From a RedFlag Reader: We were at OP Mest, Paktika Province, Afghanistan. It was a small outpost where B Co 1-501st INF (Airbone) ran operations out of, just an Infantry platoon and ANA counterparts there. The place was an Afghan graveyard. Bergdahl had been acting a little strange, telling people he wanted to “walk the …

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  Jay Carney Stepping Down As White House Press Secretary… (FOX News) — White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is stepping down, ending a lengthy term in what is considered one of Washington’s toughest jobs. Carney has served as President Obama’s lead spokesman since 2011. The president interrupted Carney’s daily press briefing on Friday to …

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A 2010 Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details what critics say is a troubling policy that envisions the Obama administration’s potential use of military force against Americans. The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use of the Army Corps of Engineers. …

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Damn the NRA, white, misogynist, racist, ultra-right wing, high capacity magazines! For the children! To read much of what the liberal anti-gunners have written since Friday about the cowardly murderer in Santa Barbara (Isla Vista more correctly), one would think that the murderer (I will never use his name in print) was a card carrying …

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A Pakistani immigrant allegedly beat his wife to death with a stick for making him the wrong dinner, a court heard. Noor Hussein, 75, believed he had the right to discipline 66-year-old Nazar at their apartment in Brooklyn, New York, his defense said. But prosecutors claim he murdered her because she had made the mistake …

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Kerry: Obama “Will Go Down In History” For Having The “Highest Standards of Transparency And Accountability”… In reality nothing could be further from the truth. (Weasel Zippers)   Via Weekly Standard: The same day President Obama held a press conference about the growing scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary of State John Kerry …

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A House committee has approved a proposal that would end door-to-door mail delivery for millions of Americans in favor of communal or curbside boxes. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved the measure on an 18-13 party-line vote Wednesday. The bill would direct the U.S. Postal Service to convert 15 million addresses over the …

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A small publishing company is under fire after putting warning labels on copies of the U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence and other historical documents. Wilder Publications warns readers of its reprints of the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, Common Sense, the Articles of Confederation, and the Federalist Papers, among others, that “This book is a …

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DETROIT – When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers are looking beyond the price per gallon at a far more threatening concern: carjackers. The armed auto thieves have become so common here that parts of the bankrupt metropolis are referred to as “Carjack City,” and many motorists fear getting out …

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A VA police officer says administrators at the hospital in Miami where he works are covering up crimes at the facility, including evidence of physical abuse of patients and drug dealing. Thomas Fiore, who still works at the facility, told Fox News’ Eric Bolling on “Hannity” that drug dealing among patients at the hospital is …

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On Wednesday, the Service Employees International Union, as part of its four-year old plan to unionize the nation’s fast-food workers, launched a frontal assault on McDonald’s corporate headquarters in Oakbrook, Illinois. During the event, over 100 protesters, as well SEIU boss and fast-food unionization architect Mary Kay Henry, were arrested. After her arrest, the SEIU’s …

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According to Guns Save Lives, the leaders of Open Carry Texas are now officially coming out against the counterproductive carry of long guns into restaurants and other businesses: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Come and Take It Texas, Texas Carry, Gun Rights Across America and Open Carry Texas Joint Statement on OC of Long Arms – …

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As the leader of the free world calls for more gun control, states across the country are passing pro-gun legislation and candidates look to replace anti-gun legislators in the 2014 November election. “I intend to keep trying, with or without Congress,” said President Barack H. Obama in regards to gun control in his January State …

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WASHINGTON — The scandal that has exploded in the government’s veterans hospitals runs a lot deeper than the issue of long waits for those seeking medical care. And it’s been going on for a great deal longer, too, as a mountain of Government Accountability Office (GAO) audits can attest over many decades: countless reports of …

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The New York Times has been touting a study purporting to show that 4 percent of death row inmates have been “falsely convicted.” “Falsely convicted” is not “innocent.” But after being processed through the lawyer-to-journalist telephone game, “insignificant procedural errors” quickly becomes “27 guys didn’t do it!” What the study actually shows is that those sentenced to …

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The IRS has agreed to overhaul a controversial proposal that Republican lawmakers warned would revive the agency’s “harassment and intimidation” of conservative groups, after receiving a record number of comments on the proposed regulation. The new rules have been in the works ever since the IRS came under fire for its targeting of Tea Party …

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​Classified intelligence documents provided to the media by former United States government contractor Edward Snowden “will have a grave impact on US national defense,” according to a previously unpublished Pentagon assessment. The highly-redacted December 2013 report on how Mr. Snowden’s compromise of secret documents affects the Department of Defense was obtained by The Guardian newspaper …

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