Justice Officials in ‘Panic Mode’ as Hearing Nears on Failed Anti-Gun Trafficking Program
They’d better be, if even half of what we’ve heard is true. Murdoc’s guessing we haven’t heard even half of it, though.
Revisiting Unemployment Predictions
It’s almost like politicians don’t have a freaking clue. And lie. Or both.
China surpasses US as top energy consumer
China accounted for 20.3% of global demand in 2010 vs. 19% for US
Up To 8-Foot Long, 160-Pound Mountain Lion On The Loose In Greenwich, Conn.
Custody Battle Leads to Facebook Double-Sting
The big story about how a wife used Facebook to trick her husband into admitting he wanted her killed was, in fact, a scheme by the husband to trick his wife into incriminating herself. He knew she was messing with him and busted her doing so.
U.S. Plans Private Guard Force for Iraq
State Department Prepares to Hire 5,100-Strong Security Detail and Take Over Military Hardware for After Army Leaves
Again, the US wants Argentina and Great Britain to enter into negotiations over Falklands???
Another slap in the face for Britain: the Obama administration sides with Argentina and Venezuela in OAS declaration on the Falklands, and is not the first time
What a difference a gun makes
If Murdoc had a magic wand that would make all guns disappear forever, he’d snap it in half.
Danish Planes in Libya Running Out of Bombs
Asking the Netherlands to help replenish their stock.
Lockheed: Eglin to receive first F-35 in ‘days’
Six F-35 aircraft are scheduled for delivery by the end of the fiscal year
3-star SEAL’s Osprey targeted in jailbreak
Two detainees escaped from a detention facility on a Marine base in Afghanistan, then used a grenade launcher to target an MV-22 Osprey about to take off with a three-star Navy SEAL on board. It was last summer and the facility was Afghan-run. Two contractors, one of the killed in the ensuing fight, are credited with opening fire on the escapees and preventing them from firing on the V-22.
Boeing proposing P-8-based replacement for JSTARS
737-based design to replace 707-based civilian conversions currently in use.
NATO Nearing ‘Decisive Blow’ In Afghan War: Gates
Gates’ farewell remarks reflected his view that a troop surge in the nine-year war has begun to bear fruit and that a withdrawal, set to start in July, should proceed at a cautious pace.
Marines struggle to convince Afghans that they won’t abandon them
Trying to win hearts and minds while the politicians try to speed up the withdrawal timetable.
India to buy 10 C-17s
Keep that line runnin’! Biggest defense deal ever between the US and India.
What hard drives used to look like
5 Mb weighed 1 ton and had to be loaded with a forklift. That’s how it was in 1956 and also in the Traveller RPG.
Biogas Comes to Afghanistan
Thanks to a Gurkha Soldier, biogas has come to Afghanistan.
We should share aircraft carrier, say French
Proposal to share one carrier with the Brits to train both fleets’ crews.
Revised U.S. Fleet Plan Extends Some Ships to 70 Years
But even our Navy is starting look like a bit of a joke.
CAA Three Window Magazine
Indicator to show full, windows to see when down to 19 and 11 rounds. Ploymer.