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The Dawn of Aerial Warfare

The world’s first airplane battles between sovereign nations took place in the middle of January of 1915 according to the Sunday Star newspaper. Consequently, this week marks the centennial of a particularly sinister moment in the mingling of technology and violence. 108 more words

Delaware Soldiers

American Nomads Documentary by BBC

Really enjoyed this documentary from the BBC on American Nomads. It features everything from  tramps, oogles, hobos, and elderly snow birds. Just about all of them have one thing in common, getting away from the responsibilities of life. 33 more words




“Tonight I am a child. I do not know that the moon is not the sun.” Rafael Stoneman


Hitch hiking from Oklaunion,Texas to Ellenville, New York… 537 more words

The Flood Plain

Backing track

Pundits have jumped all over the Scalise story. But really, what’s the difference between a “European-American Unity and Rights Organization” meeting, Stormfront, and any recent Republican Party National Convention? 94 more words


Bicycles, Insomnia, and Assault Rifles

I’ve been trying to force myself out of the house this week, and I managed the will power to go outside. “I should have stayed home” was the thought that kept running through my head, especially yesterday, when I was looking down the barrel of an AK-47… 745 more words