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Blue Origin completes first manned spaceflight

| July 20, 2021 | 24 Comments
Blue Origin completes first manned spaceflight

Jeff Bezos became the second billionaire this month to fund the development of a civilian space program and then fly on said rocket into space. Last week Sir Richard Branson of Virgin [Records|Galactic|Group] fame beat Bezos into space, but the crew that went with Bezos is the more interesting story here. As I type this, […]

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Creepy Porn Lawyer Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years

| July 8, 2021 | 19 Comments
Creepy Porn Lawyer Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years

Michael Avenatti Michael Avenatti, called the “Creepy Porn Lawyer” who  represented porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against Donald Trump, was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison on Thursday for trying to extort Nike. US District Judge Paul Gardephe in Manhattan said Avenatti, 50, “had become drunk on the power of his platform” in betraying […]

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Back To Normal

| July 4, 2021 | 22 Comments
Back To Normal

It appears that the Sturgis Ride is back in business now, as it should be. The ad for Sturgis this year is at the link below. Me: I’d take along a couple of cameras, drive a solid and very stately SUV with room for a pony and a large dog, and tell them I’m there […]

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60 Soldiers to have valor awards upgraded for actions in Somalia ’93

| July 2, 2021 | 18 Comments
60 Soldiers to have valor awards upgraded for actions in Somalia ’93

Jeff LPH 3 sends in word that 60 soldiers will have valor awards related to action during Operation Gothic Serpent, the US/UN intervention in Somalia in 1993. This was the operation that led to the famous Black Hawk Down incident in what became the Battle of Mogadishu. Fifty-eight soldiers will have awards upgraded to Silver […]

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Budweiser embraces freedom with a cameo from Bill Pullman and his epic speech

| July 1, 2021 | 69 Comments
Budweiser embraces freedom with a cameo from Bill Pullman and his epic speech

Bill Pullman reprises his iconic role from Independence Day, the 1996 film that reminded us what it felt like to have a president we didn’t feel ashamed of, and the epic penultimate speech he made before going and kicking a bunch of alien ass. Poe sends in Budweiser’s latest commercial, which you can watch here; […]

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AC-130 gunship crew receives medals for saving 88 lives in combat

| June 28, 2021 | 8 Comments
AC-130 gunship crew receives medals for saving 88 lives in combat

The crew of Shadow 71 (pictured) all received medals for their performance over Afghanistan back in September 2019. From Military.com; An Air Force AC-130J Ghostrider gunship crew was awarded multiple medals this week for providing cover and close-air support for special forces personnel during a September 2019 battle in Afghanistan. Five air commandos from the […]

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US Navy tries to blow up new super carrier

| June 23, 2021 | 20 Comments
US Navy tries to blow up new super carrier

The Navy has blasted the USS Ford with 40,000 pounds of explosive to see how she holds up. This is the first of three such tests, with successive tests occurring closer to the ship. Supposedly the boom seen here registered a 3.6 on the Richter Scale by the USGS, but I can’t find much to back that […]

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Israel brilliantly uses the media to panic Hamas into their bunkers, then promptly bombs said bunkers

| May 15, 2021 | 78 Comments
Israel brilliantly uses the media to panic Hamas into their bunkers, then promptly bombs said bunkers

It’s really hard not to admire the hell out of the Israelis. Surrounded by people that hate them, they weather repeated and constant attacks just for existing. Every time that their enemies team up to invade them militarily, the caged beast that is the Israeli military unleashed. When the dogs of war are let loose, […]

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