Author Archives: Mustang

The Hanging Judge

This fellow has been portrayed in a number of Hollywood films, two of the best by actors John McIntyre and Pat Hingle—although the character played by Hingle was entirely fictionalized in the film Hang ‘Em High.  But Judge Isaac C. … Continue reading

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A soldier died today …

A fitting tribute to the greatest of men on Memorial Day Hat tip: Koji Kanemoto

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Lee McNelly

The post-Civil War period in America was a dangerous time to be alive; this is especially true in the American Southwest, where a massive increase in human migration triggered conflict and profane behavior among those who were disenfranchised by the … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Apple

A good friend recently sent me a book review by Mark Bowden, which I can only assume appeared in The Atlantic.  Bowden is best known for writing Black Hawk Down: A story of Modern War.  The subject of Bowden’s review … Continue reading

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