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Drill, baby! Drill!

 

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-alaska-conocophillips/oil-flowing-at-new-site-within-petroleum-reserve-in-alaska-idUSKCN1MK05N

 

Production at GMT 1 is expected to peak at 25,000 to 30,000 barrels a day, the company said. It is the second producing oil field within the borders of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, or NPR-A, a vast federal land unit on the western side of the North Slope.

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Just now, juretrn said:

Kanye West is now an expert in hydrogen powered air transport, proposes to ditch Air Force One for "Apple-made" iPlane One.

Yes, this is for real.

 

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/11/kanyes-apple-iplane-1-for-trump-was-designed-by-someone-else.html

 

 

Just one more sign that we are living in a post reality world

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4 minutes ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

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This is fucked up. 

 

I post this to say that campus PD is a bunch of ineffectual bullshit. Heart goes out to her family.

 

People are shitters.

AS a Security professional, their response fucking offends me. We walk people to their cars, and ensure that they are in their vehicle, with the door locked for threat levels way the fuck below that at my site.  Hell, that's standard proceedure at my site for anyone who requests a ride. Any elevated threat level and we post pictures to all posts of a credible threat, and will pretty much do whatever we can to ensure staff safety, including violating rules on where we are willing to drop people off. FFS, this shit isn't that hard if you have half a brain.  And we don't even have the level of authority that Campus cops would.

 

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https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-45983882

 

All combat roles in the British military are now open to women. Yes, that includes special forces units... not like they haven't been doing so the whole time and not admitting to it anyway.

 

Yes, that noise you are hearing in the distance is the loud lamentations of people who wouldn't pass SAS selection anyway.

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10 minutes ago, Krieger22 said:

https://www.apnews.com/007f5a47c9774adf8f180bf096a7d9f1

 

Yet another GRU opsec failure, this time leaving the pension authorities wondering if there was some sort of pension fraud going on

Holy shit that's hilariously incompetent.  That's almost Saudi level.

 

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2 hours ago, Belesarius said:

Holy shit that's hilariously incompetent.  That's almost Saudi level.

Yes, when loyalty to a person is valued more than professionalism, this is a result.

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Kanev, who lives in self-imposed exile in Europe, told The Associated Press he uncovered the identities by using databases purchased on the black market from Moscow police, traffic police or security agents. He said he cross-checked them with open sources and discussions with security sources. Other Russian journalists have described using similar methods.

 

Getting people to sell semi-innocuous stuff like car registration databases seems to be a very effective tactic for finding russian agents

 

On 10/23/2018 at 6:39 PM, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

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This is fucked up. 

 

I post this to say that campus PD is a bunch of ineffectual bullshit. Heart goes out to her family.

 

People are shitters.

 

Jeez, it's a shame the perp offed himself before the cops could get him.

 

Why do US universities have their own police? Anything like this in the UK would be the responsibility of the proper police

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1 minute ago, Krieger22 said:

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/crime-courts/notorious-mob-boss-whitey-bulger-found-dead-prison-n926266

 

Whitey Bulger is dead. The FBI is investigating his death as a homicide.

First Bulger. Then the Kepler Space telescope. Who's next?

 

They always go in threes!

 

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They don't always go in threes.

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   Marshal Khalifa Haftar, Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan National Army, visited Moscow. He met with the Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

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Not sure if anyone noticed, but Norway recently lost a Frigate in a collision with a oil tanker during operation trident:

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The Frigate apparently did not yield as it was supposed to do and collided with the oil tanker, tearing a 10m long tear in the side. This effectively sunk 20% of Norway's active frigate fleet and costs the armed forces millions. 

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The media absolutely loves this, and can't stop talking about the damn warship. Even the got damn engineering magazines talk about it.

 

Source:
https://www.nrk.no/hordaland/nato_-knm-_helge-ingstad_-drev-navigasjonstrening-da-ulykken-skjedde-1.14287721

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