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.
Month: April 2008
We all joke about the quasi-pathetic 5.56mm round the US military uses in its assault rifles, but legislation introduced in Louisiana would ban a bunch of .22LR rifles in an “assault weapons ban.” Amazing. Go read.
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 […]
Just got A Conservative History of the American Left by Daniel J. Flynn: From Communes to the Clintons Why does Hillary Clinton crusade for government-provided health care for every American, for the redistribution of wealth, and for child rearing to become a collective obligation? Why does Al Gore say that it’s okay to –over-represent” the […]
Received this amusing poster in the inbox. Click below to view due to naughty word alert.
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. […]
Sadr calls for freeze in fighting; US, Iraqi forces kill 14 Mahdi fighters in Baghdad No doubt another win for Mookie. Fights: win. Quits: win. Fights again: wins Quits again: win. Stop Loss Fades Away DoD plans to stop using Stop Loss within two years? I hadn’t heard of this. Is that really a good […]
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 […]
Cadillac Light: SSG David Bellavia is running for congress in New York State. Bellavia served in the First Infantry Division for six years. He has been recommended for the Medal of Honor and has been nominated for the Distinguished Service Cross. He wrote a book about his experience in Iraq called –House to House: An […]
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 […]