Satanic temple sparks uproar by unveiling statue of goat-headed, winged creature called Baphomet in Arkansas state capitol

by Adam Forrest, The Independent

Satan worshippers turned out to cheer the unveiling of a bronze statue dedicated to a goat-headed, winged creature called Baphomet in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The Satanic Temple organisation arranged the rally outside the Arkansas State Capitol building to protest a Ten Commandments monument already on the grounds.… Read Full Article

The Navy Wants Lots of Ship-Killer Missiles to Fight Russia or China

by David Axe, The National Interest

As recently as 2016 the Navy’s warships were badly out-gunned by Russian and Chinese ships. In 2018, the U.S. fleet was on the cusp of reversing that dynamic.

In 2016 the U.S. Navy possessed just one surface-launched anti-ship missile type — Boeing’s Harpoon, a munition that first entered the fleet in the 1970s.
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JO JONES – “SMILES” (full album)

This is one of my favorite Papa Jo’s albuns (the others are with his trio on album “Everest Years”, “The Drums” and “Percussion and Bass”).
Here, he plays more freely with some great long drum solos.
Great!

Personnel:
Jo Jones (drums)
Milt Buckner (piano on track 7 / organ on tracks 10,11,12,13,14)
Gerry Wiggins (piano on tracks 1 to 6 and 8,9)
Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax on tracks 10,11,12,13,14)
Major Holley (bass on tracks 1 to 9)

Track List:
1.… Read Full Article