The 60′s era USAF “fighter mafia” is apparently in a lather over the F-22, and being enabled in their anger by the kinds of people who tend to think that any new military acquisition program is inherently wasteful:
Lockheed Martin is starting work this month on its latest multi-billon dollar contract to build 60 [...]
There’s a public affairs officer in the Green Zone right now who’s having a very bad day. His crime?
Accurately reporting the statements made about the war in Iraq by congressmen visiting there:
The sheets of paper seemed to be everywhere the lawmakers went in the Green Zone, distributed to Iraqi officials, U.S. officials [...]
This is what you would have gotten yesterday if I had access to PhotoShop at work.
Per Dave Kilcullen in the Small Wars Journal, the AQI jihadis overplayed a brutal hand in al Anbar and it blew up their faces:
Several major tribes are now ‚Äúup‚Äù against AQ, across all of Anbar, Diyala, Salah-ad-din, parts of Babil and Baghdad (both city and province). Some in Anbar and Diyala have formed [...]
The new House leadership discovers that, at least when it comes to setting counter-terrorism policy on terrorist eavesdropping and detention, it was easier to criticize from the minority than govern from the front:
“If you just say you’re standing up for civil liberties, the American people are with you, but if you say terrorism [...]
Thousands of angry Christians poured into their businesses Thursday morning, as word leaked out about an Australian art show featuring a holographic image of Jesus morphing into Osama bin Laden. Hundreds of people went uninjured and no one was killed, while shops throughout the Christian world opened their doors, citing a lack of security [...]
So, anyway, I shipped my first resume over the electronic transom yesterday. A local firm here in Sandy Eggo that might have a position fitting my austere skill set. Thought to myself, “What would I do if I received someone’s resume cold?”
Having read the thing, I thought, I’d Google that kid up.
At least in Southern Afghanistan. Turns out the old biddies die of natural causes with their virtue intact since the Taliban boyz accustomed to ruling the roost down Kanduhar way are, you know: Teh ghey.
The fact that Taliban militants‚Äô spare time involves sodomizing young boys should by no means be any kind of [...]