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July 28, 2020

Well, this is not good

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 8:09 pm
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Just because they are weak and disorganized, doesn’t mean they aren’t dangerous.

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 27, 2020

In local political news

Filed under: Kentucky,Politics — dknights @ 2:54 pm
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Story here.  This was a fairly big catch for the DOJ.

July 23, 2020

Another flashpoint

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 12:32 pm
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While this blog tends to pay attention to the flashpoint that is the South China Sea as the most likely place things can go wrong in a big way, there are others.  Here is one that you don’t hear about often, Egypt-Ethiopia.

June 24, 2020

US Carriers

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:53 am
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Looks like we have three in the Pacific now.  I suspect that absent a flair up elsewhere, this will be standard for the foreseeable future.

May 6, 2020

Not sure what to think

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 4:45 am
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This is interesting, but seems more suited to Spec. Ops.  I am not sure a 72 man USMC unit is enough weight to accomplish a militarily worthwhile objective.  I wonder what the thinking is here.

April 29, 2020

MiG-31 down

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 4:57 am
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Kazakhstan lost a MiG-31 to an engine fire last week.   Operating these has to be a real strain on the resources of that country.

April 15, 2020

As if we needed another reason

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 4:05 pm
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Reason #6,345,687 that we shouldn’t trust the Chinese Communist Party.

April 13, 2020

It would take a heart of stone not to laugh

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 10:18 am
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This couldn’t happen to a more deserving group of guys.

And this is just one of the reasons they deserve it.

April 6, 2020

Screw the CCP

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 5:22 am
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Story here.

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