MS13 Gang Phony SEAL, Marine Phony SEAL, Bernath, Cryer, Wittgenfeld and FearlessDoc. Sucks to be me...

MS13 Gang Phony SEAL, Marine Phony SEAL, Bernath, Cryer, Wittgenfeld and FearlessDoc. Sucks to be me... Many Thanks for the SUPPORT... 

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radar1958

11/25/2021
16:59:26


I know it is Thanksgiving.I will resign from this page before I put up with much more shit from Manchu.This is not what I signed up for.This page is for ESE.Not for the fucking Manchu show of stupidty



mick

11/25/2021
16:37:48


Australia will send troops to the Solomon Islands as the South Pacific nation descends into chaos following anti-China riots.
Protesters for a second day in the capital of Honiara demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister Mr Sogavare, voicing their concerns about Chinese influence in the country.

Shops and businesses in Chinatown have been targeted by rioters as well as government buildings and police stations.

Tensions have been brewing in the nation of about 700,000 people after Mr Sogavare in September 2019 broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favour of Beijing.

The move angered many locals who fear the country's natural resources - mainly fishing, palm oil and logging - are being fleeced by the authoritarian power.

Beijing handed over about $730million dollars to the Solomon Islands government after the diplomatic switch was made.

Public sentiment is that this money was paid in exchange for a piece of their sovereignty including access to politicians and backdoors to ownership of both and public businesses.

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Pep

11/25/2021
15:00:11


Happy Thanksgiving to all the members and I hope y’all had a good day.

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Duke

11/25/2021
13:48:13


Happy Thanksgiving to all from the Duquette family way up here in Nova Scotia Canada cheers and hope all your celebrations are enjoyable and you get to spend time with family.

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NavySpook

11/25/2021
13:39:44


Whatever celebration you folks have today and any day - take lots of pictures every time.

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Pete

11/25/2021
12:21:26


Just need to stop what I am doing and wish everyone on this site A Happy Thanksgiving.
I feel you are all my family. Matter of fact we get along better then my family. Just a big thank you to Don and Diane for what they do to help and assist our military. You both are a gift to us and I appreciate you both. Not just saying this to suck up. You both deserve thanks from us all. Don you are gifted and I personally wish you the best. Thank you for what you do. Love ya bro, Take it Lite, Pete (Sgt. Tee)

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radar1958

11/25/2021
11:31:35


Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Was going to my mom's today,but wind chill is close to -40 and she is 150 miles away.North Pole Ak.Staying home and watching football and Miley videos.Stay safe and healthy ESE folks

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Yosemite Sam

11/25/2021
11:31:14


I got your 6 bro

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Herding Electric Chickens

11/25/2021
11:23:19


I would like to wish all of my friends and adopted family on this site the very best Thanksgiving Day, to the remember and appreciate all that we individually and as a nation have to be grateful for. Yes, things and people can be dysfunctional as all heck of at times, but "we" are a community, and community matters. Except Machu (no just kidding), Manchu is a delight on the site.

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Simon77

11/25/2021
10:38:57


Norman Rockwell passed in '78 and what's left of The Saturday Evening Post is a shadow of it's former self but have a Happy Thanksgiving.

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US INFANTRY-Hound Dog-

11/25/2021
09:25:47


Happy Thanksgiving to all 🦃.

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MANCHU!!

11/25/2021
09:09:34


ok, new day, new adventures, new look upon life, its Turkey Day...
be thankful for everything (good and bad) in life!
new day, new life!
with that, Im off to my sister's house to see family I do wanna see and probably some family I dont really wanna see...
it equals out in the end though

y'all have a good day!

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The Lawman

11/25/2021
08:02:00


Morning everyone! Happy Thanksgiving and hope everyone has a good day!

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jimmijo

11/25/2021
07:14:33


Happy Thanksgiving to all--every year at this time I make out a gratitude list and every year my list gets longer--43 years ago I was a hopeless drunk, broke, jobless, friendless--morally and spiritually bankrupt--not welcome at family gatherings--today I am married to the girl of my dreams, living in a beautiful home with many friends and will be attending a family dinner at my brother's home--God has blessed me and all here who share our American dream.

