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A Little After Supper Entertainment

| July 6, 2020 | 17 Comments
A Little After Supper Entertainment

    Guided Missile Destroyer USS Jason Dunham Photo by: US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Clay A History of the US Navy’s Destroyers, for your education and entertainment.  They started as torpedo boats, and grew to what they are today.  Such magnificent beasts should never be ignored. There’s a reason they’re called the […]

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I lift my lamp beside the golden door….

| July 4, 2020 | 16 Comments
I lift my lamp beside the golden door….

  Photo by Tom Coe Happy Fourth of July. The USA is officially 244 years old today. at 2PM, signed into law at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. We’re a nation built of immigrants and descendants of immigrants. Despite our differences (of opinion and otherwise), we still manage to get along with each other most of […]

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The American Revolution-A Timelapse

| July 4, 2020 | 8 Comments
The American Revolution-A Timelapse

The following videos show a timelapse view of the American Revolution. The American Revolutionary War: Every Day… The American Revolutionary War: Every Other Day… The above two videos show the Spanish Empire and the Dutch joining the war on our side. The next video shows action moving on the map as well as battle re-enactments. […]

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History Keeps Repeating and Repeating and Repeating…..

| July 1, 2020 | 7 Comments
History Keeps Repeating and Repeating and Repeating…..

Riots and protests are nothing new in human history. The purpose of our most recent encounter with civil unrest was distorted into destruction, looting and pillaging, and no peaceful behavior at all. Some of the businesses that were destroyed may never return to those neighborhoods. It isn’t anything new. The June riots and destruction were […]

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The real reason mobs across the country are tearing down American monuments

| June 24, 2020 | 24 Comments
The real reason mobs across the country are tearing down American monuments

Tucker Carlson: Why mobs are tearing down America’s monuments Tucker’s opinion monologue on the issue. I’m a Tucker fan, which may surprise two or three of y’all. Here he bells the cat, and provides the only viable recommendation to fix the problem. Tucker On Monday, a mob attempted to knock down a statue of Andrew […]

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Keeping History and Statues In Their Proper Places…

| June 24, 2020 | 21 Comments
Keeping History and Statues In Their Proper Places…

… whether protesters like it or not. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8443609/140-000-Mail-Sunday-readers-demand-government-blocks-attempts-remove-Churchills-monument.html From the Daily Mall article at 6-20-2020:  Don’t pull down Winston Churchill’s statue: 140,000 Mail on Sunday readers demand the government blocks attempts to remove the wartime PM’s monument More than 140,000 readers have already signed the petition to secure the statue The Churchill monument was boarded up […]

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More Perspective on the Wuhan Coronavirus

| June 24, 2020 | 29 Comments
More Perspective on the Wuhan Coronavirus

I saw an Internet meme about 3 weeks ago that caught my eye. It came out around Memorial Day, and observed that “more people had now died from the (Wuhan coronavirus) than were killed in combat in Vietnam and Korea combined”. I’m pretty sure the timing was intentional. I was reminded of this the other […]

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SCOTUS rules civil rights law protects LGBTQ employees

| June 15, 2020 | 129 Comments
SCOTUS rules civil rights law protects LGBTQ employees

Joseph Fons holds a pride flag in front of the Supreme Court building June 15 after the court ruled that LGBTQ people can not be disciplined or fired based on their sexual orientation. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Supreme Court declared Monday that the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ employees from workplace […]

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