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  • Computer Question/Issue

    05/13/2017 1:23:08 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 24 replies
    13 May 2017 | US Navy Vet
    Ok all after doing the latest Microsoft Windows "Update" my Bluetooth speaker is not working(I use it for music/YouTube) I even went and purchased a new Speaker(nothing). It says it is paired and connected. O and YES I AM LOGGED IN(for all you SMARTA$$E$ out there). Any help will be appreciated.
  • 'Thank you for rehiring me': After defeating Mello in mayor's race...

    05/10/2017 6:04:59 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 3 replies
    Omaha World Herald(Buffet's Rag) ^ | May 9, 2017 | By Roseann Moring and Jeffrey Robb
    Omahans can expect four more years of City Hall focus on public safety and the budget — and maybe a new riverfront — after Mayor Jean Stothert easily won re-election. Stothert won 53 percent of the votes to challenger Heath Mello’s 46 percent in the final unofficial count, with a particularly strong showing in the western part of the city. “To the community I love, thank you for rehiring me,” she said. “I’ll work harder than ever to make you proud of our work.” She said her focus during her second term will be public safety, the budget, workforce development,...
  • Leo Thorsness, Decorated Veteran Held Captive With McCain, Dies at 85

    05/03/2017 6:06:52 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 32 replies
    NYT ^ | 3 May 2017 | By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN
    Col. Leo K. Thorsness, one of the most highly decorated American airmen of the Vietnam War and a belated recipient of the Medal of Honor for his heroism on a mission that took place 11 days before he was shot down and taken prisoner, died Tuesday in Jacksonville, Fla. Colonel Thorsness, who had been brutalized during his six years of captivity at the notorious North Vietnamese prison known as the Hanoi Hilton, where he was a cellmate of John McCain’s, was 85. His death was announced by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, which said he had been treated for...
  • Enough of the Precocious Conservakids!

    03/23/2017 10:57:56 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 3 replies ^ | Mar 23, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    For some unfathomable reason, conservatives always seem to get excited when a moderately articulate post-puberty pundit comes along and parrots some simulacrum of conservative doctrine – except it almost always ends up like when my retriever-corgi mix tries to walk on her stubby back legs and we gasp in delight, “Look, Bitey thinks she’s people!” This is not a criticism of young people; it’s a criticism of us grown-ups, and a recognition of reality that keeps biting us on the Jeb. We need to dispense with the cute kid conservative novelty acts and understand that our ideology – unlike liberalism...
  • DONNELLY: Jerry Brown’s California Legacy is a Dam Failure

    02/14/2017 3:18:34 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Feb 2017 | by ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY
    The Oroville Dam — at 770 feet, America’s tallest — is on the verge of failing. And Sacramento, which has been fiddling for decades while Rome burns, is running for cover. This isn’t just any dam; it’s the primary storage facility located on the Feather River for the State Water Project, the state-owned conveyance system that provides drinking water to more than two-thirds of California’s population. If the dam were to fail, it could inundate not only the city of Oroville but numerous other communities downstream, including Yuba City, Marysville and even West Sacramento. At the moment, the emergency spillway...
  • Question, Should Reince Priebus be FIRED?

    02/14/2017 2:39:35 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 47 replies
    14 Feb 2017 | US Navy Vet
    Just wondering.
  • Ok I have a question...Are there OR are there now..."Mistake States"...(vanity)

    01/31/2017 12:50:08 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 32 replies
    31 Jan 2017 | US Navy Vet if so what were/are they?
  • Prayer Request X2

    01/03/2017 4:44:09 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 31 replies
    03 Jan 2017 | US Navy Vet
    Please pray for me at 1400(Central) Thursday Afternoon I have a Job Interview, pray that I have the right responses AND...
  • What I think concerning "Law Enforcement"...

    01/01/2017 4:06:01 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 92 replies
    01 Jan 2017 | US Navy Vet
    I think that ALOT of the 'COPS'" Problems stem from when they went from being "Peace Officers" to "Law Enforcement".
  • OK all I have an Ammo Question...

