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  • New Navy Uniforms Unveiled With Fewer Coveralls:Obsolete Styles Discontinued For US

    09/04/2015 9:45:06 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 15 replies
    International Business Times ^ | September 03 2015 3:14 PM EDT | By Jess McHugh
    The United States Navy announced that it will be phasing out certain out-of-date styles and items of the working uniform through Oct. 1 and introducing other new styles, the military publication Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. Authorities said they wanted to update the uniform using new technology and limit the number of items a sailor needs to buy each year, and to keep the seabag each person brings onboard a naval ship as light as possible. The most significant change was to the Navy coveralls, eliminating the blue set except for work that would soil other uniforms. Officials had already...
  • North Korea Threatens Imminent Strikes Against South, Warns U.S.

    08/15/2015 8:54:08 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 15, 2015 | Giles Hewitt, AFP
    North Korea on Saturday threatened South Korea with "indiscriminate" military strikes unless it halts cross-border propaganda broadcasts, and issued fresh nuclear weapons warnings against the United States. The threats came amid escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula following a landmine attack South Korea blamed on the North and ahead of a major South Korea-US joint military exercise condemned by Pyongyang. They also coincided with celebrations in both Koreas to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean peninsula's 1945 liberation from Japanese colonial rule.
  • Sign at Muskogee County survivalist store-gun range proclaims establishment is 'Muslim free'

    08/14/2015 9:08:22 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 10 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 8/14/2015 | Samantha Vicent
    The sign states in capital letters, “This privately owned business is a Muslim free establishment, we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.” “We do not want to have any jihadis training on our gun range and then going down to our local armed services office and having better marksmanship than they showed up with,” said Neal, an Iraq War veteran. “I’ve seen what Muslims and jihadis do to people. It’s just not going to happen in my store.” Veronica Laizure, civil rights director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma, said views such as Neal’s are dangerous...
  • EPA takes blame for Animas River contamination(Durango, CO).

    08/08/2015 7:34:46 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 30 replies
    The Durango Herald ^ | 8/8/2015 | By Mary Shinn , Shane Benjamin Herald staff
    Environmental Protection Agency officials Friday acknowledged causing a catastrophic leak of wastewater into the Animas River, apologizing to the Durango community but then stopped short of detailing any significant outcomes from the event. Officials held their first public meeting on the subject Friday afternoon, explaining that an early analysis of water samples shows the presence of heavy metals, including lead, arsenic, cadmium, aluminum, copper and calcium at varied levels. Sediment has also poured into the river. The meeting drew about 250 people, with many sitting on the floor, standing and spilling into the hallway. Dave Ostrander, the EPA’s regional director...
  • Mike Huckabee Is Wrong About America’s B-52sAging bombers have lots of life left in them

    08/07/2015 9:30:57 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 57 replies
    War is Boring ^ | 8/7/2015 | David Axe
    In one of most bizarre moments of the bizarre Aug. 6 debate between Republican presidential candidates, Mike Huckabee — the 59-year-old former Arkansas governor — blasted U.S. president Barack Obama for, Huckabee claimed, allowing America’s military might to decay. And Huckabee decided the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 bomber best represented this supposedly sad state of affairs. Actually, the Air Force owns 76 B-52Hs. It used to have 94, but in 2008 then-president George W. Bush — yes, a Republican — cut the fleet by 18. One of the 76 active airframes suffered an accident recently and Obama’s Air Force brought...
  • Planned Parenthood hacked???

    07/28/2015 9:32:58 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 19 replies
    Komando ^ | 7/27/2014 | Komando Staff
    Now, we are learning about a cyberattack that may have compromised the nonprofit's databases and employees' personal information. The hack was carried out by a vigilante and politically-motivated group calling itself 3301. The group claims that it will release the stolen email addresses of employees as well as documents detailing Planned Parenthood's abortion practices and plans. It seems 3301 was able to break into Planned Parenthood's servers via a Blind SQL injection attack.
  • Carter: ‘Stupid’ Supreme Court Ruling Turned America into ‘Plutocracy’

