Month – May 2009

Friday Linkzookery – 29 May 2009

Missing F-35s Replaced By F-15 Refurbs Didn’t I just link to a story about retiring some F-15s early? This is all so confusing. $118 Million in New M777 Howitzer Orders More lightweight 155mm towed howitzers. You can never have too many be guns. Official: National D-Day Memorial may close Shortage of funds threatens it. They […]

Gas Prices

Oil Is Plentiful, Demand Weak. Why Are Gas Prices Going Up? Drivers have faced rising prices at the gas pump in recent months, as investors and oil-producing countries hoard supplies in anticipation of a global economic recovery later this year… If the U.S. and other major industrial economies rebound, oil supplies could be depleted because […]

Danger Room on Korea

As Crisis Deepens, U.S. Bolsters South Korea’s Arsenal On Tuesday, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency — the Pentagon arm that manages foreign military sales — made public plans to sell the South Koreans more surface-to-air missiles and upgrade its F-16 fighters so they can drop Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) smart bombs. The proposed […]

‘And you cannot make us!’

Christine Brashier wanted to start a gun-rights group at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania. She was told that trying to “sell” students on the idea was solicitation, and solicitation was against school policy. She was told to cease, desist, and to destroy her remaining pamphlets.

Memorial Day 2009

On the road this weekend visiting family with limited internet connection, but here’s an item I posted a few years back and is worth another look. The men and women who have died in our wars were fighting for me and my family, even though they didn’t know us and we didn’t know them. I […]