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Marine’s C-4 Joke at Airport Bombed

| December 8, 2019 | 39 Comments
Marine’s C-4 Joke at Airport Bombed

Lance Corporal Joseph Simkus was on his way home to celebrate Thanksgiving with his family. While at the airport, in the security line, he decided to crack a joke. He asked the TSA to check his shoes for C-4 explosives. This resulted in a delay in his travel plans when security took him aside for […]

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Bernie Sanders and Big Business

| December 6, 2019 | 38 Comments
Bernie Sanders and Big Business

Bernie Sanders wants to interfere with the cable/internet/communications companies by breaking them up. Shades of Ma Bell and the Anti-Trust Act! I remember quite well when that happened. It had to do with monopolizing telecommunications and blocking the development of microwave communications, which is what cell phone and WiFi service grew out of. And what […]

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Cyborg Troops?

| November 29, 2019 | 21 Comments
Cyborg Troops?

Cyborg warriors?  This article forecasts this capability by 2050.  If it sounds impossible, think again. https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2019/11/27/cyborg-warriors-could-be-here-by-2050-dod-study-group-says/ From the article: The team identified four capabilities as technically feasible by 2050: – ocular enhancements to imaging, sight and situational awareness; – restoration and programmed muscular control through an optogenetic bodysuit sensor web; – auditory enhancement for communication […]

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UPDATE: Final NTSB Report

| November 24, 2019 | 106 Comments
UPDATE: Final NTSB Report

Here is the final NTSB report on an incident that occurred last year.  https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20180122X32841&ntsbno=ERA18FA064&akey=1 There were a couple of interesting revelations such as the toxicology report and the fact that “the pilot’s wife told investigators that she was unaware that her husband was being treated for mental health issues.” In fact, the entire last paragraph […]

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Sad Day for Chick-fil-A

| November 23, 2019 | 28 Comments
Sad Day for Chick-fil-A

Michael Ramirez Poetooper sends us another article, this one about how an iconic fast food franchise, Chick-fil-A has caved, ala Dick’s Sporting Goods, to pressure from far left loons. This is unfortunate. Maybe someone with an MBA can explain how refuting core principles like family values and unabashed patriotism, to pacify a small but loud […]

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Jussie Smollett back in the news

| November 20, 2019 | 20 Comments
Jussie Smollett back in the news

One of our ninjas sends us the completely unsurprising story of Jussie’s latest act. Jussie Smollett sues city of Chicago for malicious prosecution Sasha Savitsky Jussie Smollett says the $10,000 he was mandated to pay after the criminal case against him was closed should prevent the city of Chicago from seeking reimbursement for the police […]

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UC Berkeley Instructor…

| November 12, 2019 | 147 Comments
UC Berkeley Instructor…

Another article from Poetrooper, courtesy of UC Berkeley. Lars? Is that you? …Rural Americans Are ‘Bad People’ by Tom Ciccotta An instructor at UC Berkeley argued that “rural Americans” are “bad people” who have made “bad life decisions” in a tweet that he has since deleted. UC Berkeley instructor Jackson Kernion said that “rural Americans” […]

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Bad Stuff Going On Here

| November 8, 2019 | 24 Comments
Bad Stuff Going On Here

A USMC machine gunner stitches the corner of a wall in the movie ‘The Public Enemy’; back then, the studios used real bullets instead of squibs. The corner of the building where the bullets hit it tells you how accurate the gunner was.  Cagney ran back into the alley to avoid the spatter of stone […]

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