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How Do Missile Defense Systems Work?

You’re probably aware the U.S. has a missile defense system, and the thought alone makes you feel (relatively) safe and cozy here in the states. But do you know how these systems work? Or how effective they can be? They’re not the impenetrable shield you think they are.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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A Remote Rally School Teaches America’s Special Forces How To Drive

“We’ve been working for 20 years now with different…kind of elements of government personnel,” former two-wheel drive national rally champion Wyatt Knox explains, “that I’ve signed a lot of things and I would disappear if I told you who they were.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Donald Trump is a President Unworthy of Honoring Dead Soldiers

Unsurprisingly, Americans are now finding out President Donald Trump didn’t bother to extend his condolences, prayers or appreciation to the families of four dead soldiers who died in Niger. But due to public and media pressure, Trump recently reached out to one of the dead soldiers family, and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Broke His Promise to Pay a Grieving Father Because He is a Narcissistic Sociopath

The story broken today about Donald Trump’s failure to make good on a promise to pay the father of a fallen soldier is a shocking illustration of just how sociopathic the president is. Reported the Washington Post:  President Trump, in a personal phone call to a grieving military father, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How To Turn A Surplus Hummer Into The Off-Road Beast Of Your Dreams

Ever since the U.S. military started pawning its ratty old Humvees off on the public through surplus auctions, people have been wondering how good they really are as off-road toys. I mean, we already know they’re suboptimal for city traffic. Anyway, here’s a peak at how to make one of these metal monsters sing.Read more… […]

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That Ballistic Missile North Korea Fired Over Japan Was The First, But Probably Won’t Be The Last

On Tuesday morning (local time), North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan, an intermediate range ballistic missile known as a Hwasong-12, the same type the country threatened to fire at Guam earlier this month. Air raid sirens and emergency broadcasts blared from speakers across Japanese cities warning that a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Women Will Never Be Taken Seriously Until They Fight To Be Included In The Draft

As every man over the age of 18 knows, registration with the Selective Service System is mandated by Federal law for men only. The consequences for not doing so are dire, and have been well-covered here at ROK. Registering with Selective Service puts young men’s names in a database to be used in the event […]

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After 15 Years of War it’s Time to Ask What Are We Doing in Afghanistan

If there’s one clear example of continuation from the Obama to Trump administrations, it’s that the war in Afghanistan has no end in sight. Fifteen years in, it remains the longest military conflict the United States has been involved in. The most recent evaluations from generals suggest no signs …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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North Korea Releases Video of Latest Successful Missile Test

North Korean state media just released a video showing the country’s latest missile test, the first successful test in some time. The intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) has been identified as the Hwasong-12, a new name given to the missile by North Korea. The missile was first put on display during a military…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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President Donald Trump: ‘What Is Digital?’

The president’s confusing, concerning, and ultimately crazy week continued on Thursday with a prickly Time cover package. It contained an unnerving interview between the magazine’s White House correspondent and Donald Trump. Based on his answers, the president really, really doesn’t understand modern technology and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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