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  • RNC Will Cause a Backlash Vote With Their Constant Interference

    04/28/2016 2:23:55 PM PDT · by Vendome · 24 replies
    Vanity | 04/28/2016 | Vendome
    So, I just read the "RNC official: Donald hitting 1,237 won't matter". No Shiite? You dirty rotten bass turds can anally self mutilate for all I care. I just may drop my support for Cruz and throw in for Trump. I may even get "So Tired" of Winning but, you pathetic losers aren't going to continue acting without repercussions. In fact, if you suffered a concussion it would be a great day for America. GFY's!!!
  • Chipotle to Stop Serving Genetically Altered Food

    04/27/2015 4:38:12 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 100 replies
    NY Times ^ | 04/26/15 | STEPHANIE STROM
    In a first for a major restaurant chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday will begin serving only food that is free of genetically engineered ingredients. “This is another step toward the visions we have of changing the way people think about and eat fast food,” said Steve Ells, founder and co-chief executive of Chipotle. “Just because food is served fast doesn’t mean it has to be made with cheap raw ingredients, highly processed with preservatives and fillers and stabilizers and artificial colors and flavors.” In 2013, Chipotle was the first restaurant chain to indicate which items contained genetically modified organisms,...
  • Alcoholic Friend, Mental judo and worried all night if he's okay.

    07/24/2014 6:18:53 AM PDT · by Vendome · 63 replies
    Vanity | 7/24/2014 | Vendome
    Having ream trouble supporting an alcoholic Friend. He's been in Hollywood business for years and literally screwed up his life. He's spent most of the last twenty years in jail for his stupid behavior. Likes to promise people a good time, dinner and drinks but, consistently leaves people hanging with the check. If he's not doing that, then he's walking into restaurants, bars and hotels, then getting busted for defrauding an inn keeper. There are drunks, lousy drunks and terrible drunks. Of course, he has to be a terrible drunk. Alters his mind and he gets verbally combative, aggressive or...
  • Is there an alternative to Whorealdo and Judge Janine?

    07/13/2013 9:09:46 PM PDT · by Vendome · 46 replies
    Vanity | 7/13/2013 | Vendome
    I'm just trying to get good info on TV and know already what I'd be treated to on the other channels but, I turn on Fox and there's Whorealdo, couching his language that implies Zimm was wrong. Further, he invites Judge Janine Piero and they both go on and on about Stand your Ground and the law needs to be changed because it leads to far too many vagaries and can only result in further unnecessary deaths.
  • Barbara Boxer: Serving in Uniform Just Like Being a Politician

    07/31/2010 10:04:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies · 3+ views
    big government ^ | 7/31/10 | Paul Chabot
    During a campaign stop in Inglewood, California this past weekend, Barbara Boxer’s disrespectful attitude toward our armed forces was on full display when she equated the experiences of Members of Congress with the experiences of those who have put their lives on the line serving our country in uniform. Boxer said this, at an event during which she was supposed to help break ground on new housing for homeless veterans: “We know that if you have veterans in one place where they can befriend each other and talk to each other. You know when you’ve gone through similar things you...
  • Bombshell: Democratic Senate candidate lied about serving in Vietnam; Update: “Hit job”?

    05/17/2010 7:33:57 PM PDT · by curth · 28 replies · 1,279+ views
    Hot Air ^ | MAY 17, 2010 | Allahpundit
    Not just any Democratic Senate candidate, either. It’s Richard Blumenthal, current attorney general of Connecticut, whom Chris Dodd made way for by retiring earlier this year. He’s been leading all Republican challengers by upwards of 20 points in the polls and was considered a mortal lock to win the seat in November. Until now. Follow the link for the full background of his military history. The five deferments aren’t the problem. This is the problem: “We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam,” Mr. Blumenthal said to the group gathered in Norwalk in March 2008....
  • Blumenthal Lied About Serving In Vietnam

    05/17/2010 7:21:54 PM PDT · by CaroleL · 27 replies · 846+ views
    TalkingSides.com ^ | 05/17/10 | CaroleL
    If you've ever wondered why politicians often tell gargantuous lies even though the truth is so easily revealed, you're really going to be scratching your head on this one. At a ceremony honoring veterans and senior citizens who sent presents to soldiers overseas, Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic Senate Candidate Richard Blumenthal said, "We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam." He may be right about learning something but Mr. Blumenthal never served in Vietnam.
  • Democrat Senate Candidate Richard Blumenthal Lied About Serving In Vietnam

