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January 24, 2006

H&I Fires for 24 Jan 06

Open post for those with something to share. New, complete posts come in below. Note: If trackbacking, please acknowledge this post in your post. That's only polite. You're advertising here, we should get an ad at your place...

Ry thinks you'll find this stuff interesting. I did.

Arms Control Wonk on some options for dealing with Iran.

Winds of Change on retail, vice wholesale, organizational change. We aren't talking economics here. Well, yes we are, actually, but not Wal-Mart versus Costco.

I found this interesting, impacting as it does on what I do day to day.

Another "Priceless" video. If yer in an anti-war/anti-military environment - watch your six.

Oh - and don't forget - vote early, vote often! Though it's going to be hard to beat Oleg, he has actual nude girls in his gun pr0n! -The Armorer


Lex and a few of his fellow sailors wax poetic about life in the navy (read the comments). He also tells us what happens when a "snot-nosed young Navy Lt." fails to show his Marine TOPGUN instructor proper respect.

And speaking of Lex, Guinness Ice Cream.

Soldiers’ Angels needs adopters.

NY Times suggests preemptive military action against Iran. (H/T Captain’s Quarters).

CDR Salamander alerts us to Naomi Wolfe’s spiritual awakening, and points us to a discussion of U.S. war costs as a percentage of the GDP at National Review.

-Fuzzybear Lioness


Drinking helps ward off stroke... but we don't recommend it. Good golly, what's a fella to do? Guess I'll have the merlot.

This guy lives an Armorer-style dream! Well, except for the being in France part. H/t - The Snarkatron!

I knew about Colonel John Stapp - Joe Kittinger was unknown to me. Balls of Steel, indeed!-The Armorer