Monthly Archives: May 2020

“The general election scenario that Democrats are dreading” Politico

"… he believes, the way to think about the current economic drop-off, at least in the first two phases, is more like what happens to a thriving economy during and after a natural disaster: a quick and steep decline in economic … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, The economy | 25 Comments

The Solitude of Combat Veterans – Alan Farrell

 "Ladies and Gentlemens: Kurt Vonnegut — Corporal Vonnegut — famously told an assembly like this one that his wife had begged him to "bring light into their tunnels" that night. "Can't do that," said Vonnegut, since, according to him, the … Continue reading

Posted in Farrell, Poetry | 55 Comments

“The Major Won the Croix de Guerre” Alan Farrell

 In Memorial Day weekend and in honor of MACVSOG I have decided to put up Alan Farrell's story as titled above.  It is one of my favorites.  The unit involved was really a "hatchet company"  of MACVSOG.  pl Download The … Continue reading

Posted in Farrell, Humor, Prose | 41 Comments

A Bombshell Report from the New CNN

A report by Fred There I was, first day on the new job. Trying to impress the boss with my worsmithing and insights on life, the universe, and, well – everything. Of course all good writing takes coffee, and some … Continue reading

Posted in China, Current Affairs, France, Fred, Health Care, Humor, Politics, The economy, Whatever | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

The court of appeals orders that Judge Sullivan respond in 10 days about the motion to dismiss in the Michael Flynn case

By Robert Willmann In a short order on 21 May 2020, the federal Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said that Emmet Sullivan, the trial court judge in the Michael Flynn criminal case, shall:  "file a response addressing petitioner's … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, government, Justice | 26 Comments

Hack WashPost Reporter Carries FBI Dirty Water in Lame Attack on Michael Flynn by Larry C Johnson

The Deep State, in a desperate attempt to try to mitigate the damage from the revelation that 39 different members of the Obama Administration unmasked Michael Flynn’s name in at least 15 separate NSA intelligence reports, turned to Washington Post … Continue reading

Posted in Larry Johnson, Russiagate | 11 Comments

Richard Townsend Sale 1939 – 2020

  Richard T. Sale, 81, an international affairs journalist and novelist, died on May 9, 2020, at Duke Hospice – Hock Pavilion in Durham. The cause was liposarcoma, a rare cancer, said his wife, Carol A. Huff. An unassuming writer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 11 Comments

“End New York City’s lockdown now!” David Marcus

"In mid-March, we were told we have to endure a lockdown to ensure that hospitals didn’t get overrun. We did. The hospitals were not overwhelmed. We turned the Javits Center into a hospital. We didn’t need it. We brought in … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care, The economy | 113 Comments

Michael Flynn files a new action in a court of appeals about the motion to dismiss and the appointment of an “amicus curiae”

By Robert Willmann Yesterday afternoon, Gen. Michael Flynn (ret.) filed a new legal action in the federal Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit asking the appellate court to issue an order directing that three things happen in the trial … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Justice | 7 Comments

From Frankenfish to Good Eatin’ Game Fish – TTG

A few years after I settled in Virginia, I began reading frightful stories about the arrival of a dangerous “frankenfish” in the Potomac River and its tributaries. This hideous invader called the northern snakehead was feared to be about to … Continue reading

Posted in Science, TTG, Whatever | 30 Comments