President Obama said Thursday the United States “had gotten a little soft” before he took office and needs to regain its competitive edge in the global economy because opportunities for younger Americans are not as plentiful as they were for their parents.
Mr. Obama was asked if he was worried that today’s recent [...]
It now comes with a launch bar and hook, set to a house/trance theme.
And soon it will launch off electromagnetic catapults.
US Army Major Nidal Hasan used the spiritual urgings of Anwar al-Awlaki as justification for his homicidal attack at Fort Hood almost two years ago. Hasan’s court martial is ongoing.
Awlaki’s trials are over:
A U.S. official confirmed that Mr. Awlaki was killed Friday, although U.S. officials wouldn’t specify exactly how the American-born cleric [...]
Seventy years after its gross violation of sovereign Irish airspace, Eire has decided to let bygones be bygones:
One morning last January, amateur aviation historian Jonny McNee embarked on what he suspected was a doomed mission: to find the wreckage of a Second World War Royal Air Force Spitfire that had crashed in the [...]
Joint Chiefs Chairman Mike Mullen went a little off the reservation this week, openly saying what everyone in the national security establishment knows to be true: Pakistan’s Internal-Services Intelligence directorate – the ISI – is deeply in bed with the same network of jihadists that provoked a 20-hour firefight in Kabul last week. The [...]
With a twist.
Those are my stomping grounds, by the way. Out at Torrey Pines and east near El Capitan, If I’m not mistaken.
Many thanks to occasional reader Dwas for the video link.
The FBI caught a crazed Lutheran before he could commit any terrorist acts, Thank Gaia:
A 26-year-old Massachusetts man was arrested Wednesday and accused of plotting to blow up the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol using large remote-controlled aircraft laden with explosives, as well as attempting to assist the Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod) in attacking [...]
Right here in the USA:
Based on polling research and gun-sale statistics, an estimated 15 million to 20 million women in the United States own their own firearms. Dozens of those heat-packing women are documented in “Chicks with Guns,” a new book by photographer Lindsay McCrum that is sure to challenge almost anyone’s assumptions [...]
What’s worse than having a sleepwalker foul the landing area when you’re in close to at the ramp?
Two of them.
We saluted former Marine Sergeant Dakota Meyer for his heroism in Afghanistan, boldly charging into a kill zone not once but five times to rescue his threatened and fallen friends and allies. You might have thought you’d learned all you needed to know about the man right there and then.
But you’d be mistaken: