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Iran

To be perfectly honest, I’m not exactly a neutral party when it comes to countries in the middle east. I’ve lost friends in both Iraq and Afghanistan. With that caveat out of the way, here’s my understanding about the current … Continue reading

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State of the blog at the start of a new decade

Well, it is the 1st of January, Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Twenty. At the moment of typing I have 64,646 total views from 48,116 visitors. I’ve typed 51,167 words last year. My total word count has been … Continue reading

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Build your own router/firewall, or just add a VPN

Twenty years ago broadband internet started taking off and people wanted the option to network more than one computer to their new connection, so home network routers by Linksys and other vendors became popular. This was the days when DSL … Continue reading

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MHI Fanfiction: Arctic Invasion: Frost Giant’s Revenge

Narvick, Norway.┬áPort towns always have a warehouse district. Every warehouse district will have a warehouse, or warehouse space at least, for rent. Monster Hunter International (Scandinavian Division) currently occupied one slightly run down, non-climate controlled warehouse. Instead of crates of … Continue reading

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The Footnote Generals

Throughout history the “Great Captains” have waged war across Europe, gained and lost empires, and provided a veneer of romantic adventurism over the brutal ugliness of war. Through that same time span, there have been an even greater number of … Continue reading

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The Army Navy Game

The service academies are the last “true rivalries” in sports. Yes some students do get scouted in for athletic purposes, but the number of academy athletes who are released from service to play professional is very, very small and always … Continue reading

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China bans all foreign software and hardware for Government computers…

Welcome to the cyber warz. The United States government is fully “in bed” with American tech firms. Some have very long and storied relationships like IBM and Microsoft, Amazon and Google get to play too. Because of this cozy relationship, … Continue reading

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