Monatsarchiv: August 2017

„Navy Destroyer Collides With Building in Downtown Houston“


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Sinking the Hunley

Evan Lubofsky, writing originally for Hakai Magazine but also published in writes of an inquiry into the sinking of the H. L. Hunley, the Confederate submarine. Definitely worth the read Around 6:30 p.m. on February 17, 1864, eight men … Weiterlesen

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The Bloodiest Battle of Our Revolution

Nick Poppy of the NY Post reports on subject of Robert P. Watson’s book, The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution, the British prison ship Jersey. “This ship, the Jersey, the ‘ghost ship,’ it was … Weiterlesen

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Firearms Friday: Range Day!

Today was Range Day. My self, MDL, the Krampus, and Fez hit Elite Shooting Sports in Manassas; Wang and G-Tex couldn’t make it. 😦 A good time was had by all. I went simple, and brought only the M&P 15, … Weiterlesen

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Lee Calls It

Humor. We need it. Go forth and conquer the day. (H/T to the Krampus.)

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Conrad Crane on „Mission Command“

The Army has always been enthralled with buzz words, the latest being „Mission Command.“  Which reminds me of something I heard years ago, an Army Commander (2 Star) said, „I am not sure what it is, but I want some … Weiterlesen

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Walking the Plank

Well Well Cowboys it would seem that a Three Star is Walking the Plank.  Perhaps the Army should take lessons.

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A Definition of Alt-Right

I came across a definition of Alt-Right by Joe Carter of the Acton Institute in his blog post „5 facts About the Alt-Right.“ It is a moderate read in terms of time, and worth your time.

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Port Means Left

Everyone who’s read my posts knows that I am no sailor. I don’t even own a yellow rubber ducky for the bathtub. But, having seen “Titanic” one time I figured out what happens when a steerable ship hits an object. Perhaps … Weiterlesen

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Ezekiel’s Confederate Monument at Arlington Now Under Fire

Sad, but true. A great man is now being „othered.“ (And we are too.)

Veröffentlicht unter History, Idiocy, VMI | 2 Kommentare