Monthly Archives: May 2019

“The Raft of the Impeachment”

Long attributed wrongly to Gericault, this masterpiece has now been found to be an allegory of what may happen to political parties which try to impeach a president and fail.  pl

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 30 MAY 2019 (by Patrick Armstrong)

THE LIE. The Mueller report kills half of the lie (Trump colluded) but the other half (Russia interfered) is still alive. But things are happening. One well-informed reporter says Trump told AG Barr to "find out what happened"; Barr ran … Continue reading

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Oh My! Benjamin Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition Gov’t; Unprecedented New National Election Ahead

Decameron:  As of Midnight local time, Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government. New elections will take place. New York Times, May 29, 2019:  "JERUSALEM — Seven weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared “a night of tremendous victory” in … Continue reading

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Robert Mueller, Total Disgrace by Larry C Johnson

Robert Mueller is a fool and a liar. He is not worthy of being described as honorable. He is a disgrace to the Marine Corps. The justice system in the United States is based on the principle that you are … Continue reading

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Comments on Official Response by OPCW to the Engineering Assessment on Douma

Comments on official response to the release of the Engineering Assessment of the Douma cylinders Paul McKeigue, David Miller, Jake Mason, Piers Robinson Members of Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media 1 Introduction 2 OPCW’s response to the release … Continue reading

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Stefan Halper, the FBI’s Rat F****r? by Larry C Johnson

NOTE–THE FOLLOWING IS DRAWN FROM THE COMPLAINT FILED BY SVETLANA LOKHOVA AGAINST STEFAN HALPER, THE DOW JONES & COMPANY, INC. ) [WALL STREET JOURNAL], ) THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY, ) WP COMPANY, LLC ) [WASHINGTON POST] ) ) -and- ) … Continue reading

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“Dear Hearts Across the Seas” by W. Patrick Lang

“For 14 hours yesterday, I was at work—teaching Christ to lift his cross by the numbers, and how to adjust his crown; and not to imagine he thirst until after the last halt. I attended his Supper to see that … Continue reading

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Starlink, Magic Wrought Useful, by Babelfish

Clarke's Third Law: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Like some SST correspondents, I grew up in the frenzy of the 50s cold war. Missile Gaps. Sergei Korolev dueling with Werner Von Braun. Secret Russian super-rockets were hurling … Continue reading

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“Once lost, now found, never forgotten…” – TTG

Republished from 2016 A Memorial Day tradition at Fredericksburg National Cemetery continues BY JOSEF W. ROKUS/FOR THE FREE LANCE–STAR In 1993, Montfort Academy fifth-grader Kent Ingalls was preparing for the annual placement of flags on graves at Fredericksburg National Cemetery. … Continue reading

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2nd Bn, 2nd Infantry Regiment “Noli Me Tangere”

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