About vonMesser

Retired from the US Navy (21 years) and state (20 years). Recently remarried after being widowed for 5 years. 2 daughters, and a step-daughter, all functioning adults). Graduated from college after the Navy with BA in Education, psychology, Economics, History and Political Science. Teach Hunter Safety for Washington (since 1991) and do historical reenactments for Civil War, WW-1and WW-2.

Quote of the Day

“If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don’t bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who please rest assured are not dumb, and who are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and bored and cynical and to give you every possible reason to stay at home doing one-hitters and watching MTV on primary day. By all means stay home if you want, but don’t bullshit yourself that you’re not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

You will do me the justice to remember, that I have always supported the Right of every Man to his own opinion, however different that opinion might be to mine.  He who denies to another this right, makes a slave of himself to his present opinion, because he precludes himself the right of changing it.  The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.  I have never used any other, and I trust I never shall. Thomas Paine

Quote of the Day

“As a nation, we began by declaring that ‘all men are created equal.’ We now practically read it ‘all men are created equal, except negroes.’ When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read ‘all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics.’ When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty – to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocrisy.” ― Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln Letters

What, really, is a NAZI?

The term NAZI is thrown around a lot, particularly by various leftists and Social justice Warriors. To them, a Nazi is anyone who is Politically, socially, fiscally, or religiously conservative (except for Muslims) Anyone they disagree with In reality a Nazi is a member of the (thankfully defunct) Nazional Socialistiche Deutscher Arbeire Partei (NSDAP) The national Socialist German Worker’s party.  A left-wing semi-labor union that became marginal in 1919, and expanded to control an entire nation with approximately 7% of the vote. They were very much a socialist organization, whose major difference from Communism is that Communism saw in its … Continue reading