Articles from September 2018



Minor Disturbance in the Force

Our thanks to those who let us know that the site went “dark” with a 500 error there for a bit. What those errors mean is that some local code shat the bed, which is exactly what happened here. Thankfully, our Imperial Tech Wiz was on the case to fix it and we’re back up.

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In the Meantime…

And on a completely different subject much closer to home, our LCs in the Carolinas and thereabouts remain in our prayers. Stay safe and get through this one in one piece! Thatisall.

Oh, How We Laughed

Nobody does it better than the Chicago Tribune. Prime Minister Theresa May and colleagues in Britain’s government reconfirm the quality and effectiveness of her nation’s police and intelligence work. Sorry, but that one had us in stitches for so long that we had to take a twenty minute break before continuing.

Breaking: Russian Super Spy Assassin GRU Sekrit Poison Murderers Contact Media

As professional hitmen from shadowy government murder agencies so often do. You can watch the whole thing here. Turns out that the two specially trained Spetznaz-level super murderers are a pair of fitness instructors who went to the media voluntarily because they’re scared. You know, as professional secret intelligence hitmen often are. According to them,

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17 years ago

NEVER FORGIVE! NEVER FORGET!

Skripaling Into World War III

(A post which will undoubtedly reveal His Imperial Majesty as a RUSSIAN BOT!!!1!. Or somebody smarter than a potted plant). The increasingly ludicrous three-ringed circus that is the Skripal case and the ever more hysterical, unhinged, unsubstantiated claims from Theresa “I was for Brexit before I was against it” May and the incompetent Coterie of

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Yes, We’re Still Here

Just a quick “hello” from our ignoble self to let you know that we haven’t disappeared or forsworn intemperate blogging fore’er more. Just a lot busier than usual and weighed down by the usual crap, piles of bills and whatnot. As are we all from time to time, for such is mankind’s lot. We note

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The Cold War

One day in the 1970s, the officers of a Red Army reserve division in the backwaters of Siberia were summoned to hear a confidential presentation by a young major, who had come all the way from the General Staff in Moscow. What the major said astonished them. In Moscow’s view, the Soviet Union’s chief enemy was

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