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aaronrazz

11/25/2021
06:36:40


Goodmorning ESEs and EEs, enjoy the day! Gobble gobble 😎

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Buddy

11/25/2021
06:01:35


Morning everyone. Hope all of you have a wonderful day 😊

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Yosemite Sam

11/25/2021
05:20:16


Off to good start at least I didn’t wake up to my house burning down only to learn tomorrow my insurance company had gone bankrupt MF. Hope the rest of ESE is as well off Happy Thanksgiving!

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Blairzy

11/25/2021
04:53:50


Good morning Echo platoon and Elegant Echo's, hope everyone has a good day.

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Chuck golf :2/26th mar

11/25/2021
04:46:11




I Turn On The TV News This Morning And The First Thing I See Going Across The Bottom Of Thr Screen Is “The White House Wants To End Cash Bail “ If It Was A Joke It Would Be Funny But It’s Not “May God Help Us All “. Start Buying Up All The Ammo Ya Can. With That Said The Cardinal 🍷Wishes You’ze All A Happy Thanksgiving! 


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Yosemite Sam

11/25/2021
04:44:17


Come on Chu ease up on them fucking hammers

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Jai

11/25/2021
04:17:57


Happy Thanksgiving. Hope y'all get to enjoy this time with friends and family 😊

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radar1958

11/25/2021
01:12:31



For my next I N I I am going to see Miley Cyrus Concert. I dont give a shit what anyone says.She is All American! And Dolly's Godaughter.Happy 29th Miley! She may seem a little for some of you cause she uses the "f" word, but so do I,just not in public.Happy B Day Miley! And keep America Free in your own way!Happy 29th Miley! Remember ALL of our rights!Hope you all have a good Thanksgiving.Please remember what it is all about.I do.Thanks to you all that are on this site.So many that will or never understand what I say.For you all,rock on and thank you for letting say this.Stay Safe and look to the higher power.The higher power may be the sky or a animal.

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hball13

11/25/2021
01:02:24


I don’t think the site needs this, we PMd, that didn’t help. I guess I’ll take some time off…. Enjoy with family. I wish you again, a nice Thanksgiving to you and your family. Later…..

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MANCHU!!

11/25/2021
00:40:10





Watch on Youtube
Watch on Youtube

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hball13

11/25/2021
00:12:52


MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
23:41:08





Kid Rock - Born Free ( Live at Comerica Park, Detroit City)
Kid Rock - Born Free ( Live at Comerica Park, Detroit City)

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hball13

11/24/2021
23:04:35


Enjoy your Thanksgiving good people of the Site! 🙏🏻🇺🇸

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hball13

11/24/2021
21:53:29


Hello everyone……
Imagine your brand in a bottle, lol 😆

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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
21:36:12





Joe Walsh - Confessor
Joe Walsh - Confessor

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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
21:32:06





Joe Walsh - Space Age Whiz Kids (1983)
Joe Walsh - Space Age Whiz Kids (1983)

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LAMPS SAR AWCS

11/24/2021
21:19:20


I had a couple exchanges with Fearless Doc, what a douche.

That's all I'm going to say. Glad he's gone.

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Beepbeepsheep

11/24/2021
21:13:08


Wife just picked up a miniature Jack Ass.
She asked me what we should name him?
I replied and said he looks like a Don to me.
She agreed.
Love the videos keep em coming and lets give BIG Thanks to all the vets out there and to the service men and women who cant be together with their families. God bless America.
Heres a pic of Don the Jack Ass.. Kinda looks like a Don. Dont you think? Lol.

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NHdad

11/24/2021
20:35:22


Evening all. Happy to announce that I feel better today! Ya, at one point today I actually forgot I had been sick. MrsNH is improving too. Kids, of course, have been fine since day two. They were off school today so they had a great day. But, I had them stack cord wood because we have to get that done before it snows. Plan on watching part of The Great Escape and then getting some rest. Night all.

