Monthly Archives: January 2021

T for Texas – Call them home governor. Call them home …

(36th Infantry Division – T for Texas) “Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday said he finds it “offensive” that the FBI is vetting National Guard members, including those from his own state, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. “This is the most offensive … Continue reading

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Joe says we have 100 days to make it to America …

"Guatemalan police and soldiers on Monday broke up a group of hundreds of migrants who had spent two nights stuck at a roadblock on a rural highway. Some migrants threw rocks while authorities launched tear gas and pushed the migrants … Continue reading

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Falcon 9 Transporter launch


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Starlink Launch Alert

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Will the non-monoparty majority of the GOP be outlawed?

  "The Republican Attorneys General Association was involved, as were the activist groups Turning Point Action and Tea Party Patriots. At least six current or former members of the Council for National Policy (CNP), an influential group that for decades … Continue reading

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Grilled Sword with Cajun Blackening

50 degrees backyard 17 January, 2021

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The Great Purge Approaches

"A show trial is a public trial in which the judicial authorities have already determined the guilt, and/or innocence, of the defendant. The actual trial has as its only goal the presentation of both the accusation and the verdict to the public so they will serve as … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic Space Launch

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Open Thread – 16 January 2021


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Friedrich Hölderlin on Life’s Course

Hölderlin's Poem on The Course of Life (Lebenslauf) Translated by Steven Willett     Note: Friedrich Hölderlin (1770~1843) has been called "the most German of Germans" by Norbert von Hellingraf. I consider him one of the three greatest European poets … Continue reading

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