Of Ships and Space

    Welcome back to the scuttlebutt.   Pour a drink, have a seat, and let’s talk. Last week, I mentioned discussing the Navy’s funding issues, and the report by General Schmidle and Adm. Montgomery, I will be doing that today, but first I must tip my hat.   It’s not often that a geek will…

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History and Change

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Well, just to prove that even the NYT gets it right once in a while, (Or as my dad used to put it, even a blind squirrel finds an acorn now and then.) The NYT ran an Op-ed piece (they don’t call them that anymore, they’ve got some…

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So Many Targets, So Little Time

    Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Between judges, China, and other things… I have a wealth of targets today.   Let’s start with China. In something that sounds like complete satire (we’ve reached full POE level ridiculous here.) China’s government wants the very outfit that is quite possibly the SOURCE of the Wu Flu…

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More Short Cuts

    Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Several things to take a shot at today, none of them worth a full article, but all worth a mention, so pour something and let’s talk.   First off, I’ve got a new hero.  Whatever editor let pass the headline for the article by William Booth and Karla…

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