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May 09, 2015

Overnight Open Thread (9 May 2015)

Don't forget tomorrow is Mother's Day.


White House Security

Another layer of defense is added to the White House. Too bad they don't think the same thing about our borders.

The A-10

Air Force mulls mothballing F-16s if Congress blocks A-10 retirement. I couldn't help but laugh when I read this part.

Air Force leaders said the service will have to mothball F-16s and delay the deployment of the F-35 in response to the move by the committee.

I'm pretty sure the F-35 will have delays no matter what happens.

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Tactical Kilt

It started out as a prank but 5.11 Tactical has made the tactical kilt a real item for purchase.

Enron Accounting

Social security will go insolvent before anyone thinks it will.

More Lies

Clapper had "forgotten" about NSA surveillance programs when Congress asked. Not likely when when you were told that question 24 hours in advance.

A Brief History Of PG-13

Adventures in Flying

Flight stranded on Oklahoma tarmac during tornado warning.

Cat Science

Why do cats go completely bonkers after pooping?

Cat Video

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