Monthly Archives: June 2014

DO WHAT THOU WILT SHALL BE THE WHOLE OF THE LAW …

guillotineThat famed saying attributed to Aleister Crowley nicely summarizes the position that the repulsive white collar criminals of the Democratic Party and the Republican Party are all but forcing on the rest of us. These sickening figures who spend their entire careers barely one step ahead of a criminal indictment actually think they’re fit to dictate the terms under which the rest of us are to live our lives while they slither through history circumventing those same terms.
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FILM REVIEW: TO THE FOURTH POWER (2013)

To the 4th PowerTO THE FOURTH POWER (2013) – This film was one of the sleeper hits of last year. You’d think it would be impossible to do something creative with the mock documentary format at this point but To The Fourth Power proves to be a thought-provoking and inventive piece set “just a few years from now”.

The movie depicts a near future in which the Continue reading

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COLLEGE TENNIS CHAMPIONS FOR 2014 (WOMEN)

georgia gwinnettNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE GRIZZLIES

Runners-Up – EMBRY- RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY EAGLES

2013 Champions – AUBURN UNIVERSITY AT MONTGOMERY WARHAWKS (formerly the Senators) Continue reading

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PULP HERO G-8 AND HIS BATTLE ACES: STORIES SEVEN THROUGH NINE

Invisible StaffelBalladeer’s Blog continues its examination of the neglected Pulp Hero G-8. This continues a story-by- story look at the adventures of this World War One American fighter pilot who – along with his two wingmen the Battle Aces – took on various supernatural and super- scientific menaces thrown at the Allied Powers by the Central Powers of Germany, Austria- Hungary and the Ottoman Muslim Turks.

G-8 was created by Robert J Hogan in 1933 when World War One was still being called simply the World War or the Great War. Over the next eleven years Hogan wrote 110 stories featuring the adventures of G-8, the street-smart pug Nippy Weston and the brawny giant Bull Martin. The regular cast was rounded out by our hero’s archenemy Doktor Krueger, by Battle, G-8’s British manservant and by our hero’s girlfriend R-1: an American nurse/ spy whose real name, like G-8’s was never revealed. G-8’s war-time pulp adventures were a clear influence on the Timely Comics (later Marvel Comics) character Captain America.

squadron of corpses7. SQUADRON OF CORPSES (April 1934) – G-8’s archenemy Doktor Krueger is at it again! Once again the devilish German scientist has come up with a scientific menace that manages to prey on the superstitions of mankind. Dead German aces are back from the dead and flying into action again against the Allied pilots in the skies over No Man’s Land.

The animated, shambling corpses are impervious to bullets and retain the aerial combat skills they had in life, making them doubly dangerous since they can’t be killed a second time. Even more perplexing is the way Krueger has managed it so that each time a dead German flying ace is “resurrected” an Allied pilot falls ill and dies. Continue reading

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SUPREME COURT SLAPS DOWN OBAMA ON NLRB; RULES HIS ACTIONS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

THIS WILL LIKELY BE THE LOOK ON OBAMA'S FACE WHEN HE HEARS ABOUT THIS DECISION ON THE NEWS TOMORROW>

THIS WILL LIKELY BE THE LOOK ON OBAMA’S FACE WHEN HE HEARS ABOUT THIS DECISION ON THE NEWS TOMORROW.

This UNANIMOUS (as in even the Liberals on the Supreme Court realized how far out of line Little Barry Obama was on this issue) decision reigning in ONE of the MANY abuses of this weak, inept and crooked little man came at a good time. The national mood out in the real world has been one that it might be time to imitate our British cousins from long ago and initiate Magna Carta TWO to make up for the way Congress has failed to provide a check on Obama’s abuses. This decision also rendered null and void ALL decisions made by Obama’s unconstitutional appointees! 

