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Idle Chit-Chat > Why some states are failing so badly (12 replies - 3950 views)

Geez Javal: The description of this particular forum is: Anything that doesn't fit anywhere else goes here. So that's not true? We've had topics on all sorts ...   Tue May 26th, 2009 03:46 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Why some states are failing so badly (12 replies - 3950 views)

And Illinois Ole, I'm seeing a lot of those two plates down here lately. We in Texas give more than we get from the Feds and yet ...   Thu May 21st, 2009 07:02 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Why some states are failing so badly (12 replies - 3950 views)

Good succinct explanation from the WSJ.  I have to say Texas is filling up with transplants lately and it's not just because the job market ...   Wed May 20th, 2009 04:42 pm

General Civil War Talk > North & South Magazine (9 replies - 3450 views)

Iron Duke: Don't write CWT off completely, they hit a very low spot a few years ago about the time of N&S's zenith. But they ...   Fri May 15th, 2009 03:17 pm

General Civil War Talk > North & South Magazine (9 replies - 3450 views)

Okay I did miss that quote, too bad. It does explain my intuition that something was amiss... Sort of like the Obama administration ;) ...   Thu May 14th, 2009 10:13 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 8986 views)

All good points Ole and others but I was basing my comments on Harold's statment that assuming they could be brought to bear (not if ...   Thu May 14th, 2009 07:47 pm

General Civil War Talk > North & South Magazine (9 replies - 3450 views)

I knew something was up when their map maker quit on them and they did not replace him. It's a shame this is happening ...   Thu May 14th, 2009 07:32 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 8986 views)

Artillery would not have been effective in the face of an immediate counter-charge by the Federals but is that what would have happened had the ...   Wed May 13th, 2009 06:46 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 8986 views)

A whole battery on LRT! I don't know, think of what Pelham did with just a section at Fredericksburg. My guess is the Federal ...   Tue May 12th, 2009 05:11 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Republican Party or Donner Party? (13 replies - 4538 views)

Ole: Excellent observations and the scary thing is more people view the increasing power or the Federal government and the entitlement mentality at the local level as necessary for ...   Sun May 10th, 2009 05:40 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Republican Party or Donner Party? (13 replies - 4538 views)

Four years ago the Democrats seemed on the verge of extinction with the far left fighting the Union-types and more moderates, apparently the far left ...   Fri May 8th, 2009 07:14 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Roundtable (6 replies - 2898 views)

If you get into the raffles like Susan is talking about or giving book prizes you may have to incorporate in your state as a ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 07:33 pm

General Civil War Talk > Top 5 Books on Antietam (6 replies - 2726 views)

I would put Sears at the top but I would have Murfin ranked as a more important Antietam work than either the Gallagher essays or ...   Tue Apr 21st, 2009 09:25 pm

General Civil War Talk > Top 5 Books on Antietam (6 replies - 2726 views)

Whoah,  where is James Murfin's Gleam of Bayonets it was the definitive work until Sears came along? ...   Tue Apr 21st, 2009 07:50 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Amos Humiston---Whose Father Was He? (4 replies - 3209 views)

Doc: My GGGF was to the right of yours, fighting with the 8th LA. Could one of our ancestors have made Humiston's kids the most ...   Fri Apr 3rd, 2009 07:47 pm

General Civil War Talk > Grant's Fall Guy--- "Meade" (17 replies - 5064 views)

Pvt Clewell: Grant was clearly apolitcal That might be too bold a statement. The truth probably lies between your and 5fish's opinions. But Grant knew ...   Fri Apr 3rd, 2009 07:43 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Hidden Message Found in Lincoln Pocket-Watch (4 replies - 4383 views)

So who wrote "Jeff Davis" on it? Dillon or one of the pro-Southern Watch makers when they worked on the watch in Sept 1864? ...   Fri Mar 13th, 2009 07:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Music (23 replies - 7912 views)

Savez: I am not aware of Ms. Howe's history of lying or promiscuity, please enlighten me. ...   Thu Mar 12th, 2009 04:46 pm

Civil War Books > Review: The 14th South Carolina Infantry Regiment (2 replies - 2775 views)

So is Krick getting lazy or is it Broadfoot? Not having notes pretty much kills this book as a valuable resource in the future for serious ...   Tue Mar 10th, 2009 05:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Music (23 replies - 7912 views)

