Monthly Archives: October 2012

Exclusive: Classified cable warned consulate couldn’t withstand ‘coordinated attack’

The U.S. Mission in Benghazi convened an “emergency meeting” less than a month before the assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, because Al Qaeda had training camps in Benghazi and the consulate could not defend against … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……November 1

1 November 1620 – 41 Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, anchored off Massachusetts, signed a compact calling for a “body politick.” 102 Pilgrims stepped ashore. They called themselves Saints and the others Strangers. One passenger died enroute and 2 were born … Continue reading

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Triple amputee Marine walks out, throws first pitch

A special thanks to @WayneLaster for the tip….OM Nick Kimmel has been a baseball fan his entire life, but he never could have imagined four years ago that the game he loves would play such an important role in helping him get … Continue reading

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Nasty campaign tactics: Phony voting instructions

With a week to go until Election Day, the nasty campaign tactics are coming out. People in Florida, Virginia and Indiana have gotten calls falsely telling them they can vote early by phone and don’t need to go to a polling place. … Continue reading

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This Day in U.S. Military History……October 31

31 October 1803 – Congress ratified the purchase of the entire Louisiana area in North America, which added territory to the United States for 13 subsequent states. 1861 – Citing failing health, General Winfield Scott, commander of the Union forces, … Continue reading

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Free meals for Veterans on Veterans Day

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