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Weekend Outrage: Courtesy of Exile in Portales

That would be our good buddy, Buck. Along with Jeff, he was there at the beginning of Old Retired Petty Officer and my first tentative steps here at PHJ and F. So click the link and enjoy the unique view point of one Buck Pennington, MSGT, USAF, RETIRED. http://exileinportales.blogspot.com/2011/05/weekend-outrage.html

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Victor Davis Hanson

This was on NRO. If one currently lives here, they understand. Unless of course they are completely entranced by the last few years of out and out stupidity. And I include Arnold Schwarzenkennedy in that, also. http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/255320/two-californias-victor-davis-hanson?page=1

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From Flight Global, Aero India

I found this one at the above site. India is becoming a factor in the aerospace world. Considering the aviation industry was started by Kurt Tank. He designed the FW-190 which was a far better fighter than the Bf-109. Well maybe a tie with the 109G at the end of the war. Link to post […]

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Major Richard Winters, RIP

Major Dick Winters has passed at the age of 92. God Speed Major. Many of us only learned of you from Stephen Ambrose and a mini series. But the interviews were amazing. http://thisainthell.us/blog/?p=21783&cpage=1#comment-245502 The link is to the post at This Ain’t Hell.

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Prior Planning Prevents…

Now, I’m not the world’s greatest planner – I’ll say that right out front.  But then again, nobody ever gave me the responsibility of developing a new fighter/attack jet for the USAF, USMC, USN, and several other nations.  Right now, I’ll bet the U.S. Navy is wishing they’d done a bit more planning when it […]

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NORTH KOREA SHELLS SOUTH KOREAN ISLAND

BREAKING FROM FOX NEWS: BREAKING NEWS — North Korea shot dozens of rounds of artillery onto a populated South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, prompting South Korea to return fire and scramble fighter jets, military officials said. At least one South Korean marine reportedly was killed. The skirmish came amid high tension […]

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News From Yours Truly & Around the Web

Folks, it’s been a bit busy as usual, but that’s not the only reason I’ve been away from posting.  You see, I’m a huge fan of Larry Correia’s writing and the electronic advanced reader’s copy of his new book Monster Hunter Vendetta was just released yesterday.  I finally finished reading it this evening   It’s […]

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“Gun Nuts” Outnumber Golfers!

Yeah, that’s right – More people went golfing in 2009 than played golf   I keep trying to tell people that I’m not really as nuts as they say I am From the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel: According to a study conducted by Responsive Management, 34.4 million Americans went target shooting in 2009. For comparison, […]

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BREAKING – WHITE HOUSE USED BILL CLINTON IN SESTAK BRIBE OFFER

HOLY $*@% !!! From WBAL TV in Baltimore: PHILIP ELLIOTT Associated Press Writer POSTED: 11:03 am EDT May 28, 2010 UPDATED: 11:27 am EDT May 28, 2010 WASHINGTON — The White House confirms that it used former President Bill Clinton as an intermediary to discourage Rep. Joe Sestak’s Democratic primary challenge in the Pennsylvania Senate […]

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Mexico’s Immigration Hypocrisy Getting Air Time

From USA Today: Activists blast Mexico’s immigration law By Chris Hawley, USA TODAY TULTITLN, Mexico — Arizona’s new law forcing local police to take a greater role in enforcing immigration law has caused a lot of criticism from Mexico, the largest single source of illegal immigrants in the United States. But in Mexico, illegal immigrants […]

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