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The Japanese Revival?

With what money? “The pressures imposed by China’s rise must be understood in context of another structural shift: the maturation of the American grand strategy. As we have argued, the United States is transitioning from a grand strategy grounded in … Continue reading

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The ninja are coming!

From KGS NightWatch: “ What is especially outrageous to the Japanese is that the ISIL executioner said on the video that he was killing the hostages because Japan was a member of the US-led coalition against ISIL. Japan has never … Continue reading

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Point Blank on the Charlie Hebdo shooting…

Worth a closer, independent, look: Charlie Hebdo Shooting

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Origins of the police

Originally posted on Works in theory:
The Five Points district of lower Manhattan, painted by George Catlin in 1827. New York’s first free Black settlement, Five Points was also a destination for Irish immigrants and a focal point for the…

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Kote Gaeshi: study the angle of the elbow

Originally posted on Lee's Life (いわまのたより):
Last night we spent time practicing kote gaeshi, one of the iconic techniques of the martial arts. Almost all martial arts from asian countries have this technique included in their syllabus in one way…

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Ex-Blackwater Chief Urges Hired Guns to Take on ISIS

Originally posted on TIME:
The man who founded and ran Blackwater—the company that sent thousands of private workers into Afghanistan and Iraq—says President Barack Obama should hire a mercenary corps to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria.…

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The “Convention of States” Scam, the War over the Constitution, and how the States Sold the Reserved Powers to the Feds.

Originally posted on Publius-Huldah's Blog:
By Publius Huldah Our Constitution is a glorious document. This one page chart depicts the Structure of the federal government we created when we ratified our Constitution; and lists the “limited & enumerated powers”…

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Why Germans pay cash for almost everything

Yes, living under a military dictatorship makes a lasting impression: ” Hitler had largely financed the war by printing money, keeping inflation at bay through a uniquely fascist policy of strict price controls and violent threats. (“Inflation is a lack … Continue reading

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Aftermath of the Scottish Referendum

Originally posted on Pileus:
A few takeaways from the 55-45% victory for No in the Scottish independence referendum: The polls overestimated support for independence, just as in the 1995 Quebec referendum. Secession from a well-established democracy is extremely difficult due…

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Climate Science Exploited for Political Agenda, According to Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 28, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Climatism or global warming alarmism is the most prominent recent example of science being coopted to serve a political agenda, writes Richard Lindzen of the Massachusetts…

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