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105-year-old WWII veteran celebrates milestone birthday with drive-by salute

| August 7, 2020 | 14 Comments
105-year-old WWII veteran celebrates milestone birthday with drive-by salute

A couple of days late in catching this, so I apologize for that. This is a story that will warm the stone cold hearts of all you DWs. From Fox News; Retired Maj. Bill White, believed to be the oldest living Marine, celebrated a socially distanced 105th birthday with a drive-by salute from his Stockton, Calif., neighbors. The Mustang […]

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What’s This? A TAH’er Birthday Today!

| March 23, 2020 | 47 Comments
What’s This? A TAH’er Birthday Today!

5th/77th FA One of our ninja’s ratted you out, Gun Bunny. No sense in denying or running, our ninjas are remorseless, and the best, as you well know. To take the sting out a bit, it was suggested I dummy up a couple recipes to celebrate another lap around the sun. So here ya go, […]

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A New Democrat In the Mix

| August 16, 2019 | 11 Comments
A New Democrat In the Mix

Tom Steyer came to my attention a short while ago from various sources. He’s a very, very busy busybody who made his fortune (net worth $1.6 billion) spending his time in the business of investing in high risk floundering companies. In January 1986, Steyer founded Farallon Capital, an investment firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. […]

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Screaming Eagle Found in Louisiana

| August 11, 2019 | 10 Comments
Screaming Eagle Found in Louisiana

A WWII gliderman (glider crew member) with a heavy Cajun accent is still alive and living in Louisiana. As a member of a glider crew (n this case, the 321st “Screaming Eagles” Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division), delivering troops and supplies into Normandy, he might have been found sitting in a Jeep, waiting […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| August 9, 2019 | 75 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

I just want all of you to know that in October this year, an asteroid about 330+/- feet in diameter is (MAYBE) going to possibly, but also possibly not, hit Earth. It is NASA 2007 FT3, with an 8-year orbital period. You may recall that in the winter of 2012-2013, a (not 300-foot)  – correction, […]

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Jim “Peewee” Martin Takes One More Jump Into Normandy

| June 5, 2019 | 14 Comments
Jim “Peewee” Martin Takes One More Jump Into Normandy

WWII 101st Airborne paratrooper Jim “Peewee” Martin makes a repeat jump into Normandy at the tender age of 93.  You can either sit on it and wither away to nothing, or you can be like Peewee here.  It ain’t over ’til he says it’s over. Granted, it was done in 2014 on the 70th anniversary […]

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The Democrats in 2020, will they once again snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?

| April 29, 2019 | 16 Comments
The Democrats in 2020, will they once again snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?

Our friend Veritas Omnia Vincit is back, this time with an essay that doesn’t require Venn charts. He opines that even though Trump is vulnerable for re-election, the odds are pretty good the Dems will dick-step their way to defeat in 2020. See what you think: Veritas Omnia Vincit Beating Trump in 2020 should be […]

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Just a thought for everyone

| March 2, 2019 | 24 Comments
Just a thought for everyone

This is a repost from WUWT, re: a video inspired by Eastwood’s remark about what makes him keep going. Don’t let the old man in…a video for my friends It’s worth a few minutes of your time to click on the photo, which is the link, to watch the video, posted in the article.

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