    07/11/2015 3:42:08 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 23 replies
    Breibart ^ | 7/9/2015 | pam key
    Wednesday on “The Stephanie Miller Show,” former President Jimmy Carter said because of the “stupid” Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case, America has become a “plutocracy.” Carter said, “The basic structure of our moral values of the framework of our democracy has gone down the drain in the last twenty years or so and it’s now become pretty much a plutocracy where money determines who will be the Democratic and Republican nominees. Money determines who will win election for Congress or for the U.S. Senate or for the governorship And the massive infusion of money that has come...
  • Reddit Revolt Flares Again as ‘AMA’ Moderator Sacked the Day After a Disastrous Jesse Jackson Q&A

    07/03/2015 10:41:16 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 14 replies
    Breibart | 2 Jul 2015 | Allum Bokhari
    The hugely popular link-sharing site is in a state of virtual lockdown after the volunteers who run some of the site’s biggest communities (known as “subreddits”) went on the digital equivalent of a general strike. This followed the sacking of Victoria Taylor, a popular site admin, after a Reddit Q&A with the Rev. Jesse Jackson went badly for the activist preacher. High-traffic subreddits dedicated to movies, gaming, videos, history, science and art have been voluntarily locked by their moderators as an act of protest against the decision, which they saw as a symptom of an increasingly overbearing management that takes...
  • Outrage After Iconic Iwo Jima Photo Is Recreated With Gay Pride Flag

    07/02/2015 7:28:10 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 64 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | 1 July, 2015 | The Kelly File
    The iconic 1945 photo of Marines raising the American flag over Iwo Jima has been recreated with the gay pride flag. The recreated image shows four muscular, skin-baring men raising a rainbow flag in place of the Marines and the American flag.
  • Apple adds TRIM support for aftermarket SSDs in OS X 10.10.4

    07/01/2015 7:02:59 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 7 replies
    Appleinsider ^ | Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 10:58 pm PT (01:58 am ET) | AppleInsider Staff
    Some four years after adding TRIM support for first-party solid state drives to OS X, Apple incorporated the command for aftermarket drives as part of Tuesday's OS X 10.10.4 update. Spotted by AppleInsider readers, the new capability allows users to enable TRIM functionality on third-party SSDs without resorting to unsanctioned workarounds or software. Prior to the change, Apple only supported TRIM on original Mac SSDs. Enabling TRIM for non-OEM drives requires the trimforce command be entered into Terminal, specifically, sudo trimforce enable. The system throws up a message warning users of potential incompatibility with certain SSDs before performing a reboot...
  • Rosie O’Donnell Cancels Adoption Because She Can’t Handle a ‘Special Needs’ Child

    06/13/2015 10:31:16 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 19 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Jun 13, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    Former talk show host Rosie O’Donnell was ready to adopt her second child, until she got some unexpected news from the doctor. That’s when the birth mother, Jami Weaver, said the child was rejected. Jami Weaver claims that the agreement fell through when she learned her unborn child was diagnosed with gastroschisis (a congenital deformity where the bowel protrudes through the abdominal wall) last summer. 'Rosie told me she could not handle having a special needs child,' she said. Perhaps if she’d have done some research, O’Donnell would have discovered that babies with gastroschisis have a 90 percent survival rate,...
  • Watch The 787-9 Tear Up The Skies Like A Fighter Jet (It's Really Something)

    06/12/2015 11:47:49 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 70 replies
    Flight Club ^ | 6/11/15 2:07pm | Tyler Rogoway
    Boeing is preparing to make a big splash with its stretched Dreamliner at the Paris Air Show this year. How do they plan on doing this? The old school way, by putting the 300,000 pound beast through its paces in front of a huge crowd, max performing the carbon fiber jet like it was an F-15, as seen in the video below: There is an all-out war for orders between Boeing’s 787 and Airbus’s A350. Paris gives Boeing a chance to seal some deals right in Airbus’s backyard. Also of interest is the airline that will be emblazoned across the...
  • Texas Stabbing Suspect Spits His Own Feces at Cops

