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The Lexicans · 1h ago

Last Shot

By lex, on July 8th, 2011 It’s undoubtedly a bittersweet day at NASA, as Atlantis successfully blasted off, marking the last flight for the US space shuttle fleet. No replacement vehicle is ...
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Pimp My Ride – FA-18 Style

By lex, on July 8th, 2011 VFA-25 in Lemoore, California was my first fleet squadron, back in 1987-1990. The “Fist of the Fleet” had a long and storied history, including the last shootdown o...
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Meet Up

By lex, on July 7th, 2011 So, tomorrow afternoon  at, say 1630 – good Lord willing and the dam don’t break – your humble will meet travelers from lands antique and otherwise at the usual spo...
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Errors Were Made

By lex, on July 6th, 2011 In the era of the Soviets, reforms were quietly enacted by bureaucrats with the concession that “errors had been made” by their predecessors. It was a nifty way for...
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Unfinished Business

By lex, on July 6th, 2011 Iran is stepping up their nasty little tricks in neighboring Iraq, according to the WaPo: Iranian-backed militias in Iraq are using more sophisticated weapons than ...
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Whisper: Happy Birthday America

By Whisper, on July 4th, 2011 The Fourth of July is obviously a day of stirring patriotism.  I was raised to associate the 4th with going out in the boat and having a beach picnic then watch...
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Happy Fourth!

By lex, on July 4th, 2011 My father was born in 1916, and grew up in Glen Allen, Virginia, just north of Richmond. Glen Allen has become a suburb of Richmond these days, but back then it def...
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Somalia, Now

By lex, on July 2nd, 2011 The US is now plinking Shabab militia leaders with al Qaeda links, according to the Gray Lady, in a headline entitled, “U.S. Expands Its Drone War into Somalia”: Th...
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Fair and Balanced

By lex, on June 22nd, 2011 Last week we learned that our Pakistani allies were rounding up some of the usual suspects on suspicion of having provided the US with information on Osama bin Lad...
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Misplaced Priorities

By lex, on June 14th, 2011 Pakistan’s ISI has finally gotten around to capturing the true miscreants responsible the revealed presence of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad: Pakistan’s top milita...