Monthly Archives: April 2012

VIDEO REPORT: U.S.A.F.to step up “SPACE-JUNK” tracking

The Air Force will improve its ability to track space junk later this year when airmen begin using a new suite of equipment to help them watch it all, Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz said last week. Schwartz said … Continue reading

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Can you name which US state has executed the most inmates on death row?

The Economist maps out every American execution since 1976, when the Supreme Court announced the modern constitutional regime governing death penalty cases after effectively suspending all executions nationwide for four years. Over one-third of all executions during this period took … Continue reading

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Arming arial drones (UAV’s)

SAS 2012: Arming small UAV ATK displayed it’s new, compact munition that’s designed to be carried by small unmanned aerial vehicles at the Navy League’s Sea, Air, and Space show in Maryland. The 60 mm “Hatchet” bomb is designed to … Continue reading

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Red Bull Stratos 2012 will break the world’s record of man’s highest free fall at about 120,000 feet high

Renowned skydiving athlete Felix Baumgartner (multiple World Award Winner Nominee) is being sponsored by Red Bull to break the world record by jumping free fall at least 120,000 feet above the earth; that’s higher than Lockheed’s U2 spyplane (85,000 feet) … Continue reading

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US, Filipino Troops Start Drills Near Disputed Sea | Military.com

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly 7,000 American and Filipino troops began annual military exercises Monday that will include combat drills near disputed South China Sea waters. U.S. and Philippine officials stressed that China, which in the past has protested military exercises … Continue reading

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JUST RELEASED: the U.S. taxpayer’s “little pink book” (2012 edition)

The little  pink book that makes politicians squirm is back! Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2012 Congressional Pig Book at a news conference tomorrow, April 17, at 10:00 a.m. EDT alongside Senators: John McCain (R-Ariz.) Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) … Continue reading

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U.S. Combined Tax Rates HIGHEST in Developed World

U.S. Combined Tax Rates HIGHEST in Developed World Despite the fact that April 1st was April Fool’s Day, Japan ceded to the United States a distinction that is no laughing matter: the highest combined statutory corporate tax rate (state, local, … Continue reading

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