It’s the special “Day Late and a Dollar Short Edition“! Obviously, I’m a bit behind with Linkzookery this week. Sorry. Send me an email for a full refund.
I’ve been remiss by not mentioning some great posts about at the gas price issue, so here they are:
- Locus Medius: Gas Profits
- Locus Medius: Oil Companies Not Investing?
- ACE: Gettng a handle on oil company profits
Be sure to read the comments sections, too. Both ACE and Chuck have more to say on the issue, as well, so check them out.
Campaign under way to have a ship named after Cowtown
An LCS named USS Cowtown? Oh. USS Fort Worth.
Good news for B-52s
“A House subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee has voted to block the retirement of B-52 bombers from the nation’s fleet”
Hybrid reality check
David Axe at Defense Tech on the trouble the military has trying to go hybrid and a response.
Iraqi completes Ranger training
Ganstas in the Military
I’ve been hearing more and more about this. Troubling?
The Desecration of a Veterans’ Memorial
God goodness that they’re going to remove such an offensive perversion of the Founding Fathers’ vision…
‘Nightmare’ awakens for 3-D release
Jack Skellington in three glorious and terrifying dimentias. Um…dimenSIONS.
AMD Billboard Boasts of Lower Electric Bills
“Chip makers use power efficiency, not just chip speed, to lure customers.”…Everyone’s trying to make money off the energy crisis.
Defense Tech Drops Beats
Noah Shachtman, um, has an album out. Of music. Really.
White Guilt, War Guilt, and the License to Kill
Everyone seems to be talking about that Shelby Steele article.
Gone, But Not Out
CJ of A Soldier’s Perspective is starting a group milblog thing. Should be good.
The Gulf of Tel Aviv?
Persian Gulf? Arabian Gulf? What to call it?
AR action with AK round?
ACE on an AK AR. Read ASAP.
Perils of Polygamy
“Three’s company, four’s a crowd?”
The Glenn and Helen Show: Alternative Fuels and Alternative Media
Excellent webcast at Instapundit.
US Spends $50.9M for 79 More Cougar JERRV Mine-Resistant Vehicles
79? After the past three years they’re buying 79 more? Why not 179 more? 579 more?
Gary Sinise, Lt. Dan Band Rock Pentagon
With pics. Very cool.
Nonlethal ways to stop dangerous vehicles sought
To neutralize potential suicide bomb vehicles without shooting up the neighborhood.
Military plans quicker hurricane response
Even though Nagin has a “new” plan?
Senate approves funding for more C-17 aircraft
Up to a total of 183 from the previous level of 180.
Don’t blink: F-15 aces doing their last round of shows
The F-15 demonstration team is standing down.
Danish troops to stay in Iraq
They’ve got 530 men there right now.
Cassini Takes Sharper Look At Xanadu
And sees Olivia Newton-John on roller skates…”and there you are, a shooting star!”
‘Cloaking device’ idea proposed
They’ve already developed a “force field” for the Stryker. Why not a “cloaking device”, too? (Lonnie Shoultz would still complain about our Romulan warbird using tires instead of tracks, though…)