Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Jeffery Barrett: Without Elitist Racialism, There Is Little Racism

For+the+past+quarter+century%2C+I+have+owned+a+home+in+the+Virginia+county+where+the+now+infamous+and+embattled+Governor+Ralph+Northam+was+born+and+raised.%26nbsp%3B+Because+of+this+actual+living+experience%2C+I+was+surprised+at+the+amount+of+media+attention...: We are living in a country where the racialist political elites and their media allies are fomenting the fear of racism in a society in which race distinction has never been of so little importance.

Saturday, February 09, 2019

“Mr Jones” – exclusive first-look footage

Monash: The Forgotten Anzac

Casten, Niebuhr, Nazis, and an Embassy in Jerusalem

My Congressman's been quoting Reinhold Niebuhr but had to delete the tweet when I asked if Trump moving our Embassy to Jerusalem also Nazi like of Trump. That tweet came down although I captured it below and instead there's this sanitized version. And the notice tweet's gone...

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Baar's 5 & 10 Grand Opening on 103rd Street

Advertisement for the Grand Opening of my Family's Dime Store on 103rd Street.  I'm guessing this was mid 1950s.  The ad is undated and I'd have to dig through papers to find the date it opened.  It replaced an earlier store on the same block my Grandfather opened in 1943.


Monday, January 14, 2019

Diary of a Sergeant, 1945

This is the Army training film featuring Sargent Harold Russell. Billy Wilder saw and it prompted him to cast Russell in the film "The Best Years of Our Lives".

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Analysis: Military spokesman mocks Taliban video, but exposes US lack of understanding of the enemy | FDD's Long War Journal

War in Afghanistan's been going south now for some time and few Americans realize it.  Some layers of the Military not getting it either.  Below from Long War Journal,

Analysis: Military spokesman mocks Taliban video, but exposes US lack of understanding of the enemy | FDD's Long War Journal: A since-deleted tweet by the spokesman for US Forces Afghanistan and Resolute Support Mission highlights a lack of seriousness and understanding about the