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  • World War II Chronicle: 7 December 1941

    12/07/2019 3:40:13 AM PST · by fugazi · 8 replies
    Unto the Breach ^ | 7 December 2019 | Chris Carter
    Welcome to the first installment of the World War II Chronicle at Unto the Breach. Each day (except Sunday) we will publish clippings from the newspaper 78 years ago, transporting readers back in time so they can witness the second world war as it happened. Click below to continue reading about the early accounts of the Pearl Harbor attacks when reports — some accurate, some not — were still streaming in.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 12/06/2019 Newsdump Friday

    12/06/2019 10:10:39 PM PST · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/06/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The New York Times reporting tonight that six Saudi nationals have been detained for questioning in Pensacola, Florida. This after a Saudi aviaton student..... 12 anti-government protesters killed and dozens of others wounded late Friday night in Baghdad..... The second day of the national strike in France.... The British Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says that contrary to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's assertion of no border withe Ireland in his Brexit plan, there will be a hard border...... White House counsel Pat Cipollone telling the House Judiciary Committee there will be no participation in impeachment proceedings next week..... The US...
  • Veterans need VHIC for in-person Commissary, Military Exchange, MWR access

    12/05/2019 6:57:48 AM PST · by Boomer · 31 replies ^ | 11/26/19 | Adam Stump
    The Defense Department has announced expanded Commissary, Military Service Exchange and MWR access Jan. 1 and established a standard for physical access to military installations. Veterans and Primary Family Caregivers who are eligible and want to take advantage of in-person benefits must have a Veterans Health Identification Card, or VHIC. Primary Family Caregivers must have an eligibility letter from VA’s Office of Community Care.
  • Danish Academic: U.N. Might Use Military to Enforce Climate Agenda

    12/03/2019 7:28:21 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 63 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 12-3-2019 | Simon Kent
    The United Nations may resort to military action against states that defy its mandates on global climate action, according to Ole Wæver, a prominent international relations professor at the University of Copenhagen. In an interview with ABC News in Australia, Professor Wæver cautions that what he sees as “climate inaction” might draw the U.N. into considering other means to ensure its goals are met, even if that leads to global armed conflict. Professor Wæver says more resistance to change could potentially threaten democracy although the U.N. would counter that the end justified the means in much the same way countries...
  • Bloomberg-Bought Dems in Virginia Try to Ban Most Guns

    Mike Bloomberg’s gun control group outspent the NRA in Virginia’s election by multitudes, hoping to clinch new seats and make unconstitutional inroads against the Second Amendment in the Old Dominion. Bloomberg’s plan unfortunately appears to have paid off: Senator Richard L. Saslaw, Bloomberg’s bought-and-paid-for Democrat, recently introduced legislation that would effectively outlaw most semiautomatic firearms in the state. Bill SB 16, introduced by Saslaw on November 18, states, “It is unlawful for any person to import, sell, transfer, manufacture, purchase, possess, or transport an assault firearm.” The bill greatly expands the state’s arbitrary definition of an “assault firearm” to include...
  • Mexico Warns Trump Not to Attack Drug Cartels [semi-satire]

    11/30/2019 9:00:17 PM PST · by John Semmens · 12 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 Dec 2019 | John Semmens
    Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador warned President Trump against taking military action against the vicious drug and human smuggling cartels that control the Mexican side of the United States' southern border. "These cartels reside on our sovereign soil," he pointed out. "Therefore, it is our prerogative to decide what to do about them." "The situation is more complicated than Mr. Trump's simplistic observation that the cartels murder people," Lopez said. "Generally, murder is a bad thing. On the other hand, these cartels bring a lot of US dollars into our country and that is a good thing. Trying to...
  • Nextrush Unplugged: Saturday Night Version Trump.."Get Under The Bus Nigel"...Chemical Attack Hoax..

