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turcopolier
A retired Army officer with three terriers.
Interests: History (all kinds), theology, literature, cowboy boots, the War Between the States, Norwich Terriers.
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"... he believes, the way to think about the current economic drop-off, at least in the first two phases, is more like what happens to a thriving economy during and after a natural disaster: a quick and steep decline in... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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The Deep State, in a desperate attempt to try to mitigate the damage from the revelation that 39 different members of the Obama Administration unmasked Michael Flynn's name in at least 15 separate NSA intelligence reports, turned to Washington Post... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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Richard T. Sale, 81, an international affairs journalist and novelist, died on May 9, 2020, at Duke Hospice - Hock Pavilion in Durham. The cause was liposarcoma, a rare cancer, said his wife, Carol A. Huff. An unassuming writer of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"In mid-March, we were told we have to endure a lockdown to ensure that hospitals didn’t get overrun. We did. The hospitals were not overwhelmed. We turned the Javits Center into a hospital. We didn’t need it. We brought in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"In addition to herding sheep, Spot robots might also harvest crops, inspect yields or create real-time maps, Rocos says. These capabilities are all possible now that Spot is more nimble, can handle rugged terrain and can carry infrared and LiDAR... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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Here is the bottomline in a nutshell--Susan Rice has been caught red handed trying to construct a lie about what Barack Obama knew and did not know with respect to General Michael Flynn. She claimed to be present when Barack... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"Between 1995 and 2009, $32 billion was expended on programs such as the Future Combat System[220] (2003-2009), with no harvestable content by the time of its cancellation.[221] The Army has not fielded a new combat system in decades.[222][93][223][224][35] Secretary of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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About a pound, medium rare tonight. Some mash anointed with the jus of the steak and a few spears of steamed asparagus. ça suffit. pl Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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There is no doubt that Trump kept a lot of Obama Administration political appointees in their jobs when he took over and that has proven to be a bad mistake. Many of them have consistently cooperated with his enemies in... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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The Deep State propaganda machine is spinning at hyperdrive. You are being repeatedly told that unmasking is common. Nothin unusual here. Move along. Reminds me of the scene from the Naked Gun when faux detective Frank Drebin tried to tell... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"I know there are a lot of under 30’s who still live with their parents and play video games all day – products of the entitled generation – but many men find their worth and value in working and providing... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"Beyond the consumer applications, Professor Sagi has also been involved in research on using the prawns to combat schistosomiasis, a debilitating waterborne disease that affects around 200 million people worldwide, primarily in impoverished areas. Also known as Snail Fever, the... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"The Battle of New Market was fought on May 15, 1864, in Virginia during the Valley Campaigns of 1864 in the American Civil War. A makeshift Confederate army of 4,100 men, which included cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI),... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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I want to help the average citizen understand how egregious and dishonest the Mueller team was in bringing charges against Michael Flynn for lying to FBI agents about what he said to Russia's Ambassador in a telephone conversation, which was... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"Republican veteran Mike Garcia held onto his lead in California's special election for the 25th Congressional District, and will become the first Republican to flip a seat held by a Democrat in the state since 1998, winning former Representative Katie... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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If you are confused or bewildered by the furor over the Obama administration's "unmasking" of Donald Trump, you are not stupid. Even if you worked in the intelligence community at some point in your life you might not understand it.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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A little irregular on the cut but that is what cooking art is about. Salt, pepper, garlic, a little olive oil. Watch it close. Was running low on gas in that tank, had to nurse it along. SWMBO ruled it... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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If you want to understand what a work of slime and mendacity that Andrew McCabe is, you just need to read the transcript of his testimony before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and compare that with the documents... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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(My grandmother who died of the influenza in 1918 with her infant daughter) "Paul’s challenge encapsulates the debate between elected officials eager to open up businesses and willing to accept the risk that more people will die, and public health... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"Parts of China’s gigantic Long March 5B rocket finally made their uncontrolled descent back to Earth on Monday, CNN reports. Pieces of debris soared over the continental United States before splashing into the Atlantic Monday afternoon, as confirmed by the... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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Lots of Montreal steak seasoning on both sides. Heat a black iron pan until it starts to smoke. Add olive oil to pan. Cook it until crusty on both sides. Then turn down the heat until medium rare. Turn off... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"Linking multiple copies of these devices may lay the foundation for quantum computing. Once unimaginable, transistors consisting only of several-atom clusters or even single atoms promise to become the building blocks of a new generation of computers with unparalleled memory... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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This piece is based on two of the transcripts that Adam Schiff was forced to release last Thursday and they are revelatory. The first concerns Felix Sater (here's the transcript). The second is from the FBI Agent who handled Christopher... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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Richard Sale Richard died last night of pancreatic cancer. He had suffered with that for three years. He was a dear personal friend and until his last illness wrote often for SST. pl Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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"Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates told special counsel Robert Mueller’s team that she first learned the FBI possessed and was investigating recordings of Flynn’s late 2016 conversations with a Russian envoy following a Jan. 5, 2017, national security meeting... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2020 at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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