Monthly Archives: August 2017

A Little Bit of History

One thing that has puzzled me over the last year is this new term “alt-right.” It seems to mean conservatives and small “L” libertarians that have abandoned losing with good grace. Since the media is controlled by the Left, they proclaim … Continue reading

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What Became of the Old Surplus Store?

What has become of that old standby, the surplus store? Or, the Army-Navy store, whatever you want to call it. For decades, the army-navy surplus store was the go-to place for individuals looking to find a good deal on products … Continue reading

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“Northam calls for taking down Confederate statues in Virginia and moving them to museums”

From the Richmond Times-Dispatch, by way of the Roanoke Times. That’s Northam ’81, by the way. Would this mean the statues at VMI, as well? Picture what post would look like devoid of any image or reference to the Confederacy. … Continue reading

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Diplomacy Round Up

Around the world of diplomacy, some good news! From America’s most effective diplomats, after Redlegs, a dash of awesome: “‘No Second Guesses:’ Selfridge Pilots Share Story of Emergency Landing” There’s an old saying in the Air Force: Any landing you … Continue reading

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Ignoring Relevant Information

Austin Bay offers this opinion on the current application of American power against Kim Jong-Un. Did you see or read any of these news stories referenced in the opinion? Or, was your newsfeed caught up in the cluck-fest of Diplomat … Continue reading

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Charlottesville: Bad Things in the Offing

I see very little good coming out of this, and down the pike. In ten years’ time do we foresee a whole United States, or a fractured one? As for me, I ardently desire a whole United States. But not … Continue reading

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An Article Worth Reading and Considering

Our good friend, Burko ’73 sent this absolutely fascinating article from Vanity Fair that takes a look at the inner workings of the Department of Energy. In a previous article by our Regular Contributor DaveO, he made a case (albeit a … Continue reading

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