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30 years into the future

12 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Oli4blok

*click* “My name…” he said hoarsely, faltered and started again. “My name is Commander Benjamin J. Paolenti” he said with a more self-assured tone. “I have kept a dark secret inside, all this time.” He coughed heavily, before clearing his throat “How...

Frederick the Great: Tactical Genius or Lucky Opportunist? [Prologue]

12 Dec 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Dan_

Frederick the Great, celebration of the victory at Hohenfriedberg, 1744–1745 (From Bildagentur-online, via Getty Images)   Frederick the Great attacked the neighbouring province of Silesia in December of 1740. There is much contention regarding whet...

Why I’m Not Scared Of China and You Shouldn’t Be Either

30 Nov 2021 3 minute read 13 comments Liberty John

I live in a very Conservative world.  Most of my friends and family are Conservative.  I used to be, but I’m something else now, although I still lean very Conservative on most issues.  One thing I see Conservatives getting all lathered up about a lo...

The Cold War Against The Arts

12 Nov 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

When discussing the lack of interesting and/or talented independent musicians today, there are two names I never mention:  Lana Del Rey and Jack White.  I actually like Lana Del Rey, but I never mention her because she's an obvious, self-professed in...

An Angry Veteran’s Drunken Rant On Afghanistan

8 Oct 2021 8 minute read 5 comments Liberty John

The Afghanistan War was the longest war in American history.  It’s over I hope.  And thank God.  I first fully understood that the Afghan war was a farce in 2007.  I tried to distance myself from the whole thing.  I knew exactly how it would end.  It...

do not let them have dominion over me. - Daily Bible Reading: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

1 Oct 2021 1 minute read 1 comment evgenima

Revelation 12:7-12 (NRSV) ​Michael and All Angels 7And war broke out in heaven; Michael and his angels fought against the dragon. The dragon and his angels fought back, 8but they were defeated, and there was no longer any place for them in heaven....

Blue Eyes and Sand Dragons

10 Sep 2021 10 minute read 0 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) Dune, the series of novels, transports you onto another world: Arrakis. On this world, Paul Atreides will face challenges that will shake the order of entire civilisations. The novels are considered to be the pinnacle of Fr...

Women and Children! The 'New Crisis' in Afghanistan

24 Aug 2021 2 minute read 6 comments Bread

'Think of the women and children!' You've probably witnessed multiple media outlets simultaneously focusing on the plight of women and children in Afghanistan.  Where this is coming from and why now?  Let's keep it short and simple. Wikileaks releas...

Scrambled Thoughts #20 United Non Compliance

23 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Bankster Insurgent 🏴‍☠️💰

It's not censorship anymore, it's an attack. If the internet was a physical thing it would be burning right now. You have to bombard with the shares with the hashtags, make sure to tag each other and support each other, support truthful content, my h...

The Dragon in the Sea

2 Aug 2021 4 minute read 1 comment The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) When I decided to read what I felt was an important piece of science-fiction, I decided to look at some of the other works that the author had written. This is what led me to explore the Herbert section at the book store. A...