Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Hell of the Wonder-weapon

History is the enumeration of facts about warfare. War forms the basis of the discipline of studying history. And one salient fact of war is the Wonder-weapon. The Wonder-weapon is a technological marvel that changes tactics, and initially provides a … Continue reading

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Birth of a Marine Corps and Other Nuclear News

Japan is birthing a Marine Corps after 73 years. Japan, thanks to China and North Korea, is rearming finally. What will be interesting will be how Japan rebuilds its society to include warriors over the legal and cultural obstacles America … Continue reading

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War in the Pacific

Several articles today on war in the Pacific. The first covers China’s strategic moves inside the US of A. American campuses are particularly vulnerable due to the Leftist Authoritarianism (but I repeat myself) of the college and university administrivialists; and … Continue reading

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An American Civil War: an Economy

As we’ve reviewed the concept of an American Civil War, the perspective we’ve taken is not one of combat. We’ll cover that another time because in such a war, there will be foreign intervention, and their goal will be to … Continue reading

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An American Civil War: the Home Front

There’s been rhetorical shots fired in the war between America and secessionist California, one in which Californians will lose. Those are the breaks though. When South Carolina’s militia, augmented by The Citadel’s Corps of Cadets, fired on Fort Sumter, there … Continue reading

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Is What Is Old New Again?

The Navy rethinks the Cold War and where the front lines are. Meanwhile, the Marine Corps explores the novelty of returning to being the world’s premier combat force. It seems the Diversity Chorus’s final exam question “if you kill a … Continue reading

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Friday Firearms Day

Two articles on the best pocket pistols and best-rated firearms for this year. Not seeing anything in a proper caliber, like 300mm. YMMV

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