Category Archives: TTG

“Project 2025 Is A Blueprint For Business Disaster”

Project 2025: A Road Map to Oblivion That playbook is Project 2025, a 900-page report developed by the Heritage Foundation and a large coalition of conservative groups to help a second Trump presidency hit the ground running. “If we are going to rescue … Continue reading

Posted in Policy, Politics, TTG | 3 Comments

“CrowdStrike update that caused global outage likely skipped checks, experts say”

Security experts said CrowdStrike’s routine update of its widely used cybersecurity software, which caused clients’ computer systems to crash globally on Friday, apparently did not undergo adequate quality checks before it was deployed. The latest version of its Falcon Sensor software … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber, TTG | 20 Comments

Duck Punt Sailing Around the World

Time for a change of pace. I’ve sang the praises of the West Mersea duck punt before. Such a marvelously simple and honest craft, whether in its native West Mersea salt marshes of Essex, England or in the tropical waters … Continue reading

Posted in Messing about in boats, TTG | 14 Comments

An old British soldier’s thoughts on the Trump assassination attempt

DJ Trump must be pleased his attacker was such a poor shot. This recent attempt on his life proves, when anyone can obtain an automatic rifle everyone is at risk, even those with a Secret Service detail to protect them. … Continue reading

Posted in Culture and Society, Current Affairs, TTG, United Kingdom | 99 Comments

Model rocket nails vertical landing after three year effort

Model rocketry has always taken cues from what’s happening in the world of full-scale rockets, with amateur rocketeers doing their best to incorporate the technologies and methods into their creations. That’s not always an easy proposition, though, as this three-year … Continue reading

Posted in Science, Space, TTG | 2 Comments

“US cruise missiles to return to Germany, angering Moscow”

WASHINGTON — Come 2026, the US Army can begin deploying some of its new, longer-range munitions to Germany under a new agreement the two nations inked ahead of the NATO summit. “The United States will begin episodic deployments of the long-range … Continue reading

Posted in Germany, Russia, The Military Art, TTG, weapons | 59 Comments

“Before Biden can save Ukraine, he must use the NATO summit to save himself”

CNN  — The NATO summit was long planned to celebrate the alliance’s 75th anniversary, to lock in longterm military support for Ukraine and even to future-proof the West against a possible second term for Donald Trump. But no one expected the … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Policy, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 86 Comments

Eric Newhill on rigged elections

Johnson, Giuliani, the Kraken, etc. are all mostly nonsense. Highly unprofessional hacks, going off half-cocked. I say “mostly” nonsense because they were intuitively correct that there is something systematic occurring. From what I can see, it must be originating from … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber, government, Politics, TTG | 121 Comments

Navy Super Hornets carrying air-launched SM-6 Missiles participating in RIMPAC exercise

The two missiles sport the designation XAIM-174B (or NAIM-174B) and were carried by Super Hornets belonging to the VFA-2 and VFA-192 taking part in RIMPAC 2024 exercise. On Jul. 2, 2024, an F/A-18E Super Hornet belonging to the VFA-192 “Golden … Continue reading

Posted in The Military Art, TTG, weapons | 12 Comments

This is the Price They Paid (reposted from 2021)

What happened to the signers? Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and … Continue reading

Posted in History, TTG | 14 Comments