Just the numbers

Posted by Lex, on November 9, 2007

The Miami Herald summarizes a UPenn study on the hazards attendant to serving in Iraq **:

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Hail to the king, baby

Posted by Lex, on November 10, 2007

 

The King of Spain earns the respect and admiration of your humble scribe:

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Coolest. Easter Egg. Ever.

By lex, on September 1st, 2007

Got to hand it to the kids from Mountain View. Turns out the latest version of Google Earth contains an (undocumented) flight simulator.

Story here. Groovy pics here.

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On turning 71…

Happy birthday to the US Air Force.

71 years young today.

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Sorry about that

Posted by Lex, on November 12, 2007

 

Occasional reader Steve turned me on to a website that purports to tell you what level of education is required to read a given blog.

Sorry about that

 

You’ve got no one to blame but yourselves.

told you you were clever.

Back To The Index 

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Everybody knows

Posted by Lex, on November 13, 2007

 

Everybody knows that rising income inequality causes social tensions which threaten our democratic, free market experiment.

As is all-too-often true though, everybody is wrong:

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This just in

Posted by Lex, on November 13, 2007

 

I’ve long believed that we’ll know that we’ve turned the corner in Iraq and Afghanistan when the media discussion of those campaigns moves away from the Inevitable Disasterous Failure & Another Grim Milestone modes of reportage  in favor of themes stressing a Terrible Reckoning of the Costs.

Ecce: It’s costing too much.

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