A Civilian's Guide To The U.S. Military

We Americans love a lot of things about ourselves, and perhaps nothing more so than our military. Like many things about the U.S., it’s bigger than its international equivalents, with a budget that is larger than the next eight largest military budgets in the world combined. It has a footprint in all 50 states, most… »5/21/15 3:24pm5/21/15 3:24pm


NBC Also Edited Out A Tribute Featuring Two Dead U.S. Servicemen From Their Opening Ceremony Broadcast

NBC explained that it skipped a memorial to terrorism victims in its broadcast of the Olympic opening ceremony because its show was "tailored for our American audience." While cutting that part of the show, NBC also skipped a transitional segment called the "Wall of Remembrance"—which included memorials to two… »7/30/12 12:00pm7/30/12 12:00pm

Cowboys Fan Didn't Just Taser A Jets Fan; He Tasered A Marine On 9/11

The Cowboys still fancy themselves "America's Team," but there are very little in the way of patriotism requirements to root for them. Leroy McKelvey of South Carolina is the man who somehow brought a stun gun into MetLife Stadium, and tased three fans in his section at halftime. One of them a marine who had chastised… »9/13/11 10:05am9/13/11 10:05am

This Is The Bloodied Marine That LSU's Jordan Jefferson Allegedly Kicked In The Face

We were sent this image purporting to be of the good samaritan, returning from Marine Corps training, who rushed to break up a Baton Rouge bar fight and ended up getting pummeled by at least four LSU players. We've been unable to confirm—the cops have instituted a media blackout, to the extent that they can in a… »8/24/11 2:00pm8/24/11 2:00pm