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Hollywood Blacklisted R. Lee Ermey for Thought Crimes Against Barack Obama

Actor R. Lee Ermey, who died at 74 of pneumonia Sunday morning, was Exhibit A in the New Hollywood Blacklist. After criticizing Barack Obama in 2010, Ermey’s thriving film career immediately dried up. Even after apologizing, he was ostracized, fired by GEICO insurance and never did another commercial. After disappearing completely for a few years, he managed to appear in a couple of C-grade reality shows in the last few years of his life.

BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 10: China's President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings, November 10, 2014 in Beijing, China. APEC Economic Leaders' Meetings and …

China Panics over First Japanese Marine Unit Since World War II

On Saturday, Japan activated its first marine combat unit since World War Two. China immediately panicked over the relatively small Japanese force, denouncing the revival of “militarism” under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and advising every other Asian nation to go on “high alert” in the state-run Global Times.

Afghanistan Vet Reunited with Bomb-Sniffing Dog Pays It Forward

Afghanistan Vet Reunited with Bomb-Sniffing Dog Pays It Forward

U.S. Marine David Pond made it through a seven-month tour in Afghanistan partly because he had a partner who helped him through the toughest times. The soldier and his bomb-sniffing dog traveled the dangerous streets in that country trying to find improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to keep other troops out of harm’s way.

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8 Times Hillary Clinton Pushed Fake News

Former Secretary of State and two-time presidential campaign loser Hillary Clinton wants Congress to stop people from reading “fake news” — after spending her political career promoting and defending herself with the exact same thing.

A picture shows the damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012, following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. Libya said it has made arrests and opened a …

State Department Stonewalling Breitbart FOIA Request for Benghazi Document After Four Years

The State Department informed Breitbart News that the estimated completion date was now February 2017 in a September 7, 2016 email, responding to an inquiry made several days earlier. Breitbart News subsequently asked the State Department to accelerate the estimated completion date to before the presidential election on November 8, but has not received a response to several such requests.

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Vietnam Marines Reunite to Recreate 50-Year-Old Longboard Photo

Four U.S. Marine veterans, who fought together during the Vietnam War, reunited for the first time in 50 years last weekend to recreate an iconic moment they had captured on camera in their youth, the Naples Daily News reports.

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12 Missing After Marine Helicopters Collide Near Hawaii

Search-and-rescue operations are under way off the coast of Hawaii after two Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters on a nighttime training mission collided, with six people aboard each aircraft.

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Marine Discharged for Warning of Afghan Police Chief’s Rape of Boys

Maj. Jason Brezler is being kicked out of the military after more than 15 years of service for warning fellow Marines in 2012 that a Taliban-linked Afghan police commander working at their post in southern Afghanistan was corrupt and sexually abusing boys, the Washington Post recently reported.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Evinronmentalists for Hillary event on November 9, 2015 in Nashua, New Hampshire. Clinton highlighted the importance of reneweable energy and moving away from coal power. (Photo by

Hillary Clinton Revives Her ‘Marine Story’ For Veterans Day

When a leading Republican presidential candidate was targeted last week by a sloppy hit piece that claimed he was lying about an effort to recruit him out of high school to West Point, commentators with long memories recalled that Hillary Clinton used to tell a story about trying to join the Marines when she was in college.

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Marine Turned Cage Fighter Asks Gold Star Moms to Birthday Ball

Purple Heart recipient Shane Kruchten, an 11-3 professional mixed-martial artist, issued an inspiring all-expenses-paid invitation to a Gold Star Mother, Wife, or Daughter to accompany him to the Marine Corps Birthday Ball next month.

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Peyton Manning Establishes Chattanooga Heroes Fund

The University of Tennessee reports that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has established a Chattanooga Heroes Fund to “support the families of those who lost their lives as well as those who were wounded in the tragic shootings on July 16.”

FBI: Chattanooga shooter was a 'homegrown violent extremist'

Hero Marines of Chattanooga Sacrificed Themselves to Distract Gunman

Law enforcement officials have revealed that at least one of the service members attacked by Chattanooga killer Mohammed Abdulazeez was able to return fire with a handgun – possibly two, as the FBI is said to be examining another weapon recovered from the scene.