What is “Stealth”?

In the past few years we have heard a lot about the development and deployment of stealth aircraft, piloted and unmanned. They have been very effective in recent military actions. So, what IS stealth?

The dictionary describes stealth as: action to avoid detection: the action of doing something slowly, quietly, and covertly, in order to avoid detection. MILITARY: almost undetectable by radar: used to describe aircraft whose design incorporates technology and materials that minimize the likelihood of detection by enemy radar.

Remember the Encyclopedia?

Ah, the good old days of going to the library and spending hours and hours doing research! Well, I guess those days are gone – forever. With our access to the Internet which hosts myriads of “search” capabilities, why would we use a written, bound book?

BC (Before Computers) the only recourse in learning new and “exciting” things was to go to the school or public library and try to find volumes relative to the information we were seeking. That would literally take hours. (Remember the Dewey Decimal System?). Heaven help you if you were trying to find information to include in a year-end report! No time for the movies, the drive-in restaurant or just standing on the corner, leaning on the parking meters. No, you were stuck for the “duration.”

Pink Slime

Well, now, they have slipped another in on us – Pink Slime!

In case you have not read about it, that is the common name (but rejected by the food industry) for a not-so-new “additive” to processed meat products.I say “not so new” because this has been going on for years but we are just now learning about it.

Are SuperPACs Stealing The Election?

 

SO, what IS a Super PAC, you say? Well, here’s what I can find out.

PAC stands for Political Action Committee. A political action committee, or PAC, is an organization in the United States that campaigns for or against political candidates, ballot initiatives or legislation.