Category Archives: Events

Las Vegas Shooting

I had a long night last night, after putting my wife on the jet plane heading back to the UK — a separation that will end only by the UK government finally granting me a permanent visa to live there, … Continue reading

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That Wicked National Rifle Association

Not three seconds elapsed after the initial reports of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, before the hearse chasers of the Left leapt into the fray, via Twitter of course, to condemn the NRA. So, let’s see if I … Continue reading

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Driving Licenses vs Firearms Ownership

I had a brief, but interesting, Twitter exchange with one of my favorite Sci Fi authors, Jennifer Foehner Wells (@Jenthulhu), involving guns and gun control.  I responded to a tweet of hers putting down the National Rifle Association, to which … Continue reading

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Korean Weather is Heating Up

I don’t know what it is about Kim Jong-un that is causing him to get so belligerant to be threatening the tossing of nukes everywhere.  The apparent cause of this heated talk is the pretty much routine annual training exercises … Continue reading

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They also serve who only stand and wait…

There was a front page story in my local newspaper, The Olympian, about two Soldiers from the Ranger battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) receiving the Silver Star for actions in Afghanistan.  One received his posthumously; the other survived the … Continue reading

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R.I.P. General Norman Schwartzkopf

My old brigade commander, H. Norman Schwartzkopf, has passed away at the age of 78.  I never met him personally, but I was one of his troops when I served in the 1st Brigade of the 9th Infantry Division at … Continue reading

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Apparently, the End of the World is Near

I am told that there are a lot of folks who expect the end of the world to occur on December 21, 2012.  And the reason for it?  I guess that date marks the end of the Mayan Long Count … Continue reading

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