At least one of the branches of our government was able to rise above petty partisanship. In Congress the Democratic Party gangsters stood by their Godfather Barry and refused to act while the Republican Party gangsters in Congress are far too inept and out of touch to manage any sort of effective action. Further proof that the two-party system dilutes and corrupts the CONSTITUTIONAL checks and balances between the three branches of our government. 

The decision also contained an important Separation of Powers element: Continue reading

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM FOR TODAY: LOURDES UNIVERSITY

LOURDES UNIVERSITY GRAY WOLVES

Location: Sylvania, OH 

Division: NAIA

Comment: How cool is this name and logo? Not only would it appeal to animal lovers but it’s also butt-kickingly impressive in its own right! The nickname Gray Wolves ties in to the tale of

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ISLAM: CAPTIONING FUN

 

AND HERE YOU THOUGHT IT WAS BARACK OBAMA WHO COINED THIS SAYING!

AND HERE YOU THOUGHT IT WAS BARACK OBAMA WHO COINED THIS SAYING!

Sure, Islam is the most homophobic and misogynistic religion in the world at this particular point in history but its hatred of free speech is equally repulsive! Continue reading

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR BATTLES BEFORE THE FOURTH OF JULY

 Balladeer’s Blog as usual will be marking the USA’s upcoming birthday with a series of holiday-themed posts. Since we get overexposed to the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775 and the actual signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 I will instead stay true to my blog’s theme and focus on the action in between April 19th, 1775 and early July 1776.

May 10th, 1775 – The British Fort Ticonderoga in New York is seized in what would today be called a Special Forces raid by Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, who beat other American forces to the valuable military prize. Allen and his men had the advantage of being an organized body under arms for quite a long time because they were originally formed to fight for the independence of what is now the state of Vermont (“Green Mountain”).

They had been an active guerilla force fighting for Vermont’s right to be an independent entity rather than part of the Hampshire Grants being fought over by New York and New Hampshire. Their secret headquarters was the Catamount Tavern which is why the University of Vermont’s sports teams are called the Catamounts. 

May 12th, 1775 – Crown Point, NY is taken by American forces in another early but forgotten action. 

May 16th – Benedict Arnold’s ultimately ill-fated invasion of Canada sees its first action as his forces besiege  St John. Among Arnold’s troops are Continue reading

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LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES & THINKING PEOPLE ARE TURNING CONSERVATIVE

THIS BLITHERING IDIOT RECENTLY SAID "THE WORLD IS NOW A LESS VIOLENT PLACE THAN IT HAS EVER BEEN."

THIS BLITHERING IDIOT RECENTLY SAID “THE WORLD IS NOW A LESS VIOLENT PLACE THAN IT HAS EVER BEEN.”

Welcome back to Balladeer’s Blog, as always coming to you from an America whose political system has been hijacked by two rival gangs of white collar criminals called Democrats and Republicans. My antipathy toward American Liberals and American Conservatives is well known so let’s all enjoy another critical look at these two groups. We’ll start with Liberals since they are more pompous and obnoxious at this particular point in history. 

American Liberals are hilariously pretentious asses and they spend their lives in a constant state of thinking everyone they know is “becoming conservative”. When their friends show independent thought American Liberals fall to pieces because they’re incapable of individuality. They’re also terrified of facing the REAL issues so they instead wage battles that were already won long ago. That’s why they love to accuse everyone of (yawn) racism because EVERYBODY agrees racism is bad, it’s just that American Liberals see it even where it doesn’t exist. Continue reading

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NAIA BASEBALL PLAYERS TAKEN IN THE MAJOR LEAGUE DRAFT IN 2014

Balladeer’s Blog’s annual tradition of giving a shoutout to the several dozen NAIA college baseball players who were selected by Major League Baseball teams in the draft continues. I’m also continuing my tradition of bestowing Official Balladeer’s Blog Nicknames on them.

OklahomaCityStarsOKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY STARS –

Chris “Captain” Pike – Tampa Bay Rays      *****     “Bad Boy” Brad Wieke – New York Mets     *****     Michael “Sergeant” Nolan – Oakland A’s Continue reading

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