An explosion at the Naval Air Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbour (Pearl Harbor) during the Japanese attack. Sailors stand amid wrecked watching as the USS Shaw explodes in the center background. The USS Nevada is also visible in the middle background, with her bow headed toward the left. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images) A veteran … Continue reading WSJ: Pearl Harbor Survivor Prepares for 75th Anniversary Reunion
How do we as classical liberals (conservatives & libertarians) survive the Trump & ilk time in power? How do we define or counter the narrative? Can we hold fast to the principals that drew us into the party? Will we stand strong against the winds of liberalism and progressivism? Have some of us allowed the … Continue reading Conservatism: The Wilderness Years
” Rather interesting story… “Yisrael Kristal was born near Zarnow in Poland in 1903 and lived through two world wars before moving to the Israeli city of Haifa. He was 112 years and 178 days old on 11 March, Guinness World Records says. As he received his Guinness World Records certificate, Mr Kristal said he … Continue reading BBC: Auschwitz survivor is world’s oldest living man
The Maunsell Forts rise from the sea (Credit: BBCW) “If you venture just seven miles off the British coast to a place called Red Sands, you will encounter an unusual sight – giant towers rising from the ocean on rusted legs. They look almost alien, but are actually a relic of Britain’s military past: the … Continue reading The abandoned ‘alien’ forts off Britain’s coast
I think it’s interesting that there are some solutions that we developed in the past, that is still quite applicable today… “The OV-10, developed by the US as a small and cheap attack plane in the 1960s, was first used in Vietnam because they could take off from rough airfields near to the battlefront. The … Continue reading Isn’t that interesting…
Watching the Trump campaign both on social media, online news, and television, I’m amazed at the audacity, nay, the reprehensible way that they are treating this assault… Continue reading How can someone dismiss this sort of thing?
Read this article (link at the end) if you have a minute. Spot on thoughts by my friend Jon Gabriel: “I suppose I could categorize my friends by ethnicity, but the thought makes my skin crawl. They’re friends, not racial statistics.” Exactly! Personally, and I thank Dad and Mom for instilling this in me, if … Continue reading Thoughts on Starbucks Racialism