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Half-Mind Weblog: Going, Going …

I have decided to take down the Half-Mind Weblog, probably next week. If there are any objections, now is the time to voice them. I’m preserving some of my favorite Half-Mind Weblog posts here on Paul’s Thing. Look for a Half-Mind Index on the right sidebar, which will contain links to those posts. I’m working on the […]


Air-Minded: the C-130 Replacement that Wasn’t

I’m putting this Air-Minded post back at the top of the blog because it’s an interesting bit of aviation history; new, I hope, to some of my readers. I wrote it in 2012, at a time when Mitt Romney and John McCain were competing for the Republican presidential nomination and the US military services were floating […]