Month: January 2004

Striker Brygade

Grocery Strikers Almost Get Knocked Out Michael Williams has a run-in with some California grocery workers who are out on strike. Again? Still? Who knows? I’ve been to California about a half-dozen times over the past fifteen years and I think that there’s always at least one chain with people on strike. Mr. Williams noticed […]

Art Monk up for Canton

Monk Awaits Word From Hall of Fame Art Monk, MO’s all-time favorite football player (or pro athlete in any sport, for that matter) will be considered today for enshrinement in the NFL Hall of Fame. He was a finalist last year, but was eliminated in the first round of voting. In a career spanning 16 […]

Strykers in Mosul

I haven’t been posting much about the Stryker Brigade lately, mostly because the folks at Stryker Brigade News are all over it. I will mostly limit myself to analysis (such as it is) and news about the other brigades. If you want to follow the daily coverage of the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, bookmark […]

Blog Maddness, loser’s round

Hey. I got clobbered by Amish Tech Support in the first round. Go read my post Who’s Naughty, Who’s Nice? and my opponent’s offering, Couldn’t resist… from PseudoPsalms. Then go vote. Vote for the better post. As I said last round, I will not vote in my own match-up, but I will vote in others. […]

Planes of existence

I received a comment on yesterday’s post about the plans to field a new heavy bomber, but not before about 2040. I also commented that perhaps modified commercial aircraft could be modified into “JDAM carriers” given the fact that our current enemies don’t have much in the way of air forces. watched an interesting documentary […]

No, Canada!

The Coalition Forces Here’s a page on the Combined Joint Task Force 7 site listing the other nations who have contributed troops. At this time, 35 countries, in addition to the United States, have contributed a total of approximately 22,000 troops to ongoing stability operations in Iraq. These 34 are Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada, […]

Now that’s a failure notice

I received this notification when an email I sent didn’t get through. Hi. This is the qmail-send program at I’m afraid I wasn’t able to deliver your message to the following addresses. This is a permanent error; I’ve given up. Sorry it didn’t work out. It sounds like one of those Sirius Cybernetics Corporation […]