    05/12/2015 6:04:35 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 27 replies
    Breibard ^ | 5/12/2015 | by Bob Price
    A Galveston, Texas, man arrested for stabbing a man nearly to death has more legal problems after spitting his own feces at the arresting officer. Following an investigation by officers responding to a reported stabbing, the suspect took off on foot and officers were forced to chase him down to secure the arrest. This is where things went from bad to worse, says a reporter for KTRK 13 in Houston. Officers placed 29-year-old Jonathon Glenn in the back of their patrol car. Glenn somehow managed to not only defecate in the back seat of the patrol car, he managed to...
  • Scientists seek source of giant methane mass over Southwest

    04/12/2015 12:30:53 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published April 10, 2015 | AP
    DENVER – Scientists are working to pinpoint the source of a giant mass of methane hanging over the southwestern U.S., which a study found to be the country's largest concentration of the greenhouse gas. The report that revealed the methane hot spot over the Four Corners region — where Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona meet — was released last year.
  • Defense secretary: Bunker-busting bomb against Iran 'ready to go'

    04/11/2015 6:36:06 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/10/15 06:52 PM EDT | Kristina Wong
    Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday the Pentagon had ready a bunker-busting bomb that could destroy Iran’s underground nuclear facility, in case the U.S. ever had to resort to a military option to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. “We continue to improve it and upgrade over time so that there is this alternative,” Carter said in an exclusive interview with CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront,” referring to a weapon called the Massive Ordnance Penetrator.
  • Hilarious outtakes from a fishing show (VIDEO)

    03/16/2015 5:24:18 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 24 replies ^ | 3/16/2014 | Joey Clementine
    No story here, just comedy relief. Bayl Danyce (Bill Dance for the city slickers) Fishing Outtakes
  • New IndyCar aero kit gives you wings, lots of them(jumped the shark)

    03/10/2015 7:07:42 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published March 10, 2015 | Fox News
    Things are going to look a lot different in IndyCar this year. Since 2012 all of the teams competing in the series have used the same car to keep the racing close and control costs, with only the engines and paint schemes to set them apart. The open wheel racers are designed and built by Dallara, and cost about $349,00 each, but starting this season the two engine manufacturers, Chevy and Honda, will also be providing unique aero kits that will allow teams to modify the performance of their vehicles by changing the bodywork.
  • Obama: Type Of Racial Discrimination In Ferguson Police Department Not Isolated

    03/06/2015 7:00:46 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 30 replies
    (CBSDC/AP) ^ | March 6, 2015 8:05 AM | WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP)
    President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle for today’s civil rights movement.
  • Jay Carney to Amazon

    02/26/2015 7:27:20 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 63 replies
    Politico ^ | Mike Allen | Mike Allen
    Mike Allen’s Politico Playbook will report: “Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney joins Amazon on Monday as senior vice president for Worldwide Corporate Affairs.
  • Muskogee police release video footage of officer shooting armed man outside wedding

    01/23/2015 7:47:37 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 60 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 1/23/2015 | DYLAN GOFORTH
    Muskogee police on Friday released video of a fatal police shooting captured by an officer's body camera. Officer Chansey McMillin shot and killed 21-year-old Terence D. Walker on Jan. 17 after Walker allegedly ran from police who confronted him outside the Old Agency Baptist Church.
  • California girls high school basketball coach suspended after 161-2 victory

    01/17/2015 5:10:07 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 16, 2015 | Fox News
    A Southern California high school basketball coach has been suspended and faces accusations of mercilessly running up the score after his team won a game 161-2, one of the most lopsided scores in state history. Arroyo Valley High girls' coach Michael Anderson was suspended for two games after the victory last week against Bloomington High. Anderson said that he wasn't trying to run up the score or embarrass the opposition. His team had won four previous games by at least 70 points, and Bloomington had already lost a game by 91.
  • Watch the disassembly and service of a Rolex Submariner

    01/03/2015 1:53:58 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 88 replies
    Road & Track / Youtube ^ | 1/3/2014 | Andrew D. Luecke
    If you like taking things apart, this will mesmerize you. Don't try this at home. Do marvel at the level of precision on display.
  • Funeral Directors Refuse Body Of Sydney Terrorist: ‘Throw Him In The [bleep]house’

