It starts with a trickle, and the trickle becomes a stream, and the stream becomes a river.
And then the river becomes a flood:
Parents should be allowed to have their newborn babies killed because they are “morally irrelevant” and ending their lives is no different to abortion, a group of medical ethicists linked [...]
An interesting article in the WSJ on end-of-life decisions that doctors make for themselves:
Years ago, Charlie, a highly respected orthopedist and a mentor of mine, found a lump in his stomach. It was diagnosed as pancreatic cancer by one of the best surgeons in the country, who had developed a procedure that could [...]
When the USAF acquisition directorate chose Brazil’s Super Tucano to outfit the Afghan air force over rival Hawker-Beechcraft’s AT-6 offering, howls could be heard from Wichita all the way to Sandy Eggo.
I guess somebody heard them:
The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday it would set aside a contract awarded late last year to [...]
Late last year Congress, in a bi-partisan fashion, wrote into law the requirement that foreign born terrorists captured in the US be held in military custody as enemy combatants. Our president strongly objected to this provision, but signed the enclosing defense spending bill in to law with a “signing statement” recording his disagreement. Even [...]
Leon Panetta is a Democrat who served in the White House budget office. In Congress he chaired the House Budget Committee. And he led the intelligence and military operations that led to DevGru popping Osama bin Laden.
In short, he is the perfect man for these lean times:
“No budget can be balanced on [...]
Very much in the eye of the beholder, according to the admittedly partisan Hinderaker, who surveys the legacy media’s response to “Act of Valor“:
(Quite) a few movies have been made about post-September 11 warfare in Iraq, Afghanistan and around the world. Virtually every one of them has been shameless propaganda. You probably didn’t [...]
It may or may not surprise the readership here, but there was a time during which your scribe considered giving over the Nomex tuxedo for to go to law school. The University of Virginia being his target destination. But two roads diverged in a yellow wood, etc.
And that has made all the difference:
It has been a remarkably mild winter, in Sandy Eggo.
Fallon, Nevada, we are reminded, is not Sandy Eggo.
Also! I’ve a 0515 brief this morning, followed by a 0700 launch. Two flights today, the second lands at 1600 or so.
I remembered something of a love/hate relationship with the halls of the (prestigious) [...]
You’re probably getting pretty tired of this, but I’m back up to Fallon for the week, and posting will be necessarily slow while en route.
I can’t do this all on my own (I’m no superman).