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  • Mayor Blangiardi signs bill declaring Honolulu a 'Purple Heart City'

    05/05/2024 5:06:34 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 11 replies
    KHON2 News ^ | May 3, 2024 | Emily Cervantes
    HONOLULU (KHON2) -- Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi signed Bill 7, declaring the City and County of Honolulu a “Purple Heart City” to honor recipients of the Purple Heart. The bill was passed on April 17 and was signed on Friday. According to the City and County of Honolulu, those who were injured, wounded, or died in the line of duty receive the Purple Heart for their bravery and sacrifice. “I’m just really grateful to all of you, not only for your service and what you represent but for having the opportunity to become a Purple Heart City and all that...
  • College girl pelted with objects by anti-Israel protesters for standing up for US flag speaks out

    05/04/2024 1:45:30 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 3, 2024 | Hannah Grossman
    A student who held up her own American flag at a North Carolina campus Tuesday, after an anti-Israel mob desecrated an American flag flying on campus, said she would die for Old Glory. Anti-Israel protesters targeted the American flag on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's quad — which had been flying at half-mast after four Charlotte officers were killed in the line of duty. At one point, they replaced it with a Palestinian flag – enraging students and inspiring members from the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity to take action. "I definitely was emotionally a little bit shaken,"...
  • College Democrats: ‘We Commend the Bravery’ of Anti-Israel Protesters

    04/30/2024 1:57:00 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/30/2024 | ELIZABETH WEIBEL
    The College Democrats of America issued a statement commending pro-Palestinian protesters for their “bravery,” hours after protesters seized control of a building at Columbia University. In its statement, the student organization of the Democrat Party said it stood “with the broad and interfaith coalitions of students” that were protesting and had established anti-Israel encampments at Columbia University, Harvard University, Yale University, George Washington University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The statement read: There is nothing more American than the right to protest peacefully for what is right. The freedom of speech, assembly, and protest is not just one enshrined...
  • How to Land an Airplane Without Landing Gear. 17-year-old Maggie Taraska landed her airplane without landing gear on her way to flying solo cross-country.

    04/20/2023 4:08:53 AM PDT · by CFW · 55 replies
    The Center Square ^ | 4/19/23 | staff
    At 17 years old, most people are still struggling to parallel park. Yes, it takes a bit of practice. And once the car is parked, the day is packed with school activities and homework and just hanging out with friends. But at 17, Maggie Taraska had an outrageous goal in mind: Fly solo across the United States. Both of Maggie’s parents are Air Force veterans, so the urge to be airborne is in Maggie’s genes. So she went to flight school, put in the hours with an instructor and started on her solo hours. But on her first solo takeoff,...
  • Nashville Police Heroes Expose The Lies Of Uvalde Cowards: If Uvalde cops had shown any of the urgency or bravery of Nashville cops, many, if not all, of the 19 children and 2 teachers would be alive.

    03/28/2023 6:16:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 03/28/2023 | David Harsanyi
    Image Credit Metropolitan Nashville Police Department/YouTubeThe Nashville Police have released bodycam footage of its response to a terrorist shooting at Covenant Church school:MNPD Officers Rex Engelbert, a 4-year veteran, and Michael Collazo, a 9-year veteran, were part of a team of first responders to the Covenant campus Mon morning. They fired on the active shooter, who was killed. This is their body camera footage.— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) March 28, 2023The six-minute clip is shot from the perspectives of Rex Engelbert and Michael Collazo, among the first two officers on the scene. It shows impressive bravery, determination, urgency,...
  • 70-year-old Marine veteran fighting for his life after braving devastating rowhouse explosion to rescue strangers

    11/27/2022 1:51:02 PM PST · by lowbridge · 37 replies ^ | November 27, 2022 | PAUL SACCA
    A 70-year-old Marine veteran from Maryland is fighting for his life after valiantly storming into a rowhouse that exploded so that he could rescue two strangers from the devastating blast. Terry Bagley was walking to the local market in the Pigtown neighborhood in Baltimore to purchase some items for his family's Thanksgiving meal when an explosion erupted at a rowhouse around 2 p.m. on Thursday. Bagley jumped into action and bravely ran into the fiery building, looking for anyone who needed assistance in escaping. The explosion destroyed one rowhouse and damaged several others. Bagley was able to rescue a 16-year-old...
  • These Six young men will make you feel better about America

