Category Archives: History

If I Were King: Holidays

If I were King (of the USA not MLK), I would re-order the national holidays.  The US government would recognize no religious holidays.  That is for the religions and their followers to do.  They do not need the government to … Continue reading

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Talking dogs: Sheepdogs and The Oath ™

Bloviating Zeppelin is bloviating about “the Oath” (TM) and it’s magical transformative properties in the human soul.  Bless his heart.  His heart is in the right place.  For the most part, his philosophy lesson is harmless.  I could just walk … Continue reading

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Trump plans Executive order to save Black Colleges

According to the news this morning, Trump is planning to use an executive order to save HBCU’s (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) from extinction.  This is a stupid thing for Trump to do, but the news fails to mention what … Continue reading

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Two Americas

I was just reflecting on path our nation is traveling down.  No matter who wins this election, we aren’t going to recover.  The damage is too deep.  The entrenched interests are too entrenched.  Race:  Specifically Black Vs White.  I never … Continue reading

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Living it up

I hope you all realize that we are living in that sweet spot in civilization after something gets really good and before it gets really bad.  I’m talking about the internet.  Free information at the tips of your fingers.  Huge … Continue reading

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USS Liberty Fail

I have seen two features on the USS Liberty in as many days.  Here is the latest. It amazes me that seemingly intelligent people can latch onto an issue and cling to it tenaciously without thinking about what it really … Continue reading

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WW2: A Numerical Look

Population of the USA in 1940 was approx 132 Million. Of those, about 27 million were in the critical age range of 18-44 and male. Of those, only a total of 16 million had served in uniform by the end … Continue reading

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