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Jetliner hits grizzly bear. Only in Alaska…

| November 16, 2020 | 14 Comments
Jetliner hits grizzly bear. Only in Alaska…

VS. Who wins? The plane of course. It wasn’t even close. I mean it was close, before the bear (which for an adult female can put her at several hundred pounds) was ‘sploded. An Alaska Airlines jetliner struck a brown bear while landing early Saturday evening, killing the animal and causing damage to the plane, […]

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Edited Repost: Facade, and Subsance

| November 11, 2020 | 14 Comments
Edited Repost:  Facade, and Subsance

Author’s Note:  this is a minor re-write of a previous article posted about 5 ½ years ago.  I thought it was apropos today.   —–   Today is Veteran’s Day.  Well, this is my Veteran’s Day article. It’s probably somewhat different than the norm.  Maybe you’ll read it and think this is appropriate for today; […]

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Update on the Polish bomb defusal – Ka-BOOOM

| October 14, 2020 | 22 Comments
Update on the Polish bomb defusal – Ka-BOOOM

?? I talked about this story yesterday. The plan was to have the bomb defused by the end of the week. Either the bomb or the technicians thought it could be done way faster. Luckily nobody was hurt. The biggest World War Two bomb ever found in Poland exploded under water on Tuesday as navy divers tried […]

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Hundreds evacuated as Polish divers begin high-risk bomb defusal

| October 13, 2020 | 12 Comments
Hundreds evacuated as Polish divers begin high-risk bomb defusal

Recent dredging operations turned up a 12,000 pound WWII bomb lodged (and still active) in the mud of a channel in the Baltic Sea on the Polish coast. The bomb, a “Tallboy” of British design and use, was an “earthquake” bomb, what we’d now call a bunker buster. The bombs were hardened with a thick […]

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Stupid Criminals of the Week

| October 10, 2020 | 2 Comments
Stupid Criminals of the Week

All of this week’s tips come from 5th/77th FA (aka KoB, aka the Gun Bunny). He did all my work for me this week. I’d offer to give him my paycheck for the week, but salaries around these parts run into the negative. Former Social Security employee gets 4 years for $732K fraud scheme I’m […]

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Yer Saturday Chuckle

| September 26, 2020 | 12 Comments
Yer Saturday Chuckle

Obligatory warning: may possibly offend those who are overly religious. Read on or not as you desire. —– A conversation overheard near the Pearly Gates: God: Gabriel, have you finished setting up future events for the 2020s? Gabriel: Yes, God, I ha . . . wait, did you say “2020s”, as in plural? God: Yes. […]

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A Saturday Morning Tune

| September 19, 2020 | 5 Comments
A Saturday Morning Tune

Another fine older tune – and one with which I think we can all likely identify. No other explanation or comment necessary.     Have a fine weekend, all. And be careful out there.

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Let’s laugh at some Commies

| September 18, 2020 | 12 Comments
Let’s laugh at some Commies

We’ve all seen North Koreans marching to the Bee Gees; Many have seen the Chinese marching to Daft Punk; Now, prepare yourself for perhaps the most enjoyable. Soviets dancing to all manner of modern pop music. wap – cardi b ft megan thee stallion pic.twitter.com/s76ybohXOY — soviet soldiers dancing (@communistbops) September 14, 2020 The whole […]

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