Alternate History Thursday: WAR!

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Is good for absolutely nothing.  The song was right about that.  But we’re not talking about that song, we’re talking about something that actually happened.* When we last left our heroes (or villains as some might call them), The Nation of New York had started a war with the United States of America (Minus New … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Carriers

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The President was having nothing of what the city of New York was doing.  With their intent to secede, it was clear that a state of war was about to exist.  However, these were still Americans there, and he didn’t want them all to be punished for the crimes of a select few crazies.  As … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Electricity Gone

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Things have quickly spiraled out of hand in the great city of New York.  Soon after the bridges were leveled, and the tunnels blown up, the Mayor of NYC officially declared his intention to secede from the State.  He wasn’t totally crazy, he wasn’t going to secede from the Union, only the State.  However, the Governor … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: No Bridges, or Power

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The situation with the Federal Reserve Bank is getting out of hand.  Conventional wisdom said to let the world have it’s gold, after all, what good is it if you can’t use it as a bargaining chip.  Much of the rest of the country is coming back online and being functional again.  Except for New … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: 42nd Street

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While 42nd Street doesn’t exactly cut Manhattan in half, it was the proverbial divide of the city.  Those in the north who were closer to the mainland were convinced that the government’s story was correct, there was nothing to fear, this was only a temporary glitch on the way towards a better world tomorrow.  As you … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Now What Indeed?

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Yes, what to do now?  Panic had not ensued yet, though as the day wore on, people were loosing their patience.  A storm was on the horizon for January 03, and people didn’t know if it was still coming, or if it had been blown out to sea.  By 1pm, the Governor of New York … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Times Square

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With just days to go before the new year, the world was on it’s toes.  The City of New York was already on lockdown, Streets were closed, screens were being erected, and just as many people were leaving the city as were entering it.  The festivities were reaching a fever pitch as celebrities were slowly … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: 2017

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I’m going to try something different this year for my long running Alternate History Thursday series.  Instead of whatever story gets beamed into my mind while I sleep the night before, I will spend the entire year focused on one story.  Yes, I tried it in the past, and I sometimes went back to that … Continued

Billy Joel II

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Yes, two posts in a row about Billy Joel because he’s that important.  This one will include a semi-review of the concert last night though, so it’s better.  Check it out, complete with pictures and video after the click, or whatever:

Alternate History Thursday: Rosenberg, H-Bomb

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Sugar Ray, Panmunjom, Brando, The King and I, and the The Catcher in the Rye.  Those are the words to 3rd block of years in Billy Joel’s classic We Didn’t Start The Fire.  I don’t care what you think, this is a great song, and so I’m embedding the video below, watch it, watch it … Continued