Tag Archives: Warfare and Conflict

Who’s on First?

June 21, 2014   Okay, let me see if I can get this straight. The Saudis (our Sunni friends) trained ISIS (their Sunni terrorists) to fight in Syria (their Shia enemies) and we supported them because they were the “good” terrorists … Continue reading

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Crazy Terrorist Rabbits

June 14, 2014   It’s a lovely day here in southwest Missouri, sunny and seventy-one degrees as I write the blog post although the wind gusts are rather strong, as the creaks and groans of my old house will attest. Up … Continue reading

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Down the Memory Hole

June 7, 2014   About 14 million American and allied soldiers (including all military services) died in WW II. Of those, about a half million were Americans. Surprisingly, (to me, at least) three to four million were Chinese and over eight … Continue reading

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Reaping the Whirlwind

May 10, 2014  This will be a short post this week as I have spent most of the day looking at videos and pictures from the terrible Trade Union Building fire that took so many lives in Odessa, Ukraine, over … Continue reading

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Ukraine and Gardening – Yet Again

April 19, 2014 [My condolences to the family, loved ones and friends of Michael Ruppert. I didn’t know Mike personally, but his writings on peak oil and his blog, From the Wilderness, were among the handful of sources available when … Continue reading

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The Old Woman, The Disabled Dog and the Passive-Aggressive Cat

March 22, 2014  Over the last year since the dog and cat came to live with me, we have developed an odd, but serviceable working relationship. They grew up together and were even friends; now, both are old and wary … Continue reading

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Time to Get Busy, Doomers

March 15, 2014  From what I’ve read in the news, this week, it looks like we may go to war with Russia next week. Not a shooting war, (not yet, anyway,) but an economic war that in some ways is … Continue reading

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Ukraine and Gardening

March 8, 2014   Ukraine, 2014   Photo by Mstyslav Chernov Thank goodness for the blogosphere. Yes, you have to pick your sources wisely, but you can find news there that the corporate owned, mainstream media won’t touch. Such is the … Continue reading

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That Your Flight Not Be in Winter

December 14, 2013 First thing this morning, even before turning on the light, I peered through the slats on the venetian blind to check for snowfall during the night. Up here in north Springfield, we’ve had about seven inches over … Continue reading

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While We Wait

September 7, 2013 Well, since most of the world community seems unwilling to do much more than, as one political wag put it, “hold the President’s coat” while he kills Syrians with missiles and bombs to keep them from getting … Continue reading

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