Month: October 2011

Friday Linkzookery – 28 Oct 2011

USS Iowa Begins Trek to Richmond for Transformation To become a museum ship in San Pedro, CA. Rick Perry’s Flat Tax Plan Murdoc could buy into this. But Murdoc thinks there should be NO deductions whatsoever for anything. A decent-sized personal exemption. Period. And making it optional doesn’t do anything to eliminate the crap it’s […]

Banned from McDonalds

Bacteria Fighting Mom Banned From McDonald’s An Arizona mom who has been banned from eight McDonald’s restaurants because she kept swabbing their play areas in a search for bacteria says she won’t let it keep her from her anti-bacteria campaign. Erin Carr-Jordan, a university professor specializing in adolescent development, received a hand-delivered letter from a […]

Swedish CV90-40Cs

A few years back, I posted a picture of some Swedish troops and their CV90s at Fort Irwin. One of the troops emailed me and sent a couple more pics, but I “lost” the email until I was sorting through some folders recently. So, better late than never, here they are: The photos were taken […]

Strykerless Brigade

Brigade leaving Strykers behind 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, is readying for a deployment to Afghanistan in December, and it will leave its fleet of roughly 300 eight-wheeled Strykers at home. Instead, about 3,000 soldiers from the brigade will drive a mix of armored vehicles that are already in Afghanistan, such as the Mine Resistant […]