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Over-the-Top?

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    Response Times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwg_QOMKVpY&feature=emb_logo The SWAT Team showed up a lot faster to crush the podcast than they would have to a school shooting.   The Big Guy's 10% (Gateway Pundit) Why are US strategic oil reserves going to Europe? Is it because they paid the standard vig ...

Friday Follies

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    As if there weren't enough follies during the course of a regular week, we're exploring them on a Friday. Some are saying that the voter repudiation of Chesa Boudin is homophobic, and that would clearly fly if the voters who booted the Soros guy were not overwhelmingly democrat and homosexually oriented in one of the 36 gender a...

It can’t be Thursday

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    Blogging and Stuff I looked at the calendar and it took a moment to figure out that yes, it is actually Thursday and the week is escaping. Today will be taken up with writing position papers (sort of pitch material for my consulting business) and catching up. Such is life. I may also rewrite my resume. Writing a resume is an ...

Time Passess

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    Are  Bees Fish? Legally, yes - but only in California... A California appeals court has ruled that four species of bees are now legally considered fish, KTLA sister station WJW reports. The issue was whether the bumble bee, a terrestrial invertebrate, falls within the definition of fish – a division in the list of endan...

Random Thoughts

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    H/T WSF   What is Modern Journalism? Covering important stories -- with a pillow until they stop moving. Deciding which facts that the public should not know because they reflect poorly on Democrats. ...complete the list if you'd like.   USGOV controls the leasing, permitting, drilling, shipping,...

Fertilizing the World

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    Potash = Potassium Potassium chloride (Muriate of potash)     (KCl; 0-0-60) Potassium sulfate (Sulfate of potash)    (K2SO4; 0-0-50-18S) Potassium-magnesium sulfate     (K2SO4-2MgSO4; 0-0-22-22S-11Mg) Potassium thiosulfate     (K2S2O3; 0-0-25-17S) Potassium nitrate     (KNO3; 13-0-44) The potassium in all these...

June Sixth

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      The War in Ukraine Ukraine undertook a counterattack to retake Kherson. The map reflects as closely as is possible, the situation with contested areas in pink. Snihurivka will fall to Ukraine. Maybe today, maybe it will be cut off and it will fall later this week. Kherson was an important port on the Blac...

Always the Longest Day

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    Top Gun: Maverick - Review Bloggers here, primarily PaulM, have reviewed the film and did a very good job. I recently saw it too, so I'll throw my cracker in the soup as well. The feature film has been "in the can" for quite some time now as theaters were shuttered because of the plague, etc. It's now available for you...

This and That

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  Stringshot sent this over: https://www.rooshvforum.com/threads/uvalde-texas-mass-shooting-19-children-dead.41857/page-9 I stumbled across this link at https://theferalirishman.blogspot.com/ The day of the Uvalde shooting, a US Army MC-12W recon plane left FortHood/Killeen at 10:15am CT. It approached the Uvalde area ~ 11:02 and fle...

A Historical Sermonette

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  Isaiah 5:20 (NKJ) Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!   Today We Reach Back... ...To Hallowed Antiquity, on this, the 600th anniversary of the Ottoman Siege of Constantinople by Sultan Murad II. ...

Weekend Work

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    Food Blogging I'll start off by discussing last night's snack. My grandsons wanted pizza and I didn't want to go out and pay $30 for a pizza at the pizza restaurant, so I split french bread, slathered on some doctored up jar spaghetti sauce with tomato paste and some chopped fresh garlic, added ingredients in the house and th...

The Thursday Thrill

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  Don't Believe your Lying Eyes! President Joe Brandon and the Democratic Party finally have a plan to get inflation under control and address the economic anxiety felt by millions of Americans. It's not a plan in the conventional sense, but rather a public relations campaign to convince the American people that "despite their current mi...

Open Forum

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    It's all yours today.  Did anyone think that Clinton's lawyer would be convicted in Swampland? Really? Are any of you surprised that the Perkins Coie law office at the center of the Russiagate scandal has an FBI workspace complete with a computer terminal to access FBI databases? They’ve had that workspace present in the offi...

Early Trade with China

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  Background on Trade From the very beginning of the commercial relations between Britain and China, the trade balance had a noticeable bias in favor of Chinese exports. While in Europe, Chinese goods were considered exotic and a sign of chic, the policy of the emperors of the Qing Dynasty was aimed at isolating the country and protectin...

This and That

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  The Russian Conquest of Chechnya and Dagestan, in the later phase also known as the The Murid War, was the eastern component of the Caucasian War of 1817–1864. In the Murid War, the Russian Empire conquered the independent peoples of the eastern Ciscaucasus, but at a price. 30 May – 2 June 1842 marks the Battle of Ichkeria in the Murid...

Austerlitz – Letter

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  Letter of a brigadier serving in the Chasseurs à Cheval of the Imperial Guard addressed to his parents, concerning the battle of Austerlitz … At the headquarters of I Corps of the Grande Armée. Budweiss in Bohemia, 24 December 1805. At last, my dear father and mother, I’m able to provide you with some news. Since our departu...

Parting Shot

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    The American President (Gateway Pundit) "Cabassa says the Secret Service had told the crowd that Biden would come down and meet and shake hands with them after mass, setting up a police line. But, Cabassa reports that when Biden heard the crowd’s chants he bailed rather than face them." The video is available at the link....

Memorial Day

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    “Either we shall employ our strength, power, and conscience boldly and righteously in defense of human dignity and freedom, or we shall waste these reserves for peace and default to the forces that breed new wars. (Each soldier) we bury is partly the victim of your folly and the folly of all peace-loving peoples w...

Final Frontier?

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    Looking for... ...Space Aliens? (more here) Experts say, "look in the mirror." It's difficult to quantify what makes an expert or why one expert's opinion should be weighted more heavily than another's. I tend to get my space alien information at the same place the Men in Black did - supermarket tabloids. The truth is out the...

Sort of a Sermonette

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    A Progressive Prayer Of course, we know that the woke only pray to their reflected image in the mirror or to the half-blood prince perhaps. but...they are known to bray...and cackle. They have the cackle down cold. and they're all real fans of build-back better...which works as well as everything else that they set th...