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Another Day

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  Since Emilie is the Headliner Today - this meme is for her.   Mask-Up! No, Fredd, this won't work with your boxers, but if you're going to try it at the airport, we don't want photos.     Identify the Stealth Ships This is a worthy challenge for you sharks. The way that I see it, there are two r...

Chinese Discontent

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China in Focus  (video) -The Chinese consulate in Houston was closed. Documents were burnt. Now two shred trucks stand in front of the Chinese consulate in New York. A dozen containers of shredded papers were taken away. -Chinese citizens' anger towards authorities is rising. A watermelon farmer’s video has gone viral on social media. -A...

The Neiman Marxists

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  According to Democrat Presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden, AOC and the squad will have key roles in his administration. There are few people as toxic as members of the squad, and their leader, the Gucci communist, AOC (formerly known as Sandy Cortez when she was just another yuppy living in the suburbs).   ...

75 Years Ago

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75 years ago today, on August 6, 1945, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped a five-ton bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. A blast equivalent to the power of 15,000 tons of TNT reduced four square miles of the city to ruins and immediately killed 80,000 people. Tens of thousands more died in the following weeks from wounds and radiation ...

In Beirut

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  Some of you have shown an interest in the explosion in Beirut. I was not there, I was in Latin America. However, let's discuss it. The Beirut explosion transposed over a map of Chicago if the bomb were to have gone off at Navy Pier. Really puts things into perspective. Hezbollah Arsenal Before After Analys...

The Mark of the Beast?

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RFID Chips (Wikipedia) The RFID chip is basically a tiny two-way radio, roughly the size of a grain of rice, capable of containing various types of information. It is inserted under the skin and when scanned, the chip can provide information such as a person's ID number linking to a database with more detailed information about the wearer. (The ...

Fishwrap

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  Orwell's Review of Mein Kampf (youtube) In 1940, George Orwell (of "1984" and "Animal Farm" fame) reviewed Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf." In explaining Hitler's rise to power, however, Orwell explained much of what we see around us now. David Wood discusses Orwell's book review and the lesson for today.   Flood Map ...

Militia Days

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A well regulated militia...    The de-fund the police movement is telling America, that it's time to fund their local militia (and keep them independent). Will tax dollars flow back into private hands to allow for the common defense? Don't hold your breath.   People of a certain age have found that they don't have muc...

Borodino (1812)

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    The Battle of Borodino was a battle fought on 7 September 1812.   The fighting involved around 250,000 troops and left at least 68,000 dead, making Borodino the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars and the bloodiest single day in the history of warfare until the First Battle of the Marne, in 1914. Both armi...

Tuesday Times

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      Highest recorded maximum temperature in countries, territories and U.S. states Click the photo for greater resolution. Death Valley, California is an interesting place to visit, but not in the summer.   In 1962 This is what people thought that 2020 would be like.   Be careful with ...

China’s Long March Continues.

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Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) H-6G and H-6J (Chinese versions of the Russian Badger aircraft) bombers practiced nighttime takeoffs and long-range bombing runs in military drills over the contested South China Sea. Some interested observers rate the Chinese premier bomber as 1960's Soviet junk, reimagined at the Worker's Paradise. The Chine...

Living in 2020

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      The 2020 Vibe   How Long Do You Sleep? I don't know who pays for these studies. I can only guess that tax dollars do. I mean, who else would do that and why would anyone (outside of my idle curiosity) want to know how long adults are sleeping in 2020.   Politics for Millennials ...

China Update

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China in Focus:    (video) The Bamboo Locust Plague has hit China and authorities say that it will have to be accepted as the "new normal." Chinese Civilian Passports are being invalidated and reissued to insure that only the "right kind of people" are allowed to leave. Weather Warnings and continued flooding in China continue as the Thr...

A Personal Note

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Seven missing U.S. Marines and US Navy Corpsman are now presumed dead and a 40-hour search operation has been suspended following a training accident off the coast of California on Thursday. “All eight service members are presumed deceased. The 15th MEU and the ARG leadership determined that there was little probability of a successful rescue ...

Sunday Sermonette

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    The man is looking at invading Soviet tanks. August 1968. Czechoslovakia was invaded by Soviet, Polish, Hungarian and Bulgarian armies, because Czechoslovak government wanted to adopt democratic changes, which wasn't supported in Moscow.   Arizona - Still a Free State You never know how long it will rem...

Secular Sharia

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  Accumulating Power (memo to file) Every revolutionary movement in history makes the same basic mistake. They see power as a static apparatus, as a structure. That's how President Xi in China is reintroducing Mao to the masses. Power is dynamic, and has two basic tendencies. It accumulates or it diffuses. Most revolutionary movements ar...

Historical Trivia and SADM

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    Man-Portable Nukes The SEALs demonstrated feasibility to deploy nuclear weapons {designated 'Special Atomic Demolition Munitions' (SADM) -} designed to attack a harbor or other strategic location that could be accessed from the sea. (see below) The Navy version would be delivered into water by parachute along with a two-ma...

Chinese Communist Fishery Practices

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  The Chinese Communist Party's fishing fleet essentially strip-mines the ocean, destroying the fish population wherever it goes. Their depredations in the South China Sea are well known and where they go, they bring the Chinese Coast Guard to defend their fishing fleet. It's big business. Now they've turned their attention to Ecuador a...

A Modern Perspective

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  The Police "The Runaway" 1958, Saturday Evening Post Oh, how the media's view of the police has changed. You need to ask yourself why that happened. What is the Democrat Party's motive behind "defund the police" and their current war on municipal police agencies across the nation? We know that the FBI promoted a coup to unsea...

SPQR

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  There is nothing new under the Sun.   Identify the Glider and the Tank Answers at the bottom of this blog.   Re-Purposed The Vought OS2U Kingfishers were assigned to battleships and cruisers to spot naval gunfire. When radar came along, they were repurposed to scout for U-boats while escorting convo...