    05/17/2010 7:18:18 PM PDT · by csd · 12 replies · 439+ views
    Liberty and Pride ^ | May 17, 2010 | Conservative American
    Current Attorney General of Connecticut, and democratic contender for the Senate seat currently held by Chris Dodd, Richard Blumenthal, has apparently lied about serving in Vietnam: "“We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam,” Mr. Blumenthal said to the group gathered in Norwalk in March 2008. “And you exemplify it. Whatever we think about the war, whatever we call it — Afghanistan or Iraq — we owe our military men and women unconditional support.” ...There was one problem: Mr. Blumenthal, a Democrat now running for the United States Senate, never served in Vietnam. He obtained...
  • BREAKING: Democratic CT-SEN Candidate Richard Blumenthal Has Lied For Years About Serving in Vietnam

    05/17/2010 6:59:42 PM PDT · by JerseyRepub · 19 replies · 1,392+ views
    redstate.com ^ | 5-17-2010 | Dan McLaughlin
    The NY Times has the story; the longtime crusading state Attorney General (he was Eliot Spitzer before Eliot Spitzer was), Richard Blumenthal has sometimes just implied it, but on other occasions (including one the NYT has on video) he’s said outright that he served in the Marines in Vietnam, when in fact he enlisted in a stateside Marine Reserve unit only near the end of the war after obtaining five draft deferments to pursue his legal education. The deferments are nothing to be proud of, but they’re a common enough story among male political leaders of that generation in both...
  • Bombshell: Democratic Senate candidate lied about serving in Vietnam

    05/17/2010 6:51:54 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 54 replies · 2,107+ views
    Hot Air ^ | MAY 17, 2010 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Not just any Democratic Senate candidate, either. It’s Richard Blumenthal, current attorney general of Connecticut, whom Chris Dodd made way for by retiring earlier this year. He’s been leading all Republican challengers by upwards of 20 points in the polls and was considered a mortal lock to win the seat in November. Until now. Follow the link for the full background of his military history. The five deferments aren’t the problem. This is the problem: “We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam,” Mr. Blumenthal said to the group gathered in Norwalk in March 2008....
  • Face of Defense: Children Carry on Family's Military Tradition

    01/27/2010 3:38:39 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 195+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Elaine Wilson
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2010 – While most parents carry around a tattered, wallet-sized photo or two of their kids, Mary Scott has about a dozen 8-by-10s ready for display. Upon request, she whips out her family portraits with the speed of a Wild West six-shooter. Her now-grown children are posed in various scenes outside, mostly clad in camouflage. All six of her children, she tells people with pride, are in the military. “My children are my heroes,” she said. “My husband and I always let them know how proud we are of them and how proud they should be.” Five...
  • Face of Defense: Army Officer Leads Family Into Service

    01/25/2010 3:13:56 PM PST · by SandRat · 290+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Elaine Wilson
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2010 – As the eldest of six children, Army Capt. Kate Gowel always felt a desire to lead. She first led the way into the military -- a path all five of her siblings soon followed -- and later led the way in her career as a military lawyer. Army Capt. Kate Gowel, left, and her sister, Air Force Capt. Karoline Scott, meet up during their deployments in Iraq. Gowel, a military lawyer, was the first of six siblings to join the military. Courtesy photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. “I honestly think we have a...
  • Face of Defense: Cadet Tackles West Point Challenge

    01/25/2010 3:11:57 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 341+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Elaine Wilson
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2010 – As the youngest of six children in his family, Adam Scott had some big military shoes to fill. Adam Scott, third from left, poses for a picture with his family at his parents’ home in Lorton, Va. Scott is a sophomore at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. DoD photo by Elaine Wilson  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. His five siblings all joined the military. Three of them attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., as did his father and his grandfathers on both sides. On his father’s side, he...
  • Face of Defense: Children Carry on Family's Military Tradition

