I was a bit sceptical about visiting the Kennedy Space Centre, just because our time in Orlando was limited and all I really cared about was rollercoasters and Mickey Mouse, but I was definitely glad we did. 486 more words
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August is always an introspective month for me. It’s my birthday month (this coming Friday, in fact), which brings with it a reminder of my mortality and the finite time I have left spinning on this giant rock – I’ve always been a glass half empty guy, if you hadn’t worked that out. 1,331 more words
I was reading some articles about the assassination of JFK, RFK and Dr. King at https://consortiumnews.com.
“investigations of serious government wrongdoing, one after another, have been truncated – CIA abuses, Iran-Contra, Contra drug trafficking, Iraq-gate, misuse of Iraq War intelligence, Abu Ghraib – supposedly because the full stories would undermine morale or otherwise not be “good for the country.” 76 more words
A weekly feature in appreciation of the US Military and her Allies.
1964, USS Maddox (DD 731) engages three North Vietnamese motor torpedo boats. In the resulting torpedo and gunfire, Maddox hit all the boats, while she was struck only by a single 14.5-millimeter machine gun bullet. 729 more words