Category Archives: history

Rare Opportunity – B17 and B25 Rides

There will be flight tickets sold too.  I will update this post with how to purchase tickets for a ride.  Only a limited number will be sold, so you should book early.    The last time we were offering rides … Continue reading

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What If… History

by Jack My last comment to J.S. got me thinking about how different the world might be today without the United States.  The following is a little exploring of that “what if” question.  The map below depicts what North America … Continue reading

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A Case for Freedom

by Jack A case for freedom…. The truth that the left does not want to hear is what the right holds to be self evident. That is: Freedom equals opportunity. Opportunity leads to innovation.  Innovation leads to progress.  Progress leads … Continue reading

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CAMP FIRE – WORST IN OUR STATE’S HISTORY

by Jack UPDATE:  A Red Flag Warning begins at 10 p.m. tonight.   A Red Flag Warning means warm temperatures, very low humidity’s and stronger winds are expected to combine to produce an increased risk of fire danger.   We thought … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost – The Fire of the Century

by Jack Fire Update:  90,000 acres – 9 confirmed deaths The huge CAMP fire is still ongoing, so there is no way to accurately report on the devastation wrought on Paradise, a town of about 30,000.  Nor will we know … Continue reading

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Trump and Honesty

Posted by Jack by Mark Thiessen, Washington Post Donald Trump may be remembered as the most honest president in modern American history. Don’t get me wrong, Trump lies all the time. He said that he “enacted the biggest tax cuts … Continue reading

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Boomers and Margaritaville

by Jack The good news is bankruptcies are on the decline, but the bad news is people over 65 are filing in record numbers! The reasons are many, failed business, failed investments, medical expenses and more. But, one thing that … Continue reading

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The National Anthem as You’ve Never Heard It

by Jack Please set aside just a few minutes from your busy day to appreciate a little bit of your heritage.  This is where your pedigree, as an American, and from time to time I think it worth remembering.  If … Continue reading

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A Milestone in History

by Jack If Obama was given a Nobel Peace Prize for simply being a mixed race president, I wonder what Trump will get for finally holding face to face nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea? Apparently they could be very … Continue reading

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Chico Air Museum is Open Thur-Sun

by Jack Despite the Chico Air Museum being around for almost 9 years, there are still many folks in the area that are unaware of it.  That’s a shame, because this is one of the finest (free) aviation museums north … Continue reading

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