Mayaguez Incident Tested President Ford’s Mettle
—Somebody should have realized that once you start an amphibious landing you just don’t stop it.”
Ford’s biggest blunder: Ban on assasination attempts
ACE reminds me that this became policy during Ford’s presidency.
U.S. trainers prepare Ethiopians to fight
“Horn of Africa mission plays role in war against militants”? You don’t say.
Six blind men in a zoo: Aviation Week’s mythical Blackstar
“Cross out all of the speculation in the article and you are left with about two paragraphs, and no sources for the information.” And when the first source is unmasked, he will probably be Jamil Hussein, a captain in the Iraqi police force.
Debunking the Self-Esteem Myth
“It turns out that studying — rather than artificially raising self-esteem levels — increases a child’s likelihood that she’ll do well on a test.“?!? Who would have thunk it?