May 2013

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  Justinian     Procopious: “That Justinian was not a man but a demon in human shape may be abundantly proved  by considering the normity of evils which he afflicted upon mankind, for the power of the acting cause is manifested in the excessive atrocity of his actions. I think that God alone could accurately […]

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So You Say You Want A Revolution. Are You Sure?

by Daniel Russ on May 30, 2013

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      ” The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”     Whenever I hear armchair revolutionairies repeat the quote about refreshing the blood of democracy every once in a while, I laugh. As a student of history, I laugh in utter contempt […]

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Time For More Political Posters On Facebook

May 29, 2013

Again, the poster is not gone at all. And while digital media has decimated print media in general. the single poster, the image and a pithy line is still a viable communication. Today, they just go online.           Source: Facebook   Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Procopious, The Tell All Historian Who Told Wrote An Official History, And The True Story.

May 28, 2013

  Procopius was a Roman citizen born in Roman Palestine from 500 AD to 560 AD. He was most likely classically trained in Greek and Latin and as he became a scholar. The emperor Justinian and the Empress Theodora made him the official historian of the Roman Byzantine court. He kept essentially two historical records. […]

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Happy Memorial Day.

May 27, 2013

    Memorial Day was first established after the American Civil War. Before there were forensic ways of counting mortality and before reliable methods existed for counting population, it was thought that there were about a half million Americans dead during the civil war. Later estimates were increased to 623,000. Most recently I have seen […]

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Vicksburg Was Grant’s Proving Ground.

May 26, 2013

The Caves Of Vicksburg Ulysses S. Grant was making great progress against the Confederate forces in the west. Knowing he outnumbered the Confederates he was willing to allow battles to grind out and produce casualties. Prevailing at Port Gibson, and Champion Hill, the Union Army showed an unusual tenacity and willingness to pursue defeated troops. […]

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The Sun Gun.

May 25, 2013

    It would cost 3,000,000 Deutsche marks. It would take over a decade to build. It would have been the greatest most destructive weapon ever used.   It was the Sun Gun   Hermann Oberth, an Austo-Hungarian engineer and inventor came up with the idea. He was one of Werner Von Braun teachers, and […]

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Chiune “Sempo” Sugihara, The Japanese Diplomat Who Saved 6000 Jews.

May 24, 2013

      Chiune Shugihara was a Japanese diplomat during the build up of the Second World War. His position was inside the Lithuathian Consulate of Japan. Lithuanian Jews were getting the news that Jews were being killed by Germans and Russians and so they began petitioning the Japanese Consulate to help them escape. The […]

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The S-300.

May 23, 2013

 You Know You Have Created A Great Weapon When You Have To Create An Inflatable Dummy Of It.     I usually don’t talk about current events on CMIG. After a few years all the opinions evanesce, having laid on events so old and unclear. But every once in a while a gambit is played […]

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Slaving As A Way Of Life.

May 22, 2013

  When you discuss slavery in this country, the discussion defaults of course to the American slave trade at the earliest stages of this republic. So the discussion moves to the South versus the North, or the Confederacy versus the Union. The discussion that we rarely have about slavery is that it is a sin […]

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B-17 Flying Fortress @ Austin Bergstrom International Airport

May 21, 2013

              I have to say that it is a lot more claustrophobic than I thought. You watch movies where the camera covers a waist gunner and then swings around and covers the other waist gunner and then you stand inside this lane and realize there would never be room […]

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Holes In The Stockings Of The Empire. Look At Ancient Rome For A Template Of What’s To Come In America. Part II.

May 20, 2013

Data Infrastructure Of One Of The Most Advanced Digital Cities In America   Earlier I mentioned that all of this could be symptomatic of a much larger problem. There are probably forces in motion that are so big and powerful they cannot be ameliorated, only navigated. That is the distinct impression I get from watching […]

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Holes In The Stockings Of The Empire. Look At Ancient Rome For A Template Of What’s To Come In America. Part I.

May 19, 2013

  It came as no surprise this week when the United States State Department shut down the freely distributed 3-D printer files for a homemade gun called the Liberator from a wing-nut company called Defense Distributed. It came as no surprise as well that the response came really late, seemed clumsily worded, and not thought […]

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Stalin’s Bunker.

May 18, 2013

  In 1991 the city of Samara, Russia, located on the Volga river 700 miles south-east of Moscow, discovered one of Stalin’s bunkers had been hidden under their city since 1942.         Just in case Hitler’s army was able to capture Moscow, Stalin constructed an emergency command bunker in Samara. Samara was […]

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Masada.

May 17, 2013

  When you walk up to Masada, you can see that Israeli tour guides have finally decided to put some railing where there was no railing for 2000 years. The walk up to Masada is daunting. Soldiers fresh out of military training walk up the snake path and are sworn in at the top of […]

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What They Carried. The US Infantryman In World War II.

May 16, 2013

  When the Japanese attacked the US military installation at Pearl Harbor, the US wasn’t really ready for war. In fact, we were plainly under equipped, under dressed, out matched in almost everyway by a typical German or Japanese soldier. What the United States of America was ready for on December 7th, 1941, was industrial […]

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Amazing.

May 15, 2013

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Matsushiro Underground Imperial Headquarters

May 14, 2013

The Matsushiro Underground Imperial Headquarters were built near Nagano to house the Imperial Japanese Government in case of an allied invasion of the islands. Today it is a tourist destination.               Source: Onsenfeeljapan.blogspot.com       Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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Mussolini’s Bunker. From LaStampa.

May 13, 2013

Mussolini had more than one command bunker. In fact, like Hitler, he had command bunkers all over the Mediterranean. Most of them were just spaces he and his forces purloined. At the end of the day, he had to be rescued by Hitler more than once, and ended up dying in the streets at the […]

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The Bell XP-77

May 12, 2013

    The tiny Bell XP-77 was a proposed solution to a series of problems facing the US in aircraft production. Light metal alloys were in big demand and the supplies of them were growing attenuated with the demands of war production. The second problem were the nimble Japanese fighters known as the Zero. The […]

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