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November 16, 2018

Jamaica gets an air force…sort of

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 1:33 pm
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Jamaica has just put into service a surveillance aircraft and two helicopters.  Now does anyone make a kit of a surveillance version of the King Air 350 in 72nd scale?

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November 14, 2018

Taxing online

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 10:33 am
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Looks like Chicago is going the extra mile to squeeze every last ounce of revenue from its beleaguered citizens.  What a bunch of crooks.

November 13, 2018

The decline of Russia

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 12:33 pm
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Russia continues to lose population.  My prediction is this leads to an attempt by China to grab part of the Russian far east at some point.

November 6, 2018

The German military

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 6:27 pm
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is a mess.  I’ve noted this before.

An amazing obit

Filed under: General — dknights @ 2:17 pm
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An obit this honest takes guts.  Would that more such obits were published.

November 2, 2018

Kentucky gets a new National Monument

Filed under: Kentucky,Politics — dknights @ 8:53 am
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And it is a civil war monument to boot.  Great news.

October 31, 2018

Some good news

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 4:17 pm
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Looks like the UK is stepping up their defense spending.  This seems like good news for the west.  Especially happy to see them investing in their navy.

In law nerd news…

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 10:20 am
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One Supreme Court Justice proposes to another.

October 23, 2018

Thank God

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 9:10 am
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Finally some sense in naval procurement circles.

October 11, 2018

Chinese spy arrested

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 9:28 am
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The US lured a spy runner who has been involved in stealing US company’s technology to Belgium where he was arrested and extradited.  We need to see a lot more of this stuff.

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