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P-8A recovered, Oil, and Gold Bars

| December 7, 2023 | 27 Comments
P-8A recovered, Oil, and Gold Bars

As someone observed in the comments a few days back, the Navy managed to get its wannabe flying boat P8A out of the waters off Kaneohe Bay The plane was floated from where it had come to rest using inflatable airbags and then slowly rolled – sometimes at a pace of just five feet per […]

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Military extremism, CV22 crash, Venezuala

| December 6, 2023 | 33 Comments
Military extremism, CV22 crash, Venezuala

Military.com is pearl-clutching that there are allegations (not proof, just allegations) that 183 service folks can be called extremist or supporting extremism. The statistics indicate the military continues to grapple with extremism following its public denunciations and a stand-down across the services ordered by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in 2021. Furthermore, the numbers do not […]

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Fox News Friday: Biden, Homeless, Tree, and one helluva prostate massage

| December 1, 2023 | 11 Comments
Fox News Friday: Biden,  Homeless, Tree, and one helluva prostate massage

When the government contracts out big projects, one of the requirements is that developers pay development fees. Federal statute mandates that developers pay that fee prior to construction on their lease, a potentially hefty fee designed to guarantee federal property is returned to its original state after a lessee departs its lease. The Bureau of […]

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Henry Kissinger dies at 100

| November 30, 2023 | 18 Comments
Henry Kissinger dies at 100

  Henry Alfred Kissinger who was United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford has died.  A Jewish refugee who fled Nazi Germany with his family in 1938, he became National Security Advisor in 1969 and U.S. Secretary of State in 1973. For his actions negotiating a ceasefire […]

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Tuesday twinks

| November 21, 2023 | 17 Comments
Tuesday twinks

Let’s open up with the 100 State Department employees who sent a letter to Biden accusing him of “spreading disinformation” about Gaza. (Wasn’t ‘dizinformacia’ a KGB term?) Organized by a junior diplomat, the memo accuses Israel of committing “war crimes” in Gaza and encourages senior U.S. officials to advocate for a ceasefire. The outlet reported […]

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No more bigotry

| October 31, 2023 | 88 Comments
No more bigotry

Well, we have successfully taken care of the bigotry problem in the US: Robert E. Lee’s controversial statue has been melted down (to be repurposed into other art. Maybe a statue of St. Floyd, whose death united us all in peace and harmony?) The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that was once at […]

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The end is nigh!

| October 30, 2023 | 34 Comments
The end is nigh!

I mean the Biblical-style end. End of times, Hell freezing over – you know, the unimaginable. Yes, it’s in process. A task force in San Francisco, California, long the looniest tune on the Left Coast, is doing something sensible. A new task force for San Francisco’s opioid crisis will empower law enforcement to investigate fatal […]

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New speaker

| October 24, 2023 | 21 Comments
New speaker

Well, we still have no Speaker of the House. Blame it on Republican defectors. Blame it on weather. Doesn’t really matter. Until there is a Speaker, the House is more or less dead in the water. It all started when the former speaker, Kevin McCarthy from California, was ousted. Since then we have watched two […]

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