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The Longest Day

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   On any other weekly chat, we would talk about the cowardly excuse for a cop that’s finally been charged for the mass shooting there. Or the rather interesting case about to be heard by the SCOTUS on suppressors, and whether the BATFE is about to get it broken…

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I’m No Hero

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Have one of whatever you’re drinking, and let’s talk.   The flowers are still fresh on the graves, and my ears are still ringing from the tolling of the boats.  This day just past is not for me, nor for you, no matter how you served if you…

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Private vs. Public

Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   A while back I did an article on the state of Naval maintenance, and the condition of the public shipyards.  Well, I apparently struck a nerve, on a couple individuals that work for beltway bandits, because they screamed bloody murder. As a result, I’m going to revisit it. Oh,…

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Maintenance Woes

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Let’s talk about maintenance.  Ships need constant repair, and submarines, due to operating in the most hostile environment known to man, need it more than anything but a Carrier (Carriers because we are working them to damn death, due to not having enough of them, thanks again Obama!)…

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Military Folly

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Company, SEATS.  We’re going to talk about military fuckups today folks.  Up above you see what’s left of the Royal Norwegian Frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad.   Yet another collision at sea, this one calm weather, just before dawn.  Radio transcriptions say the Ingstad said they had it “Under…