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September 15, 2020

A new US fighter?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:19 pm
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It appears the US has build and flown the prototype of its next generation fighter.  Frankly, I didn’t see this happening for another 5 years or so. (h/t to Jim Bates)

September 10, 2020

General Aviation

Filed under: General — dknights @ 9:05 am
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Interesting. Either the pilot was really good to land unscathed and take off from an Interstate, or really dumb for running out of gas in the first place. You decide.

September 8, 2020

Another Russian jet down in Libya?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:06 pm
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Maybe.  Story here.

September 4, 2020

Things getting warm over Taiwan?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:15 am
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Taiwan says they didn’t shoot down a PRC jet.  Hmmm.

September 3, 2020

Defensive gun use

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 11:12 am
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Here is a collection of stories from July.  I’ve often wondered why some press outlet didn’t make an article like this a monthly feature.

August 10, 2020

Just when you think 2020 can’t get worse

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:23 pm
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Boy, 2020 just doesn’t give up.  A war in the Taiwan straight is just what we need.

August 4, 2020

Chinese space news

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:17 pm
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China recently had a failure of their solid rocket fueled satellite launch vehicle.  However, this article does serve to point out the steps China is taking to become a major player in satellite launch business.

July 28, 2020

More on the current UFO stories

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 1:04 pm
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The reporters seem confident of their sources.

Seed terrorism?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 11:24 am
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Weird story here.  Most likely it is just an internet seller trying to boost their ratings on Amazon or eBay, but you can’t rule anything out when it comes to China.  Some were apparently sent to KY.

July 24, 2020

More UFO news

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:39 am
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Suddenly, the US government is becoming more and more transparent about the UFO issue.  Why?  (h/t to Jeff “Inch High” Groves for bringing the article to my attention.)

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