19 October 1781–The Surrender at Yorktown

Today marks the anniversary of the last major battle of the Revolutionary War. With the French fleet under de Grasse blocking evacuation by sea, Cornwallis was trapped and the Continental Army under George Washington, and French forces under Rochambeau, laid siege on the 14th of October. Within days Cornwallis was forced to surrender. He did … Continue reading 19 October 1781–The Surrender at Yorktown

APOLLO 11: A triumph of Man Living in Freedom

NOTE:  I had a beautiful version of this.  Then I tried to move a picture, and lost it all.  This is but a shadow of its former self. Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest achievements of humanity, the landing of men on the moon for the first time, July 20th, 1969. … Continue reading APOLLO 11: A triumph of Man Living in Freedom

Dear MAGA: 20190325 Open Topic (RARE 2019 Double-Strike)

UPDATE:  I saw it was 5 minutes before 11 mountain time (12:55 AM ET) and there was no daily thread.  So I threw this together. Wolf thanked me for watching out...then published his own daily anyway, so go there, please, to comment. I guess that pic above could apply to me as much as to … Continue reading Dear MAGA: 20190325 Open Topic (RARE 2019 Double-Strike)