David Knights' Weblog

January 15, 2021

Who knew?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 5:09 pm
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If you make a place hellish to live, people will leave.

January 12, 2021

Paper tiger

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:56 am
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You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at this story. Modern Russia is the very definition of a Kleptocracy. 

December 31, 2020

MiG-41

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 1:30 am
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Is going to fly in 2025.  Do I believe this? I do not.  Do I think this is motivated by the announcement that the next generation US fighter is already in prototype form?  Yes, yes I do.

December 21, 2020

Remember when I said the US should

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 5:35 pm
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sell NASA to Elon Musk for a dollar?  It is because of things like this, and this. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger, who’d be as mad as I am at idiocy like this.)

You’d have to have a heart of stone….

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 10:56 am
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Not to laugh at this.  It is richly deserved, thought you feel bad for the common citizen.

December 18, 2020

Sell NASA to SpaceX

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 12:55 pm
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For a dollar.  Then give SpaceX 3/4 of the budget we give NASA each year.  The government saves money, and we get a competent space program. Story here

December 17, 2020

This post is for Jeff Groves

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Story here.

December 15, 2020

Chinese moon rocks

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 12:45 pm
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A Chinese probe is bringing back rocks from the far side of the moon.  It is a very impressive technical accomplishment.  The Chinese are serious about space.  Thank God Elon Musk is, because the rest of the US government seems oblivious. (Post in memory of Mike Nofsinger, who would agree with every word)

December 11, 2020

China

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 11:31 am
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The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is not our friend. They are not even our friendly rival. It is time we learn that. Exhibit #38,649.

December 4, 2020

Why have I never heard this story before?

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