The Hell of Halloween


Devlin looked at his reflection in the mirror and straightened his shirt collar. It was Halloween Night and he was visiting the Crescent City for the first time in a while. Instead of hailing a taxi, he chose to walk the few blocks to Bourbon Street, which was filled with revelers, young and old. Devlin … Continue reading The Hell of Halloween

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Fed’s Takes Family’s Land Near Area 51


Eighty-six percent of the Nevada is owned by the federal government. Now, private land owned by the Sheahan family since Abraham Lincoln was president, and overlooking the ‘secret base’ at ‘Area 51’ has officially been taken from them and given to the United States Air Force. In the remote central Nevada desert, the Groom Mine … Continue reading Fed’s Takes Family’s Land Near Area 51

Life Lesson #28


Stop worrying so much. Worry will not strip tomorrow of its burdens, it will strip today of its joy. One way to check if something is worth mulling over is to ask yourself this question: “Will this matter in one year’s time? Three years? Five years?” If not, then it’s not worth worrying about.

Tell Us More Lies, Please


Hillary Clinton shaded the facts about her use of a private email account while she was Secretary of State. And Democratic Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont wrongly placed the U.S. as the world’s leader in wealth and income inequality. Clinton, whose defense of her private email server has shifted repeatedly over time, said during … Continue reading Tell Us More Lies, Please

Harry Reid Calls the Kettle Black — AGAIN


Soon to be ex-Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is accusing Charles and David Koch of advocating criminal justice reform to cut their legal liabilities. Reid, as per his normal smear tactic, didn’t specify what illegal actions would be absolved by the Kochs’ efforts. Reid did suggest that the Kochs have become more active in efforts … Continue reading Harry Reid Calls the Kettle Black — AGAIN

Army Strong


Forget the nameless ass-wipe who murdered several innocent people at Umpqua Community College and instead, remember the military veteran hero who helped save countless lives. Chris Mintz was shot seven times while charging the gunman and saving others. Originally from Randleman, North Carolina, Mintz served 10 years in the U.S. Army. After leaving the service, … Continue reading Army Strong

Fortuna Man Among Those Killed in Oregon School Shooting


The details concerning the mass shooting in which a lone gunman opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon are still being pieced together. The latest count puts the number of casualties at 10, a tally that includes the shooter. Officials have not yet disclosed the names of his victims, but numerous Facebook posts … Continue reading Fortuna Man Among Those Killed in Oregon School Shooting

Pentagon Issues New Army Campaign Patch


There’s a new campaign patch to be worn by U.S. military personnel taking part in ‘Operation Inherent Resolve,’ and which feels like a case of political correctness to me. For now, only 3,335 member's of  U.S. Army are authorized the patch, which is to be displayed on the sleeve of the left shoulder. As the Army … Continue reading Pentagon Issues New Army Campaign Patch