Monthly Archives: November 2018

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez

One of the worst mistakes that you can make in military terms is to “misunderestimate” your opponent, the situation, and the second and third order effects. The election of 29 year old Boston University graduate (Economics and International Relations) Alexandra … Continue reading

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Prepping versus Surviving

My friend recently sent out an email or two with some of his thoughts on the difference between “preppers” and “survivalists.” I thought long and hard about what he sent. Being prepared, having stockpiled food, medicine, other sundry supplies on … Continue reading

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The Trial

“Mr. Talifer, you have been charged with illegal manufacture of a firearm, manslaughter, and reckless disregard for human life, how do you plead?” The judge asked, her pleasant alto voice swallowed by the dark wood and padded benches in the … Continue reading

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Homage and Fashion Watches

There are many homage watches on the market, and even a few homage brands like Alpha which makes homage watches to the much pricier Omega brand. There are some people who have serious ethical reservations about homage watches, considering them … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

A full century has passed since the end of the “Great War” or “The war to end all wars.” Next year will be one hundred and one. The year after that one hundred and two. And still the ongoing conflicts … Continue reading

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Watches that increase in value over time

There are on the internet various lists of watch brands that gain value over time. The familiar names of Rolex, Patek, Jaeger, Omega, etc are almost always the first ones listed. One of the brands that is almost never listed … Continue reading

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