‘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 […]
Month – June 2008
Michigan news: The Marines are getting a few good triplets Andrew, Sam and Elizabeth Foltz of Cadillac may have disagreed now and then growing up, but they’re taking the same post-high school path — enrolling in the U.S. Marine Corps. They decided separately and are not entering the service together.
Palestinian rockets fired at Israel despite truce The jackasses who fired the rockets claim it was retaliation for an Israeli raid in the West Bank, which is not part of the Gaza cease-fire agreement.
I’ve mentioned this a few times, but here’s video of the M1028 canister round for the M1 tank: This is in the field in Iraq and has been for some time. I haven’t heard much about it.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
Convince China to jack up their gasoline tax big time. India, too, though China’s system would probably be easier to manipulate. I’d be willing to use the CIA to make it happen. Just an idea. Discuss.