Sunday, June 09, 2019

Matthew Continetti: Making Sense of the New American Right

Saturday, May 25, 2019

William Baar Jr. Memorial Day 2019

William H. Baar Memorial Day 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Nibras Kazimi on the demise of the old Foreign Policy Influence Industry

An interesting thread from Nibras on some turmoil to come. I suspect he's spot on here. Also available on Thread Reader here.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

#RussianHoax in Four Short Paragraphs

"Transnational Communism across the Americas"

Curious why Transnational instead of International but the papers to be published by University of Illinois Press.

AG Barr's letter to leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary committees

Cabin Fever and a Laptop

Not a bad way to spend a cold day in Sister Bay.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Jeffery Barrett: Without Elitist Racialism, There Is Little Racism

The link: 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".