Today is Holocaust Rememberence Day. Which should also be called “Remember why we never ever ever let the government take away our firearms because the only reason to take them from law abiding people is so that they can then round up and shoot the now unarmed people without getting shot themselves” day. Remember this [Continue]
The Years of Crisis and Real Blood in the Streets “Given the language I’m hearing and reading from across America’s political spectrum, I’ll make today’s post another attempt to educate my fellow countrymen. This will not be a refresher for most people since this period of history in this particular place is rarely taught in [Continue]
Medal of Honor recipient’s family turned away at White House “Family of Medal of Honor recipient Vernon Baker was denied access to the White House’s West Wing on Saturday, a day after the World War II hero was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Baker’s widow, Heidy, and grandson, Vernon Pawlik, 10, were denied entry because [Continue]
Who knew? Fox Tossing: “Fox tossing (German: Fuchsprellen) was a popular competitive blood sport in parts of Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries, which involved throwing live foxes and other animals high into the air. The tossing would take place in an arena, usually either created by setting up a circle of canvas screens [Continue]
Also today the government went into Warsaw to resettle some people to the east and were met with gunfire and IEDs from a group of religious fanatics! Today is the 67th anniversary of the start of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, where a small band of Jews held off the German Army for a month.
Ok, so the post earlier was not 100% correct, it’s not exactly breaking news. 235 years ago the Brits tried to confiscate a cache of weapons, and the local militia fought with them, thus kicking off the American Revolution.
lol Rehabilitating Pharoh: “Inspired by an Arnold Kling post, I’ve been thinking that we Jews, especially those who consider ourselves Progressives, have been way too hard on Pharaoh in our recounting of the Passover story. Consider Pharaoh’s achievements: (1) Green jobs: The Hebrews built the cities of Pithom and Ramses while emitting no greenhouse gases [Continue]
“No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism, as well as abilities, of the very worthy gentlemen who have just addressed the House. But different men often see the same subject in different lights; and, therefore, I hope it will not be thought disrespectful to those gentlemen if, entertaining as I do [Continue]
Not sure who wrote it, but I like it: “A Rifleman’s Prayer Oh Lord, I would live my life in freedom, peace and happiness, enjoying the simple pleasures of hearth and home. I would die an old, old man in my own bed, preferably of sexual overexertion. But if that is not to be, Lord, [Continue]
Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps! Their 234 today.
This day is call’d the feast of Crispian. He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when this day is nam’d, And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours, And say ‘To-morrow [Continue]
Happy Juneteenth! (*) Also Happy Birthday to Jenny! * For those of you who don’t know, June 19th, 1865 was when the Union officer let the slaves in Texas know that under the Emancipation Proclamation they were now freed. It had been written a few years before, but since it only freed slaves in the [Continue]
Today is the 65th anniversary of D-Day.
82nd Airborne Poster: “Late on the night of December 23rd, Sergeant John Banister of the 14th Cavalry Group found himself meandering through the village of Provedroux, southwest of Vielsalm. He’d been separated from his unit during the wild retreat of the first days and joined up with Task Force Jones, defending the southern side of [Continue]
Today is the 233rd birthday of the United States Marine Corps.
Let Them Go Their Way “Since our last meeting we have been through a disastrous election. It is easy for us to be discouraged, as pundits hail that election as a repudiation of our philosophy and even as a mandate of some kind or other. But the significance of the election was not registered by [Continue]
This is very long, but go read the whole thing: Understanding Obama: The Making of a Führer an excerpt: “When cheering for someone turns into adulation, something is wrong. Excessive adulation is indicative of a personality cult. The cult of personality is often created when the general population is discontent. A charismatic leader can seize [Continue]
According to Alexander Fraser Tytler, we’re due to no longer be a democracy: “A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From [Continue]
It is amazing what one finds on the internets sometimes, especially when one starts by looking for a widget for coding, then ends up misspelling something, which leads to an odd google search, which leads to something else which then mentions that the first serial killer was in Fort Worth, Texas. WTF? How have I [Continue]