Category Archives: History

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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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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Running to Auschwitz

Here’s an interesting essay from Ray Allen on why he went to Auschwitz. Many people remain unaware of the role of Germany’s civil servants played in carrying out the progressive Final Solution from 1933-1945. From separating communities into ethnic ghettos … Continue reading

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Desert Shield at 27

It’s been 27 years since Hussein invaded Kuwait and we responded with a world-class, ready force. Thank you ladies and gentlemen who participated directly and indirectly.

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Wooden Walls Wednesday: Constitution Floats Again!

Thanks to DaveO– how did this escape my notice??– comes news that the world’s oldest warship still in commission has completed her spell in the dry dock and is headed back to duty. If you haven’t read Six Frigates, you … Continue reading

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