Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson for October 02, 2023
civil war equine statue code explained. everyone knows that the many statues of civil war generals around d.c. are subtly encoded to indicate the fate of the subject. herewith a brief guide. sword drawn, horse rearing - died in battle with full attendant glory. henry moore-ish abstraction - fragged by cannon-ball. mounted on moose - went awol to canada. mounted on comfy chair - retired from military to consult for lucrative muni-tions industry. dismounted in drunken stupor - retired from military to become 18th president. hidden in barrel - found army life uncongenial. quit to become a rodeo clown.