Space Force, Part 9: Recent News and Commentary

    Bob Zubrin knows space.  He comments here that the US needs a robust, orbiting counter-space capability (that he calls a space fighter) to defend US satellites from enemy anti-satellite capabilities.  He is, of course, correct.  Also, from the article: Zubrin argues that if the Axis powers had merely had reconnaissance satellites during World … Continue reading Space Force, Part 9: Recent News and Commentary

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Space Force, Part 8: An initial step

I had predicted a full-scope Space Force under its own secretary, with responsibility for (mostly) every military mission in and through space, especially the key (and under-developed) responsibility to protect US military and commercial satellites from enemy action.  It looked like much of that was on offer, but then came an inflated price tag followed … Continue reading Space Force, Part 8: An initial step

Space Force, Part 7: Uniforms and Styles

I have been away from Space Force issues for a while.  There is a lot to say, but what prompted writing is this: “The DoD is also asking the industry for US space force uniform early design concepts.” https://www.airforce-technology.com/features/us-military-space-force/ Excuse me, Doctor Weasel already has the concepts covered.  Short answer: no Star Trek.  Also, no … Continue reading Space Force, Part 7: Uniforms and Styles

Doctor Weasel’s House of Horrors: Political Violence, Part 12

After two more extensive posts on left-on-right political violence, threats, harassment, doxxing, and vandalism, I'm ready for another post on right-on-left violence.  All the many, many incidents of right-on-left violence over the past few months.  All one of them, listed below in no particular order.  Previous right-on-left posts were Part 3, Part 6, and Part … Continue reading Doctor Weasel’s House of Horrors: Political Violence, Part 12

Doctor Weasel’s House of Horrors: Political Violence, Part 11

I'm still catching up with all the political violence over the past two months or so.  Part 10 just went up and here's another.  This post covers left-on-right political violence, threats, harassment, doxxing, and vandalism.  The whole series of posts here covers political violence from both sides. Antifa goon charged with assault https://www.foxnews.com/us/dc-antifa-leader-is-third-charged-in-marine-attack-in-philadelphia-report Attempted arson … Continue reading Doctor Weasel’s House of Horrors: Political Violence, Part 11

Doctor Weasel’s House of Horrors: Political Violence, Part 10

I have been too busy to post much for a while, but I have been collecting links to stories about violence.  Here's the next post on left-on-right political violence, threats, harassment, doxxing, and vandalism.  The whole series of posts here covers political violence from both sides. Several links are from the infamous Covington Boys incident … Continue reading Doctor Weasel’s House of Horrors: Political Violence, Part 10