Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Superpower Tango

One of the more persistent techniques used by Russian Information Operations is to have government officials release contradictory statements. “Russia will not stand for this NATO aggression!” Says minor party member. “The presence of even an additional brigade along Russia’s … Continue reading

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Addition to the blogroll, Home Hardening

It’s a new blog, but the author is good (a transplant from a much longer running personal blog) and the content is relevant to anyone who owns a home. https://homehardening.wordpress.com/ Remember, security is just a measure of time and effort … Continue reading

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Marines look longingly to Army tank procurement, back off Jarheads.

Not to poke fun at my amphibious brethren, but the entire USMC is a microcosm of the train wreck that the F-35 has done to the DOD as a whole. The USMC tank force is dwindling, and with it the … Continue reading

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Links to things worth reading

Sorry for the lack of original content… it’s been a roller coaster of a week or so and I’m struggling to find my give a damn. So here’s content from others that I think should be shared. The best explanation … Continue reading

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Russian Influence

Much has been said about “Russia hacked the election!” by Hillary Clinton supporters who would rather blame a foreign power for her loss rather than admit that she was essentially unelectable even to her own party which is why they … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast lessons learned from the 20th Century

The advice of a “Yale professor” ¬†http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/how-to-defend-our-democracy-from-fascism-20170113 Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience. Now is a good time to … Continue reading

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Damn it’s been a week…

2017 started out trying to kick my ass, and succeeded. Two weeks in and one of two guys in my shop who’ve been passed over for promotion and must retire. Although me quicker than him. A friend of the family … Continue reading

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