Count on President Obama to claim the credit for this

From the San Diego Union-Tribune: Marine veteran freed from Mexican jail By Sandra Dibble | 4:55 P.M.OCT. 31, 2014 | Updated 10:38 P.M. TIJUANA — A Mexican federal district judge in Tijuana on Friday ordered the immediate release of a U.S. Marine veteran being held in Baja California on federal weapons charges. Andrew Tahmooressi, who …

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Treaty of Ghent – End of a World War – Battle of New Orleans

Consider that between 1776 and 1815 there was our Revolutionary War – Two Wars with the Barbary Pirates (Radical Islam) – Nepolianic Wars involving Russia and Britian -and at least the War of 1812. And a probably a few others. So, lets hear from Johnny Horton Treaty of Ghent The Treaty of Ghent, signed on …

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On This Date 9/13/1814 – 200 years ago – FS Key Wrote a Poem and other stuff

On Sept 13, 1814 the Battle of Baltimore really started. The day before the Brits marched halfway or more to meet the Defenders of Baltimore at a place called Hampstead Hill. (It’s now Patterson Park in SE Baltimore. Played a lot there when I was a kid.) There were about 4,500 Brits and about 11,000 …

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On This Date 200 Years Ago

On Sept. 12, 1814 the British disembarked 5,000 Marines at a location called “North Point” where the Patapso River meets the Chesapeake Bay about 15 miles SE of Baltimore. This group start marching NW towards Baltimore to level it like they did the month before in Washington. The British Marines ran into a small group …

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The Commander-in-Chief

From the Conservative Tribune, via Gretchen: DEVELOPING: Top Military Leaders Are in an Unprecedented Rebellion Against Obama Every American officer, regardless of branch of service, take the same oath upon their appointment to the military. They swear to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” The language …

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There are some good people at Lowe’s!

From msn.com VA a no show; store workers fix vet’s wheelchair By Verena Dobnik of Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — What the Veterans Administration failed to do for double amputee Michael Sulsona in two years, some New York hardware store workers delivered in an hour: They fixed his broken wheelchair. The 62-year-old Vietnam veteran …

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Isn’t the Commander-in-Chief supposed to protect the troops under his command?

From Marc Thiessen in The Washington Post, via Donald Douglas: Here’s what happens when Taliban leaders are released By Marc A. Thiessen, Published: June 2 If anyone doubts that the five senior Taliban leaders President Obama released this weekend will return to the fight and kill more Americans, they need only look at what happened …

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Rule 5 Blogging: United States Marine Corps

It’s the weekend and time, once again, for THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL’S version of Rule 5 Blogging. Robert Stacey Stacy McCain described Rule 5 as posting photos of pretty women somewhat déshabillé, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Megan Fox in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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Russia and NATO

I found this image on Facebook, on Ron Paul Flix. Ukraine was not a member of NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, but the formal basis for NATO-Ukraine relations is the 1997 Charter on a Distinctive Partnership, which established the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC). In 2008, Ukraine was considering NATO membership, but the election of the …

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