Month – June 2008

Discovered almost a century ago

‘Lost’ Amazon tribe a hoax to raise awareness on logging The man behind photos of warriors from an “undiscovered” Amazon tribe that were beamed around the world has admitted it was a hoax. Indigenous tribes expert, José Carlos Meirelles, said the tribe’s existence had been noted since 1910, and they had been photographed to prove […]

Where’s Sean?

No one has proven that Sean Penn didn’t sink in Iowa. KDT via Rustmeister: Why aren’t all of the Hollywood celebrities holding telethons and asking for help in restoring Iowa and helping the folks affected by the floods? Where are the Dixie Chicks, and Sean Penn in his rescue boat? Why isn’t the media asking […]

Heil America?

Photo from Zombietime’s coverage of protests and counter-protests at the Berkeley Marine Corps Officer Recruiting Office: They did this during the playing of The Star Spangled Banner. Those are some classy folks. It takes a real courageous person to stand in Berkeley and criticize the US government and the military. I particularly like the guy […]

Home Defense Bleg

I’m working on a magazine article about home invasion and home defense. I’m particularly interested in defensive shotgun use. If any MO readers have knowledge or expertise in this area, I’d sure like to hear from you. Email Murdoc if you can help him out.

Site Troubles

This will be a surprise to no one, but I’ve been suffering from some rather major technical difficulties over the past several months. I’m not sure where the blame lies, but I suspect that it’s split equally between my software platform Movable Type and my host JaguarPC. Movable Type has been quite good to Murdoc, […]

Friday Linkzookery – 20 Jun 2008

First, a couple tanker links: GAO: Boeing was Right, Scrap the $100 Billion Tanker Deal Tanker Ruling Shows Air Force in Disarray And on to the regularly scheduled linkzookery: U.S.: Israel military sends message to Iran 3517th verse, same as the first. But still worthy of scary headlines. Next thing you’ll know, we’ll be getting […]