Friday Linkzookery – 08 Jul 2016

House Approves Measure to Bar Women from Draft Registration
Murdoc’s not sure keeping women out of Selective Service makes sense. If you’re going to be equal, you have to be equal.

Marine Corps Rolls Out Biggest Fitness Standard Overhaul in 40 Years
This is ridiculous. If you’re going to be equal, you have to be equal.

Air Combat Command Head Suggests F-35A Approaching IOC Soon
Hill Air Force Base’s 34th Fighter Squadron is set to become the service’s first operational F-35A squadron, and those airmen are working toward meeting the Aug. 1 target date

US Advises Baghdad Against Pulling Back from Mosul Offensive
Terror attacks in Baghdad and elsewhere seem to be a push to get Iraqi strategy pointing elsewhere.

U.S. Oil Reserves Bigger Than Saudi Arabia’s
Peak Oil somethingsomething.

Bright spot: Antarctica’s ozone hole is starting to heal
The story says it’s thanks to the environmental regulations and makes no mention of the greatly-reduced sunspot activity that some scientists believe has a strong influence on the ozone layer.

James Hansen’s Failed Ultimatums
Ten years ago he said we had ten years at most. Noting that the sensationalist claims are usually bunk isn’t the same as being anti-environment.

Second Amendment Foundation Calls for Independent Investigation of Philando Castile’s Death
SAF looking out for legal gun owners.

Who Sold Felon Alton Sterling His Illegally-Acquired Gun?
Asking about illegal gun owners.

India Clears Ultra Light Howitzers Buy from US
Indian military buying 145 M777s for $750 million