Shots Fired At Tenn. Nuke Plant

H/T Liberty News WBIR A TVA spokesperson confirmed that a security officer patrolling TVA Watts Bar Nuclear Plant in Spring City was involved in a shootout with a suspect Sunday at about 2:00 a.m. The security incident happened on the Tennessee River side of the plant property, more than a quarter mile from the plant’s […]

Solzhenitsyn

And yet — no weapons, no matter how powerful, can help the West until it overcomes its loss of willpower. In a state of psychological weakness, weapons become a burden for the capitulating side. To defend oneself, one must also be ready to die; there is little such readiness in a society raised in the […]

USS North Carolinas

There have been 5 USS North Carolinas and one CSS North Carolina. The first was laid down in 1818 as one of the “nine ships to rate not less than 74 guns each” authorized by Congress on 29 April 1816. She was a 74 gun Ship of the Line with 102 gun ports and probably […]

The Aphorisms Of Don Colacho

Nicolás Gómez Dávila (“Don Colacho”) From the site: Gómez Dávila’s use of aphorisms was also motivated in part by polemical considerations. In the modern age, the reactionary cannot hope to formulate arguments that will convince his opponent, because he does not share any assumptions with his opponent. Moreover, even if the reactionary could argue from […]

Some Plott Hound

Carolina Plott Hound Former Mooresville teacher faces 208 counts of child abuse Armed robber gets ass handed to him As speed increses, so does cost, but maybe I’m a pessimist NC State’s new 115 million dollar library   reminds me of this post. Here are some pics, I’m ging to send them in to Kunstler’s […]

On The Sinking Of The HMS Bounty

Found this on Plott Hound ,a few more details on the latest addition to the Graveyard of the Atlantic. CNN Before dawn, October 29, 2012 Rain hammered the ceiling, and they could hear the wail of hurricane winds. Below them, the engine room was at least waist-high in seawater. Their ship was without power, its […]

Halifax Resolves

The second date on the current State flag refers to the fourth Provincial Congress meeting at Halifax, NC where the State’s Continental Congress delegates were authorized to vote for independence. “That the Delegates for this Colony in the Continental Congress be impowered to concur with the Delegates of the other Colonies in declaring Independency, and […]