Monthly Archives: March 2015

And now for something completely different

All right; I’m taking a break from blogging about weird historical things and writing in general to indulge in a musical (more or less) interlude about one of the great problems facing mankind. I am speaking, or course, about writer’s … Continue reading

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The submarine that sank a train

As a result of the atomic bombing or Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan surrendered without the need for an invasion of the home islands. So in spite of all the battles and struggles across the Pacific, the United States conducted no … Continue reading

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Getting it wrong again

All right, this is repetitious, but is it too much to ask that highly paid TV news people display at least a rudimentary knowledge of what they talk about? I don’t mean they have to be experts in everything, or … Continue reading

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