David Knights' Weblog

April 6, 2021

Hmmmm

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:47 pm
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Someone smacked the Iranians.  Was it the Israelis, the Saudis or both?

March 18, 2021

Save The Sullivans

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:40 pm
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The USS The Sullivans needs help.  Dig into your pocket a bit if you can.

February 17, 2021

German Commerce Raiders

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 4:17 pm
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I have always been fascinated by this subject.  This is a great video. (P.S. Check out this persons other videos.)

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 4, 2020

Why have I never heard this story before?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 3:51 pm
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December 3, 2020

I love WWII history

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 1:42 am
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I find WWII history endlessly fascinating.  The video regarding the Japanese attack on Madagascar is just one small example.

November 14, 2020

This is my shocked face. No, really.

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 5:30 am
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Canada has apparently decided that it still needs a navy.  The RCN is apparently going to buy 15 frigates.  I half expected that when reading the article I was going to find that they were buying ex-USN WWI 4 stackers. (Only Jim Bates will get that joke.)

October 21, 2020

Return of the Battleship?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:07 pm
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Color me skeptical, but maybe.  Story here.

October 19, 2020

Go Navy!

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:36 pm
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I spend time on here criticizing the USN for its poor procurement choices and other things.  However, there is no doubt they are a fine fighting force capable of doing amazing things.  Story here.

September 26, 2020

Wonder where they got the plans

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 10:27 pm
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Looks like Chinese espionage scores again. (h/t Jeff “Inch High” Groves.)

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