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Easter Sermonette

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      I could launch off with a long polemic on the subject of Easter, but I'm not going to. We live in perilous times where a humble and contrite heart is called for if we are to petition Heaven for help. We can only survive as people when we do not have the hearts of beasts - and there are a lot of savage beasts who wo...

A Return to the “Old Gods” in California?

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    The Old Gods? Yes, just when you thought that the outrageous behavior of the political left reached its zenith -- you realize that human sacrifice and cannibalism as an acceptable practice seems to be coming back, at least in public education in California. Tomorrow is Easter and I'm somewhat reluctant to share this on the...

Military Stuff

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  ROK CVX In its Navy Vision 2045 plan, the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) announced that it would develop a light aircraft carrier (CVX) capable of fielding a wing of F-35B style short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft. The CVX, a twin island flat-top (see the UK carriers) that can carry roughly 20 fixed-wing aircraft, will ...

A New Month

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    Drug Cartel Update (Reuters) WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. efforts to battle powerful drug cartels from inside Mexico have ground to a halt since January as strained relations between the two countries have frozen attempts to corral drug kingpins, according to current and former senior officials in both nations. (The article co...

Open Forum

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  Editorial: Silver or lead...it's a common question posited by narocos. You either take the silver and play ball or you get the lead. It's not unlike the pressure brought to bear on anyone who says that President Trump was a brilliant president, or that they are not gay/trans, or whatever woke BS is circulated at the time. Today it's a tes...

MAGA

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  Official Website of the Trump Legacy www.45office.com MAGA   Meme-of-the-Day   White Privilege   British Anti-Knife Campaign & American Culture The British are very worried about knives. I've carried a knife all my life. Same with a firearm, but that's beside the point. They have campa...

The New Cold War

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Deciphering the truth has become a difficult task in the United States, not least because the misinformation apparatus is both enormous and tied directly to the imperatives of imperial state itself. Whatever separation that existed between the military industrial complex, the U.S. corporate media, and the tech and corporate oligarchs is a thing...

This and That

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    The Butt Guy's Promise Transportation Secretary Buttigieg on Friday said taxing drivers by the mile “shows a lot of promise” and could be a way to fund a big infrastructure overhaul. “If we believe in that so-called ‘user-pays principle,’ the idea that part of how we pay for roads is you pay based on how much you drive. Th...

Mischief and Maps

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    Armored Personnel Carriers Sometimes APC's can disappoint (see below)   Fun with Maps In some parts of the world it can take up to 24 hours to drive to the nearest health center. In populated areas, the time usually ranges from 10 minutes to an hour, but there are many contrasts. Where I live, it's a...

Monday Commentary

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    Privatize Profits/Socialize Losses The saga of coal ...more here. ...Thousands of acres of mountainous land in Kentucky alone have been disturbed by strip mining allowed by the permits that were before the judge. Both the state and the companies that issued bonds guaranteeing clean-up and reclamation of the dynamite-blasted ...

Moments

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  Photos of War Exhausted U.S. Army nurse Amy Stuart, 5th MASH unit in Saudi Arabia naps on a cot while hugging a teddy bear sent by her family during Operation Desert Storm. (Feb. 22, 1991) A Gurkha of 1st Btn 7th Gurkha Rifle on anti air defense... June 1982, Falklands War   Sometimes Photos Pop Up This pho...

Banning White Farmers in America

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  Captioned Article (The Federalist) It's technically not racism, because the only people who are discriminated against are white. Last week, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law. The bill, comprised of $1.9 trillion in the name of “COVID relief.” What most don’t know about this bill, however, is the sma...

Palm Sunday

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      Meme-of-the-Day The 8000 BC 'Tower' of Jericho at the site of Tell es-Sultan It's an 8.5-meter-tall (28 ft) stone structure, that wasn't apparently intended to serve as part of the defenses of Jericho. Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of more than 20 successive settlements in Jer...

Modern Society (commentary)

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  In the End... There was no demonstration of any kind, nobody said a word, everybody just slumped away. It was one of the flattest moments of our lives, we just couldn't comprehend it. We had that sort of feeling as though we'd been kicked out of a job. To some of us it was practically the only life we'd known. There was no cheering, ...

Randomness

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  When Grandkids Visit   Alexander   Meme-of-the-Day   1759 - A momentous year Hawke’s fleet at Spithead in ‘The Year of Victories’, 1759, by Mark R. Myers (born 1945-) Annus Mirabilis, 1759, during the Seven Years’ War, was possibly the most significant year in British hist...

Volcanos

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    Red Mist (the novel) I've posted teasers before and this is me, re-posting part of the prologue, yet again. This novel is a collaborative work between Juliette Smith and myself. We each lend our sense of authenticity to the novel and it's working as we push to conclude writing and move on to editing and proof reading. ...

Notions and Maps

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    TRUMP There are a lot of people who underestimate Donald J. Trump. I am not one of those people. So it is with interest that I await the unveiling of the new Trump Social Media website. Donald Trump will return to social media in the next few months with a platform of his own, longtime advisor Jason Miller revealed Sunda...

Legalities

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    Biden Gun Grab Camperfixer cited this article yesterday in his comments.  (Forbes) The article is worth a read. Under the Administration's push, the new ruling would allow warrantless entry into any home at any time "for the safety" of the inhabitants, to seize firearms. It would lead to civil war and nobody would win, but...

Maps and Stuff

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    The Ho/Jo Administration will Intervene...if they're Able to ...in the ongoing dispute between Kenya and Somalia. The area is thought to be rich in oil and gas. The dispute is at the heart of a diplomatic flap that has potential of expanding. There have been several major discoveries such as Sea Lion (...

Commentary

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  Meme-of-the-Day   Are you an Enemy of the State? The definition and goalposts have been moved, as many of you readers have observed over the past few months - to anyone who disagrees with Jo/Ho and the swamp. If you think that Joe Biden is senile, you're definitely an enemy of the state. (ZeroHedge) So, according to Fac...