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The timely, or untimely (your call) passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this past week may define the already-planned national insurrection landscape all the way up to Election Day, maybe even beyond, so whatever mayhem was planned, say for the last week of October and the first week of...
This morning at 5:30 AM I turned on my trusty Daily Coronavirus Worldwide case and death count report. I’ve done this daily, same time, same station, since March 20, when the total US reported deaths were 200. This morning those deaths crossed the 200,000 mark, 200, 643 to be precise,...
When things occur in bunches it usually means an invisible hand is at work. Suddenly we're seeing a spate of "Viet and Gulf War vets" claiming that Trump is among other things, a draft dodger. Real Vietnam-era vets, whether Viet War #1, 1962-1968 (JFK-LBJ's War) or Viet War #2, 1969-1973 (Nixon's...
The Natural Law of Who Chooses This is partly another lecture on American Exceptionalism, for it is still unique to America and alien to the rest of the world. But it’s also a continuation of discussions we’ve had here in the past about the role of natural law in deciding the...
The film is of a poignant burial at sea of a Navy gunner named Loyce Deen in the aircraft he was defending in 1944 in the Pacific. Takes just a minute and a half.   Burial at Sea of Loyce Deen   And the Death of Captain Waskow is a short...
I was born and raised in a basketball state. We had a football coach back in the later 40s- early 50's, you may have heard of him, name of Paul Bryant. Took my state university to three straight bowl games, Sugar, Orange and Cotton, '50, '51 and '52, then...
Virginia's Senate just passed a bill reducing assaults on police from a felony to a misdemeanor. It will likely become law. And even if the governor (Northem, of black-face, KKK fame) should for some reason veto this bill, the signal will still go out to local prosecutors that they...

The Post Turtle

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While suturing the cut on the hand of a 75-year old Virginia farmer, the two men talked, the topic coming around to the election and the topic of Joe Biden. “Well, you know, Joe Biden is a post-turtle?”, the old farmer said. The doc asked what a post turtle was. Well, when...