Category: History

Speaking of restoring honor…

Speaking of restoring honor…

| September 4, 2010 | Reply

Hat tip to Gerard Van der Leun at American Digest. ..bruce w..

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“If we forget what we did, we won’t know who we are.”

“If we forget what we did, we won’t know who we are.”

| December 20, 2009 | Reply

A big hat tip to Andrew Malcom over at Top of the Ticket (one of the best political blogs on the web) for posting this video.  ..bruce w..

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A cautionary note on archeology

A cautionary note on archeology

| December 3, 2009 | Reply

Heh. Hat tip to American Digest. ..bruce..

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Lest we forget

Lest we forget

| October 13, 2009 | Reply

Matt Welch over at Reason reminds us of a critical historical event that, curiously, we don’t celebrate: November 1989 was the most liberating month of arguably the most liberating year in human history, yet two decades later the country that led the Cold War coalition against communism seems less interested than ever in commemorating, let […]

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Friday’s a May day

Friday’s a May day

| May 1, 2009 | Reply

ADMIN: Yeah, I know today’s post title doesn’t rhyme with the others — but here’s a quick test of your own nit-pickiness: did the difference between Monday’s title and the rest of the week bother you? MORNING LINKS (and these are likely the only link you’ll get today). LINK: Speaking of workers, I’m going to […]

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Monday’s a new day

Monday’s a new day

| April 26, 2009 | Reply

MORNING LINKS — apparently, Monday’s also a snowy day ITEM: I went to bed with rain falling outside and woke up to about an inch of snow on the ground, with more falling. And apparently we could get more on Friday Morning (May 1st). ITEM: For about two years before things collapsed, my co-blogger, Bruce […]

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Monday churning

Monday churning

| April 20, 2009 | Reply

[For those of you coming in from Ace of Spades HQ, here’s the Atlas Shrugged review.] AFTERNOON LINKS ITEM: Visualization is always a good thing. The Heritage Foundation graphically illustrates the minuscule nature of Obama’s proposed  — and far from realized — cuts (hat tip to Instapundit): MORNING LINKS — things are heating up a […]

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Monday yawns

Monday yawns

| April 6, 2009 | 1 Reply

MORNING LINKS — get ’em while they’re fresh ITEM:  “Should war be a game?“ is the fatuous subhead of the day, from an article talking about a new videogame recreating the battle for Fallujah (Iraq). The reporter shows no awareness that wargames have been around for centuries and that most of them do indeed “use […]

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Monday in the dark

Monday in the dark

| March 30, 2009 | Reply

OVERNIGHT LINKS ITEM: Hey! Al Gore and I both celebrated Earth Hour with our lights on! We’re buds now! As for Kentucky, heck, they celebrated a whole Earth Week not long ago! ITEM: Creeping socialism/fascism alert: Obama tells GM CEO to hit the road. For firms and organizations still considering taking government money, there’s a […]

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Get them while they’re young

Get them while they’re young

| March 24, 2009 | 1 Reply

My daughter — who spent 16 months in Russia (her husband spent 22 months there as well) — had the following observation about my link this morning regarding the House bill on compulory youth service (the first link was in the e-mail; I inserted the second link): Your entry today on your blog about the […]

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