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Journalist Schmernalist

The Epoch Times has an article about Steve Baker, journalist arrested for some trumped up somethingorother related to the Jan 6 not-an-insurrection. Steve Baker, on the Jan. 6 Front Lines and in the DOJ’s Crosshairs | The Epoch Times Worth … Continue reading

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Help Us Grade Team Names

OK, let’s take a minute to talk about team names.  This is fully on-topic if the topic is the War for America and if culture war is part of that. Control of grammar and vocabulary is a basic element of … Continue reading

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Capacity to Fight

When making strategy, the capacity to fight (One’s own capacity as well as that of opponents) is a basic, natural consideration. To formalize that consideration a bit — to audit it, practice it, organize it or perhaps to have a … Continue reading

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Politics is the Killing Machine

At this moment, while you scroll your Devil Brick, or peruse your PC, who can end your life legally? Or at least end your life with impunity. Certainly your doctor who can prescribe life altering drugs that have lethal outcome … Continue reading

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Foreign Forces

Todd Bensman (Center for Immigration Studies, Center for Immigration Studies (cis.org)  has an article out in Imprimis, a publication of Hillsdale College with which many of you are positively familiar. The title of Bensman’s article is “An Immigration Crisis Beyond … Continue reading

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Tyrant Jewelry

My wife and I just finished binge-watching all of the miniseries The Man in the High Castle. We thought it entertaining and oddly relevant to the current political condition. I have thoughts. One is that I was irritated to see … Continue reading

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Nulandism

There was never any intellectual resistance among progressives to adopting the magical-realism style in fictional literature to political propaganda. The unstable but effective competitive advantage of narrative over accurate depiction invites progressives to favor even the most improbable untruths. That … Continue reading

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Apologize to Criminals?

Hard to watch a president do that. (Biden apologized for having referred to the man accused of murdering Laken Riley as an illegal alien. José Antonio Ibarra, a Venezuelan national, is innocent until proven guilty — of murder — but … Continue reading

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What Geography is to Strategy

Geography provides us the best vocabulary and theory set for competent strategy making. Geography focuses on where and how far. Geography is the natural home of cartography and GIS. I mention this because too many of our military leaders are … Continue reading

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The SOTU

Joe gave a speech last night and I thought he got through it pretty well, cognitively speaking. The speech writer is no Shakespeare, but even there we need to give some leeway since these things tend to be hierarchical checklists … Continue reading

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