    12/19/2014 9:31:49 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 38 replies
    Breibart ^ | 12/19/2014 | Andre Walker
    <p>The body of the lone terrorist behind the attack on the Sydney, Man Haron Monis, is unlikely be receive a proper burial after Muslim funderal directors said his body should either be thrown in the sea or “chucked in the bloody sh*thouse”.</p>
  • There Was No Way a P-51 Could Replace the A-10

    12/17/2014 7:19:08 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 99 replies
    War is Boring ^ | 12/16/2014 | oseph Trevithick
    The U.S. Air Force has a complicated relationship with its low- and slow-flying A-10 Warthog attack jet. And that’s putting it mildly. The flying branch has tried more than once to retire the ungainly A-10 in favor of speedier planes, only for lawmakers to block the move. But on at least one occasion, the Air Force actually defended the heavily-armored, gun-armed Warthog from an unlikely challenger—a modern version of the World War II P-51 Mustang that Congress for some reason really loved. In 1979, Congress demanded the Air Force test out the tiny Piper PA-48 Enforcer light attack plane—a derivative...
  • Steve McQueen alert Classic Movie Netflix "Hell is for Heroes"

    12/06/2014 6:26:53 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 34 replies
    Now showing on Netflix "Hell is for Heroes" Steve McQueen , James Coburn, and Fess Parker. It's all about the little details with McQueen. Typical 60's WWII movie but McQueen's grittiness makes it more than a little better than the rest.
  • Defense Secretary pick will be a challenge for Obama

    11/26/2014 10:04:50 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published November 26, 2014 | Fox News
    The Defense Secretary job opening is emerging as a thanks-but-no-thanks opportunity, as some of the top potential prospects have already said they’re not interested in the job. Within minutes of reports Monday that Secretary Chuck Hagel would resign, the names of Michele Flournoy and Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed emerged as top prospects. But each made clear by the end of the day that they didn’t want the coveted but high-wire, Cabinet-level post. The new secretary would indeed step into a difficult and complicated world, with the emergence of the deadly and unpredictable militant group Islamic State, amid Defense Department...
  • FEMA asking disabled, elderly residents to repay aid from superstorm Sandy

    11/10/2014 8:33:49 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie
    Fox News ^ | November 09, 2014 | ap
    The residents of Belle Harbor Manor spent four miserable months in emergency shelters after Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters surged through their assisted-living center on New York City's Rockaway peninsula. Now, the home's disabled, elderly and mostly poor residents have a new headache: The Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked at least a dozen of them to pay back thousands of dollars in disaster aid. "Everyone asked, 'Do we have to pay this back later on? Is it a loan?' They said, 'No. It's a gift from Obama,'" he said. "If I wasn't eligible, then why give it to me in the...
  • Big review set by Democrats after election losses

    11/08/2014 2:39:09 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 32 replies
    AP ^ | Nov 8, 4:35 PM EST | KEN THOMAS
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats are planning an extensive review of what went wrong in the 2014 and 2010 elections, hoping to find ways to translate success in presidential campaigns into future midterm contests. A party committee will conduct a "top-to-bottom assessment" of the Democrats' performance in recent midterm elections and try to determine why they have struggled to turn out its core voters in nonpresidential elections. "It's apparent that there are increasingly two separate electorates: a midterm electorate and a presidential electorate. We win one and we don't seem to be able to win the other,"
  • The difference Between Democrats and Republicans (vanity)

    11/07/2014 10:59:55 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 18 replies
    This is an excerpt of an excerpt on Drudge from GWB's book. In a chapter titled "DIPLOMACY," the son recounts an anecdote about Watergate: "The final straw came on August 5, 1974. The Supreme Court had ruled that the White House must turn over all the tapes to Leon Jaworski, the new Watergate special prosecutor and a friend of Dad’s from Houston. The tapes revealed that Nixon had spoken to one of his aides about thwarting the FBI’s investigation into the Watergate break-in. That was proof that he knew about the cover-up and that he had lied to the country....
  • Ottawa Attacker Used Lever Action Rifle, Not a Semi-Automatic, Not an 'Assault Weapon'

