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2012-10-19 Africa North
Volts for Vienna, Bupkis for Benghazi
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Posted by Pappy 2012-10-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [515 views ]  Top

#1 You gotta love this......

Certainly solar panels on the roof or Chevy Volts parked outside would have done much to protect the consulate from an organized terrorist attack using mortars and rocket-propelled grenades.
Posted by Sherry 2012-10-19 00:58||   2012-10-19 00:58|| Front Page Top

#2 Oh -- and yea this:

The $535 million wasted by Obama-Biden on Solyndra would have helped.
Posted by Sherry 2012-10-19 01:00||   2012-10-19 01:00|| Front Page Top

#3 A DC-3? Wow, nuthin but the best for our boys...
Posted by tu3031 2012-10-19 01:21||   2012-10-19 01:21|| Front Page Top

#4 DC-3/Dakota is still a good aircraft for hauling stuff. Pretty much have to hit the boneyards or custom manufacture for parts, though. Basler up in Oshkosh, Wisconsin does some nice upgrades.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2012-10-19 12:05||   2012-10-19 12:05|| Front Page Top

#5 Depending on the configuration, a DC-3 could be an extremely effective piece of security equipment. According to the stories, no Vietnamese village under the protection of the Spooky Squadron was ever lost.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-10-19 13:28||   2012-10-19 13:28|| Front Page Top

#6 "Security was left to one DSS agent"

Every time I hear more of this story - it just gets crazier and crazier. Is the State Department howling at the moon these days??? They had one DSS agent assigned? ONE??? Not two - so they could at least back each other up - but just one.

And they say that Fidel is in a "neurovegetative state". Sheesh.
Posted by Raider 2012-10-19 17:53||   2012-10-19 17:53|| Front Page Top

#7 The other guy was the ambassadors um..er...S/O.
So in death he got a bit of a promotion.
Posted by Mikey Hunt 2012-10-19 19:11||   2012-10-19 19:11|| Front Page Top

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