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July 31, 2012

More Greece

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 12:07 pm
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I’ve said before that the Greeks are well and truly hosed.  More proof of that.

July 30, 2012

Free phones

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 3:56 pm
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And this is why we need a small Federal government, and small state governments as well.  Idiotic ideas like this.

July 28, 2012

More Buck Rogers

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:52 pm
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Looks like the Pentagon continues to turn out some high tech weapons.  Let’s hope they don’t have to use them.  Story here.

July 27, 2012

Report from the west coast

Filed under: General,Modeling — dknights @ 3:50 pm
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Our intrepid west coast reporter, Jim Bates, provides this way cool photo below.

Turbo Otter

July 26, 2012

A small victory

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 12:50 pm
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There’s been a small victory for freedom in the war on photography.  Story here.

July 25, 2012

T-55 Smackdown

Filed under: IPMS,Modeling — dknights @ 12:34 pm
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Recently, MMCL had a challenge build (Smackdown) at its July monthly meeting.  While several members built Tamiya 35th scale T-55s for the event, only three, Dr. Terry Hill, John “Uncle Daddy” Dietrich and Mike “Danger Boy” Nofsinger had the stones to show up and compete.  See the entries below and decide for yourself which one was the “best”

Danger’s T-55


Terry’s T-55


Uncle’s T-55

July 24, 2012

Cool Video

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 12:22 pm
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From the archives of the Japanese National Broadcasting company NHK.  View here. (H/T David Aiken on Hyperscale)

July 23, 2012

Legal roundup

Filed under: Kentucky,Legal — dknights @ 4:37 pm
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Here in Louisville a woman faces a contempt charge for publicly naming her juvenile attackers.  I don’t believe the court’s order passes constitutional muster.

DUI in a Barbie jeep?  Only in the UK.

Jack Daniel’s shows the classy way to handle copyright infringement.

July 20, 2012

Where we are headed

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 12:10 pm
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I think this article gets it exactly right, and therein lies a real problem.

July 18, 2012

We interrupt this blogcast….

Filed under: Kentucky,Legal — dknights @ 11:23 am
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My alma matter, U of L law school, seems to have stepped in it by offering more money in scholarships than they had money available.  Story here and here.

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