    10/26/2014 3:36:32 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 21 replies
    Breibart ^ | 25 Oct 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    When recent Islamic convert Michael Zehif-Bibeau carried out the October 22 terror attack in Ottawa he used a lever action 30-30 rifle, not an "assault weapon." CBCNews Canada reports that Zehif-Bibeau fired three shots at the War Memorial before he even entered Parliament. Of those three, two were fired at Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and one at the other soldier who was also serving "in the honor guard." This left him with 5 shots maximum. CBCNews believes this relatively small amount of ammo explains why he walked past so many individuals between the War Memorial and Parliament, without trying to take...
  • Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay

    10/26/2014 3:20:18 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 85 replies
    The Verge ^ | October 25, 2014 01:09 pm | By Dante D'Orazio
    There's a lot of hype around Apple Pay right now, but not everyone is on board with the new mobile payments system. In fact, a significant number of merchants, including heavyweights like Walmart, Kmart, 7-Eleven, and Best Buy, are in outright competition with Apple Pay. The retailers, through a joint venture formed in 2012, are building their own mobile payment app, called CurrentC. It's expected to launch next year. In the meantime, these retailers have no intention to support Apple Pay. Following Apple's announcement last month, both Wal-Mart and Best Buy confirmed to The Wall Street Journal that customers would...
  • Version 4.0 of Drudge Report (Vanity) Do Not Update!!!

    10/04/2014 2:23:21 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 27 replies
    Oct 4, 2014 | Justanotherokie
    I just upgraded to the new version of the Drudge Report for IOS. This thing is awful. If you are an habitual upgrader, read the feedback before you do. It is un-usable. It must be a progressive plot to undermine the Drudge Report.
  • Oklahoma beheading suspect's mom apologizes

    09/28/2014 3:06:23 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 105 replies
    The Oklahoman ^ | Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:31 pm | Nolan Clay
    The mother of beheading suspect Alton Nolen apologized to the families of the two victims in a short video posted on Facebook Saturday night. “My heart is just so heavy right now,” Joyce Nolen said. “That’s not my son.” The mother explained in the video that what her son is accused of doing is so unlike the good kid she raised up in a loving home. “My son was raised up believing in God. That’s what he believes,” she said. The mother apologized halfway through the video which plays for one minute and 38 seconds. “His family, our hearts bleed...
  • Beheading Suspect Attended Same Mosque as 9/11 Terrorist

    09/28/2014 1:56:51 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 25 replies
    Breibart ^ | 28 Sep 2014, 1:14 PM PDT | Kristin Tate
    MOORE, Oklahoma -- Alton Nolen, the man who beheaded one woman and severely injured another at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Oklahoma, was apparently a radicalized Muslim. Nolen attended the same mosque as Zacarias Moussaoui, a man convicted in federal court of conspiring to kill U.S. citizens as part of the September 11 attacks, Breitbart Texas has learned. Saad Mohammed, the Board Chair of Oklahoma's Council on American-Islamic Relations, told Breitbart Texas that Nolen attended services at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City (ISGOC) every Friday. "He always sat in the back, he was very quiet and very low key,"...
  • Muslim Beheader in OKC( Recent Developments )

    09/26/2014 10:52:51 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 92 replies
    Daily Oklahoman ^ | Modified: September 26, 2014 at 12:32 pm | FROM STAFF REPORTS
    12:17 p.m.: On Facebook, a woman believed to be the suspect’s sister wrote: “He is alive and doing well. Thanks to all praying warriors out there friends and family. To god be the glory! My bro is alive and just know that the devil is a lie. Please continue prayers.” 11:55 a.m.: Saad Mohammad, director of news and information for the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, said leaders of the society’s mosque in northwest Oklahoma City are on alert and taking security precautions to protect the Muslims who gather there from any violence that someone might try to attempt...
  • Police: FBI looking into Moore beheading after suspect tried to convert others to Islam

