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    Bullet Points: * When Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Nov. 18 that he had named a special prosecutor to investigate former President Donald Trump's handling of classified documents found at the Mar-a-Lago compound, the government harbored a fresh secret: The current president, Joe Brandon, had a similar problem....

Mid-Week Muse

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    Bullet Points: * Democratic Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs, whose election is still under question and litigation, is now under fire after it was revealed that Hobbs sold tickets to her inaugural events for as much as $250,000, reportedly using a “dark money” operation. As The Gateway Pundit reported, Hobbs was sworn into ...

Clown World

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  Bullet Points:  * (NPR - your tax dollars at work) Why Is NPR Promoting Teaching Children How To Give Oral Sex? Taxpayer-supported public radio continues to gaslight listeners about queer dirty books in school libraries. * January 6 - I wish that it was satire. I really do. * From American Thinker - House GOP Leader Kevin...

Bullet Points

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  From our Virtual Mirage Reporters (at large) It's not only M&M's for lesbians and overweight women. Queer Skittles (taste the rainbow) are now available. If you're not woke now, you may be after eating them. One day each grievance group will have its own candy. Thanks to Mike_C.   Thank you Frank for clarifying t...

More on Monday

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  Identify the AFV   Identify The Tank/self-propelled AT Gun   The Price of Gold and Silver Last Friday: For those of us who prefer to be paid in physical gold, there was little surprise in the market move. In this coming year either the Fed pivots too early and turns dovish before inflation is under ...

Monday’s Mysteries

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    Zero Click During the Trump administration, and likely behind the president’s back but with the knowledge of senior folks appointed by him, the FBI purchased Israeli-manufactured software known as zero-click. Zero-click refers to the ability of the user of the software to target and download the contents of a computer wit...

Sunday Supplement

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  If there is a Sunday Sermonette, is there a need for another blog post...     Identify the Aircraft You need to be SPECIFIC. This is one of the harder aircraft identification challenges. There is one giveaway.   Bullet Points: * Over at LSP's blog, he's poking fun at House Speaker Kevin McCarthy...

Sermonette

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        Are you tired of the same Old Testament Study? Do you hanker for more? Try the Apocrypha. I read it in the Harper Collins Study Bible (New Revised Standard Version). How much time do I spend on Apocryphal study? Not that much, but I hate to plead ignorance if somebody wants to discuss the Tobit...

Weekend Supplemental

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  I hope that they had a great reunion.   Identify the Tank - Bonus for the nationality operating it.   Identify the Aircraft   Crusaders have to Crusade   Get your wallet out... but don't get your hopes up.   Bullet Points * China in Focus...more here *...

Piracy

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  Jean- David Nau aka François l'Olonnais - the horrible Buccaneer Jean-David Nau (c. 1635?- 1670?),  also known as François l'Olonnais or Fleau des Espagnoles, was considered to be one of the most terrible Buccaneers of the 17th century. Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin (Exquemelin came to the islands as an indentured...

From Cave Paintings to Mosquitoes

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    France’s 13e RDP (13th Parachute Dragoon Regiment) in their interesting camouflage during winter training.   If Norway Invades Russia? No, the Norwegians have no intention of doing that, but if they did? How would Russia respond? With what? Claudio and I have been toying with the idea like two chess masters sta...

Bullet Points

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  Culture Jamaican culture fosters intergenerational poverty, and instead of reforming local culture, politicians cultivate welfare- rather than wealth-oriented culture by professing their love for the poor. Idealizing poverty, however, will only encourage the immiseration of the poor because entrepreneurs, progressive intellectuals,...

Jan 6 and so forth…

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  "We know they are lying. They know they are lying. They know that we know they are lying. We know that they know that we know they are lying. And still they continue to lie". -- Alexander Solzhenitsyn   Bullet Points: * Breaking News! There has been a stunning development in the ongoing House speaker drama: Former Presid...

Random Topics

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  Yes, it's "insurrection day" in America.   Mindset (ricochet) Claudio recommends this article and I can't find fault in it. Maybe it's because I'm as crazy as Russians are, but their mindset made sense to me. Then again so does the Chinese mindset. "They want to go back to that kind of imaginary past. There was no s...

The Thursday Thrill

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  Identify the Aircraft 1. 2.   Identify the Tanks 1. 2. 3.   Bullet Points: * The House Speakership: “Just last night two colleagues and myself walked into Kevin McCarthy’s office and presented him a very common sense proposal, a deal that got him 218 votes, the gavel on the first...

Plans…from Davos

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  Your Masters have Plans for You Klaus Schwab’s World Economic Forum has declared that people have no right to own their own car and can instead “walk or share.” According to the WEF, far too many people own their own vehicles and this situation must be corrected by pricing them out of the market. Thousands of private jets fly in...

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    Bullet Points: * A new Department of Defense (DOD) report found that the U.S. military bases that housed Afghan evacuees suffered $260 million in damages, with the Air Force saying the damage was "unrepairable."  The DOD inspector general reported last week that the eight bases housing the refugees in Texas, Wisconsin, New Je...

Bullet Points

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    Fishwives? In the southern climes among the peoples of the South Seas, it was perfectly normal for women to steer boats. So they were a bit confused when they saw these very pale, unhealthy-looking European men on their big, exotic-looking wooden boats because there were no women on board. The Europeans first h...

Starting Things Off

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  In case you hadn't heard   When do the brain-sucking alien monsters come out of hibernation? Yeah...the truth is out there.   It's the New Year - Tanks, for the memories. Identify the Tanks 1 2 3   Bullet Points:  * “We economists don’t know much, but we do kno...

Russia – A Fallen Kingdom

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  Bullet Points: * In her New Year's Day Inaugural speech following her 2022 election, New York Governor Kathy Hochul took aim at one of the biggest problems plaguing her state: People who are fleeing New York to escape the consequences of democrat policies. Most businesses that have had prestige addresses are finding that they don't nee...