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Resistance Is NOT Futile

Click the link to learn more, readers: His resistance to Communism was heroic, but his sanctity more so I.Media for Aleteia - published on 04/26/23 Eduard Habsburg, Hungarian ambassador to the Vatican, talks about Cardinal Jósef Mindszenty's example of holiness and resistance to the Communist regime. Pope Francis’ trip to Hungary from April 28 to 30, 2023,… Continue reading Resistance Is NOT Futile

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Sailing, Sailing, Over the Ocean Blue….

Check it out, readers! Project Azorian: Howard Hughes’ secret mission, which involved the CIA and a missing Soviet submarine off the coast of Hawaii Apr 25, 2018 Nikola Budanovic In 1974 a huge announcement was made by the already elderly but still versatile industrial magnate and airplane innovator Howard Hughes: his enterprise was on a quest… Continue reading Sailing, Sailing, Over the Ocean Blue….


Review: The Strange Case of Dr. Couney by Dawn Raffel

Well! It appears that I may have my reading speed back online, at least for the present. Then again, this is a book I have been hoping to read since I posted a link to an article on Dr. Martin Couney several years ago. It took time to finally find the time to read it,… Continue reading Review: The Strange Case of Dr. Couney by Dawn Raffel

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History Forgotten, History Recalled

There are many stories from World War II that are not commonly known and which are at risk of being forgotten if we do not keep them in mind. Operation Hannibal is one of those stories, and you should definitely click on and watch the video, readers. THIS is a story of tragedy, courage, heroism,… Continue reading History Forgotten, History Recalled

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Dark and Light and the Interplay Between Them

Worthy reading, especially after I posted all that dark stuff this past week! “Wonder”: The Symmetry of Sin and Salvation Matthew Becklo - published on 03/22/23 An “oft-forgotten paradox” in the Christmas story is “the moral chaos of human history” being drawn into “the perfect symmetry of salvation.” The fifth and final episode of Word on Fire’s Wonder series… Continue reading Dark and Light and the Interplay Between Them

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Dark Memories

It’s not even Halloween yet and I’m bringing you all the spooky stuff! Yet another friendly reminder, readers, that friends don’t let friends become Communists or Marxists: How we forgot about Pol Pot 4 March 2023, 6:30am When I was a small boy, I had a favourite book: The Magic Faraway Tree, by Enid Blyton. Given… Continue reading Dark Memories

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Prejudice and History

If this fellow was correct that it was discrimination primarily against Catholics and not the Irish, why were there no signs made reading “No Italians Need Apply” or “No Poles Need Apply”? They were predominantly Catholic immigrants as well. Yet the ones who were told, in writing and by voice, not to apply were the… Continue reading Prejudice and History

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Better Dead than Red…

Just your friendly neighborhood writer reminding you why friends don’t let friends become Communists or Marxists: Sunday, March 05, 2023 Stalin's Death at 70: Some Mind-Boggling Revelations About Stalin, World War II, and a Century of Russian History As the 70th anniversary of Stalin's death is commemorated (celebrated?), it is far from inappropriate to tackle a growing narrative,… Continue reading Better Dead than Red…

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Some Misplaced History

Both these videos are highly informative and interesting, readers. As I mentioned here, we ought to remember that slavery has not ended; there are places in the world where it is legal or at least not prosecuted. And “human trafficking” and “sex trafficking” are just nice ways of saying slavery without using the hated word.… Continue reading Some Misplaced History

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Ride ‘Em, Cowboy!

“As long as one cowboy remembers it, it ain’t dead!” Thus spake Monte Walsh in the movie* of the same name, and he was quite correct. Matt Jesson proved it when he drove his cattle through this past March. Click the link, readers, and enjoy some American spirit! Udder chaos in Livingston: Local rancher moves… Continue reading Ride ‘Em, Cowboy!