    12/26/2016 6:32:02 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 72 replies
    26 Dec 2016 | US Navy Vet
    Ok, what is the difference between .223 ammo and 5.56 NATO ammo?
  • Ratings restored: Effective immediately, sailors will get their job titles back

    12/20/2016 8:01:34 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 106 replies
    Navy Times ^ | December 20, 2016 | By: David B Larter and Mark Faram,
    Navy leaders are reversing their controversial decision to eliminate sailors’ ratings and will restore job titles across the fleet, according to a Navy message set for release Wednesday. Effective immediately, enlisted sailors will officially regain their ratings, the traditional job titles that have inspired a deep cultural loyalty and that have defined enlisted career tracks for generations, Navy officials said. The move comes three months after the Navy stunned sailors around the world in September by eliminated ratings titles, including those such as boatswain’s mate that dated back to the founding of the service. The extraordinarily rare move comes after...
  • Navy’s Top Officer “Underestimated” Negative Feedback Before Scraping Historic Navy Ratings

    12/13/2016 7:52:55 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 38 replies
    Gannett's Navy Times; American Military ^ | DECEMBER 9, 2016 | By: David B. Larter, Gannett's Navy Times; "STAFF WRITER 4"
    In late September, Richardson announced that the Navy would be getting rid of all of their enlisted ratings and that the service would be headed in a new direction. Military officials said that the purpose for the change is so that service members can more easily adjust to civilian life and no longer be defined by their job titles by broadening their career fields. The decision received a great deal of backlash from sailors since Navy ratings have been around for centuries. The ratings system was also scrapped because of Navy Secretary Ray Mabus’s order to make ratings “gender neutral”...
  • Lt. Gen. James Mattis Professional Reading List

    12/01/2016 8:20:27 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 36 replies
    Goodreads Inc ^ | 01 Dec 2016
    Lt. Gen. James Mattis (USMC) is known as one of the most accomplished commanders in recent history and as one of the finest Marines to walk this planet. He also is a dedicated reader, and credits some of his success in the middle east to studying the works of those who had gone before him. This list is assembled from this list of required reading for CENTCOM USMC officers
  • Jim Webb Addresses America’s Elites, Donald Trump, And Foreign Policy In Keynote

    12/01/2016 7:55:36 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 42 replies
    American Conservative Magazine via The Federalist ^ | November 15, 2016. | American Conservative Magazine
    Thank you very much, thank you very much. It’s a pleasure to be with all of you today, and also to be here in support of the American Conservative Magazine, which I think is one of the fine magazines, thinkers’ magazines in the country today. I’d like to thank Bill Kauffman for that introduction. I will promise you that he has not read my speech, because I there are a few things he said that I actually want to talk about today. I don’t know if anybody has mentioned this or not, but this is Bill Kauffman’s birthday. Happy birthday,...
  • Florence Henderson, 'The Brady Bunch' actress, dies at 82

    11/25/2016 6:44:11 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 25, 2016
    Florence Henderson, who became the ultimate TV mom when she took on the role of Carol Brady in '70s sitcom "The Brady Bunch," has died, her reps revealed. She was 82.
  • Let start talking Turkey...

    11/18/2016 11:41:31 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 42 replies
    Tips for A Thanksgiving Turkey!
  • After 20 years as Senate Democrats’ floor leader, Gronstal exits

    11/18/2016 4:47:55 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 11 replies
    Radio Iowa ^ | NOVEMBER 17, 2016 | BY O. KAY HENDERSON
    The long-time leader of Democrats in the Iowa Senate is cleaning out his capitol office after 34 years in the legislature. “I’ve had a great run at this, great fun, learned a lot,” says Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal of Council Bluffs. Last week, Gronstal was defeated in his bid for another term in the state senate. Gronstal told Radio Iowa he has no real regrets
  • GOP’s Dan Dawson ends Mike Gronstal’s more than 30-year tenure in the Iowa Legislature

    11/09/2016 5:12:14 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 3 replies
    The long legislative career of Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal has ended. The Democrat who has represented Council Bluffs and Carter Lake in the Iowa Legislature for more than 30 years lost his re-election bid Tuesday. Gronstal first won election to the Iowa Senate in November 1984. Before that, he served one term in the Iowa House. Republican challenger Dan Dawson said Tuesday that he was “humbled” to be elected. Dawson, who serves in the Army Reserve and has deployed to Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan, is a special agent with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.
  • Tuesday Night/Wednesday Morning Predictions...

    11/05/2016 7:33:33 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 68 replies
    05 Nov 2016 | US Navy Vet
    Also down ballot predictions maybe too.
  • TONIGHT/TOMORROW MORNING=Fall Back one hour at 0200 tomorrow morning!

    11/05/2016 2:16:08 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 30 replies
    05 Nov 2016 | US Navy Vet
    Just reminding everyone.