    11/30/2019 8:46:07 PM PST · by Nextrush · 20 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/30/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    "If We Make It Through December" and in December (December 12th) we will see an election in the UK and going into it Donald Trump spoke with Nigel Farage and the conversation heaping praise on Nigel and Boris Johnson and expressing fear of Jeremy Corbyn. "I'd like to see you and Boris get together cause you would really have some numbers..... "Nigel would you please get under the bus and let Boris Johnson win the election" And Nigel has obliged pulling his Brexit Party out of Conservative Party seats that the Tories won in the last election..... What is the...
  • Remembering Halyard Mission Veteran Major Richard L. Felman U.S.A.F.

    11/30/2019 4:08:46 PM PST · by Ravnagora · 4 replies ^ | November 28, 2019 | Aleksandra Rebic
    Remembering Halyard Mission Veteran Major Richard L. Felman U.S.A.F. - A Tireless Warrior for the Truth Aleksandra's Note: It's been 20 years since Major Richard Felman of the U.S.A.F. left us. This dynamic, unforgettable man was one of the Halyard Mission American rescues of 1944 who spent the rest of his life honoring the people who saved him and over 500 of his brothers from the Nazis in World War Two. He was determined to repay the "debt of gratitude" to General Draza Mihailovich, his Chetniks, and the Serbian people loyal to them, and he succeeded. As the daughter of...
  • Black Bear Attack Stopped with .45 on Second Floor of Motel

    11/30/2019 3:51:32 AM PST · by marktwain · 47 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 30 November, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Gregg and dog On Thursday night, 7 November, 2019 a little after 11 p.m., at the Motel 6 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Greg Sapp was on the walkway outside of his and his wife, Viki's motel room on the second floor. He was getting a smoke. He did not know he would be emptying his Kimber .45 into a charging black bear within seconds. Link to video He was facing outward from the motel. Room 240 has one wall in common with the outside of the motel, with another in common with the breezeway that connects to the rooms on...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 11/29/2019 Black Friday Newsdump

    11/29/2019 8:03:29 PM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/29/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    "The Horowitz report is just the beginning of the unraveling of the plot to destroy Donald Trump" That's the view of former CIA employee Larry Johnson in response to recent mainstream media reporting.... The House Judiciary Committee chairman Democrat Congressman Jerry Nadler sending a letter to President Trump today..... A stabbing attack at London Bridge with two killed and the attacker shot dead..... Later Friday in the evening a stabbing attack reported in the Netherlands in The Hague.... The late word from Iraq is that Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi will be resigning..... Russian airstrikes reported in northwestern Syria Friday.......
  • No Deadline Existed in Trump's Brief Delay of Ukraine Funds

    11/29/2019 1:11:13 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/29/19 | Jonathon Moseley
    But nothing in government happens instantly. Because there was no deadline, Trump's disbursement of the taxpayer's donation to Ukraine could not be late Did President Donald Trump withhold our donations of military assistance to Ukraine as leverage in a July 25, 2019, phone call to get Ukraine to investigate criminal activity by Team Obama in 2013-2015 and interference in the 2015-2016 United States presidential election? Throughout Adam Schiff’s Impeachment Theater, one Obama hold-over and life-long diplomat after another testified that it is wrong to call for an investigation of potential crimes possibly committed by U.S. citizens which spread across both...
  • Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to U.S. troops in Afghanistan

    11/28/2019 11:12:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 51 replies
    Politico via Yahoo ^ | 11/28/19 | Anita Kumar
    President Donald Trump arrived in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving to rally U.S. troops involved in the nearly two-decade-old war effort. Trump secretly left his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida Wednesday night and set out across the globe to offer holiday greetings to the service members stationed overseas. It marks Trump’s second trip to a combat zone, following last year’s Christmas trip to Iraq.
  • The Aircraft Carriers of the Great Lakes

