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Victory for Martha Payne as Argyll and Bute council backs down on school dinner blog ban

A council has overturned a ban which prevented British schoolgirl Martha Payne from posting pictures of her school dinners on her blog Neverseconds.

A Day in the Life of X-47B

A visual summary of activities associated with the recent flight testing of X-47B Air Vehicle Two (AV-2) at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The testing marked the completion of the airworthiness test phase of the Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. Video courtesy of Northrop Grumman

The Best, and Worst, in Kabul Military Dining


Camp Warehouse DFAC

Rating: 4 Exploding Stars
The cheese plate at Camp Warehouse.
Andrew SandThe cheese plate at Camp Warehouse.
The premier military dining facility in Kabul. Dashing Frenchmen sport oversize berets. A 30-foot replica of the Eiffel Tower looms over plates of creamy Camembert and smoky Gouda. French chefs serve up authentic French fries, crisp and hot. And fresh sole with a lemon cream sauce in a landlocked country — how did they do that? At this quaint French base, meals end sweetly, with rare deployment joy found in the delicate bûche de Noël. All in all, an exquisite dining experience that brings a bit of Paris to Kabul

Camp Julien DFAC

Rating: 1 Exploding Stars

“The food at Camp Julien was revolting and unhealthy…. I’d rather eat shell casings….”
– Anonymous U.S. Special Operations service member

A new word for what the mainstream news industry does with all the news that doesn’t fit the liberal view of reality

Paul K. posted this yesterday in the entry, “Notes from the Chicago Intifada.” I thank him for noticing, and providing a proper definition for, the coinage.

Coverupage (kuhv-er-up-ij) n. In journalism, the deliberate omission of vital elements of a story in order to make it politically correct. An ironic variant on “coverage.” (See Auster’s First Law of Majority-Minority Relations in Liberal Society.) First usage: VFR, 13 June 2012.


About On the North River

Forty years toiled in the Tel-com industry, married for 36 years widowed at sixty-one. Tea Party supporter. Do like to kayak, cook, take photos, bike, watch old movies and read.
This entry was posted in 2012, All the News not fit to print., Blogbits, Cartoons, Foreign Newspapers, News and opinion, When Progressives Attack and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

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