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Both Koreas in on the action? Biden wants Xi’s help

| November 14, 2022 | 13 Comments
Both Koreas in on the action?  Biden wants Xi’s help

  In a Cold-War sounding deal, two powers are said to be supplying opposite sides of a conflict. Russia and the US, right? Nope, it is reported that both Koreas are to be sending arms to opposite sides of the Ukraine conflict. First off, the Norks: The North Korean government is covertly funneling artillery shells […]

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Quick takes: Kim threats, VA screening, Uniform kerfluffle

| November 4, 2022 | 27 Comments
Quick takes: Kim threats, VA screening, Uniform kerfluffle

Well, Fatty da Kim is once again threatening to nuke joint South Korean – US exercises. Must be November. North Korea issued a veiled threat Tuesday to use nuclear weapons to get the U.S. and South Korea to “pay the most horrible price in history,” an escalation of its fiery rhetoric targeting the ongoing large-scale […]

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Poland 1939 Redux: Russia threatens UK, gets froggy WW

| November 2, 2022 | 5 Comments
Poland 1939 Redux: Russia threatens UK, gets froggy WW

As I am sure you have read, multiple published sources say Russia is claiming that the UK is responsible for the explosions that took out the Nord Stream II pipelines. Russia’s defence ministry said on Saturday that British navy personnel blew up the Nord Stream gas pipelines last month, a claim that London said was […]

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Updated gun-grabbers’ tactics

| October 28, 2022 | 21 Comments
Updated gun-grabbers’ tactics

The gun-banners are trying to do an end run around the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA). Back in the ’90s and early oughts, high-priced lawsuits were filed against gun manufacturing companies in an effort to make them spend so much money defending from frivolous law suits that they would go broke even […]

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Germany Faces New Green Reality

| October 27, 2022 | 29 Comments
Germany Faces New Green Reality

Navigation Hazard Energiewende, German for ”energy transition.” Energiewende is the energy policy launched by the German government in 2000 to change to a “green” low-carbon, nuclear-free economy. When first launched, 6.6 percent of Germany’s electricity came from renewable sources such as solar and wind. In 2019, the share reached 41.1 percent. Germans paid a hefty […]

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RFK’s grandson reveals “secret” Ukraine fighting

| October 26, 2022 | 69 Comments
RFK’s grandson reveals “secret” Ukraine fighting

Conor Kennedy, the grandson of Bobby, says on Instagram he secretly went to Ukraine and fought there before coming home. “Going in, I had no prior military experience and wasn’t a great shot, but I could carry heavy things and learned fast,” he wrote. “I was also willing to die there. So they soon agreed […]

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Volkswagen Gets It Right

| October 22, 2022 | 43 Comments
Volkswagen Gets It Right

  If you follow the news in Europe, environmental protests have been numerous and public: A relentless outfit called Just Stop Oil in the UK has created disruptions everywhere from major highways to the British Formula 1 Grand Prix, and more recently, they threw tomato soup on a Van Gogh painting at the National Gallery […]

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Short takes – IRS, SF Toilet, El Paso and illegals, Stamp price hike, Foreigners hiring US Officers, New anti-gun group

| October 20, 2022 | 41 Comments
Short takes – IRS, SF Toilet, El Paso and illegals, Stamp price hike, Foreigners hiring US Officers, New anti-gun group

For couples who file jointly for tax year 2023, the standard deduction increases to $27,700 up $1,800 from tax year 2022, the IRS announced. Single taxpayers and married people filing separately will see their the standard deduction rise to $13,850, up $900, and for heads of households, the standard deduction will be $20,800, up $1,400.   […]

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