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aaronrazz

11/24/2021
20:28:56


Its goodnight music for me Echo Platoon catch ya later


Lo Moon - Camouflage (Live)
Lo Moon - Camouflage (Live)

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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
20:08:50


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M1Hound

11/24/2021
20:00:48


I used to tournament bass fish back in the 90s and 2000s. I did it for money and got fairly good at it. One day I was up at Shasta doing pre-fishing for an upcoming tournament. My wonderful wife was in the boat with me. I had a Ratt-l Trap tied on with two treble hooks. I always replaced the stock hooks with Gamagatsu hooks, sharper. Well, I rared back to wind up for a nice long cast. As I pull the rod forward something didn't feel right, no bait flew into the water and my wife was yelling. I turned around and saw that I had buried, past the barb, four of the six hooks into her back. Then I had to remove them. I was extremely lucky that I did not have to swim back to the ramp holding my balls in my hand. What a great wife. (My wife is like Brandy, from the song of the same name.)


Brandy You're a Fine Girl by Looking Glass w- lyrics

I don't know what I wrote that.  Was a funny story we still laugh.  I think she laughs more than I do.  I was freaked out! (After I got the hooks out.)

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mick

11/24/2021
19:47:35


Bin Laden caught another Rabbit. She is hoping someone or some dog walks past so she can protect her kill. Shes on a diet, so now she fucks off and gets a Rabbit when she feels like it.

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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
19:47:13


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radar1958

11/24/2021
19:09:30


Happy Thanksgiving everyone! If you are traveling,safe travels.Many things to be thankful for,like this ESE site!

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Nevada Tim

11/24/2021
19:09:09



Before you give up on a 9mm for EDC. Have you checked out any of the Rugers? I have several and they are great 9mm even as a pocket pistol - good holster options for pocket carry. Love the Ruger Max-9 - its 12+1.

https://www.americanfirearms.org/best-ruger-9mm-pistols/

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Lazybones

11/24/2021
19:06:48





Hyperion Knight on the World's Longest Piano
Hyperion Knight on the World's Longest Piano

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Blairzy

11/24/2021
18:46:25


Hope you all have a great Thanksgiving. We celebrated our Thanksgiving here in Canada back in October. I'm sure Robin is working feverishly on her Thanksgiving dinner, much like the yard work...

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M1Hound

11/24/2021
18:25:18


Here is the rest of the story: http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2018/01/vans-rv-12-n262ws-world-adventure.html
worth looking at.
I have some empathy for Bernath but not enough to forgive what he did to Don and Diane and hence the rest of us here on ESE.
Happy Thanksgiving to ALL! and Let's Go Brandon

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hball13

11/24/2021
17:15:37


Ok half day of work, sorta! Trimmed low evergreens this evening and will start outdoor illumination project tomorrow. Not much going on here tomorrow, Tina's making a ham. Big celebration on Saturday at her Mom's in Melrose Park. Shifted the date so all could be present. Hope you're all having a great night, seems like Friday.... Take care Chat soon. 🙏🇺🇸

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Lazybones

11/24/2021
15:51:41


Thought the group might like to know


DJ SHIPLEY SEAL TEAM 6 SRS #015 PREVIEW
DJ SHIPLEY SEAL TEAM 6 SRS #015 PREVIEW

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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
15:39:33



hey Senior, or EFD (since ya know a lot bout guns)
would ya say there's much of a difference between 22mag and 380? and how much a difference between those 2 rounds and a 9mm?

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Bosun

11/24/2021
15:32:20


Happy Thanksgiving everybody from Japan

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Boats57

11/24/2021
14:47:05


I don't think I'll ever understand people and there impulsive lying. it's poison to the body and mind. Really enjoy the content Senior Chief!!!

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EFD620

11/24/2021
13:27:33




Armaud Aubrey case has reached a verdict. Now Please refrain from attempting to tell me this country is systemicly racist. Of course Al Sharpton won't agree with me, but even Al's big mouth  will come to an end some day.


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NavySpook

11/24/2021
11:29:54


The way that guy writes, law school is not in his future

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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
11:03:10


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steve

11/24/2021
10:35:18


Someone with local # just tried to scam me claiming to be from our power company as a “courtesy call” that they sent a disconnect order for late bill. My bill is due Dec 14.

