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  • Space Above and Beyond

    04/20/2018 7:42:52 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | 4/21/08
    A scene from the series Space Above and Beyond series pilot. R. Lee Ermey portraying a drill instructor. Space Above and Beyond lasted one season, but deserved better, I was and excellent blend of SciFi and War story. Gunny's passing reminded me both of the series and the fact he was in the first episode.
  • Coors Banquet (Featuring John Wayne and R. Lee Ermey)

    04/19/2018 9:25:23 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/25/11
    The second of the Coors commercials featuring the Duke. This one also features R. Lee Ermey
  • Mark Robinson addresses Greensboro City Council on gun show ban

    04/07/2018 11:28:54 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 4/5/19 | GRNCFFE
    Our rights and by God we are going to keep them come HELL or high water!
  • He has risen REJOICE!

    03/31/2018 6:04:53 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 5 replies
    Though often these days seem dark, but but we must endeavor to hold our lamps high and light the way. "In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven."Matthew 5:16,br> And know that our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world are holding their lights high as well and together we shall illuminate the world! Of the Resurrection of the Christ.
  • U.S. Electric Grid Vulnerable to Unprecedented Waves of Attack

    03/27/2018 4:42:52 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 54 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 3/27/18 | Adam Kredo
    The U.S. electric grid has become increasingly vulnerable to what the federal government is describing as an unprecedented wave of attacks that threatens to cripple the nation, according to a new investigative report that warns the energy industry is lagging in efforts to boost physical security of these critical sites. Amid a wave of increasing attacks across the country on key power stations, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, or NERC, has been struggling to force the power industry to enact a series of security improvements meant to stop would-be attackers and terrorists from crippling the nation's infrastructure. Since 2014,...
  • 9-year-old Midlands boy saves neighbor's life

    03/27/2018 11:13:04 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 25 replies
    WIS TV ^ | 3/13/18 | Caroline Hecker
    A 9-year-old Sumter boy is being called a hero after coming to the aid of his neighbor in his most dire time of need. Allen Clemmons was working on his Mustang convertible in his backyard on Saturday afternoon. As he attempted to remove the transmission, the car slid off the blocks and jack holding it up and fell onto Clemmons. “I was having a really hard time breathing with it on top of me, even though I was kind of on my side,” Clemmons said. For the next hour and a half he called out for help, but no one...
  • ‘good guys with guns’ protecting #MarchForOurLives (abr)

    03/25/2018 8:31:41 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 12 replies
    twitchy ^ | 3/24/18 | Doug P.
    At today’s #MarchForOurLives in Washington, DC (and most likely elsewhere), very few on the pro-gun control side seem to be protesting all the “good guys with guns” who are helping keep the area secure:
  • 23 Senate Republicans Voted Against Omnibus Bill

    03/23/2018 7:16:47 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 45 replies
    News Max ^ | 3/23/18 | Mark Swanson
    Republican Sens. Bob Corker and Rand Paul made good on their promise to vote down the bill. They were joined, predictably, by fiscal conservatives Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Ben Sasse, Tom Cotton and Jeff Flake. Sen. Chuck Grassley also voted down the measure, as did Louisiana Republicans senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy.
  • In LA County, illegal street racing has a deadly toll

    03/18/2018 2:23:02 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 25 replies
    LA Times via St. Louis Post Dispatch ^ | 3/17/18 | James Queally and Nicole Santa Cruz
    Valentina D’Alessandro was at a party with a few girlfriends in 2013 when one of them got sick. They accepted another teenager’s offer to drive them home in his red Mustang. In a commercial area of Wilmington, at the intersection of two four-lane boulevards, a car pulled up alongside the Mustang. The race began. Minutes later, Valentina, 16, was dead, her body wedged in a back seat window following a crash. Police found her high school identification card at the scene.

    02/21/2018 8:21:03 PM PST · by Kartographer · 5 replies
    The U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) is one of the largest character development and citizenship programs for youth in the world. The National Defense Act of 1916 established organized JROTC programs at public and private educational institutions. In 1964, Congress expanded the program to all military services and changed from active duty to shared support from the services and schools. As congressionally mandated by Title 10 United States Code, Section 2031, each military service must have a JROTC program to “instill in students in United States secondary educational institutions the values of citizenship, service to the United...
  • Allow for Cadet Peter Wang to receive a Full Honors Military Burial

    02/21/2018 5:10:23 PM PST · by Kartographer · 38 replies
    Peter Wang, 15, was one of the students killed in Florida this past week. He was a Jrotc Cadet who was last seen, in uniform, holding doors open and thus allowing other students, teachers, and staff to flee to safety. Wang was killed in the process. His selfless and heroic actions have led to the survival of dozens in the area. Wang died a hero, and deserves to be treated as such, and deserves a full honors military burial.
  • 'Open Range' A Romance movie at heart?

