Your humble scribe got a taste of an alternate lifestyle yesterday, inasmuch as he was asked to fly his CEO from sun sparkled Sandy Eggo to sun hammered Inkyokern, California. On account of the business trip to Naval Air Station China Lake that was in it. It being believed that there were [...]
Try to find a pattern in the randomness!
The UK Prime Minister is not rumored to have an especially deep appreciation of foreign policy, which in part explains why he gave that dreadful speech in Ankara.
David Frum, on the other hand, posits a deeper game.
Vladimir Putin is a clever lad, but I think he’s mistaking expenditures for relevancy:
Russian Navy plans to buy the first batch of MiG-29K fighters set to be deployed on an aircraft carrier later this year, said a Navy official on Friday.
“This year we are planning to buy the first batch [...]
This, actually, is not as bad as it sounds:
Internet companies and civil liberties groups were alarmed this spring when a U.S. Senate bill proposed handing the White House the power to disconnect private-sector computers from the Internet.
They’re not much happier about a revised version that aides to Sen. Jay Rockefeller, a West [...]
The flotsam and jetsam from things that have come into my scan. Updated throughout the day, maybe.
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The North Vietnamese were cruel tormentors of the American POWs [...]
Under the heading of “politicians are funny, some funnier than others and some not in a ‘ha-ha’ funny kind of way,” our girl Sara responds to John Kerry’s Sanford/Palin joke.
It is to laugh.
The WSJ has an interesting post up about the Capping Trade legislation being pushed through Congress. The [...]
This is going to be short, he said. And she nodded, knowingly.
“Worked” from home today. Had lunch at the UTC. “Miami Grille,” it was, and a lovely Churrasco Chopp. Latin music, and that. Grilled, marinated steak, saffron rice, black beans, romaine lettuce, tomatoes topped with chimichurri sauce. Fried plantains for [...]
So, I don’t know what’s worse. The fact that your host unintentionally forwarded a frank and open discussion about the manifest cultural deficiencies of the organization he purports to support, or the fact that no one seems to have noticed it.
Generation Kill is out on Netflix, for those [...]
Premium gas is back below $3.00 per gallon in San Diego, and I filled the tank up on the GS for $12 and a bit. That’ll last me through the next work week.
There’s change you can believe in.
So, yah, I’m back to commuting via moto, these days. Perforce, actually. On account of [...]
Erica Jong predicts that, should her favored presidential candidate not win? Blood in the streets. A second civil war. You’ve got to wonder how people – even shallow, inconsequential pornography writers – become so damned infantilized. Come to think that their preferences are discovered writ. Sound so fricken’ stupid. I mean, there was a [...]