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God Bless Jim Foley: A Man I Know Has Been Beheaded By ISIS

Journalist James Foley (he corresponded with me as Jim) has been beheaded by ISIS.  I choose not to remember him from the recent photographs, but as the wonderful young man he was.  As a note to ISIS, I don’t believe a word he had to say while under duress.  I knew him better than you […]

Obama Commends Iraqi Cooperating in Retaking Dam

President Obama confirmed that combined Kurdish and Iraqi forces with the backing of U.S. air strikes had retaken the Mosul dam in what he called a "major step forward" for his strategy to counter the threat from ISIL.

Mississippi Open Carry Not The Wild, Wild West

Remember when I said this? The judge should be impeached, and as for the claim that Mississippi would turn into the Wild, Wild West, I think that the fear is exactly the opposite.  I think that everyone knows that nothing untoward will occur, and thus Mississippi will become an example to the rest of the […]

Governor Sends National Guard to Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson early Monday, hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets following a week of demonstrations against the fatal police shooting of a black Missouri teenager.

Police Departments Weigh In On The Use Of Military Gear

LA Times: The department has posted the list, complete with pictures, on its SPD Blotter website. It includes floatation vests and binoculars, signage and gloves, pistol holders, a radiation detector and rifle sights “used by the approximately...Show More Summary

Following The Border Security Dollars

Follow the money, and I did, starting with The Washington Post. ENCINO, Tex. — Elias Pompa had a thousand square miles of backcountry to patrol by himself, but now all he could see was the red Texas clay coating his windshield. “Damn dirt,” the sheriff’s deputy said, turning on his wipers, trying to follow the […]

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