Category Archives: Current Affairs

Colin Powell and the Great Man Syndrome – Re-published 18 October 2021 on the occasion of Powell’s death.

My closest adviser (wife) coined the phrase, “The Great Man Syndrome.”  (GMS)  She has the habit of watching the great or semi-great for signs of the appearance of this often fatal malady.  The disease is characterized by imagined indispensability and … Continue reading

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A judge with some common sense

“The U.S. Marine who posted videos on social media criticizing military leadership and the Biden administration’s withdrawal of military assets from Afghanistan was issued a letter of reprimand and a forfeiture of $5,000 worth of pay for one month, after pleading guilty to all charges during … Continue reading

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I am inclined to think the Clintons’ pal McAuliffe will win.

“GOP Businessman Glenn Youngkin holds a razor-thin lead over former Democrat Gov. Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia governor’s race, according to a new Trafalgar poll. When asked, “If the election were held tomorrow, who are you most likely to support?,” 48.4% said … Continue reading

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Dramatis Personae in Durham’s digging.

“Cybersecurity experts who held lucrative Pentagon and homeland security contracts and high-level security clearances are under investigation for potentially abusing their government privileges to aid a 2016 Clinton campaign plot to falsely link Donald Trump to Russia and trigger an FBI investigation … Continue reading

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Fly the Friendly Skys, the Bandon Way.

There appears to be a major Biden Presidency Coverup operation underway in the press. Over 600 flights cancelled in Jacksonville. It was that attrocious weather, so ‘experts’ say, you can see it here:  7,597 total views,  4 views today

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Moab Murders

“A horrific double murder that rocked Utah’s scenic Moab community remains unsolved one month later, leaving residents concerned about their neighbors and worried that another missing person case may be overshadowing the victims. Crystal Turner, 38, and Kylen Schulte, 24, were found dead on … Continue reading

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Woodward should “cough up” the transcripts.

I used to know Bob Woodward rather well. I am a figure in one of his books. This is “The Commanders.” His style of writing is such that I don’t recognize myself in his book in some places but no … Continue reading

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State Department F-77 reports and U.S. citizens in Afghanistan

By Robert Willmann Sitting over at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), formerly known as the General Accounting Office, is a report from October 2007 entitled: “State Department Evacuation and Preparations for Overseas Posts Can Be Improved”. The 62-page document, … Continue reading

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Whether he realizes it or not Biden encouraged violence today.

“President Biden condemned Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., Greg Abbott, R-Texas, and other Republican governors on Thursday for their responses to COVID-19 and threatened to use his presidential powers to overrule their authority. During a speech at the White House regarding his executive order to boost COVID-19 vaccinations, Biden called … Continue reading

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Biden kicks some members off the advisory boards of U.S. military academies

By Robert Willmann Administrator Joe Biden is terminating the appointments of some members of the advisory boards to the U.S. military academies by a letter dated September 8, 2021– “On behalf of President Biden, I am writing to request your … Continue reading

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