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A Tremendous Thing

Brain overflow ... here ya go! - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 1:43pm

"A Tremendous Thing"12x12acrylic on canvas
This was a little gift for a wonderful friend! 

Butler Catholic School ~

Butler, PA Blog - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 9:36am
Built by Msgr. William J. Spiegel1950s

Bob Hazy BHS '82 ~ View of Lyndora

Butler, PA Blog - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 1:50pm
Lyndora
A view from the painter's easel.
Thanks: Bob Hazy

Top 10 reasons Why I Love Summer

BC3 President's Blog - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 9:54am
    .             . Hope you are having a terrific summer. Hard to believe the calendar already reads mid-July.          .    Because I’ve received positive feedback on previous Top 10 lists posted in this blog, here are the “Top 10 reasons Why I Love Summer.” 10. Daylight past 9 p.m.  Funny thing is, I am still […]

Catholic Daughters of America ~

Butler, PA Blog - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 2:06pm
State Champions 1973
Thanks: Celia Snodgrass

Pullman Standard ~

Butler, PA Blog - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 12:28pm
Photo: Cappy Pucket

The Violent Perils of an America in Need of a Revolution

Official Web Log Of Matt Croyle - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:10pm

Op-Ed by Matt Croyle, Writer and Filmmaker

I’m not surprised to see a lot of people online screaming and crying for peace, and for non-violent protests to things they don’t agree with. In today’s America it is hard to fathom war, or moreover, revolutionary violence being used for any purpose. This is an America which has swept its social issues under a proverbial rug for hundreds of years, and with those actions multiplied their intensity exponentially. We see violent uprisings around the world everyday; uprisings for social, economic, and political change. And while Americans call for those changes, our own government doesn’t hear our voices. It keeps the status quo with the politicians it keeps in office. It militarized our local law enforcement organizations after 9/11, and enabled them to use excessive force without consequence. It passively speaks of real change in our nation.

As a very anti-war and anti-violence person, it is hard for myself to come to the realization that violence is becoming more and more necessary to incite the revolutionary changes our country has promised us, but has clearly ignored. As long as racism has existed, as long as class warfare has existed, as long as religious persecution has existed, as long as people have hated each other for their differences in sexuality and sexual preferences has existed, there has always been violence between peoples who shouldn’t let these issues come between them.

We are all Americans. We are a conglomerate of brothers and sisters descended from forefathers who started our great nation with a pliable declaration that these differences shouldn’t separate us, they should unite us, and make us different than any other nation on this planet. Our current government doesn’t want us united. They want us confused, frightened, and most of all submissive — and they will, and have, used every means possible to keep us ignorant to that fact.

This is not a call to arms, this is simply a call to clarity. This small, yet devastating, revolt in Dallas last evening was a result of people being tired and sick of being divided. And while I’m not condoning those actions, I urge you to clearly see it for what it was: revolt. And sometimes, without extreme acts of revolt, which may include unfortunate violent deaths, a revolution cannot truly begin.


Harmony Short Line Trolley ~

Butler, PA Blog - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 6:49am
Thanks: Cappy PucketA Harmony Line trolley crosses the Lyndora valley. The trestle has been gone for many years, but at least one of the concrete posts used to support the trestle can still be seen from the location of the old Pullman Standard office building.

FactPile – Return If Possible (R.I.P.)

Factpile - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 2:48pm

FactPile: FactPile – Return If Possible (R.I.P.)

This might be the last post for what we know as FactPile.com. The site’s been online for 10 years, and about 8 years ago morphed into the form you have experienced for those past 8 years. But as the site... Read More »

Categories: Entertainment

Guts vs Geralt

Factpile - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:45am

FactPile: Guts vs Geralt

Suggested by darkwingdragon709 This battle will be Geralt at full strength will all abilities from both the books and the three games. Guts will be at his best with his dragon slayer but will not posses the berserk armor for... Read More »

Categories: Entertainment

Blade vs Andrew Bennett vs Rayne

Factpile - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 1:07am

FactPile: Blade vs Andrew Bennett vs Rayne

Suggested by Amm0vamp1r3 Blade (Marvel) vs Andrew Bennett (DC) vs Rayne (Bloodrayne) Related Posts: Hunt for Mages Blade Vs Rayne Edward Cullen vs Blade Thor and Hercules vs Black Adam and Shazam Juggernaut vs Solomon Grundy

Categories: Entertainment

Nippon Ichi vs Halo

Factpile - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:28am

FactPile: Nippon Ichi vs Halo

Suggested by TheGrimHeaper NipponIchi vs Halo Series I place all bets that Halo will lose this universe battle. Related Posts: Master Chief Vs Mister Freeze War of the Titans Leman Russ Tank Vs Scorpion Tank Combat 101 – Protect the... Read More »

Categories: Entertainment

Harmony Short Line Trolley ~

Butler, PA Blog - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 6:49am
Thanks: Cappy PucketA Harmony Line trolley crosses the Lyndora valley. The trestle has been gone for many years, but at least one of the concrete posts used to support the trestle can still be seen from the location of the old Pullman Standard office building.

Lara Croft vs Jill Valentine

Factpile - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:41am

FactPile: Lara Croft vs Jill Valentine

Suggested by Alpha or Omega Lara Croft is from her reboot and Jill Valentine is from Resident Evil Revelations. Lara Croft gets all her weapons and max ammo. Jill Valentine will have a chest on the battlefield containing all the... Read More »

Categories: Entertainment

Ichigo Kurosaki vs Haru Glory

Factpile - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:17am

FactPile: Ichigo Kurosaki vs Haru Glory

Suggested by Polloko Ichigo Kurosaki Vs Haru Glory Round 1: Pre Timeskip Ichigo Round 2: Dangai Ichigo. Round 3: Post Time Ichigo.   Battle take place in SS (Bleach) Related Posts: Richard Rahl Vs Haru Glory Vs Composite Kirito Swordsman... Read More »

Categories: Entertainment

Inside the Court House ~

Butler, PA Blog - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 11:21am
Thanks: Barbara Bloom

RANT: Cancel Your Subscription Boxes Now!

Factpile - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 2:16am

FactPile: RANT: Cancel Your Subscription Boxes Now!

I know people love these things, but we need a higher level of quality items. Included are: 1up FanMail Geek Fuel Geek Me Bam Box Lootcrate Nerd Block Power Up Marvel Collector Corps Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty Superherostuff Hero Box... Read More »

Categories: Entertainment

Yhorm the Giant vs Avatar of Khaine

Factpile - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:14am

FactPile: Yhorm the Giant vs Avatar of Khaine

Suggested by Lethal_Gecko Duel between Yhorm the Giant (Dark Souls 3) and the Avatar of Khaine (Warhammer 40000). Yhorm is in Lord of Cinder form. His great machete will not melt under the heat from the Avatar. Gameplay mechanics are... Read More »

Categories: Entertainment

E3 2016: Games I Can’t Wait To Play

Factpile - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 11:26am

FactPile: E3 2016: Games I Can’t Wait To Play

So this years E3 has been pretty cool, there are a few games I am pretty excited for and will probably be the reason why I will be broke towards the end of this year and beginning of the next.... Read More »

Categories: Entertainment

Kain vs Richard Rahl

Factpile - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:10am

FactPile: Kain vs Richard Rahl

Suggested by Nsl98 Kain (Legacy of Kain) vs Richard Rahl (Sword of Truth) They fight on Endor. Who wins? Related Posts: Rand al’Thor and Richard Rahl Vs Darquesse and Kain Richard Rahl Vs The Forest Moon Of Endor Batman Must... Read More »

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