    08/17/2022 10:30:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/17/2022 | Andrea Widburg
    We news junkies are deeply concerned about cultural shifts, education, political wrangling, and more — and we're right to be disturbed. It's the people who pay attention that shift the culture for better or worse. Occasionally, though, you need to remind yourself that there are 330 million people in America, many of whom are just getting through their day, trying to be good people who do the right thing. In the case of six high school football players, that means leaping into action to rescue a woman trapped in a crumpled car that seemed on the verge of bursting into...
  • Moment Chicago commuter, 20, leaps onto subway tracks to rescue man who had fallen onto electrified third rail after a brawl and pulled him to safety: 'I could feel the shocks through my body but it didn't stop me'

    06/10/2022 1:08:19 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/09/22 | Paul Farrell
    A 20-year-old Chicago man is being celebrated as a hero after he leaped into action to save the life of a man who fell on the subway's potentially deadly third electrified rail. Anthony Perry, 20, was honored in a ceremony on Wednesday by a local community leader who awarded him a new car for his heroism. Perry told WGN TV about the moment he saved the man's life: 'I don’t think I was thinking about what could happen to me at the moment. It was more of what do I have to do to make the situation peaceful. I felt...
  • Kyle Rittenhouse Sits Down for First Interview Since Acquittal

    11/23/2021 11:48:02 AM PST · by Pollard · 27 replies
    Bongino ^ | 11/23/21
    Last night, Kyle Rittenhouse sat down with Tucker Carlson for his first post-acquittal interview. “Few Americans have ever heard his [Kyle Rittenhouse’s] voice. Over the next hour, we’re going to let Kyle Rittenhouse speak for himself. You can make up your own mind what you think,” Tucker opened. “But before we start, one observation which you can’t resist making; it’s hard to ignore the yawning class divide between Kyle Rittenhouse and his many critics in the media. Rittenhouse comes from the least privileged sector of our society. During high school, he worked as a janitor and a fry cook to...
  • Top FBI Official in Charge of Crimes Against Children, Arrested for Sex Crimes Against Children

    09/06/2021 7:34:20 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 41 replies
    Activist ^ | 9/4/2021 | Matt Agorist
    Tallahassee, FL — Before he was arrested, FBI Supervisory Special Agent David Harris, 51, was tasked with investigating crimes against children, including child sexual abuse material, otherwise known as child pornography. Now, many are wondering if he possibly sought out this position of power to further exploit children, as he was charged with multiple crimes against children, including indecency with a child, crimes against nature and sexual battery. Davis, who lived in Prairieville, Louisiana, was arrested over the summer on sexual assault and other charges relating to a number of victims dating as far back as 2016. Now, he has...
  • Doolittle's Raiders

    07/13/2021 11:45:17 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 38 replies
    email from friend | //13/2021 | unknown
    During the 3-1/2 years of World War II that started with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 and ended with the surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, "We the People of the U.S.A." produced the following: 22 aircraft carriers 8 battleships 48 cruisers 349 destroyers 420 destroyer escorts 203 submarines34 million tons of merchant ships 100,000 fighter aircraft 98,000 bombers 24,000 transport aircraft 58,000 training aircraft 93,000 tanks 257,000 artillery pieces 105,000 mortars 3,000,000 machine guns and 2,500,000 military trucks We put 16.1 million men in uniform in the various armed services, invaded Africa, invaded...
  • Video: MI canvasser talks on threats made to her...

    11/21/2020 5:18:32 AM PST · by chrisnj · 38 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/21/2020 | Chrisnj
    Please watch this video
  • Coronavirus battle shows the bravery of President Trump: Devine

    10/05/2020 7:25:06 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/4/20 | Miranda Devine
    President Trump is not a basement guy. Sure, he could have done a Joe Biden and hidden in the White House the last five months, a president under quarantine cowering from the Chinese virus. The symbolism would have been disastrous for the mightiest nation on the planet. Trump had to show fearlessness in the face of the virus. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week called his refusal to kowtow to the coronavirus a “brazen invitation” to get sick. But, as the president told his old friend Rudy Giuliani on Saturday afternoon, he took the risks he had to take, because...
  • If You Want A Lesson In Bravery, Don’t Look To Brian Stelter

