Author Archives: AuricTech

A Musical Roll on the Random Thoughts Table

Consider two of the iconic rock groups of the 1960s “British Invasion“: The Beatles and The Who. For the purposes of this thought experiment, let it be stipulated that all members of both groups contributed vocals, to some extent, to … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Roll

Just once, in a movie or TV show about a dark vigilante hero, I’d like to hear the following bit of dialogue: Villain: “Who are you?” DVH (cheerfully): “I’m your bestest nightmare ever!” For the record, I’m going to try … Continue reading

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Rolling on the Random Slogan Table

Progressives: Our ideas are so compelling, we’ll use the coercive power of the state to compel you to live under them!

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A New Twist on War Stories

For those of us who have spent time in or around the military, there’s a common joke. The only difference between a fairy tale, a sea story and a war story is how they begin: A fairy tale begins with … Continue reading

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My Tentative Epitaph

I have no reason to expect this tentative epitaph to be needed any time soon. However, having thought of it, I thought it wise to record it before it escaped me: “What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” – … Continue reading

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Three Simple Words

As I reflect upon the 13th anniversary of the first major attack on CONUS soil by a foreign entity since the War of 1812 (I don’t include Japanese fire balloons during World War II as “major”), I affirm that the … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago Today

22 February 1984 was the last morning I ever woke up as a civilian. By the end of that day, I was legally a US Army Soldier, albeit one entirely lacking in the training required to refine my civilian ore … Continue reading

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