Category Archives: Idiocy

Living with Pigs

I had a good vacation, the first since 2002. Two weeks of no computer, news feeds, and work intruding. I liked it so much I’m doing it again next month around Thanksgiving. You’re welcome! The title doesn’t refer to riding … Continue reading

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The Sergeant Major of the Army Is At It Again

I won’t comment on all the ideas, I have not had time to digest them.  Off the top of my head I think Up or Out for NCOs is stupid, just like I think it is stupid for well performing … Continue reading

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Decisions

Listverse provides two lists for us today. The Top 10 Worst Military Decisions In History paired with the Top 10 Utterly Useless Military Commanders. Popular Mechanics wants to rehash the decision the USAF made to select the YF-22, now F-22, … Continue reading

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Lee Calls It

Humor. We need it. Go forth and conquer the day. (H/T to the Krampus.)

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Ezekiel’s Confederate Monument at Arlington Now Under Fire

Sad, but true. A great man is now being “othered.” (And we are too.)

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The Demon With a Glass Cloud

The title comes from an article from Richard Fernandez, and from Harlan Ellison’s classic “Outer Limits” episode “Demon With a Glass Hand.” The premise of the story is the entire hope for resurrection for a long-dead human race resides within … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Commandant Apparently Forgets Oath

FIRE HIM, MISTER PRESIDENT. This very evening, in person, at the White House. Terminate his access, revoke his clearances.  

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