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Hell of a Day at Sea, Sir

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt. Cop a squat, you’re gonna need more than a beer, here’s the good stuff.   It’s been an interesting week, for Chinese values of interesting… And OH there are so many targets to talk about, from the last thinking liberal departing the NYT in an absolutely world-class Flounce, telling…

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Ships and Shipbuilding

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt. Have a seat, get a drink, and let’s talk about funding, shipbuilding, and Navy stuff.   The Navy just got spanked.  I mean taken to the woodshed.  Secretary of Defense Esper removed the Navy’s ability to decide what our future fleet looks like.  He has appointed a “Future Navy…

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On the CHOPing Block

Welcome back to the scuttlebutt.   Well, across the water, the mayor, one Jenny Durkan, has figured out finally, what we all knew from the get-go.  Specifically, that the CHAZ, sorry CHOP, sorry CHOAD… is just not a good idea.  It only took one dead kid, two shot up kids, and at least one reported…

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Police Reform

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt.   Look, seriously, I would love to get back to doing pieces on Navy shit and Nerdy shit, and Science Fiction.  But we’re still in lockdown, there are no movies being released, and everywhere I turn, there are fools, saying foolish shit, so here we are.   I’ve made…

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Order in the Court

  Welcome back to the scuttlebutt, Have a shot and a seat. While you do, let’s talk law, because some judges are having a shot too.   It seems like lately, I find myself doing the court beat rather more than I ever expected to when I started this show, but that’s probably because we…