This Week’s Book Review – Churchill’s Shadow Raiders

If no one objects, I will continue posting my book reviews on Ratburger until John shuts down the site. They will continue to be cross-posted on Ricochet.com... [Read More]

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This Week’s Book Review – Mutiny on the Spanish Main

Looking for a good read? Here is a recommendation. I have an unusual approach to reviewing books. I review books I feel merit a review. Each review is an opportunity to recommend a book. If I do not think a book is worth reading, I find another book to review. You do not have to agree with everything every author has written (I do not), but the fiction I review is entertaining (and often thought-provoking) and the non-fiction contain ideas worth reading.... [Read More]

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Christian Zionists for Trump

I heard the Christian Zionists’ show on Radio Tupelo (AFR) today.

They were enthusiastically repeating their endorsement of President Trump.  They spoke about how, after 30 years of Republican promises, President Trump actually relocated the American Embassy to Israel to Jerusalem.... [Read More]

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Naked Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday claimed Brussels had “abandoned the idea of a free trade deal”.

And the UK’s chief negotiator, Lord Frost, told Mr Barnier not to bother travelling to London on Monday – as he had intended – as there was “no basis” on which to continue negotiations.... [Read More]

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This Week’s Book Review – The Napoleonic Wars

Looking for a good read? Here is a recommendation. I have an unusual approach to reviewing books. I review books I feel merit a review. Each review is an opportunity to recommend a book. If I do not think a book is worth reading, I find another book to review. You do not have to agree with everything every author has written (I do not), but the fiction I review is entertaining (and often thought-provoking) and the non-fiction contain ideas worth reading.... [Read More]

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some help to get you through the day…

Just a few little funnies…

Continue reading “some help to get you through the day…”

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Source Code for Imperial Model is Found to be in FORTRAN; OMG

In 1969 my brother spent half his time listening to Janis Joplin, and the other half learning FORTRAN with his high-school special class held at U of Buffalo. I have a strong impression of the relative antiquity of that programming language.

Now the source code of UK’s Imperial Model has come under discussion in the public prints, as Jeeves would say. John Hinderaker posted on Powerline,  excerpting from Richards and Boudnik in The Telegraph.  Telegraph commentary also comes from Ridley and Davis.... [Read More]

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This Week’s Book Review – Hitler’s Secret Army

Looking for a good read? Here is a recommendation. I have an unusual approach to reviewing books. I review books I feel merit a review. Each review is an opportunity to recommend a book. If I do not think a book is worth reading, I find another book to review. You do not have to agree with everything every author has written (I do not), but the fiction I review is entertaining (and often thought-provoking) and the non-fiction contain ideas worth reading.... [Read More]

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Huawei BoJo No-Go

New word that the UK is reversing their decision to use Huawei to develop their 5G communications backbone.

This is a win for Team Trump and the western alliance.  It will improve national security for the Anglosphere and our friends.  This is a setback for Xi and China as well as for Huawei.... [Read More]

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something to think about….

Apple and Google are combining to make an app that will automatically be injected into your mobile phone. This is the COVID-19 app. What it will do is monitor your location and proximity to another with a Bluetooth equipped device and if you are close to someone that has or has been close to someone who has COVID-19, You will be flagged!

Read that again, “if you are close to someone that has or has been close to someone who has COVID-19, you will be flagged“….

Continue reading “something to think about….”

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A different type of action from the FTC.

The FTC or Federal Trade Commission, has not yet given up on targeting telephone scammers. But to make it mildly entertaining for you, they have come out with a “FTC Scam Bingo”. While there is no mention of any prizes for this bingo, it may be entertaining to play for some. Please see here.

If you want to access the “FTC Scam Bingo” card directly use this link.... [Read More]

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