Month: April 2008


Economy grew by 0.6 percent in first quarter Apparently, someone missed the memo about the recession. It’s sad that a lot of folks are going to be quite disappointed in these numbers and will spend a lot of time arguing that blah blah blah.

Traveling Today

Murdoc is on the road (well, in the skies) today headed out to Denver for some day job training. Posting here at MO will continue to be a bit light, and if someone invites me to either tonight’s or Thursday’s playoff hockey game between Detroit and Colorado, all bets are off. Oh, and readers may […]

NASA Super Guppy

NASA’s Super Guppy sits at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., where it waits for a maintenance inspection by Air Force specialists. Project planners say the work should be completed by Aug. 22. NASA officials brought the unique aircraft to Tinker AFB because of the capability of Tinker’s workforce to inspect and repair the large aircraft. […]

Zoomie to Leatherneck

Air Force photographer becomes Marine grunt Talk about a career change: Cpl. Andrew M. Oquendo, a scout with Delta Company, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5, went from photographer with the U.S. Air Force to infantryman in the U.S. Marine Corps… The new airman checked into the Defense Information School in Fort […]

The Great New Orleans Gun Grab

I’ve mentioned this book before, and I have a quick review with a number of excerpts up over at GunPundit. Seriously, this isn’t a book just for gun owners and pro-gun activists. The situation in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina was understandably ugly, but the government put a lot of effort into making sure that […]