Month: March 2006

Murdoc’s MilSearch…lost

UPDATE: Check out the new and improved Murdoc’s MilSearch here. Well, when a commenter said that the Rollyo MilSearch thing broke Firefox, he wasn’t kidding. Although it worked fine in version 1.5.0.1, one of my machines at home run 1.0.7 and it skunks the page. So I’ve removed the post and the box on the […]

“No, Lieutenant, you may NOT open fire!”

Yellow Sea (March 31, 2006) – The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) and the Russian Navy Udaloy-class destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov (DDGHM 543) sail in formation during a joint Russian-U.S. Navy exercise. The Russian Federation Navy made the first visit of a Russian Navy vessel to the U.S. territory of Guam in order to […]

Murdoc’s MilSearch

UPDATE: Check out the new and improved Murdoc’s MilSearch here. Murdoc’s not sure what Rollyo did, but their drop-in search box seems to work correctly with IE now. So this is the official unveiling of Murdoc Online’s MilSearch Beta: UPDATE: This Rollyo box apparently completely breaks MO when displayed on older versions of Firefox. Click […]

Word of the Day: flat-hat

Murdoc’s never heard this word before, but since it’s the Merriam-Webster Word of the Day, here it is: flat-hat \FLAT-hat\ verb : to fly low in an airplane in a reckless manner : hedgehop Example sentence: Unable to resist the temptation to show off, the young pilot decreased altitude and flat-hatted over the county fairground. […]

“The immigration debate”

Now, I might be wrong, but I think there’s a very important word missing from this “immigration debate”. That word, of course, is “illegal“. Here’s the text intro to a photo slideshow on MSNBC.com called “Home and Sanctuary“: While the immigration debate has put a spotlight on border states like California and Texas, other immigrant […]

America, we have a problem

The first step in solving a problem is admitting that a problem does, in fact, exist. …a lot of “undocumented workers” have more documents than I do… Since we don’t seem to recognize the situation for what it is becoming, let’s see what the situation itself thinks. At left is a pic taken on American […]

Jill Carroll freed

After 3-month ordeal, reporter says she was treated well, ‘happy to be free’ This is obviously great news, and since everyone else seems to be covering it, I don’t really have much to add. I would, however, like to point out something at Expat Yank: CNN: American hostage Jill Carroll, a freelance journalist released Thursday […]