Onward, Charged the Light Brigade

I don’t think there’s many people who understand that Progressivism used to be a conservative principle before being co-opted and destroyed by modern liberals. There seems to be just as few people who understand why Left Progressivism is a disaster. This ought to explain both quite succinctly: “Progress means getting nearer to the place you…

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From the “You Gotta Be F’ing Sh*tting Me” Department

Check this out: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0309132515623368?fbclid=IwAR0lX1kenZvVnQFCSTGLvbVACXBPvbtgXzJA8diMdD8RLmneFHfsoHFhvLA “Abstract: Glaciers are key icons of climate change and global environmental change. However, the relationships among gender, science, and glaciers – particularly related to epistemological questions about the production of glaciological knowledge – remain understudied. This paper thus proposes a feminist glaciology framework with four key components: 1) knowledge producers; (2)…

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Be They This Day Remembered

Today is the 71st anniversary of the landing at Iwo Jima. While the outcome of the war in the Pacific had been determined well before, the invasion of Iwo Jima marked the beginning of the end of the war for Japan: It marked the first time Americans stepped foot on Imperial Japan since December 7,…

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In the Service of Her Country

It was on the morning of this day 74 years ago, December 7, 1941, that Cornelia Fort was teaching a student how to do take-offs and landings from a field adjacent to Pearl Harbor. Accustomed to military aircraft in the area, she and her student encountered one heading dead on at them. Cornelia grabbed the…

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The Lady and the Bulldog

Winston Churchill would walk around London after the Luftwaffe bombed it daily during the Blitz in 1940. He would do this because he wanted to see the damage for himself rather than receive reports from advisers. But mostly, Churchill wanted Londoners to know he was there with them too, not merely in word or philosophically,…

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