Tag Archives: Theodore Roosevelt

Pearl Harbor, US not an innocent victim.

At the time the US was unofficially bombing the crap out of Empire of Japan troops and facilities under the false flag of a “mercenary volunteer air force” called the Flying Tigers. It’s the same agreement, different empire, the Italian-Spanish-Decommissioned … Continue reading

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Gun Control for weapons makers not users, for war mongers not hillbillies

I’m really not big on this call for gun control, mostly because it means to further restrict individual liberties, and especially because the outcry is a media induced hysteria of disreputable provenance, aimed at America’s violence junkies instead of its … Continue reading

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The Lakota saw six grandfathers where Mt Rushmore fests expansionist four

A recurring discussion at the base of Mount Rushmore is whose face next belongs alongside America’s fantastic four. There’s room for more obviously, as the mountain’s Lakota name was the Six Grandfathers. They saw resemblance enough in the rocks without … Continue reading

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Our city’s unlikely Republican roots

To quote the late Herbert Sommers, who wrote about his childhood in turn of the century Colorado Springs, about Teddy Roosevelt’s visit to the city on August 10, 1901. Roosevelt was then Vice President of the country and within less … Continue reading

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Black Friday and Paul Bunyan

Did you know that the first shopping day after Thanksgiving was known as “Black Friday?” Neither did I!   Apparently “Black Friday” is so named because it’s the first day of the year that retailers can recoup enough from their … Continue reading

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