday FGS

Friday FGS

| November 15, 2019 | 4 Comments

.45 Liberator Charges dismissed against West Valley man accused in deadly argument turned shooting by Alyssa Roberts| (KUTV) — Charges filed last year against a man who police say took part in an argument that turned into a deadly shooting at a West Valley apartment complex were dismissed Tuesday, according to state courts public information […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking

Thursdays Are For Cooking

| November 14, 2019 | 29 Comments

I love BBQ beans with smoked sausage and this version comes from Mom On Time Out:  https://www.momontimeout.com/slow-cooker-kielbasa-and-barbecue-beans/ Bon appetit to all and sundry! BBQ Beans w/Kielbasa or Smoked Sausage Ingredients: 2 -> 15 oz black beans canned, drained and rinsed 2 -> 15.8 oz Great Northern beans canned, drained and rinsed 1 ->1.25 oz can […]

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Recruiters receive Soldier’s Medals

Recruiters receive Soldier’s Medals

| November 14, 2019 | 12 Comments

…for actions during California mall shooting Two Army recruiters received the Solder’s Medals for providing life-saving measures to Tanforan shooting victims in San Bruno back in July. Two teenagers were hurt in the shooting. Staff Sgt. Isaiah Locklear took off his shirt to apply pressure to one man’s gunshot wound. He later helped carry one […]

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Funerals for 2nd Lt. John F. McTigue, Pvt Edwin F. Benson, Pvt Channing Whitaker, and TSgt. Max W. Lower (World War II); and SGT William C. Holmes and Pfc Ray P. Fairchild (Korea) – UPDATED

Funerals for 2nd Lt. John F. McTigue, Pvt Edwin F. Benson, Pvt Channing Whitaker, and TSgt. Max W. Lower (World War II); and SGT William C. Holmes and Pfc Ray P. Fairchild (Korea) – UPDATED

| November 14, 2019 | 6 Comments

Funerals will be held next week for the following previously missing individuals recently accounted for by DPAA. . . . This September, DPAA announced that it had accounted for 2nd Lt. John F. McTigue, US Army. 2nd Lt. McTigue was lost in Germany on 24 August 1944. 2nd Lt. McTigue will be buried next week […]

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Thursday FGS

Thursday FGS

| November 14, 2019 | 9 Comments

GS Custom 1911 A1 KCK homeowner shoots, injures intruder KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Kansas, homeowner shot an intruder overnight Wednesday in the 1900 block of Key Lane. The victim told police he was startled by a noise in his home. The homeowner found the suspect and shot him. 0 / 1 / […]

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