Author Archives: AuricTech

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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A Riddle for Today

Q: How is a quarterback who trips himself while dropping back in the pocket like the suspect in this shooting? A: In both cases, a self-inflicted “sack” is involved.

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Another Roll on the Random Thought Table

So, during lunch today, I began to wonder: If the folks who make Lunchables added a product line that included probiotic supplements, would they call that product line “Lunchabacillus”?

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On the Subject of PajamaBoy

Over at Larry Correia’s blog, Larry mentioned in passing that some collectivist had called him a “cismale gendernormative fascist,” which translates as follows: “Cismale means a male that was born male and self identifies a (sic) male, as in most … Continue reading

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