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The Saturday Slam

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    Do Classified Documents Matter? Classified Doc Scandal Biden v Trump (VDH) (H/T Claudio) Claudio brought this up in an e-mail and I thought I'd toss my cracker into the soup for all concerned. The problem with a shadow executive branch of government with a cabal calling the shots is that there are competing interests and they...

Free-Fall

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    The night before the burial of her husband 2nd Lt. James Cathey of the United States Marine Corps, killed in Iraq, Katherine Cathey refused to leave the casket, asking to sleep next to his body for the last time. The Marines made a bed for her, tucking in the sheets below the flag. Before she fell asleep, she opened her laptop c...

This and That

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    Northern Arizona - in the Winter   Bullet Points: ** Housekeeping - This blog used to be sited on blogspot.com.  Google is going through old posts and either deleting them or adding warnings if they don't meet the community standards of 2023. Given that some of them go back a few years and nobody views them now...

Bullet Points

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  The Points: **. Since it's Black History Month - A black lunch lady was arrested for stealing $1.5 million worth of chicken wings from “low-income” Illinois schools during the height of the Covid pandemic. According to court records, Vera Liddell, 66, began stealing the chicken wings while students were forced to stay home and take clas...

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      Bullet Points: ** The Trump vs. DeSantis fight feels like a distraction from the fight to stop the election from being rigged. Until we can have clean and fair elections everything is moot. ** The New State Media - We previously discussed the movement in journalism schools to get rid of principles of objectivity ...

The Red China Blues

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    The Chinese Pacific Strategy (Foreign Affairs) In December 2022, Japan released its first national security strategy in nearly ten years. The document committed Tokyo to strengthen the U.S.-Japanese alliance “in all areas.” And Japan is not alone. Over the last half-decade, almost all U.S. allies across the Indo-Pac...

What a Day!

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    Arizona Toy Hauler Don't you think that he could use a bigger tractor up front to pull the load?   It goes to Plan The U.S. four-star general in charge of air mobility command predicts war with China by 2025 while our military seems more focused on social change than projecting strength. That's what happens when...

Sink or Swim

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  The Indoor Pool at Hearst Castle (California) I toured there with my family.  It really is THAT neat.   Bullet Points: ** (Bloomberg) -- Former President Donald Trump is suing journalist Bob Woodward for releasing recordings of interviews that he gave to the journalist in 2019 and 2020, claiming he never agreed to...

Islands of Solomon

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    Emerald Islands on an Azure Sea From Google: The Solomon Islands, a nation of hundreds of islands in the South Pacific, has many WWII-era sites. Guadalcanal, a province and one of the archipelago’s largest islands, honors fallen Allied soldiers at its U.S. War Memorial. Guadalcanal is also home to the nation’s capital, Honiar...

The Brigade will Advance!

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  Hello Tourists You're not always at the top of the food chain even if you're armed. The cat will eat your entrails while you're still alive.   Bullet Points: ** Mining - On Thursday, the Biden regime announced it would prohibit mining on more than 200,000 acres of land from being mined for waterway protection, effectivel...

Signal Strength

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    For Beans   Where Empires go to die. Soviet BTR-152 is being used as a support pillar for a footbridge in Afghanistan, in the 1990s.   AK-105  Zenitco   Bullet Points: ** It's JUST not for homosexuals anymore - The data suggested that most of the individuals who had been fully v...

Monday Madness

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        Bullet Points: ** It's good for you. “As per the decision, which cited the scientific opinion of the European Food Safety Authority, the additive is safe to use in a whole range of products, including but not limited to cereal bars, biscuits, pizza, pasta-based products, and whey powder. But don’t worr...

Cool Things

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    The Leaf Sheep The funny little creatures have the face of a cow or sheep, but a back that looks like a house plant. It's an animal that can photosynthesize. They’re only about 5 mm long and can be found in shallow marine waters in Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines. They look like farm animals, act like...

Random Thoughts

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          Bullet Points: ** Semi-organic Meat - Why the unending push for lab-grown meat? Technocrats and Transhumanists are bent on getting delivery systems to the human body and food is a logical choice. The old adage, “you are what you eat” comes to mind. Lab-grown meat can be modified to include any life-altering material that might ...

Another Day of Outrage

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  Bullet Points: ** President FJB’s failure in Afghanistan continues to haunt the United States, now by potentially assisting the army we’ve spent billions helping another army to defeat. On Wednesday night, Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana told Newsmax of a report that indicates Russian President Vladimir Putin is in negotiations with the Tali...

Until Valhalla

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  A Graphic Statement   What do you think about the PSA 5.7? I haven't fired one and I dread the thought of stocking yet another type of ammunition. And still,  I'm intrigued. The 5.7x28 mm cartridge is now available on the U.S. market. It is a polymer-framed, striker-fired handgun featuring a high-capacity 23-round magazi...

A Little More

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  I feel the need...   Winter Reading I just started on the newly released Bullet Garden by Stephen Hunter and it is not disappointing me. July, 1944: The lush, rolling hills of Normandy are dotted with a new feature—German snipers. From their vantage points, they pick off hundreds of Allied soldiers every day, bringing t...

The Thursday Thrill

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        World Economic Forum Declares 2023 the ‘Year of the Polycrisis’ World Economic Forum (WEF) chairman Klaus Schwab announced the kick-off of the 53rd annual meeting of political leaders, corporate executives, and activists in Davos, Switzerland, declaring that the summit will focus on rededicating its me...

Checking In

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  This from Jules       Bullet Points: ** Art - Since secularism has taken God out of art, too many modern artists rely on gross sensuality, and shock value, or view the subject with the same emotionless detachment of a coroner autopsying a dead body. In my opinion, artists who say their art has no meaning but what the viewer ...

Consider The Possibility

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  The Cost of Retirement The top monthly/recurring expenses that people deal with, retired or not are housing, automobiles, utilities, food, debt payments, and healthcare. Managing those costs become more critical as you decide to stop work and retire.   Identify the Aircraft (h/t WSF)   No More Junk Food Ju...