Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ugliness Brewing in Kabul?

Perhaps. U.S. Embassy Kabul has received credible reports of an imminent attack in Kabul City, Kabul Province, Afghanistan within the next 48 hours. During this period of heightened threat, the U.S. Embassy strongly urges U.S. citizens to exercise extreme caution … Continue reading

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House Mountain Video

This past week a video was posted on You Tube about House Mountain.  Shot and produced by Steve Shires, a former Game Warden in Rockbridge County, written by Jim Warren a Professor of English at Washington and Lee, and narrated … Continue reading

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Travel Week for Me

Headed to and from Texas, overland and not by air. Will toss some things out when I can. Enjoy the short work week, and if at all possible stay away from large crowds in major public venues– there’s ugliness afoot. … Continue reading

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Diplomacy Starts with Small Gestures

One of the victims in the terrorist attacks in Paris was a Gendarmerie Belgian Malinois named Diesel. In learning of this, the MVD bestowed a two month old Malinois to the Gendarmerie named Dobrynya.  To me, that is everything from a … Continue reading

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We Assume, Of Course, That They’ve Been Properly Vetted

And have every legitimate reason to be there. Strictly for cultural enrichment. Or not. Note that this BOLO was not released to the public. It was only leaked to the press by someone in the WMATA police department. So much … Continue reading

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Arlington County Says, “Sure, Why Not,” to Syrian Refugees

Stupid, suicidal. Be sure to watch the news clip too. Syrian refugees are welcome in Arlington County, public officials said Wednesday, noting that the county has become home to those fleeing the Vietnam War, civil wars in Central America, the … Continue reading

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More Appropriate Subjects from Mr Farnam: Gun “Fights” and Gun “Battles”

Might behoove us to know the difference, and to be ready. (With a bit of emphasis added.) This week’s, particularly yesterday’s, raids by French Police and Special Operators on multiple hideouts used by Islamic terrorists set the stage for what … Continue reading

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