    11/27/2019 4:54:37 AM PST · by WhoisAlanGreenspan? · 22 replies ^ | 6/25/2013 | Mikoyan
    The US entered World War II with 7 Aircraft Carriers and by the end of the war would have several times that. It's one thing to build ships, it's another thing to train the men that would eventually fly off those ships. So the US built some ships which would serve that purpose and that's where we come in. In March of 1942, the Navy purchased the steamer and started to convert her into an aircraft carrier. She was designated as IX-64. IX is the designation used by the Navy for ships that aren't otherwise classified. She was named the...
  • FBI Arrests Houston Officers in Fall-out of Harding Street Raid, Deprivation of Rights

    11/26/2019 2:56:36 AM PST · by marktwain · 55 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 November, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    The Federal investigation into the no-knock raid on 7815 Harding Street in Houston Texas, on January 28th, 2019, where the married couple, Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in their home, has resulted in indictments and arrests for three people. Those three are former officers Gerald M. Goines, 55, Seven M. Bryant, 46, and neighbor Patricia Ann Garcia, 53. There were many suspicious facts about the raid that raised red flags from the start. Initially,  the Houston Police Department, Police Chief Acevedo, and the Houstion Police Union circled the wagons and insisted the raid was legitimate.  In August,...
  • New Iranian Attack On Saudi Oil Is ''Very Possible''

    11/25/2019 8:19:50 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 13 replies
    Despite the buildup of U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf, Iran may “attack again,” the chief of the U.S. Central Command, General Kenneth McKenzie told Foreign Policy in an interview. “I think the strike on Saudi Aramco in September is pretty indicative of a nation that is behaving irresponsibly,” Gen. McKenzie said. “My judgment is that it is very possible they will attack again.”
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 11/24/2019

    11/24/2019 9:00:25 PM PST · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/24/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Wikileaks and other sources reporting about an internal email from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that points to a biased report being produced on an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government in the city of Douma in April 2018.... Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could die in prison.... "Have no fear all will end well for everyone" That was the Sunday morning tweet from President Trump on Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher..... On Sunday night we have word of the firing of the Secretary of the Navy.... President Trump tweeting tonight in part regarding Eddie Gallagher..... Results...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 11/22/2019 Newsdump Friday

    11/22/2019 10:00:52 PM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/22/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A curfew imposed in he capital city of Colombia Bogota as anti-government protests swept the city Friday.... "A perfect storm of screw ups" That's Attorney General William Barr's assessment of the events surrounding the death of convicted sex offender and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein..... Prince Andrew's private secretary Amanda Thirsk moving to a new position..... The leaking is underway ahead of the Justice Department Inspector General's report coming out December 9th... President Trump bringing together the e-cigarette industry and anti-vaping forces at the White House today.... New testing of Russia's nuclear powered cruise missile is set to be held...
  • All 80% Lowers & Frames Compared (2019)

    In the spirit of preserving the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms, this guide covers all available firearms' 80% lowers, frame blanks, and receiver blanks that can be legally purchased and built at home with basic hand tools. The following platforms are included: AR-15, LR-308 (DPMS AR-10), AR-9, the Glock-compatible polymer pistol platform, and the 1911 platform. New to this? Learn what an 80% lower is first. This guide compares all available receiver blanks and 80% frames that you can currently buy and build. All AR receivers in this guide feature mil-spec fittings (a buffer tube diameter of...
  • "Quid Pro Quo" redux

    11/20/2019 11:29:10 AM PST · by PreciousLiberty · 16 replies
    Self ^ | 11/20/2019 | Self
    What is a "quid pro quo"? It literally means "something for something", in other words it is simply a transaction in which something is exchanged for something else, presumably of value. In diplomacy, there is ABSOLUTELY NOTHING WRONG with a "quid pro quo", it is the standard way of leveraging our foreign aid. For instance, "US aid will be withheld unless you stop harboring terrorists". This is an entirely reasonable approach, and by far the biggest justification for the seemingly endless billions we spend on foreign aid. Where things get dicey, is when an elected official uses a quid pro...
  • Vindman = Frank Burns??

    11/20/2019 3:16:55 AM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 34 replies
    self | 11/20/19 | NewJerseyJoe