The Old Town Skirmish

During the Civil War, New Mexico was not, really, to be truthful, an important field of operations.  At least, not much, and not for long.  We did indeed see some action — the Confederates invaded the territory with the goal of, eventually, controlling the gold in Colorado (sort of a latter-day Seven Cities of Gold action, really). …

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No, the White House will not Build you a Damn Death Star

I was cheered this morning to discover that the White House had, as promised, responded to the we want a death star petition.  It got over 34,000 signatures — one of which was not mine, I quickly add — and so that’s enough that the White House was honor bound to respond.  And it said…

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