Beach is small, but considered one of the most beautiful places in…Continue
Oldest surviving videotape is of President Eisenhower recorded in 1958:
Next is Dinah Shore from 1958:
Filmed screen from 1949!!!!!! CBS…Continue
Meh, seems like an above average amount of murder and mayhem going on lately, so, for a bit of possible relief, a picture of my son's interesting cat:…Continue
You would think that having a great, great grandfather on my father's side who fought for the Confederacy as a member of the 39th North Carolina would make me irritated that many areas of the South are removing their Confederate monuments, but it doesn't, we…Continue
Well, Boanerges suggested I post more stories. After I got finished typing them out, I had enough material for a short book available from Amazon/Kindle.
It is a book for adults as some of the content is pretty rough. Many may find it offensive as well.
The ebook has a minor formatting…Continue
Some life trivia. The above photo is of a newspaper article in the Virginian Pilot from Nov. 23, 1989. Backstory: I needed a full time job while in college and a friend of mine's older brother said he could get me a job with a local private security company. I did not realize what I…Continue
As a conservative, I feel like I should be giving more of a crap about the Trump victory but I don't feel it matters. At the Federal level, all politicians are scum and while Hillary would not have been as bad a president as many of my fellow conservatives think, Trump will not suck as bad as the left thinks.
That is not saying much, however.
Even if we "fix" healthcare and can somehow manage a 50% reduction in premium across the board, employers have been too used to getting…Continue
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,
"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they…Continue
Whether our cause is just or not, we should remember those who have given their lives so that we have the opportunity to enjoy ours. The following is perhaps one of the best accounts of a combat action ever written and that you have never heard about:
My father was a Marine Corps machine gun platoon leader in Korea and was involved in a couple of battles. He never spoke much about his experiences, but did mention that in one of the battles he was involved in,…Continue