Nancy Wake, who’s obituary also nonchalantly comments she strangled an SS sentry with her bare hands.
Ms Wake was also furious the TV series suggested she had had a love affair with one of her fellow fighters. She was too busy killing Nazis for amorous entanglements, she said.
I’d say “Rest in peace” but “Give ‘em hell” sounds more like her style.
Right now I’m looking at a $5,000/year savings using my state’s exchange to buy what appears to be a better plan than I have now. I’m sure Republicans would love it if there were a big downside to the Affordable Care Act, but as it is they’re stuck with lying about it.
That’s, uh… a little late.
And, just in case you were worried that early western justice wasn’t fucked up enough, there’s this:
Convinced that white settlers were cooperating with Leschi, Stevens declared martial law over Pierce County on April 2, 1856. (Stevens was later charged with contempt of court in relation to this declaration, however as governor he pardoned himself.)
Nice. Really feeling glad we still have a number of things around here named after the assholes in this story. Fortunately, we also have things named after Chief Leschi.