Category : Humanity

Deeper Into Another Cult: Happiness Is a Warm Springfield ’03 Bolt-Action Rifle

Pluses: Is actually from World War II. Vintage. Awakens ghosts. Has a bolt action! Spent shells sound cool as they fly onto the ground. Grants me libertarian Second Amendment cred. Endears me to rednecks. Is very loud. Teaches you what a “magazine cut-off switch” does. Holds up to five rounds. Cool Springfield Armory logo and

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Alligator Creek, Sans Alligators

I’ll start with the video this time. It’s actually compressed. Then if you’re interested, you can get my amateur historical synopsis. VIDEO (Quicktime, 4.7MB): Alligator Creek [amateur historical synopsis] Essentially at the far western end of Red Beach is Alligator Creek, which is actually the Ilu River and is known to historians as the site

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Viva Estonia

Oh, granted, it’s a Radio Free Europe interview with a US-friendly politician, but still, I loved the frankness and candor of Estonian president Toomas Hendrik here. (I was also intrigued that one of the interviewers was named “Chalupa”.) E.g.: “Russian relations with Ukraine and Georgia were fine until they had democratic revolutions.” Plus he references

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Some Blogger/Columnist Loses Faith in Romney after 60 Minutes Appearance

http://www.swnewsherald.com/online_content/2007/05/051407rh_romney.php Dude, all you’re really saying is that you hadn’t been following Romney’s campaign. The only thing that changed Sunday was that you watched a TV show where they talked about everything that everyone who already knows anything about his campaign already knows. How can you feel like this was a revelation to you? I

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