Monthly Archives: September 2017

Hurricane Maria, the DOD, and recovery

When a disaster strikes, and everything is effected, then the work of getting everything “un-effected” is the “disaster relief” operations. Here is what the problem set looks like. You can’t get stuff onto the port because the longshormen are unable … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand.

I guess now that everything is open to both genders, I should probably start referring to the mothership of all things Infantry as “Fort Benning Prep School for Wayward Youth.” But, when the volunteers go through Fort Benning, they come … Continue reading

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Overseas Servers

Yeah…I’m writing about this…again. This topic is that important. For several years now the tech industry has watched closely as Microsoft fought to disclose information contained on a server in Ireland from an FBI warrant.  The government’s position has been … Continue reading

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Dana Milbank is a deliberately deceptive liar.

When reading “Rules for Radicals” by Alinsky it is important to notice the power of ridicule. “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” There is no defense. It’s irrational. It’s infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force … Continue reading

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Where does your “skill stack” drop off?

If you look at any human activity you will find a “skill stack” involved from start to finish. For example, turning iron ore into a tool involves mining, smelting, forging, and each of those steps involves a set of skills … Continue reading

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What did you prep that you no longer need, or want?

In my stash of random junk is a “Rhodesian Rig” in coyote tan. Or maybe it’s 499 Tan, or some variation of “flat dark earth” because I’m never actually sure of these things as all sorts of tacticool colors exist … Continue reading

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Status of the Smartphones

The most popular operating system in the world today, is Android. There were at last count over 2 billion Android devices running loose across the face of the planet. That beats out Microsoft and Apple, combined. The reason for this … Continue reading

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