As I speak to various groups, I often ask the audience members what they want out of life. Almost everyone says, “I just want to be happy.”
I would suggest that that’s not a good goal.
“You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.”—Pope Ruth, the First
The waiting room outside of the Pope’s office at the Vatican is called Mandalay Bay, the same moniker as the Mandalay Bay casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.… Read Full Article
DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, which developed a self-steering bullet to increase hit rates for difficult, long-distance shots, completed in February its most successful round of live-fire tests to date. An experienced shooter using the technology demonstration system repeatedly hit moving and evading targets.… Read Full Article
Even though I’m fairly ancient, I’ve never seen a Model T outside of a classic auto show. So I realize that there are many things that have been obsolete since the elastic waistband was invented and would confound anyone under age 70.
In late April 1945, chaos reigned in Berlin. Years of war had turned former superpower Germany into a battleground, and its cities from strongholds into places under siege. The Red Army had completely circled the city, which now called on elderly men, police, and even children to defend it.… Read Full Article
The Whatevers—In the days immediately following the untimely demise of the founding mother Chairwoman Kaye, the Party’s Whateverist motto was: We will resolutely defend whatever political decisions were taken by Chairwoman Kaye; we will unwaveringly follow whatever directives were issued by Chairwoman Kaye.… Read Full Article
The full scale of the shadow war is just coming out now, as detailed in “Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield” by investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Scahill.… Read Full Article