Four American hostages killed by Somali pirates Four Americans captured by Somali pirates while sailing in the Indian Ocean have been shot and killed, NBC News reported Tuesday. The two couples, Phyllis Macay, 59, and Robert Riggle, 67, of Seattle, and the yacht’s owners Jean and Scott Adam of California were on an around-the-world sailing […]
Month: February 2011
Meanwhile, in Spain: Ski jump for SVTOL aircraft like the F-35B. From the release: Vice Admiral Crane said that with a new generation in technology would come a new way of thinking in terms of how Navy would operate and crew this new capability. “We are well progressed in our planning for the LHD arrival. […]
Unions about power, not democracy Murdoc is shocked, shocked, blah blah blah. Wisconsin’s Democratic senators located at hotel in Illinois Idiots who fled state to avoid a vote are great examples of democracy in action. What losers. Time to Start Brewing Well, now is the moment to test this proposition. If ever there was a […]
Clifford on Janet Napolitano’s consideration of a run for a Senate seat: With Ted Kennedy and Chris Dodd no longer there, the Democrats could really use a Senator with groping experience. Bada bing.
Via The Firearm Blog: Says the Firearm Blog: The media has made a big deal about this system but American and European turret systems could easily run software to automatically detect and engage targets. They don’t because it isn’t a very good idea. That should be amended to include “in most applications.” Murdoc would argue […]
Murdoc has arrived at a new home for MO. Things are still being migrated. Please be patient.
Boeing, EADS submit final bids for US tanker deal Final bid? I’ll believe that when the first tanker joins the fleet. Block-Upgrade Strategy Can Save Money, Time: Kaminski The “block-upgrade strategy” calls for “rapidly fielding 60- to 80-percent solutions and then subsequently enhancing capability” Medal of Honor recipient Giunta to end Army career Had decided […]
From December: Baltimore man accused of plotting to blow up military recruiting station in Md. A man who recently became a Mennonite tried to blow up a military recruiting station in Maryland. Hah hah. Just kidding (which you knew): Antonio Martinez, 21, a U.S. citizen who recently converted to Islam and changed his name to […]
Tennessee bill would require photo ID to vote Voters would be required to show photo identification before they can cast ballots under a proposal passed on to the full Senate on Tuesday. The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro passed the State and Local Government Committee on a 6-3 vote along party […]