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albacore's Journal
albacore's Journal
June 18, 2021

Remember this ... from 6 January...?

This line of guys dressed in tactical gear going up the Capitol steps sure looked like an assault team to me. Hands on shoulders, moving purposefully thru the crowd...

Before this scene disappears down the memory hole, had anybody heard anything more about this?

June 15, 2021

I'm having a crisis of conscience....

I want to support journalism...I want to support local journalism. I subscribe to the Seattle Times, the NYTimes, Boston Globe, LATimes... and several others.
I also subscribe to our very local paper... a weekly of about 10 pages. Local stories and local sports and some ads for local establishments.
And an opinion page.
Today's paper has an op-ed by Ronnie Raygun's evil spawn Michael Reagan... "Now, finally, everyone knows COVID started in an unsafe lab in China." JHFC!
And... another by Christine Flowers.... the radio screamer and fired Philadelphia Inquirer writer.... "Abortion decision should be left up to the states."

Oh... they had another op-ed supporting Critical Race education. "Balance"...I guess.

My crisis comes in supporting a media outlet that even allows that kind of shit to be published. Since there is nothing comparable to that kind of fringe stuff in mainstream left media, and nobody compared to the screamers like Reagan, balance is impossible.
I'm thinking of cancelling my subscription. That, of course, is just another nail in the coffin of the local press. But is this local press worth saving?
Any ideas?

June 8, 2021

"Skeet Shooting in Israel"...

That's the name of a short video somebody sent me. It features the Israeli "Iron Dome" defense system in action.
I think he got it from the Horowitz site, but I really don't care.

I have a technical question....

The video shows a hose-like stream of projectiles going after several different rockets. Thousands of rounds. Those things are 6 inches in diameter.

What happens to those rounds that miss? Where are they falling?
Anybody know?

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