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March 29, 2021

Read Professor Reynolds

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:41 pm
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As I have said previously, I recommend everyone read everything Professor Glenn Reynolds writes. This is no exception.

February 15, 2021

What the h*ll?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 5:19 pm
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What the heck is wrong with the USN acquisitions system?  First the LCS and Zumwalt debacles and now this?  Is there anyone up there who knows what they are doing?

January 30, 2021

The recent stock market shenanigans

Filed under: General,Politics — dknights @ 12:18 am
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The article is the best take I’ve seen on the recent goings on in the stock market. A lot of folks in business and government need to wake up. There is a revolt brewing.

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 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.

October 19, 2020

Toobin is a tool

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 10:37 pm
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You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at this.  Couldn’t happen to a more deserving guy.

October 14, 2020

Paper Tiger

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:45 am
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I’ve said before that other than its ageing nuclear arsenal, Russia is a paper tiger, and while we should keep a wary eye out, it is not our major concern. Here is a story that provides an example of that fading power.

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