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Piles of bricks mysteriously appear in protests

Major cities across the country have seen the appearance of mysterious piles of bricks. Undoubtedly, these were placed by some entity to insight violence during civil rights protests. Store fronts and police officers have been struck by these. Even police horses have been wounded by objects thrown by assailants. There are two major theories behind …

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Thomas Kelly

Auction house sells Pvt. Thomas Kelly’s Medal of Honor for $15k

Army Pvt. Thomas Kelly was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism in the Spanish American War. Particularly, during the battle of San Juan Hill. The same battle as Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders have famously been depicted in. It is unclear how the medal made its way from around Kelly’s neck in …

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Space Force

Space Force on Netflix: Spoiler free review

Netflix just launched the highly anticipated Space Force show. Starring loveable Steve Carell and John Malkovich, they lead an all-star cast. The first season is 10 episodes long, with each episode about 30 minutes. So you get 5 hours to binge, or spread out. However, we binged it for you and below is a spoiler free …

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Mammoth

The Road to Mammoth 2021- What’s in it for you?

A couple of years ago, I wrote an article for American Grit about why I – a middle aged, former college athlete, and patriot with no military training – decided to sign up for one of the toughest shooting and endurance competitions in the world, the Mammoth Ultimate Sniper Challenge. It’s an event traditionally dominated …

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SFAB

Army deploys SFAB to Colombia for “Enhanced Counter-narcotics”

In a statement on their website, U.S. Southern Command said “The U.S. Army’s 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) will deploy an advisory team to Colombia June 1 to support U.S. enhanced counter-narcotics cooperation with Colombian security forces.” Furthermore, they went on to say the “company-sized team” will offer “support to U.S.-Colombia diplomatic and development …

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Taliban

Did they just release 900 Taliban from prison?

The government of Afghanistan just released hundreds of Taliban prisoners as part of an attempt to make peace. Specifically, this was to encourage the Taliban to extend a three day truce. A truce the Afghan government claims has dramatically lessened violence. However, this comes shortly after a terror attack by an anonymous group on a maternity …

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SpaceX

SpaceX- bringing the U.S. back to space and beyond

The SpaceX launch has been quite the buzz lately. Earlier today, two astronauts prepared to launch the first U.S. mission to space since 2011. Unfortunately, due to weather, the launch has been postponed until this Saturday, May 30. In 2011, the government made decisions to no longer fund U.S. missions into space. Some reasons included …

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