    09/26/2014 9:27:30 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 80 replies
    KTFOR TV ^ | September 25, 2014 | KTFOR
    MOORE, Okla. – Officials with the Moore Police Department say the FBI is now involved in the investigation related to a brutal attack of workers at a food distribution plant. Sgt. Jeremy Lewis says the alleged suspect, 30-year-old Alton Nolen had just been fired when he drove to the front of the business, hit a vehicle and walked inside. He walked into the front office area where he met 54-year-old Colleen Hufford and began attacking her with a knife. Sgt. Lewis confirms the type of knife used in the attack is the same kind used at the plant. Lewis confirms...
  • OU vs WV West Virginia Stupid uniform fest (vanity)

    09/20/2014 6:02:19 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 25 replies
    9/20/2014 | justoanotherokie
    Did someone steal West Virgina's 2's or couldn't they afford 5's so they turned 2's upside down? OU's jersey is the pitts too.
  • Hollywood Code Red: 2014 Already a Write Off, 19% of Jobs Cut

    09/12/2014 11:28:52 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 138 replies
    Breibart ^ | 12 Sep 2014, 10:07 AM PDT | John Nolte
    When you combine Variety's story about a 19% drop in entertainment industry jobs, and The Hollywood Reporter's story about the 2014 box office already being written off as a "disaster," things look pretty glum in the business of show. And probably for good reason. No one expected Summer 2014 to tank. No one. Everyone's saying "wait till next year," but this year there was a Spider-Man, some X-Men, a bunch of Apes, more Transformers, ..., this past Labor Day weekend was the worst since the post- 9/11 Labor Day weekend. No one knows why. No one can explain it. And...
  • Warplanes: Russia Curses Its Crappy Engines(The Language Barrier)

    08/26/2014 6:20:15 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 18 replies
    Strategy Page ^ | Aug 26,2014 | Strategy Page
    August 26, 2014: Russian defense officials recently (early August) reaffirmed the plan to upgrade the aging MiG-31 interceptor fleet and keep this Cold War era jet fight in service until the end of the 2020s. By then Russia hopes to have a replacement aircraft. This announcement comes despite problems with recently refurbished MiG-31 fighters. Earlier in 2014 Russia said it was moving forward with yet another round of fixes and improvements to the MiG-31. In particular the D30F6 engines will be tweaked and upgraded to make them more powerful, efficient and reliable. This comes in the aftermath of two crashes...
  • After his release from Fort Leavenworth, beginning his new life as a ranch hand in Medford

    07/27/2014 11:07:03 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 17 replies
    Daily Oklahoman ^ | story by Adam Kemp | photos by Sarah Phipps
    FREE ON THE PLAINS Four months after his release from U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Michael Behenna is beginning his new life as a ranch hand in Medford story by Adam Kemp | photos by Sarah Phipps MEDFORD — A handful of “old-timers” sit in a downtown cafe tucked between vacant buildings as old as they are and gossip over a pot of coffee. With just shy of 1,000 residents, it seems everybody knows everybody in Medford and everybody loves to know everybody’s business. On this day, the caffeine-fueled dialogue among the regulars at Make Your Mark Coffeehouse and...
  • Breaking (Vanity)

    06/20/2014 2:26:44 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 14 replies
    Hundreds locked down at Enterprise Office and Capitol 1 CC because of White Powder scare in Tulsa County!!!
  • Apple's new Swift coding language hopes to lock down errors. (Die Objective-C!!!)

    06/02/2014 5:53:12 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 47 replies
    CNet ^ | June 2, 2014 12:16 PM PDT | Seth Rosenblatt
    Apple's new programming language Swift promises to be easier and faster to code with and more secure. Swift promises to blaze past Objective-C and Python, with complex object sort 3.9 times faster and RC4 encryption 220 times faster than Python. Federighi promised that developers simply won't be able to make entire classes of errors that currently plague them, even though code written in Swift will be able to run alongside current Objective-C code.
  • President Barack Obama's national security flops just keep coming (Boy oh boy!!)

