I don’t do this very often – my bad. But there are some fine bloggers out there who deserve recognition. We’ve had an interesting week. Here is a small slice of what has been floating around in the corners of the blogosphere I frequent.
Today’s History Lesson introduces me to the story of Richard Proenneke. A 20th Century example of manliness.
This year is the 175th anniversary of the start of the Patriot War, a war that most people never heard of. It is the war in which citizens of the United States, not their government, declared war on the British. Aligned with Canadian rebels, they attacked England’s Canadian colonies 10 times between December 1837 and December 1838 from Michigan, Ohio, New York and Vermont.
Releasing enemy prisoners to return to the battlefield? Requiring warrants to conduct raids on insurgent hideouts? Implementing so-called “sustainable development” in the armed forces at the expense of combat readiness? Barack Obama might be the Commander-In-Chief (hopefully for just a few more painful months), but his inane and destructive policies, both foreign and domestic, present a clear and present danger to the security of the United States and every last one of its citizens and soldiers. Our Congress, our judiciary, and — most importantly — the electorate this November, must hold this man accountable. … read more at Bob Mack’s blog.
Zimmerman will never have his name restored, and Trayvon’s cultists will have a price on his head for a long time to come.
The Sentry Journal provides a great list of articles on the strange case of Brett Kimberlin. In summarizing Kimberlin’s recent threats to blogger Robert Stacy McCain, John Carey explains: … I’ve spent the better part of my life not only defending Mr. McCain’s right to expose the truth, but also Mr. Kimberlin’s right to defend himself. Intimidation tactics used to quite opposing views has no place in America; in fact it’s despicable. It’s the antithesis of every thing our founding fathers stood for and must be rejected by the people.
The blog, Boston 1775 has an interesting article on the origins of hockey. Although the Coyotes lost, we suppose it is still timely.
Our government is hellbent on shoving “green” technology down our throats whether we like it or not. False god Karma?
Exaggeration in satire or “race baiting?”
Our favorite robot offers some good advice about thinking before you write.
What else can you call it when it is in the condition it is in?
In 1792, Congress passed “An Act more effectually to provide for the National Defense by establishing an Uniform Militia throughout the United States”. This Act required all able-bodied male citizens (except for federal officers and employees) between the ages of 18 and under 45 to enroll in their State Militia, get a gun and ammunition, and train. For the rest of the story, see Publius Huldah
Part of an ongoing series about becoming a responsible gun owner.
Check out the CH article on Illinois Review entitled: Neighbor, how stands the Union? It discusses the lawsuit filed against the federal government by 40+ Catholic Dioceses and charitable institutions and also reflects the Left’s next planned attack on religious freedom.
The “war on women” deeply embedded in our culture is fueled by the media itself, the entity which often claims to champion “women’s rights.”
The C/L raises some interesting points on the need for Libertarians and Conservatives to join forces and work in areas of overlap, rather than demonizing one another for their differences. He points out that the real issue is Big Government or Small Government. The BG types are to be found amongst the Democrats, Republicans, and Independents – but not amongst Libertarians.
Lisa Jackson is cackling with glee. Her boss promised us electricity rates would “necessarily skyrocket” and he’s delivered.