August 2011

The Gay Bomb.

by Daniel Russ on August 31, 2011

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A Freedom of Information Act request in the nineties produced a proposal written at the United States Air Force Research Lab. The idea was to drop bombs with pheromone-laden aphrodisiacs that would cause soldiers to be homosexual. The paper mentions it would be “Distasteful but non lethal”. One has to wonder how much money was […]

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Iraq II Political Cartoons

by Daniel Russ on August 30, 2011

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US Army Drill Team

August 29, 2011

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The Confederate General That Was A Cherokee Indian.

August 28, 2011

Stand Watie was a Cherokee Indian who served as a Brigadier General in the Confederate States of America. He commanded the Indian Cavalry of the Trans Mississippi Army. He was later commissioned as a Colonel in charge of the First Cherokee Mounted Rifles. After the forcible expulsion and relocation of Cherokees and Seminole Indians to […]

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Excogitations On The Combined Allied Air War Effort Over Germany.

August 27, 2011

In World War II, airmen from around the world were doing something no one had ever done. They got up in the morning and enjoyed breakfast and then they climbed into vehicles and made war hundreds of miles away in another country. If they were lucky, they would return and sleep in their own bunk […]

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The V-1.

August 26, 2011

The V-1 or Vergeltungswaffe, “revenge weapon” was a World War II cruise missile, the first of its kind, built by Germany and used primarily against the British. Also called the Buzz Bomb and the Doodlebug, the V-1 was powered by a pulse jet engine, and launched off of a rail. Later in the war when […]

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We Are Rabble.

August 25, 2011

The first Americans to settle here came for a number of reasons. Many came here to worship as they pleased without prosecution or persecution. Their respective governments often brutally forced some other church doctrine on them. Ironically the Anglicans and Huguenots and Quakers who came here found that the Puritans had already created a sort […]

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Oh That? That’s My Gilbert Atomic Lab. The Greatest Nerd Toy EVER Made.

August 24, 2011

Gilbert was a man of true inspiration, often compared to Walt Disney for his creative genius. Gilbert had high expectations of America’s youngsters, and with such these expectations he tried to help the future engineers, doctors and leaders by providing toys worthy of their imaginations. As the inventor of the Erector Set, and seeing its […]

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The Curtiss-Groupil Duck

August 23, 2011

Famous American aircraft designer Glenn Curtis made the power plant for this in part to show he had not stolen a patent from the Wright Brothers. The actual engine was called the Curtiss OXX. The seaplane version never flew, but a land version flew in 1917. It did not help the lawsuit.

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New Yorker’s Bin Laden Tale Disputed

August 22, 2011

  It just never ends, the lying the exaggeration, the shallow journalism that marks contemporary American media. But once again, a story, and by that I mean just a story is told to America. The shame.   On and on went the “tick-tock.” Yet as Paul Farhi, a Washington Post reporter, noted, that narrative was […]

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In 19th Century Prisons, Jailers Were Wary Of Opening Jail Cells. So They Used Keys That Also Doubled As Single Shot Firearms.

August 21, 2011

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Insurrection.

August 20, 2011

Subjugating people is more difficult than it looks. We often forget that the slave owners have to feed and clothe the slave. The slave owner has to worry about revolts. The Army that holds a POW has to transport him and feed him, or in some way kill him. We learned from both major world […]

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World War I Propaganda Poster In Yiddish.

August 19, 2011

Yiddish World War I Propaganda Poster Yiddish is a jewish language that is mostly German and Slavic languages, a little Polish and Hebrew and Russian. It was spoken by the large Eastern European Jewish community. The poster says: “Food will win the war! You came here seeking freedom; now you must help to preserve it. […]

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Is It Possible That The Battle Of Tsushima Helped Cause World War II?

August 18, 2011

Battle Of Tsushima, Japanese Print At the beginning of the Russian-Japanese conflict, at the turn of the twentieth century Russia was an enormous empire power . Its nearest rival soon emerged as Japan. Japan was undergoing a convulsion called the Meiji Restoration, often called the Meiji Restoration and Modernization. This was a process where Imperial […]

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Goya’s “Third Of May 1808”

August 17, 2011

In 1804 Napolean Bonaparte declared himself Emperor of France, and immediately began a succession of massive wars and invasions and occupations that set a fire from Western Europe to Egypt. France needed easier access to the Mediterranean and Napolean felt Spain was an important country from which operate a fleet. Spain was ruled by a […]

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Emperor Theodsius’s UFO Sighting

August 16, 2011

One of the things I love to do is order all the free books and the odd books on online booksellers. I often come across things like this from “Wonder of the Sky” A compendium of  thousands of UFO sightings long before Kenneth Arnold saw flying discs over the Cascade Mountains. This is fascinating to […]

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World War II Notification Telegrams. How You Got The Bad News.

August 15, 2011

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Russell Brand’s Beautifully Written Commentary On The Riots Rocking Britain.

August 14, 2011

…I found those protests exciting, yes, because I was young and a bit of a twerp but also, I suppose, because there was a void in me. A lack of direction, a sense that I was not invested in the dominant culture, that government existed not to look after the interests of the people it […]

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This Would NEVER Happen In America.

August 13, 2011

Tunisia Turns Off Internet   Following a speech in which Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali stated that all censorship of the Internet and traditional media will be halted, Tunisia appears to have shut off its Internet filtering system. At around 9:45pm local time, Tunisian news site Nawaat reported on Twitter that their site, […]

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Astonishing Animation By Damien Nenow Of Two WWII Fighters.

August 12, 2011

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