They got my name and address from me, but they have my phone.

I hate scammers, thieves, criminals, and other bad people. Probably a democrat

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GrumpyCPO

11/24/2021
10:30:13


Hokay, I'll come out of the shadows...slightly...and tell the story of how I got wrapped around the Bernath axle.
He was first outed on the website This Ain't Hell. Go to valorguardians dot com and search his name there. TONS of articles on him, Wittless, and Cryer. Anyways, after the initial article came out on TAH about him, I searched his name on FB and found him commenting on a news pages FB about an aircraft crash (helo maybe?). I replied to his comment with something to the effect of "Oh like you have room to talk about fuel management". Remember, he had crashed one plane already, and that was due to fuel mismanagement.
Well, he came back with comments accusing me of molesting boys. Bad choice on his part because 1. The guy I called Dad my whole life was a hardheaded Swede. 2. It turns out that my biological dad was straight up Italian. So that explains a bit about me. I get mad easy, but unlike most Italians, I don't "fuggetaboutit" because I'm too hardheaded. tl;dr He called the wrong guy a child molester.
It may have looked I ran away from him, but that was only to go around the corner, where it's dark. Then I began searching. Funny thing about Daniel-san. He had an internet footprint as wide as my ex-wife's ass. The more I dug, the more I found. Boy howdy did I find. Once Witless is in the looney bin, or in the ground, I'll go into more detail on what was found. I don't need that purple suited clown harassing me or mine. Trust me though, it's a doozy.
Anyways, Dan turned his craziness in Don's direction. Since I was already feeding screenshots to the folks at This Ain't Hell, and because Don is a fellow CPO (I said CPO, not SEAL. I was never a SEAL, never tried out for BUD/S. Cold water is my kryptonite.), I started including him on the screenshot distro. The screenshot counter is over 13K now.
Just know this about the internet, it's like a beach on the ocean. You may not find what you're looking for now. But keep coming back and looking, because you never know when something new gets washed ashore. And for god's sake pick it up when you find it, because it may disappear again later.


***LATE ENTRY*** Holy shit, did I hear that right, FearlessDoc was Briley?

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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
10:20:10


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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
09:48:24


hey HEC, I see ya over yonder in my Friends List.... how ya been?

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Chuck golf :2/26th mar

11/24/2021
08:30:28


Went To Article Don Referred To At Bottom,Worth Reading,Thanks Don

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Chuck golf :2/26th mar

11/24/2021
08:17:54


Bernath We Know Did Kill Himself, As The Cardinal 🍷Once Was Told By His Lovely Methodist Southern Mother Proves Mom Was Right “The Lord Does Move In Mysterious Way’s “!

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Chuck golf :2/26th mar

11/24/2021
08:06:59


Oops. Missed. One. Good Morning To All From Cardinal 🍷Chuck. Gonna Watch Now For The Corps Of Course

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bossrigger

11/24/2021
07:55:15


At least he didn't fly into an apartment building or a house cause he could have done that too

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Yosemite Sam

11/24/2021
06:33:28


Down Under

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Joe

11/24/2021
06:15:21


"I'm going to law school, and you'll be the first one I sue when I graduate" has to be one of the most unintentionally funny things I've ever heard. It's kind of like saying, "I'm going to the police academy, and you'll be the first one I arrest when I graduate," or "I just started taking jiu-jitsu lessons, and I'm totally gonna kick your butt when I get my black belt!"

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Jai

11/24/2021
05:43:08


Morning all.. Hope everybody is doing well. Enjoy the day ahead 😊

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aaronrazz

11/24/2021
05:10:01


Chasing that sunrise on Turkey Day Eve. Gonna get back home tonight to argue poltics and deer story lies 😎

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Blairzy

11/24/2021
04:42:44


Good morning Echo platoon and Elegant Echo's, hope everyone has a good day.

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aaronrazz

11/24/2021
04:31:16


Goodmorning all! Have a good day!

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Buddy

11/24/2021
04:27:54


Morning everyone . Hope all of you have a wonderful day . 

