Month: April 2006


Lance Cpl. Sean Carolla, a rifleman with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, currently serving as the Battalion Landing Team for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, trudges through stagnant water, narrow tunnels and barbed wire during endurance course training at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan, on April 23. From […]

Friday Linkzookery – 28 Apr 2006

Wal-Mart and Guns Mostly Cajun on firearms at Wal-Mart and such. Even with the sunsetting of the “Assault Weapons” ban, I don’t believe that all of this weapon’s fire selections are within legal limits for civilian firearms owners. (Naughty word warning.) Carnival of Homeschooling, Week 16 Hosted this week at State of the Blogosphere, […]

All of a sudden this is a problem?

When Hollywood Makes History Invented Details in ‘United 93’ Raise Real Questions Suddenly we should be cautious about Hollywood’s portrayal of historic events: But the movie, which opens nationwide today, is a dramatic re-creation that includes scenes and images that go far beyond what is known about the attacks. Those scenes raise questions: How far […]

In the mail: THIS IS OUR WAR by Devin Friedman

A collection of pictures taken by deployed military personnel: For all who have served in Iraq in the past three years, plus everyone who cares about those quarter million Americans–their wives and husbands, parents and children, friends and colleagues–here are 250 glimpses into life in wartime Iraq, a singularly intimate soldier’s-eye view of their war. […]

Cutting a pilot out of an F-22 Raptor?

Just heading out, but this just came in: Langley Air Force Base Briefing: F-22 03-041 Stuck Canopy at the AR-15 forums. Here’s a pic: There are more pics at the forum. Murdoc’s got no time to look, so your mission is to determine if this is freaking real by the time I look again this […]