Monthly Archives: November 2021

“A US-Russia war over Ukraine would be catastrophic”

“As a former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) officer and specialist in Russian doctrine and strategy who participated in dozens of war games that simulated a U.S.-Russia conflict, I am gravely concerned about the high risk of Washington going to war over … Continue reading

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Posted in government, Russia, The Military Art | 17 Comments

Appeal for funds

Because of the space occupied by the massive archive I brought forward from SST, my offshore host site made me a charge for more space. If you want to put money in my jar, that would be good. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Administration | 15 Comments

“Promising new electric iodine thruster passes key test in orbit”

“A new electric thruster that blasts out iodine has now been successfully tested in orbit, a milestone that could help lead to significantly tinier, simpler, cheaper and higher-performance engines for satellites and spacecraft, a new study reports. Conventional rockets use chemical reactions … Continue reading

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Posted in Science, Space | 1 Comment

This all sounds familiar -TTG

Stavros Atlamazoglou Nov 18, 2021, 8:30 AM in Business Insider US special operators played an instrumental role in the fight against terrorists over the past 20 years. But the Pentagon is shifting its focus to preparing for a potential war … Continue reading

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Posted in The Military Art, TTG | 12 Comments


UKRAINE. Lots of bogus hysteria about how Russia is about to invade Ukraine – for example. Here’s my view – Russia Inc has no desire to pay for “Country 404” – the US/EU/NATO broke it, they own it. But, eventually, … Continue reading

Posted in Patrick Armstrong, Russia | 14 Comments

“La Grande Fete de Merci Donnant” Buchwald – reposted 2021

“They landed at a place called Plymouth (once a famous voiture Americaine ) in a wooden sailing ship called the Mayflower (or Fleur de Mai ) in 1620. But while the Pelerins were killing the dindes, the Peaux-Rouges were killing … Continue reading

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Posted in History, Humor, Whatever | 90 Comments

Thanksgiving in the Field – 1863 from “Death Piled Hard” reposted 2021

One of my pre-occupations is the cycle of novels that I wrote concerned with what I think I learned in life.  It is set in the American Civil War and called “Strike the Tent.”  Why?  If I knew why perhaps I could … Continue reading

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Posted in Books, Prose | 67 Comments

Antifa Is a One Note Sally and the Message is Wearing Thin.

Antifa is losing its punch and becoming more desperate and deranged. What I find most interesting is that they are espousing the same crap regardless of where they are in the world. Take a look at the following video. If … Continue reading

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Posted in Larry Johnson | 16 Comments

“News of the World”

Comment: We watched this film last night. Excellent. No, superb! I did not think films of this quality were made anymore. Another really great production is Ken Burns’ series “Country Music.” If you want to understand a certain kind of … Continue reading

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Posted in Film, History, Media | 10 Comments

“Billionaire John Malone: CNN Needs ‘Actual Journalists'” Newsmax

and Foxnews is rid of two parasites. Good! “CNN’s ratings have collapsed over 50% in the past year and may be suffering from a credibility gap with viewers. After several years of false and inaccurate reporting about a so-called effort by the … Continue reading

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Posted in Uncategorized | 13 Comments