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Buddy

11/24/2021
04:24:37


Baby potatoes , butter and pepper for breakfast. Life is good 😊

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MANCHU!!

11/24/2021
03:32:09


mornin ESE & EEs! oh, and Mr Chuck, too...

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mick

11/24/2021
02:01:30


Fuckin thing.


Death by Jet - N66BK. Gwen Shamblin and her Cult is DEAD. Thank God!
Death by Jet - N66BK.  Gwen Shamblin and her Cult is DEAD.  Thank God!

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mick

11/24/2021
01:59:59


If you like watching those hour long Docs on TV about this and that crime related things. Watch this.
Dan Gryder, well hes into planes, but this time, hes into a Cult. Its well worth the time if you have nothing better to do.
Its like Florida here, rained all day, very steamy now, I can actually see the weeds growing before my eyes.
Wettest November on Record, there will be a once in a lifetime flush of growth and everything will be green for Xmas instead of the usual baked brown and straw colors. Many Species of plants will flower or sprout for the first time since 1888. Very exciting.


https://youtu.be/6ixX9KOBQIU



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ebeeby

11/23/2021
23:18:00


woot!

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Simon77

11/23/2021
22:23:26





Victim of fatal Bonita Springs plane crash identified
Victim of fatal Bonita Springs plane crash identified

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hball13

11/23/2021
22:10:43


Don, have you met Kyle? 😳😳😜😜👍🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

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hball13

11/23/2021
21:53:37


Evening everyone…. Breaking the Law? Lmao 😂

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Blairzy

11/23/2021
21:50:05


Thought of the day...

Only one that has travelled through the darkness into the light will be able to defeat evil !!

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NHdad

11/23/2021
21:36:01


NHdad checking in. For the first time today I forgot that I felt sick. So, I suppose I am on the mend. MrsNH still is not eating so I am worried but she did seem better today. Still tired from this COVID infection so its time for bed. Night all.

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steve

11/23/2021
20:59:18


MS 13 guy is one of the bums on “Soft White Underbelly” YT channel (See “Died Ten Times -spooky”) I recognize the photography so I checked and that’s him.
I think for the guy’s channel he sometimes bails people out, and for a price interviews them. Mostly skid row types and gangsters 

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RadioMAN

11/23/2021
19:26:33


Don/Shipmate; I don't know what your religion or beliefs are. Mine is Christian. I don't belong to any church or religion. I just know that God and His Son exists and l believe and love them both. Just know that when I say may God bless you for all you do. You're a good man.

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Hosenfeld

11/23/2021
19:05:49


I remember popping on to the website that day and seeing the latest post and knew INSTANLTY that bernath had offed himself. Something about that title and all the shit at the time, just knew it was good news.

I also remember vividly the expression on Diane's face. No joy. No relief. No happiness. Like she was just waiting to find out what else he had done or put in motion. It was heartbreaking.

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Buford14

11/23/2021
18:56:53


How come there are no video's on
Dan Bernath?

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Sgt. Pop

11/23/2021
18:38:54


Free fresh meat. 140 yds, running, 150 gn. Speer, damn thing has been making mud baths of my plot roads and running the deer off evenings for two years, first time I've seen him in the day time, and last......... again, will send coordinates if interested....... just for the good of the order....

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EFD620

11/23/2021
18:29:02


With command of the English language he has, I don't think he'll be doing any legal work in our lifetimes.

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Yosemite Sam

11/23/2021
18:18:20


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Messer

11/23/2021
18:16:10


Evening all

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aaronrazz

11/23/2021
17:57:13


Ya cant be too careful, some people are just fucking crazy, there's crazy then there is fucking crazy, wow. Thanks for the update Senior! Goodnight Echo Platoon


Amos Lee - What's Been Going On
Amos Lee - What's Been Going On

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Blairzy

11/23/2021
17:43:45


I think we should let Robin take care of the Burnath's, Cryer's, and FearlessDoc's of the world !!

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hball13

11/23/2021
17:34:54


Hat's off to Grumpy CPO! What an friend and technical asset.