    02/14/2018 5:41:04 PM PST · by Kartographer · 25 replies
    2/14/18 | Kartographer
    Even though I believe 'Open Range' to be one of the Greatest action westerns ever filmed I find the courtship of Charlie and Sue to be some of the best and favorite romantic scene in film. The scene certainly capture a different time one of more respect for and of women not just by men, but by women themselves.
  • Everything I to know about Life I learned from Star Trek Valentine Edition

    02/14/2018 11:50:44 AM PST · by Kartographer · 15 replies
    2/14/18 | Kartographer
    "We are not accorded the luxury of choosing the women we fall in love with. Do you think Sirella is anything like the woman I thought that I'd marry? She is a prideful, arrogant, mercurial woman, who shares my bed far too infrequently for my taste. And yet... I love her, deeply. We Klingons often tout our prowess in battle, our desire for glory and honor above all else. But how hollow is the sound of victory without someone to share it with. Honor gives little comfort to a man alone in his home... and in his heart." General Martok...
  • Biased FBI and DOJ Officials Broke The Law

    02/05/2018 4:54:29 PM PST · by Kartographer · 42 replies
    Forbes ^ | 2/5/18 | Thomas Del Beccaro ,
    Full tile: EXCERPT: Biased FBI and DOJ Officials Broke The Law And Tried To Decide The Election - an Annotated Timeline There can be no question, at this point, that certain higher ups in the FBI and the DOJ did not want Hillary to be indicted and did not want Donald Trump to become President. Those efforts were not entirely independent of each other. Below is a timeline of events – abbreviated though it is – that makes it rather plain that the FBI and DOJ were not investigating potential crimes objectively. Indeed, they were committing crimes during the process...
  • Be Patient, Justice is Coming

    01/27/2018 11:31:19 PM PST · by Kartographer · 45 replies
    The Dan Bongino Show ^ | 1/25/17 | Dan Bongino
    The FBI texts are not missing. Hard evidence suggests that a massive scandal is brewing at both the FBI and the Department of Justice. Back in January of last year, an Obama administration appointee gave a must-see press conference about emails between Hillary Clinton and President Obama. This piece has the critical details. How is John Kerry not guilt of Logan Act violations for the recent stunt he pulled? Trump says “there’s no collusion whatsoever.”
  • DOJ demands to see policies on immigration

    01/26/2018 2:02:54 AM PST · by Kartographer · 5 replies
    abqjournal ^ | 1/24/17 | Ryan Boetel
    Bernalillo County was one of 23 jurisdictions across the country that received letters from the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday demanding that they turn over policies related to immigration enforcement. The DOJ in the letter to County Commission Chairman Steven Michael Quezada threatened to withhold future law enforcement-related grants and make the county pay back previous grants if it failed to produce documents that would show whether the county is “unlawfully” restricting the information it shares with federal immigration authorities, according to a DOJ news release.
  • 'We loot or we die of hunger': food shortages fuel unrest in Venezuela

    01/21/2018 10:12:31 PM PST · by Kartographer · 17 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 1/21/18 | John Otis
    On the night of 9 January, for example, a hungry mob took just 30 minutes to pick clean a grocery store in the eastern city of Puerto Ordaz. By the time owner Luis Felipe Anatael arrived at the bodega he’d opened five months earlier, the looters had hauled away everything from cold cuts to ketchup to the cash registers. 'We are like a bomb': food riots show Venezuela crisis has gone beyond politics Read more “It makes you want to cry,” said Anatael in a telephone interview. “I think we are headed for chaos.” Evidence for his prediction can be...
  • UK, Canada warn tourists after violent crime in Jamaica's Montego Bay

    01/20/2018 5:02:14 PM PST · by Kartographer · 21 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/20/18 | Laura Smith-Spark
    British and Canadian authorities are warning their nationals visiting Jamaica's Montego Bay to limit their movements following a state of emergency over violence and shootings in the tourist hotspot. Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced a state of emergency for St. James Parish on Thursday and deployed the military to the area amid a rise in violent crime. Montego Bay, in St. James Parish, is a popular destination for international tourists. "I have been advised by the security forces, in writing, that the level of criminal activity experienced, continued and threatened, is of such a nature and so extensive in...
  • Watch: US Air Force's potential A-10 replacements take to the skies from a dirt runway

    01/07/2018 9:31:23 PM PST · by Kartographer · 71 replies ^ | 1/7/18 | Shubham Sharma
    In order to test potential A-10 Warthog replacements in rugged conditions, the US Air Force has flown Sierra Nevada A-29 Super Tucano and Hawker Beechcraft AT-6 Wolverine light attack planes from a dirt runway. The planes took off and landed on the uneven dirt airstrip located in the Melrose Air Force Range training area, a part of Cannon Air Force Base, in New Mexico. The whole event, the takeoff as well as the dusty landing, was captured and shared on YouTube by AiirSource on Wednesday, 3 January.
  • Deep Space Nine Turns 25

    01/03/2018 10:16:44 PM PST · by Kartographer · 28 replies ^ | 1/3/17 | Staff
    It was 25 years ago today -- January 3, 1993 -- that Star Trek: Deep Space Nine premiered. The show, created by Rick Berman and the late Michael Piller, thoroughly polarized the fan base. It was so dark and so different in every way from either The Original Series or Star Trek: The Next Generation that many fans tuned in or tuned out, and loved it or loathed it… immediately.