It might be funny, if our future wasn’t at stake. Obama says Iran shouldn’t misinterpret U.S. response (OP 9/15/2013)

September 15, 2013

Golly…what in our “foreign policy” is there to misinterpret? How else can you read those tea leaves? “ Mr. Putin and I have strong disagreements on a whole range of issues,” Obama said. “But I can talk to him. We have worked together on important issues.. . .This is not the Cold War. This is not a contest between the United States and Russia.” Obama plans to pivot back to a focus…

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Thank you so much – 1500 friends on Twitter, on my 120th day

September 14, 2013

I kinda had a goal in mind, and it was really nice to hit it tonight. To all of the folks that found me here off twitter – or vice versa – or have been long time friends from Facebook – thank you.  Thank you for the conversation, the laughs, the support, the “like”s and the kind thoughts and words.  You make it all worth doing. it only gets better…

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SS-N-12s and SS-N-19s and SS-N-22s (all Bears) – Oh My! (Originally Posted 9/14/2013)

September 14, 2013

Well… I must admit, I don’t know a whole lot about much anymore when it comes to first rate naval warfare…I’m coming up to speed after having a firm foundation grounded in many late nights playing Harpoon! growing up. We spent countless hours pouring over Soviet Military Power, Jane’s Fighting Ships, and basically used the navies of the world as an elaborate template for arguing over the myriad complexities (even…

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Tampa Bay Frogman Swim – via SealOfHonor

September 8, 2013

I need to take a moment and pass along a great story about some of those unsung often unnoticed and silent heroes that serve us here in my great nation – and how you just might be able to help them.  I heard about this one from SealOfHonor. If you have a desire to help support the Naval Special Warfare community – and get in the water with some of…

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Go Canes@! Enough Said.

September 7, 2013
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So you want to know about NSA … Friends, Here’s the Blog You Were Looking For.

September 7, 2013

I know I’ve mentioned my friend John Schindler before.  Once your blind rage dies down over some of these inflammatory events as they are reported in the news (wait – SQUIRREL!), he’s a very cognizant and defiantly objective resource that can really give you a valuable perspective as we start to collectively comprehend just what the NSA has done, can do, and should be doing. My role in the Summer…

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Truck Show 2 Photo Post #4 of ???

August 15, 2013

I’ve got more pictures rolling in from Truck Show 2, which was held at the Native Village in Hollywood Florida on July 27. 2013. Related articles TRUCK SHOW 2 AT THE NATIVE VILLAGE IN HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA! (Photos #2) (akula51.net) Man attacked by alligator during show (clickorlando.com) Gator Boys Exhibition at Truck Show 2 (Native Village) (akula51.net) Alligator Nearly Bites Off Park Employee’s Hand, Goes Into ‘Death Roll’ (WATCH) (hngn.com)

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Cherry Almond Cheesecake, Low Carb Extravaganza Redux

What a great cherry almond low carb cheesecake
August 10, 2013

So, after the Cafe Cubano Cheesecake was a smashing hit, I decided to make a new one.  We’re living the low carb lifestyle, so almonds are very prevalent in our world. I love the fusion of Almonds and Cherries, so… Pan Get a springform pan.  Mine is large, and was a cheapy one we picked up at a grocery store for 7 or 8 bucks. I’d love to have the…

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Cafe Cubano (Cafe Bustelo – Cuban Coffee) Cheesecake, v2

Cafe Cubano Cheesecake
August 3, 2013

So, I decided to make a new kind of cheesecake.  We’re living the low carb lifestyle (and in Coral Gables, just outside Miami), so most of the ones I would love to try (blueberry, pumpkin, caramel swirl, sigh…) are just verboten carb-wise.  I do a great boring old New York Style that we slice a strawberry or two on top of, but I wanted to try something different.  Thus was…

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Truck Show 2 Photo Post #3 of ???

Building the Slab
July 29, 2013

I’ve got more pictures rolling in from Truck Show 2, which was held at the Native Village in Hollywood Florida on July 27. 2013. Related articles Gator Boys Exhibition at Truck Show 2 (Native Village) (akula51.net) TRUCK SHOW 2 AT THE NATIVE VILLAGE IN HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA! (Photos #2) (akula51.net) Man attacked by alligator during show (clickorlando.com)

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