Category Archives: Whatever

OK, explain it to me.

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“SUNRISE, SUNSET >> Sometimes the show is behind you” – TTG

“Anne Hupka of Stafford County recently captured this photo of anti crepuscular rays from her family’s home on the Potomac Creek. Similar to the shafts of light we see shining from the sun, anticrepuscular rays appear in the sky opposite … Continue reading

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“… so why was he treated like a ‘demented old man’?”

” … she claims her research shows that rather than dementia, Lord Douglas was in fact suffering from post traumatic stress disorder – a term only officially coined in 1980. Of course the terms “shell-shock” and “war neurosis” had been … Continue reading

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The Church of England is dying? A symptom of the death of the West?

“Lately, the Church of England has been hellbent on a course which is almost designed to cause distress to traditionally-minded vicars and parishioners: the lowly footsoldiers who do the flowers, run the choir and generally keep their beloved old church … Continue reading

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Redoubts 9 and 10 – Where the US was born.

(Reposted) Without the service of the French Regulars, Cornwallis would never have surrendered.  Anthony Wayne’s Continentals and these men captured these two strong redoubts in night bayonet attacks.  There are a whole lot of these fellows buried out in the … Continue reading

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My WAG would be a Florida sinkhole.

“While the entire coastline in that part of Florida is settling (sinking) a couple millimeters per year, experts say the deeply buried concrete pilings would have ensured that wasn’t a concern—unless some type of void or sinkhole opened up beneath … Continue reading

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“The Myth of a Majority-Minority America” Richard Alba et al

“The narrative that nonwhite people will soon outnumber white people is not only divisive, but also false. In recent years, demographers and pundits have latched on to the idea that, within a generation, the United States will inevitably become a majority-minority … Continue reading

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News of the day

People who have no guts are trying to deal with Putin who has lots of guts. All you do is tell him is that if his guys do not clean up the ransom attacks, NSA/US Cybercommand will wreck his little … Continue reading

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The Joy of Being Local – TTG

Or in the words of Buckaroo Banzai, “No matter where you go, there you are.” Damned good movie, btw. I have always preferred my local print newspaper to the infinite stream of information on the internet. This morning the Free … Continue reading

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“The Scouring of the Shire” – JRR Tolkien

“”The Scouring of the Shire” is the penultimate chapter of the high fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. The Fellowship hobbits, Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin, return home to the Shire to find that it is under the brutal control of ruffians and their leader “Sharkey”, revealed … Continue reading

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