Author Archives: Chris Penningroth

It’s Awfully Quiet Around Here

As I’m certain has been the case for many of us bloggers, I’m more active on social media and less active on the blog. In case you’re looking for me or my thoughts, here’s where you can find me in … Continue reading

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Making Things Better — Introductory Installment

There are many things to complain about in the American political process these days. I spend every major election cycle hoping things don’t get worse. Sometimes they don’t get worse, but often they do. For someone who grew up in … Continue reading

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A Change in Tactics

Apparently A-10 “Warthogs” dealing out death from the skies to bad guys wasn’t enough. The quote of the week:  “When God sends a Plague of Wild Boars against you, he’s done sending messages, and is now sending armored bacon.” [Emphasis … Continue reading

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This Should be Interesting

It’ll be interesting to see what happens in the next four years…! Normally I’d categorize a post like this as “What’s Right.”  I’m not really certain at this point.  What is certain is that it could have been worse.

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Conservative Tactics

[Warning–Not Sutiable for Viewing at Work (NSFW) or for Children due to language] Project Veritas’ latest video:   If attempted voter fraud is likely, it may be useful insurance for conservatives to go rent all the cars they can on … Continue reading

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Farewell Mrs Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly went home yesterday. Eagle Forum has an announcement on their page today. Phyllis Schlafly was one of the first people I remember hearing that wasn’t pushing the same line as Walter Cronkite and his ilk back in the mid-1970s … Continue reading

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Career Retrospective – 1990

Operation DESERT SHIELD commenced after Saddam Hussein’s Iraq invaded Kuwait. The U.S. suffered a relatively brief economic recession. I earned my Private Pilot certificate. My grades were substantially better throughout 1990; however I was still only managing average grades in … Continue reading

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Career Retrospective – 1989

As 1989 began, George H.W. Bush took the presidency as the Reagans rode off into the sunset. Prior to the inauguration, U.S. Navy F-14s shot down Libyan fighters over the Gulf of Sidra. On the ninth of November, Germans began … Continue reading

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Career Retrospective – 1988

I made my debut as a cadet, in both Army and Air Force commissioning programs. Ronald Wilson Reagan (may eternal peace be upon him) was the President and Commander-in-Chief; George H.W. Bush was Vice-President; Frank Carlucci was the Secretary of … Continue reading

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