    04/23/2020 8:30:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 23, 2020 | Sumantra Maitra
    Instead of respecting and worshiping fragility, anxiety, and vulnerability, it is time to reconsider stoicism and fortitude. In the last week, a 99-year-old World War II veteran from Yorkshire, England, raised more than 31 million British pounds for the National Health Service by walking around his yard in a challenge that then went viral. He is a member of a certain generation regularly taught that when the bugle calls, one should rally around the tattered banner regardless of who is leading the nation to battle.This sentiment was once ingrained in the bloodstream of every civic-minded individual all over the world:...
  • Standoff: U.S. troops block Russian forces from capturing Syrian oil field

    01/22/2020 1:28:12 PM PST · by Enterprise · 44 replies ^ | January 21, 2020 | Ben Wolfgang
    U.S. troops last weekend reportedly found themselves in a standoff with Russian forces trying to gain access to key oil fields in northeastern Syria. The Saturday standoff — first reported by Turkish media outlets, citing unnamed local officials in the Turkey-Syria border region — seems to have ended without any shots being fired or any real risk of violence between the two sides. American military personnel reportedly stopped a Russian convoy near the town of Rmelan, and the Russian forces then apparently turned back and returned to their home base. Still, the near-clash serves as a reminder of the high...
  • Woman tries to pry open mountain lion’s jaws to save her dog

    12/11/2019 5:25:15 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 65 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel / AP ^ | December 5, 2019 | Anonymous
    <p>A Southern California woman punched a mountain lion Thursday and tried to pry its jaws open to save her dog from an attack in her backyard, officials said.</p> <p>The unidentified woman suffered a minor cut after the mountain lion attacked her miniature Schnauzer in the city of Simi Valley near Los Angeles, police Sgt. Keith Eisenhour told KNBC-TV.</p>
  • Blind man, 49, was forced to carry his disabled son, 24, on his shoulders in chin-deep floodwaters..

    09/07/2019 4:54:26 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 33 replies
    daily mail ^ | 9/6/2019 | y EMILY CRANE FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    A blind man was forced to carry his disabled adult son on his shoulders in chin-deep water as Hurricane Dorian tore apart their home in the Bahamas. Brent Lowe, 49, rushed to save his 24-year-old son who has cerebral palsy when the deadly hurricane bore down on their home in the Abaco Islands on Sunday with 220 mph winds. Lowe, who has been blind for 11 years, told the New York Times that there were eight people sheltering in his cement home when the hurricane first made landfall. They were huddling together in the bathroom when the storm tore the...
  • STEM School students walkout on democrat politicians

    05/08/2019 10:51:23 PM PDT · by DesertRhino · 20 replies
    Apologies for the vanity. The sources I could find are on the "do not post list". Hopefully this gets picked up. STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado students burst into a spontaneous protest, walking out of an event to protest politicians and the media pushing for gun control. The protest happened after Sen. Michael Bennet and Congressman Jason Crow, spoke to the crowd and spoke about gun control. The kids wanted to honor their heroes.
  • The hero who saved the Crown of Thorns: Fire brigade chaplain entered flaming Notre Dame [tr]

    04/16/2019 3:39:39 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 16, 2019 | Peter Allen and Chris Dyer
    A French priest who helped comfort the wounded after the worst terrorist attack on Paris this century and who survived an ambush in Afghanistan today also emerged as a hero of the Notre Dame fire. Jean-Marc Fournier, chaplain of the Paris Fire Brigade, saved the Blessed Sacrament and the Crown of Thorns from the blazing cathedral on Monday night. It was feared that both religious artefacts would be lost as flames engulfed the medieval building, but Father Fournier made sure they were taken to safety. Etienne Loraillere, an editor for France's KTO Catholic television network, said Father Fournier 'went with...
  • Hats off to the Military

    01/04/2019 11:49:27 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 16 replies
    email from a vet/friend | 1/4/2019 | unknown
    On some air bases the Air Force is on one side of the field and civilian aircraft use the other side of the field, with the control tower in the middle. One day the tower received a call from an aircraft asking, “What time is it?” The tower responded, “Who is calling?” The aircraft replied, “What difference does it make?” The tower replied, “It makes a lot of difference ... If it is a commercial flight, it is 3 o’clock. If it is an Air Force plane, it is 1500 hours. If it is a Navy aircraft, it is 6...