Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 510 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Foothills of the Andes

There is nothing quite so beautiful as the cold, clean air of the wind coming of the mountains. In comparison to the horse dung filled streets of Beunos Aires the days spent traveling with Hector and the two gauchos were … Continue reading

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Short story continued…

The sitting room of the hotel was modest, completely serviceable without the opulence of high society, yet classy enough that it would discourage low class rabble from lingering on the premises. The young lady in black sat at a table, … Continue reading

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An ocean away the adventure continues

  Francis and George¬†¬†were quite a pair, having left Africa and found themselves in Argentina and looking to go deeper to Patagonia, Francis happy to at least be in the correct hemisphere as his destination, and George simply wandering about … Continue reading

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Defending the fort

“Here they come!” Shouted a Color Sergeant, “First Rank Ready!” Over a hill to the south, a massive wave of black bodies came moving forward. Hide shields and long spears held by a human wave. High in a tower, in … Continue reading

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Elysium, The Hunger Games, In Time. What Hollywood thinks of the Capitalism

Three of the most powerful science fiction films without the words “Star” and “Wars” in their title, at least in terms of critical review, have been “Elysium”, “The Hunger Games”, and “In Time.” Those three films, or franchises in the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays

Lets do this again next year.

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Parasites

Dan Zimmerman. Intellectual property thief. Dead Hooker Magazine. Robert Farago. Intellectual property thief. The Truth About Guns website has over the years served as a cesspool of clickbait to channel money into the pocket of Robert Farago who had no … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal, cut the number of vertical launch jets in the MAGTF

Straight up I’m not a fan of the F-35. But this blog post is written with the assumption that it will get shoe horned into the inventory and we’ll be stuck with it. So the question becomes, what is the … Continue reading

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M1A2 SEP3

General Dynamic Land Systems has announced that it will begin work on upgrading the US Army’s fleet of M1A2 Abrams tanks to the System Enhancement Package version 3. For those who don’t know, a SEP is just a “modernization” process … Continue reading

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