Category Archives: Civil War

The Bundy Ranch and Our loss of freedom, Part II


There’s always more to say when our freedoms are being forfeited. Were the events at the Bundy Ranch newsworthy? Will whatever happens when the Feds return en masse be newsworthy? Is anything newsworthy that casts overreach by the Obama Government in a … Continue reading

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Bundy Ranch: the “truth” shall make you . . . ?


The reports, such as they are, from the Bundy Ranch have been confusing. The Feds have contributed to the dearth of verifiable information, suggesting that there are things it would be inconvenient for us to know. I don’t know what’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Abuse of Power, Administrative Agencies, Apathy, Army, BLM, Brain washing, Civil War, Conservatives, Conspiracy theories, Constitution, Corruption, Cows, Democracy, Democrats, Department of Domestic Tranquility (DDT), Duty, Executive Decree, Fantasy, fear, Federal Agencies, Free Press, Freedom, Good stuff for everone free, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Gun control, Ideology, Law and Order, Libruls, Media, Military, Nanny state, Obama, Obama's America, Obama's America Now, ObamaCare, Owned by Government, Politics, Power, Protests, Reality, Right Wing, States' Rights, U.S. Military, United States of Obama, War on antisocial conduct | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Venezuelan opposition leader interviewed in English by Al Jazeera


Maria Corina Machado, a not-yet-arrested Venezuelan opposition leader, is well spoken, understands how to respond effectively to question and knows what she, the people  — and the opposition in general — want. Note: Apparently the video is not available in some … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Apathy, Caracas, Chavez, Civil War, Cuba, Cuban, Foreign policy, Government reliance, Law and Order, Left, Libruls, Maduro, Maria Corina Machado, Media, Murder, Obama's America, Politics, Protests, Regime change | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Venezuela update — it’s still a mess


Little new information escapes from Venezuela, beyond that protests and repression by the Chavista/Cuban regime continue. As Daniel reported today (Saturday), the Organization of American States (OAS) produced a resolution about the situation in Venezuela. The regime scores because not … Continue reading

Posted in Caracas, Chavez, Civil War, Corruption, Cuban, Economic decline, free speech, Freedom, Government reliance, Ideology, Inflation, Law and Order, Libruls, Maduro, Obama's America, Protests, Regime change, Venezuela | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Why do the left generally support the Chavistas in Venezuela?


With three principal exceptions — Panamá, Colombia and Chile — Latin American governments are oriented toward the far left.  An article at Huff & Puff by a self-proclaimed leftist, Carlos González, argues than leftists should not automatically support dictators, even … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Abuse of Power, Brutality, Caracas, Chavez, Civil War, Cuba, Cuban, Death, Democracy, Elections, Fat cats, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Ideology, Inflation, Left, Leopoldo Lopez, Limitation on Authority, Maduro, Media, Merida, Military, Murder, Protests, Regime change, Twitter | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

The crisis in Venezuela broadens and deepens


As the day progresses, I expect there to be substantial activity in Venezuela. As I learn of it, updates will be provided here or through new posts. Few seem to know what to do. Perhaps Leopoldo Lopez does. According to … Continue reading

Posted in Chavez, Civil War, Elections, Government reliance, Leopoldo Lopez, Limitation on Authority, Maduro, Media, Military, Murder, Politics, Socialism, voting rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Dictatorship and violence reign as Venezuela approaches a crisis


The economy is almost beyond repair, with inflation exceeding fifty percent annually and getting worse. Shortages, corruption and censorship are endemic. Yesterday, approximately 10,000 demonstrators protested. The Chavista regime responded violently, the only way it understands. Daniel, as far as … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Brutality, Chavez, Civil War, Corruption, Executive Decree, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Government reliance, Inflation, Internet, Law and Order | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Happy Birthday, General Lee


This is a “revised and extended” re-post of an article I wrote in 2011 to mark an anniversary of General Lee’s death. It celebrates instead the two hundred and seventh anniversary of his birth on January 19, 1807, a happier … Continue reading

Posted in Civil War, Constitution, English language, Obama, Obama's America, Robert E. Lee, States' Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

An Historic Event for my blog


One of my posts on the Civil War just got its 40,000th “view.” On December 27, 2011, I posted an article titled The U.S. Constitution and Civil War. It had 42 views that year, 18,728 in 2012 and has had … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Abraham Lincoln, Abuse of Power, Civil War, Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Democrats, Duty, Executive Order, Federal Agencies, Grand Pa Jones, History, Honor, Military, Obama, Olden Days, Politics, Principles, Republicans, Robert E. Lee, States' Rights, the Basics, U.S. Military, United States | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Do the United States of Obama even have a Foreign Policy?


Ideology prevails, rather than the national interests of the United States. Ideology has prevailed in Syria and likely will in Iran and elsewhere. It’s all a big clusterdunk. The following article from Stratfor provides a good summary of what President Obama’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Civil War, Commander in Chief, Cultural differences, Freedom, Ideology, Islamic rage, Islamists, Israel, John Kerry, Middle East, Murder, Muslim Brotherhood, Muslims, Netanyahu, Nuclear weapons, Obama, Political Correctness, Putin, Regime change, Russia, Stratfor, Syria, U.S. Military, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments