Good ‘ol Sailor Jack




We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. — George Orwell

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, so begins the first world war: 1914

Today in History

On July 28, 1914, one month to the day after Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were killed by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, effectively beginning the First World War. Read more

One man with courage makes a majority. — Andrew Jackson

“It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”


The title song by R.E.M. I don’t know about you but I’m not okay with how our story is going; I’m discouraged. Read more