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ITEM TWENTY THREE: Paper Towels. Three things I really enjoy are: foods wrapped in bacon, tools that actually work when I am trying to photograph foods like these bacon wrapped jalapeños and modifying quotes by Napoleon to suite my own needs. 10 more words


American Optimism on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is not just a day off. For a majority of my life, the United States has been at war.  American troops have been valiantly serving in Iraq and Afghanistan for close to two-thirds of my life.   682 more words


Small But Perfectly Formed - A Boardgamimg Life review of W1815

 By Paul Comben

Designer Hannu Uusitalo

Publisher U&P Games at http://upgames.fi/home/

(some images courtesy of BoardGameGeek at http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/175360/w1815)

I cannot help but think that this game should be creating a bit more buzz than it actually is. 4,011 more words


L'histoire méconnue de la défaite de Napoléon en Haïti

Entretien avec Jean-Pierre Le Glaunec, Historien, “L’armée indigène, la défaite de Napoléon” aux éditions Lux.
En novembre 1803 eut lieu la bataille de Vertières, qui ouvrit la voie à l’indépendance haïtienne et scella une des pires défaites de l’armée napoléonienne. 25 more words


The TPP is a World of Shit

by Guy Walker

I sung of Chaos and Eternal Night,

Taught by the heav’nly Muse to venture down

The dark descent, and up to reascend…” 1,958 more words

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Dark little men in remote places

It is never a good idea to underestimate the power of little men with big ideas. There is a pattern in history of the emergence of despots that has repeated itself again and again. 670 more words

Battle of Waterloo people from 1862 A Voice of Waterloo. 

Suzi Love