Category Archives: History

My Take on This Day in History

I’m tired of simply copying and pasting long passages from the History.com website – fascinating as most of the tidbits I choose may be. What’s needed here is a dose of Bulldog commentary, the kind that makes the historical tidbit … Continue reading

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My Take on This Day in History

I’m tired of simply copying and pasting long passages from the History.com website – fascinating as most of the tidbits I choose may be. What’s needed here is a dose of Bulldog commentary, the kind that makes the historical tidbit … Continue reading

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My Take on This Day in History

I’m tired of simply copying and pasting long passages from the History.com website – fascinating as most of the tidbits I choose may be. What’s needed here is a dose of Bulldog commentary, the kind that makes the historical tidbit … Continue reading

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Strange Goings-On at Proprietary House

On June 2 of this year the lovely and ever-gracious Nicole and I were married in the historic Drawing Room of Proprietary House by Judge Maria Del Valle Koch. It was the place where in 2010 I first participated in … Continue reading

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Obama’s Polish Joke

Did you hear the one about the insufferable president who refused to apologize for an offensive gaffe? The White House on Wednesday shrugged off Polish demands to express more than mere ‘regret’ after President Barack Obama mistakenly referred to a … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2012: Honor Them All

Today is a day of solemn remembrance, during which we honor our fallen heroes.  An unwatched cable news host, Chris Hayes, on an unwatchable cable news channel, MSNBC, has a problem with calling these brave men and women “heroes”: Thinking … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

My father served in the U.S. Army in the early 1950s – shortly after the Iron Curtain descended between Eastern and Western Europe. He was stationed in the heart of West Berlin at a time when several divisions of Soviet … Continue reading

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Negroes With Guns

It’s an intentionally jarring lede insofar as it employs a descriptive term that has long since fallen out of everyday use in a society that now, ironically, winces under the crack of the PC whip. Leave it to Ann Coulter … Continue reading

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The Shot Heard Round the World

What happened on this day 237 years ago is far to important to relegate to a blurb in the morning “Today in History” post. It was on this day in 1775 that tensions between the colonists in Massachusetts and the … Continue reading

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Living Rent Free in Their Silly Heads

You know you have finally finished moving into the incredibly spacious and airy mind of Eichmann-Winkler (conservatism’s answer to the Menendez Brothers) when you read a post that forgoes the usual libel and defamation of a Republican candidate for office … Continue reading

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