Author Archives: Thor

Recent History and Context

So here’s video that would be considered alarmist, extreme, and probably “racist” in many circles.  I wanted to drop it in here for a several reasons. Historical context.  There are some things that we tend to forget about the middle … Continue reading

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240 Years

  Happy Birthday, to all that have earned the title.

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Beruit 1983

October 23rd, 1983.  A Sunday if I remember correctly was not a good day. The Beirut Barracks Bombings (October 23, 1983, in Beirut, Lebanon) occurred during the Lebanese Civil War when two truck bombs struck separate buildings housing United States … Continue reading

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In Zimbabwe, We Don’t Cry for Lions

This is a really good op-ed piece from the NYTimes.  It shines a light of reality on the issue.  We live in a Republic that is blessed by it’s structure and the foresight of the founding fathers.  However, it seems … Continue reading

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An Interesting Google Benefit

An interesting snippet about Google employee benefits. Source: Did You Know That When A Google Employee Dies… | Things You Didn’t Know So let’s think about this for a minute.  If you have an employee that is making 120K, and … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Win!

And so the 2014-2015 season comes to an end.  It ends with the Hawks shutting out the Lightning for a game six win. There are a lot of good stories out there about the game, and the individual stories surrounding … Continue reading

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No, you are not ‘running late’, you are rude and selfish | Creative Staffing Agency

Awesome rant.  It all boils down to manners, and selfishness.  Love the dentist story. No, you are not ‘running late’, you are rude and selfish | Creative Staffing Agency.

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Changing ITAR Regulations

Hmmm….  It seems the State Department is changing the way information is classified under current.  There is a great deal of hoopla from various entities around these “clarifications” and “definitions”.  Some of it maybe very well placed. Looking at some … Continue reading

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Goodbye Sweden | THE SWEDEN REPORT

Interesting opinions from someone with boots on the ground.  Do you see any similarities to North America? Goodbye Sweden | THE SWEDEN REPORT.

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Missteps

How many mistakes can a campaign make and still have the candidate considered as a front runner 2016 elections?  I would enjoy the comedy of it all if it weren’t for the fact that she is still being considered as … Continue reading

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