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Blairzy

11/23/2021
17:26:01


Great video Senior. Funny a lifetime of busting phonies and they keep coming back, but only in the reruns !! Nice to know that piece of shit Bernath is exactly where he's supposed to be !!

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mick

11/23/2021
17:10:25


HAHA wheres me prize? I knew it was him. Send the emails to the Police and have him charged. Down here, "using a carriage service to intimidate, menace, harass, or threaten an individual" do not pass go, go directly to jail.

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Simon77

11/23/2021
17:01:27



Joe Cryer has a book out on Amazon, he's wondering why y'all don't stop by to give him crappy reviews 🙂
Abaddon is the bad guy from Revelation 9 but Joe is convinced otherwise and wants to convince you 🙂

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hball13

11/23/2021
16:58:07


Damn I was wrong....Thought FearlessCock was Chu's alter EGO........ I guess everyone can be wrong now and then!

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MANCHU!!

11/23/2021
16:47:42


thank ya, Senior! always appreciate how ya work harder than the UGLIEST stripper on a slow night in a nudie bar!

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Edso

11/23/2021
16:38:37


I just gotta laugh when I hear these ancient shitbags mentioned.

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BUDS131

11/23/2021
16:37:28


On a clear January day in 2018, the 68-year-old sport pilot of a Van’s RV-12 took off from Fort Myers, Florida, bound for Everglades City, a trip of 51 nautical miles. Before taking off, the pilot had requested flight following, but when he was airborne and the tower controller told him to contact departure control, the pilot did not respond. The controller repeated the instruction and, after checking whether the departure controller had heard from the pilot, tried a third time. There was still no response.

A minute later, the departure controller established radio contact with the pilot. Communication did not go smoothly.

Departure controller: “Two-six-two Whiskey Sierra, Fort Meyers, are you up?”

Pilot of 262WS: “Two-six-two Whiskey Sierra.”

Departure: “Two-six-two Whiskey Sierra, radar contact, turn right heading one-seven-zero vector, climb, maintain VFR 2,500.”

Pilot: “Continue my climb to—say again?”

Departure: “Two-six-two Whiskey Sierra, maintain VFR at 2,500.”

Pilot: “Maintain 2,500. Course is now what?”

Departure: “Two-six-two Whiskey Sierra, turn right heading one-seven-zero, maintain VFR at 2,500, vector to get you south of RSW.”

Pilot: “Course one-two-zero, stay at 2,500.”

Departure: “November two-six-two Whiskey Sierra, I don’t have time to talk to you four times per control instruction ‘cause there’s a lot going on. Please listen up. Fly heading one-seven-zero, maintain VFR 2,500, over.”

Pilot: “All right, one-seven—ah, stay at 2,500.”

Departure: “I need a call sign with a control instruction please, two Whiskey Sierra. Verify one-seven-zero heading, 2,500.”

Pilot: “Two-six-two Whiskey Sierra, two-five-zero-zero at one-seven.”

Departure: “Two Whiskey Sierra, sixth time now, heading one-seven-zero.”

Pilot: “Heading is one-seven-zero, Whiskey Sierra, two-six-two Whiskey Sierra.”

Departure: “November two-six-two Whiskey Sierra, your altitude indicates two thousand niner hundred, and you’re restricted to 2,500.”

Pilot: “I’ll [sic] pulling back the power and going down to 2,500.”

Departure: “November two Whiskey Sierra, please use your call sign when you give me the altitude read-back.” Twenty seconds pass. “November two Whiskey Sierra, I need your call sign when you read back the altitude. Verify maintain 2,500.”

Pilot: “I’m at 2,500, two-six-two Whiskey Sierra, one-seven-zero.”

Departure: “Thank you.”

This distracted, fumbling exchange might have passed for an episode of stage fright between a novice pilot and a testy, by-the-book controller. The pilot was not a novice, however. He had been flying for years and had reported 530 hours on his most recent insurance application.


The pilot checked in with approach control. After a few minutes, the controller issued a warning for opposite-direction traffic at 6 miles, and the pilot acknowledged. Six seconds later, he transmitted: “Mayday, mayday!”

