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May 18, 2016

Way cool modeling

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:58 pm
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Way cool.  H/T Jim Bates.

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How lucky we are

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 7:33 am
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Read this and reflect on how lucky you have it.

May 17, 2016

Estonia

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:13 pm
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Because Estonia has taken very firms steps to defend itself, I doubt that it will be the next place that Putin looks.  However, without those steps Estonia could certainly be under Putin’s thumb.  It is a valuable lesson to other former Soviet republics.

The Russian Military

Filed under: Modeling,Politics — dknights @ 8:47 am
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I suspect it is a lot more hollow than everyone thinks.

May 16, 2016

A further peek into Venezuela

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 4:46 pm
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As a follow up to my previous post on Venezuela, see this article on the current problems the country is suffering. 

Flash point: South America

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 8:55 am
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Venezuela looks like it is about to go under.  I can see a scenario where it starts a conflict in an attempt to hold things together internally. (a la Las Malvinas).

May 12, 2016

Isn’t this interesting

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 7:12 pm
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More muscle flexing by Mr. Putin?

Historical revisionism

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:29 pm
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One of the dumber things you will ever read.  I absolutely hate the historical revisionism that is all the rage today.  This is an example of it.

May 10, 2016

Good for Poland

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 12:48 pm
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Poland refuses to buckle to the EU.  Good for them.

The dividing of America

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 7:13 am
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Further evidence we are becoming two separate peoples.

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