30 September 2022
Mind dump, sans edit
Today I likely will not publish much due to rolling around Ireland on homework.
I attached the night-vision video below because a company asked me last night if that was mine. Yes, that is mine, and somehow has the AP watermark but I did shoot this in combat after a bomb hit my tent-mate Chazray Clark during a Taliban hunting mission in southern Afghanistan. The explosions happened up in front of me. Rest in Peace, Chazray.
The mission lasted two more days and many firefights. None of our guys were shot but a day or so after Chazay was blown up, during same mission, an ANA soldier near me was blown into many pieces and we had more firefights and so forth to the point we need more ammo by helicopter.
Such were the wars I covered for years. Obviously there is more to come. This level of combat was normal and serious and so you can imagine how interested I am in avoiding civil wars across Asia, Europe, United States, and the world, though at ...
Rungis market in France, the second largest wholesale market in the world, just "caught fire"
Nice to see many plants still breathing for now. I just crossed from Germany back to Netherlands.
01 October 2022
I watched the entire speech. Many ‘analysts’ are busy trying to read his mind. They seem to pay less attention to his actual words and actions and instead construct psychological thrillers.
Putin’s actions reveal that Russia is not backing down
Putin says he and Russia are not backing down
There is no evidence that Putin is beaten, or backing down
There is physical evidence and verbal statements indicating Putin is doubling down
Analysts would be better served listening closely to words, actions, and history, than playing Freud and Jung.
This war clearly is intensifying.
Call it what it is.
1st half of September #’s
From 09/01/22 @ 00:00 hrs to 09/15/22 @ 23:59 hrs
As of 09/24/22 @ 0215 hrs
**** BE ADVISED
The #’s will probably change (INCREASE) when all the outstanding are either counted as Apps, TBs, GTAs, or Non-violations.
SOUTHERN BORDER SECTORS
Big Bend Sector
Got Aways (known/recorded)- 427
Unresolved Detection- 5
No Arrest- 60
Del Rio Sector
Got Aways (known/recorded)- 5,159
Unresolved Detection- 53
No Arrest- 1,551
El Centro Sector
Got Aways (known/recorded)- 392
Unresolved Detection- 0
No Arrest- 2
El Paso Sector
Got Aways (known/recorded)- 6,897
Unresolved Detection- 7
No Arrest- 117
Got Aways (known/recorded)- 970
Unresolved Detection- 10
No Arrest- 928