China drops a rover on the moon. The Chinese intend to have a viable space program rivaling the former programs of the U.S. and the USSR during the Cold War. There is increasing tension between the U.S. Navy and the People's Liberation Army Navy. The latest incident seems highly suggestive of the games of Chicken our ships and planes used to engage in with Soviet Forces.
Iran launches monkey #2 Iran claims to have launched and recovered a second monkey as part of its space program. This is disturbing since any rocket capable of orbiting a satellite or a capsule containing live animals or humans is capable of delivering military payloads to any place on Earth.
Meanwhile, back at the NRA – Yet another school shooting took place in suburban Denver yesterday. The shooter was an athlete, achiever, Boy Scout. Where did he fall on the NRA’s ever-shifting good guy/bad guy scale?