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About On the North River

Forty years toiled in the Tel-com industry, married for 36 years widowed at sixty-one. Tea Party supporter. Do like to kayak, cook, take photos, bike, watch old movies and read.

When you hear Chicago’s Pol touting new low crime stats, ask yourself…

The Truth About Chicago’s Crime Rates The city’s drop in crime has been nothing short of miraculous. Here’s what’s behind the unbelievable numbers. Meanwhile, the see-no-evil, hear-no-evil pols on Chicago’s City Council have mostly accepted the police department’s crime numbers … Continue reading

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Revert to Type.

Two years later I look back at that day before the Presidential Election of 2012, (or the day this Administration became The Regime) now we know there was so much more going on then we realized. Benghazi was only the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Year (to date) inside The Post of the year.

The Founding Fathers wouldn’t have put up with any of this shit. The Founders started blowing people’s heads off because the government put a tax on their breakfast beverage… and it wasn’t even coffee. Can you imagine how batshit those … Continue reading

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If you still think that the government can do ANYTHING better than private citizens.

With no Iraq-Afghan memorial, Vietnam vets to honor 7,000 dead in first-ever roll call Years away from even being allowed to have a war memorial, the dead from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will be honored by their fellow Vietnam … Continue reading

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Are the energy efficient lights going dark all over Europe?

Almost exactly one hundred years later, in almost exactly the same place. EDWARD LUCAS: I hope I’m wrong but historians may look back and say this was the start of World War III ‘Vladimir Putin is striking at the heart … Continue reading

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Trash pickup successful…coyote still there if you want it.

Nice to finally feel well enough to get out and do something useful.  So on last Saturday, before today’s return of Winter, we gathered along the banks of the North River and picked up trash.

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Flight of Honor, Private donations and volunteers step in after Pentagon declines.

Arlington Flyover Two Air Force Pilots, Major Howard V. Andre Jr. and Major James E. Sizemore, were recently buried at Arlington National Cemetery and were honored with a flyover by civilian pilots. The Air Force pilots were Killed In Action … Continue reading

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Click Kayaking for the non-political stuff…

Welcome! If anyone would rather not wade through the political posts, click on “photos“ or “kayaking“ on the sidebar… Bye the bye, since I don’t self-host this blog, some videos stop working when the link is broken. Do me a … Continue reading

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Sympathy for the Devil.

Powerline article on the Bundy Ranch So let’s have some sympathy for Cliven Bundy and his family. They don’t have a chance on the law, because under the Endangered Species Act and many other federal statutes, the agencies are always … Continue reading

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DDG1000 The Zumwalt :Updated.

Friend went to Maine this weekend (while I was picking trash) to see the launch of the Navy’s newest big ship. Designation: DDG Length: 600 ft Beam: 80 ft Draft: 28 ft Displacement: 15,500 tons Propulsion: All-electric Drive with (IPS), … Continue reading

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