    05/31/2014 1:21:21 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 13 replies
    Telegraph | May 31, 2014 | Matt Lewis
    The US leader President Barack Obama tried again this week to hit the reset button on his reputation as America’s guardian of national security. While the issue plagues his poll ratings and his many speeches crowd out other more fruitful areas for a Democratic president, there he was again on Wednesday at West Point, outlining his foreign policy strategy. The reception for the speech was dire. The Washington Post declared that he had “marshaled a virtual corps of straw men,” in making an argument for an “Obama doctrine” that was at odds with every US president since the Second World...
  • Legacy airframe and modern technology CONECT (B-52 Still has 8 Engines?)

    05/27/2014 9:08:32 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 41 replies
    USAF ^ | July 26, 2013 | Airman 1st Class Joseph Raatz
    BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AFNS) -- Air Force Global Strike Command took delivery of a significantly enhanced Boeing B-52H Stratofortress in a ceremony here, April 25. The B-52H spent the previous 10 months at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., being refitted with the Combat Network Communications Technology, or CONECT, upgrade. This modification is designed to greatly improve the aircraft's utility in the modern battlespace and to keep the 50-year-old aircraft capable and lethal until at least 2040. "The first CONECT B-52 we're about to receive is a major leap forward in advancing the BUFF on the battlefield," said Maj....
  • I for one would like to congratulate Europe for coming to their senses. (Vanity)

    05/25/2014 6:38:00 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 23 replies
    Of course the conservative shift is not carried in the news but the Tea Party should take notes and reload. Good luck Euros I hope it's not too late. justanotherokie
  • Eccentric candidates make for strange Idaho gubernatorial debate

    05/16/2014 8:02:13 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 18 replies ^ | May 15, 2014 | America
    Idaho's Republican governor and his Tea Party challenger were completely overshadowed Wednesday by a biker who claimed God told him he would be president and a longtime Idaho resident with 16 children who said he went to jail for home schooling. Harley Brown came dressed in his biker regalia. In his opening remarks he proclaimed that after a low point in his life, God told him he would become the commander in chief. Brown said he is running against political correctness, saying it "sucks" and is “bondage.” He said he is also fighting to stop discrimination against bikers, who he...
  • Call Kurtis: How To Hide Your House On Google Street View

    05/16/2014 7:15:47 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 24 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | May 15, 2014 10:45 PM | Kurtis Ming
    ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Living in a world of shrinking privacy, Walt Babigian was worried crooks could scope out his home using a now ubiquitous technology: Google Street View. Street View, which Google introduced in 2007, uses panoramic photos of streets across the United States and other countries, meant to provide a front view of buildings, houses and other locations. But Babigian, who admits he’s overprotective of his family, thinks its being used by bad guys too — to scope out a neighborhood, he said. “You’re got high bushes in front of the gate,” he said, pointing at his computer...
  • Elin swipes at Tiger in graduation speech

    05/12/2014 10:23:32 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 10, 2014 | 2:58pm | by Pedro Oliveira Jr.
    Tiger who? Elin Nordegren on Saturday graduated atop her class after a nine-year college career — and then educated her audience with some rare, albeit veiled, comments about her ex, the world’s greatest golfer. It was a rare display of public candor from the former Swedish model, who graduated with a 3.96 GPA from Rollins College’s Hamilton Holt School in Winter Park, Fla. In her commencement address, she told her 300 classmates that night school offered her a “place of peace in the wild storm of my personal life.”
  • Software Estimation: How Misperceptions Mean We Almost Always Get It Wrong

    04/09/2014 5:11:04 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 65 replies
    Dr. Dobbs Journal ^ | April 08, 2014 | Carol Dekkers
    Software developers are among the smartest people on the planet and often boast advanced degrees in mathematics, engineering, or computer science. In some ways, they are like superheroes — capable of programming complex functions, juggling myriad technologies, morphing customer ideas into working software, all the while not breaking a sweat. So how is it that despite such technical savvy and programming prowess, they are so woefully poor at project estimation? Study upon study cites that less than one-third of projects are delivered on time or on budget. Couple this with the fact that close to half of the effort spent...

    04/06/2014 9:17:49 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 29 replies
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