    01/25/2010 2:58:07 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 310+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Elaine Wilson
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2010 – While most parents carry around a tattered, wallet-sized photo or two of their kids, Mary Scott has about a dozen 8-by-10s ready for display. Clockwise from left, West Point Cadet Adam Scott, Army 1st Lt. Kerney Scott, now Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Alec Scott, Army Capt. Andy Scott, now Air Force Capt. Karoline Scott and Army Capt. Kate Gowel pose at their parents’ house in Lorton, Va. The Scott children all chose to join the military, carrying on a legacy of active-duty service that’s lasted more than 130 years. Courtesy photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution...
  • Face of Defense: Iraqi-Born Soldier Serves Two Countries He Calls Home

    10/09/2008 4:24:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 418+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Sgt. Daniel Blottenberger, USA
    BAGHDAD, Oct. 9, 2008 – Most American soldiers serving in Iraq count down the days to when they can pack up their bags and return home. But for one soldier serving in Multinational Division Baghdad’s 18th Military Police Brigade, returning home meant deploying to Iraq. Army Spc. Emad Jadan, left, an interpreter with Multinational Division Baghdad’s 18th Military Police Brigade, translates Arabic to English and vice versa at a ceremony to honor fallen Iraqi police officers at the Baghdad Provincial Directorate of Police headquarters station, Sept. 23, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Blottenberger  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution...
  • Severely Wounded Troops Find Meaningful Ways to Continue Serving

    07/13/2007 5:09:41 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 516+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 13, 2007 – Army Sgt. John Keith likes to finish what he starts. So even after a rocket-propelled grenade tore into the door of his Humvee during his deployment to Iraq, leaving his leg dangling, he wasn’t willing to give up his 15-year military career. Army Sgt. John Keith is among a growing legion of severely wounded troops who have opted to continue their military service. Despite losing a leg in Iraq, Keith now serves with the Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier program at Fort Belvoir, Va. Here, he holds an “eagle cane” presented by the Northern...
  • Married Couple Dedicated to Serving in Iraq

    01/19/2007 4:12:42 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 335+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Polli Barnes Keller
    Married couple Bill and Cathy Hood serve with the Army Corps of Engineers. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers courtesy photo Married Couple Dedicated to Serving in Iraq Bill and Cathy Hood do their part by assisting in the reconstruction of Iraq. By Polli Barnes Keller Gulf Region North TIKRIT, Iraq, Jan. 19, 2007 -- What makes a married couple decide to pack their personal belongings and close up the homestead to work in Iraq? Bill and Cathy Hood can answer that question. Married for 14 years and coming from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, the...
  • Serving through the season: Staff Sgt. Joey Crowell

    12/19/2006 3:38:37 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 219+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Leigh Bellinger
    12/19/2006 - RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AFPN) -- After more than six years in the Air Force, Staff Sgt. Joey Crowell has gotten accustomed to working during the holidays. That's why Christmas this year in the Crowell household probably won't be happening on the 25th. "Being away five Christmases of those six it's really easy if you're flexible," he said inside the headquarters of U.S. Air Forces in Europe where he is a shift supervisor with security forces. So that means he and his wife, Tulsi, move the date of Christmas depending on his work schedule. "You just make the...
  • Pentagon Service Honors 9/11 Victims, Troops Serving Today

    09/11/2006 5:31:29 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 293+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2006 -- Pentagon employees gathered here today to remember those lost Sept. 11, 2001, as well as those serving in uniform today in the global war on terror, with prayer, reflection and a musical tribute by Selah, a contemporary Christian group. The Pentagon’s chaplains hosted the nondenominational Pentagon employee memorial service, encouraging those in attendance to remember those killed at the hands of terrorists five years ago today and to seek healing in their faith. “Your presence here pays tribute to those who lost their lives on September the 11th of 2001,” said Army Chaplain (Col.)...
  • U.S. Soldiers Serving in Afghanistan Become American Citizens

    07/05/2006 4:49:48 PM PDT · by SandRat · 13 replies · 695+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Staff Sgt. Robert R. Ramon
    BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan, July 5, 2006 – Twenty-seven U.S. soldiers serving on the front lines of the war on terror in Afghanistan became the newest American citizens here yesterday during a special Independence Day overseas military naturalization ceremony here. Army Pvt. 1st Class Joyce Nanquil (front row, second from right), recites the oath of allegiance during a special July 4 naturalization ceremony at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. Nanquil, assigned to Company E, 310th Aviation Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, and a native of the Philippines, was one of 27 U.S. soldiers serving on the front lines of the war...