My wife's computer got infected with that a couple of weeks ago and I found that a free download of Malware is your friend. ...   Thu Mar 5th, 2009 04:59 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Mel Gibson's New Civil War Short Film or something (24 replies - 18770 views)

Uncivil Warriors is particularly un-PC today where Curly is masquerading as a Southern Belle and holding "her" baby and when the Confederate soldiers catch a ...   Wed Mar 4th, 2009 03:54 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Irish Regiments in the West (1 reply - 2103 views)

There was the 5th Missouri that was part of the Missouri State Guard. That was made famous in the song entitled Kelly's Irish Brigade ...   Mon Mar 2nd, 2009 07:32 pm

Thomas Stonewall Jackson > The battle between Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill (20 replies - 12768 views)

^ | | | Sort of like the real man at Gettysburg. ...   Thu Feb 26th, 2009 06:26 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > C-SPAN and the CW RT of NY March meeting. (3 replies - 2685 views)

Yes, keep us updated that book looks very interesting, even though I have given up buying new books this year until the economy improves. ...   Thu Feb 26th, 2009 06:24 pm

Food,Cooking and Gardening > homemeade hotpockets (6 replies - 4594 views)

If you use 4 cans of biscuits you can put it in another Hot Pocket and make a Hot Pocket Hot Pocket? ...   Wed Feb 25th, 2009 03:55 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Federal Troops Prepare for Battle (2 replies - 2053 views)

Nice figures. ...   Wed Feb 25th, 2009 03:52 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Is Ole Miss next? (7 replies - 4655 views)

It's a synonym for rojo. ...   Tue Feb 24th, 2009 09:56 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Taking Chance (2 replies - 2038 views)

If we ever got in a war where thousands died in a battle versus a handful, I think the care would decline again. Big ...   Mon Feb 23rd, 2009 04:38 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Is Ole Miss next? (7 replies - 4655 views)

Reds!!!  That is offensive to red blooded Americans.  In Colorado I might expect that in Boulder but not other places ;) ...   Mon Feb 23rd, 2009 04:34 pm

Introductions > Gettysburg Paranormal (56 replies - 19669 views)

Susan: LOL, perhaps it was the spirits (consumed internally of course) ;) ...   Thu Feb 19th, 2009 03:05 pm

Introductions > Gettysburg Paranormal (56 replies - 19669 views)

Color me a skeptic but I would be curious to see any pictures you took that are "unexplainable." ...   Wed Feb 18th, 2009 09:08 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 58301 views)

Iron Duke: The difference between Freeman's tone of writing and that of Thomas Connelly's is striking How so? I always thought Connelly is about as close to ...   Tue Feb 17th, 2009 09:41 pm

General Civil War Talk > Did they exist? (10 replies - 3190 views)

The only truly fictional main character in Gettysburg was Buster the Irish NCO under Chamberlain. ...   Mon Feb 16th, 2009 04:01 pm

Other History > *RARE* WW1 uncrimped Edge british issued helmet *But with the 36th "Texas" Division insign (2 replies - 3260 views)

That is indeed the 36th Division crest that they use even until today the T for Texas and the Arrowhead for Oklahoma, although the Okies ...   Wed Feb 11th, 2009 04:46 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Octuplets (11 replies - 3127 views)

Very much an ethical dilemna, all I'll say as we are getting close to the no no topic. ...   Fri Jan 30th, 2009 05:29 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Octuplets (11 replies - 3127 views)

The news today is she is a 33 year old single mom living in her parents small three bedroom home and they are not wealthy ...   Fri Jan 30th, 2009 03:47 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Inauguration (22 replies - 6229 views)

Okay I'm misguided and you have lost all objectivity on a certain individual who doesn't matter anymore anyway, except to the history books, let's leave ...   Wed Jan 21st, 2009 08:00 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Inauguration (22 replies - 6229 views)

You must think I'm a nut but I'm not. ...   Wed Jan 21st, 2009 07:53 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Inauguration (22 replies - 6229 views)

And don't get me wrong, I'm not begrudging Obama's celebration he is entitled to it, it's the double standard I can't stand. ...   Wed Jan 21st, 2009 07:48 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Inauguration (22 replies - 6229 views)

Okay for the sake of argument, I'm right it was more expensive but have the wrong numbers. Why the different tone from the media ...   Wed Jan 21st, 2009 07:35 pm


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