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Hardware Vulnerabilities…

Right now a lot of the Gen 2 and earlier Intel “Core iX” chips are on the secondary market, along with their Xeon server brethren. These represent an amazing amount of “bang for buck” but also come with some hardware … Continue reading

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The future of Cyberspace is…meatspace?

The power of the internet has always been to enable human interaction. From letting people fight nuclear wars by routing round outages, to allowing a journalist to write a best selling book, “The World Is Flat” about how connected we … Continue reading

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AR-15 talk

There are things you can do to make your AR-15 perform better without spending a huge amount of money. The trick is to put your money into things that actually matter. Some folks look down on people who don’t buy … Continue reading

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Sadness and Grief

Many years ago, when I was going through Officer Candidate School, we had the opportunity to interact with some of the combat veteran Captains going through the Captain’s career course. During the question and answer portion, one of the candidates … Continue reading

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Echoes in Eternity

I think the first memory I have of a Christmas tree was at my grandparent’s home. I can’t really recall what my first memory of my grandfather on my mother’s side was, but I do remember he had a happy … Continue reading

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The increasing normalization of violence by the Left

The world is always shocked by “right wing” violence, but it is NEVER shocked by left wing violence. One of the reasons why every successful terror attack is almost always immediately blamed on the “right wing extremists” is that if … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast F35 with U2

The US Air Force claims that the F-35 is “now ready to answer a combatant commander’s call for it’s unique capabilities to fight ISIS.” ¬†http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/story/1692143-air-force-f-35-is-ready-to-attack-isis Which is really ironic, because what the Combatant Commander is actually calling for is an … Continue reading

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