The RV went down in a densely wooded area. The wreckage path, through tall trees, was 700 feet long and 100 feet wide, oriented about 60 degrees to the right of course. The first items in the debris field were the left wing and fragments of the cockpit canopy; the wing had folded upward from overstress and shattered the canopy. The rest of the wreckage was fragmented from plowing through numerous trees. The pilot was wearing a five-point safety harness, which separated from the airframe.

READ MORE FROM PETER GARRISON: Aftermath
A Dynon EFIS recorded several parameters of flight data. It told a strange tale.

For several minutes, the pilot had been gradually descending. When the traffic warning came, he was at 1,700 feet. He acknowledged. There was a slight pitch up, followed by a negative 3-G push over to a 45-degree dive. Manifold pressure dropped toward idle at the moment the pilot called mayday, then returned to full throttle. The airplane rolled inverted, its descent rate approaching 10,000 fpm. The left wing failed two seconds before the end of the recording.

In a criminal proceeding, a judge may determine when testimony about a defendant’s past actions and demeanor is admissible. For the National Transportation Safety Board, it always is, and in this case, there was no lack of it.


The pilot was a lawyer with a checkered history. According to an article in the Portland Oregonian, he had been disbarred in California. He had been denied admission to the bar in Oregon, where he lived, on grounds of his “moral character.” He had been arrested after an altercation with a judge in an elevator and sentenced to probation and anger-management treatment.

Another thread in the pilot’s life was a persistent propensity for claiming military honors that he did not really possess. He had allegedly served decades earlier as an enlisted man on an aircraft carrier—if a long interview he gave to an oral-history collector for the Library of Congress can be believed. But he had carried a pattern of “valor theft” to the extreme of using photo-editing software to insert his face onto the uniformed body of a much-decorated captain. A few days before the fatal accident, he had been released from jail in Virginia, where he had been serving a sentence of several months for violating a protective order with respect to one of the people—he called them “terrorists”—who were investigating his military impostures.

A turbulent personal life is sometimes said to correlate with an elevated propensity for accidents.

But there was still more. The pilot suffered from a host of medical conditions that he had not reported to the FAA, including depression, PTSD (thought to be related to his legal entanglements), an enlarged heart and coronary artery disease, and he was using several psychoactive medicines that bore warnings against driving or operating machinery.

According to the NTSB, the cause of the accident was “the pilot’s unsafe maneuvering and exceedance of the airplane’s operating limitations, which resulted in an in-flight failure of the left wing. Contributing to the accident was the pilot’s underlying psychologic or psychiatric disease.”


“Unsafe maneuvering” is a mild description for a negative 3-G, 45-degree dive from an altitude of 1,700 feet. Furthermore, the failure of the left wing, which must have been due to a sudden effort to pull up, was incidental; even if the wing had not failed, the airplane would not have recovered from the dive.

The NTSB struggled to frame its analysis of the accident. The suddenness and violence of the final plunge could suggest a precipitous physical crisis, but the autopsy found no sign of aneurysm, stroke or infarct. To judge from the Dynon’s altitude trace, the airplane was being hand-flown, and so the cause was not a runaway autopilot. “The exact cause,” the NTSB conceded, “could not be determined, given the lack of mechanical anomalies or weather phenomena that could explain the accident sequence.”

One sentence in the accident report, however, contained a hint of an otherwise unelaborated possibility.

“His unreported psychiatric disease,” the Board wrote, “if not well-controlled, could have led to intentionally unsafe maneuvering.” Exactly what sort of “intention” the Board meant, it did not say.

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MANCHU!!

11/23/2021
16:36:08


EFD, have ya got a new neighbor lately?? lol

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hball13

11/23/2021
16:35:38


Didn't get no warning!!!!!!!!!!! lmao
Hello gents
oops My Man Razz EWS

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MANCHU!!

11/23/2021
16:29:09


thnx Razzy

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Blairzy

11/23/2021
16:28:47


Hello folks

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aaronrazz

11/23/2021
16:26:44


First reply for TELECASTER and WaveOff, LAWMAN, Karen and all we have lost.

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