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The Marine Corps bloodiest Thanksgiving; Pvt. Haraldson finally comes home

Pvt. Palmer Haraldson, USMC finally buried at home.
The All-American Marine finally buried at home.

While the vast majority of Americans enjoyed a turkey dinner with all the trimmings this Thanksgiving holiday, a mere handful of octogenarians and nonagenarians remember when a certain Thanksgiving didn’t smell like baked ham and apple pie, but of human flesh either burnt or bloated and rotting in the 115°F (46°C) equatorial heat. Continue reading The Marine Corps bloodiest Thanksgiving; Pvt. Haraldson finally comes home

Iowa: ‘Suck It Up, Buttercup Bill’ to be Introduced to Legislature

State Rep. Bobby Kaufmann proposes Suck It Up, Buttercup Act (Youtube).
State Rep. Bobby Kaufmann proposes Suck It Up, Buttercup Bill (Youtube).

Buttercups, bubble wrapped crybabies, precious snowflakes, hot house orchids. Whatever you want to call to those who aren’t taking Hillary Clinton’s defeat to Donald Trump all that well may find yet another trigger warning in the Hawkeye State. Continue reading Iowa: ‘Suck It Up, Buttercup Bill’ to be Introduced to Legislature

The Knives Come Out – Carson Slams Cruz, ‘Lies’ and ‘Dirty Tricks’

BN-JJ585_CARSON_G_20150714141217There’s a rather old rule that Jews and Christians have followed for thousands of years: Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor. Someone may need to remind the Ted Cruz campaign of that particular Commandment. Continue reading The Knives Come Out – Carson Slams Cruz, ‘Lies’ and ‘Dirty Tricks’

Poll; Trump and Carson knotted up in Iowa, Carson leads in favorability

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One is famous for making billions of dollars in his real estate and investment empire, the other made headlines with a very public and very up close and personal smack down of Barack Obama. One is a legitimate superstar in the world of business, the same for the other in the world of medicine.

Continue reading Poll; Trump and Carson knotted up in Iowa, Carson leads in favorability