Bowe Bergdahl

The American soldier who defected to North Korea — and immediately regretted it

Charles Jenkins was drunk when he made the decision that would trap him in North Korea for 40 years — and unwittingly make him into a film star …

North Korea

What Is 'Andrew Jackson & The Miracle Of New Orleans'? Donald Trump Just Recommended The Book To All His Twitter Followers

Twitter users were perplexed by a Thursday morning tweet from Donald Trump, who recommended Fox News host Brian Kilmeade's latest book, <i>Andrew Jackson</i> …

Donald Trump

Salvation Army Donations for Thomas Fire Victims

Donate: <br>Salvation Army<br>1-800-SAL-ARMY<p>KTLA 5 News on Instagram<p>Popular<p><b>Nearly 30 Horses Found Burned to Death by Creek Fire in Tujunga Canyon</b><p><b>450-Acre</b> …

Trump Tower

Corvallis man injured in search says he's forgiven solider

Mike Duncan rolled up his pant leg to reveal the scars on his left leg — scars where bullets had entered his thigh and knee while he was serving in …

Veterans

US military photos from November

More than 1.3 million people serve in the five branches of the US armed forces. Add in civilian employees from the US Department of Defense, and you get the world's largest employer: 3.2 million employees, according to the World Economic Forum. Take a look at some of the things the military has …

Military

Disgusted That Bergdahl Might Receive $300K in Benefit Pay, 100 Lawmakers Finally Agree on 1 Thing

The controversy over the sentencing of convicted Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl rages, but there’s one thing at least 100 U.S. Congressional Reps agree …

War

The Sinister Influence of Charles Manson

The trial of O. J. Simpson took place in the charmless Los Angeles Criminal Courts Building, on West Temple Street, in 1995. When court broke for the day, those of us who covered the trial would walk out the front door and stare at the empty hulk across the street—the Hall of Justice, which had …

Crime

Get a grip, W magazine: A 13-year-old actress is 'why TV is sexier'?!?

WTF MSM!? A 13-year-old makes the "sexier" list?<p>Posted November 20, 2017 01:48 PM by Rob Eno<p>Actress Millie Bobby Brown during the 2017 C2E2 Chicago …

Conservative View

CBS's 'SEAL Team' drama tackles Bergdahl-like prisoner swap

A junior enlisted soldier takes a walk off his post in Afghanistan. After years of searching, sometimes with costly results, bureaucrats arrange a …

TV

American hostage mom describes brutal treatment by Taliban captors

The American mom held hostage by the Taliban for five years says she was beaten and raped as she tried to protect her children from their …

Omar Khadr

Report: Justice Department to Oppose AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Trump’s reckless commentary about CNN has given critics reasonable grounds to infer that he’s improperly interfering in the deal.<p>The Trump Justice …

Conservative View

Watch as the Georgia Dome is imploded after 25 years of use

National<p>Seven locations were being treated as crime scenes in Rancho Tehama Reserve after a gunman went on a shooting rampage through the community. …

Devin Kelley

Lawmakers sign letter opposing back pay for Bowe Bergdahl

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (Tribune News Service) — Rep. Elise M. Stefanik is one of 100 lawmakers signing onto a letter urging the Army not to award back pay …

Military

Jake Tapper Would Prefer Not To Be So Agitated

The CNN correspondent on journalism, hypocrisy, how a Twitter fave can ruin his morning, and why he has a poster of George Wallace hanging in his office<p>Jake Tapper sometimes wakes up angry. This may be a good thing for America.<p>Amid the chaos of the Donald Trump presidency, and the deep partisanship …

Politics

If PolitiFact won't 'fact-check' satire, who will?

Posted November 17, 2017 02:59 PM by Rob Eno<p>Screenshot | PolitiFact + yayayoyo & sukanda26 | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>The Duffel Blog is a …

Conservative View

Bowe Bergdahl Wandering Off During Military Court Hearing Is Satire

Wikimedia Commons<p>Reports that Bowe Bergdahl wandered off during a military court hearing to “start a new life” are <b>false</b>. Rumors that Bergdahl, the …

Podcasting

Trump Should Get Credit For Bringing Imprisoned Americans Home

Three University of California at Los Angeles basketball players are back home in the United States today after being detained for about a week in …

Conservative View

Fake Fact Check: Politifact Rates Obviously Satire Bergdahl Entry 'Pants on Fire'

Boy, it's a good thing that Google and Facebook have enlisted "fact checkers" like the Associated Press, Snopes, and Politifact to vet questionable …

Conservative View

Terrorists should be brought to justice, not Guantanamo

President Trump recommends that Sayfullo Saipov, the alleged truck terrorist in New York City, be sent to Guantanamo. His apparent crime is heinous, …

Sayfullo Saipov

Fake news says Bergdahl wandered off during court

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held for about five years by the Taliban after disappearing in Afghanistan, has taken off again -- this time during his own …

Fact Checking

Episode 031: Bowe Bergdahl Convicted And Sentenced, With Task And Purpose Radio

Weirick is joined by numerous guests to discuss the conviction and sentence of SGT Bowe Bergdahl, USA. Lauren Katzenberg and Nate Bethea join Weirick …

Podcasting

The Bergdahl Progressives

Posted: Nov 14, 2017 12:01 AM<p>FARMINGTON, ME -- I’m minding my own business in a bookstore near the University of Maine’s campus here when I hear two …

Conservative View

We Don’t Need a Special Counsel to Investigate the Clinton Foundation

What we need is a credible prosecutor.<p>Republicans, whether in the White House or on Capitol Hill, do not seem to appreciate how much they may be …

Government

Parents of Soldier Killed Looking for Bowe Bergdahl Respond to Him Not Receiving Any Jail Time

With the news of Bowe Bergdahl not receiving any jail time despite pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, many veterans were …

US Army to Allow ‘Self Mutilators’ and Other Recruits With History of Mental Issues

The U.S. Army will now allow recruits with a history of mental health issues including self-harm and mutilation, USA Today reports.The move is …

Conservative View

Americans struggle to meet the French Foreign Legion’s high bar

CAMP DE CARPIAGNE, France — For almost 200 years, the French Foreign Legion has prided itself on offering a haven for men yearning for adventure and …

War

Why I Felt I Had to Go to Bowe Bergdahl’s Hearing

In February 2010, in southeastern Idaho, I buried my eldest son: Chief Warrant Officer 4 Gary Marc Farwell, who was killed in a U.S. Army helicopter crash in Germany. Among the guests at the funeral were a couple from central Idaho named Bob and Jani Bergdahl. The Bergdahls didn’t know me or my …

Fort Bragg

Trump Jr. Furious That 'POS' Bowe Bergdahl Could Get Army Payment For Taliban Captivity

Like father, like son: Donald Trump Jr. is furious about Bowe Bergdahl, too.<p>The eldest Trump son on Thursday raged over Bergdahl—a U.S. soldier who …

furious

Guilty of desertion, Bowe Bergdahl may get $300K

Now that Bowe Bergdahl has pleaded guilty to desertion in combat, taxpayers may owe him several hundred thousand dollars in back pay and …

Conservative View

Retired Soldier Describes Rescue Mission Of Bowe Bergdahl, It's A MUST SEE

Retired Senior Chief Petty Officer Mike Toussaint was sent out on the mission to find and rescue Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, after he left his post in …

War