Monday, February 24, 2014

Fort Wayne may lose A-10's. Oh well!

The Pentagon is considering removing the A-10's from Fort Wayne due to military spending cuts. The A-10 is a slow moving attack plane designed to withstand intense fire from the ground as it destroys enemy tanks. I would be upset by this move, except that enemy tanks have never been a problem here in the Midwest or anywhere else in North America.

Even if you're the type of person who stays up late worrying about hijacked airliners, the A-10 Warthogs won't help you sleep any better. With a top speed of 439 mph, the Warthog is actually slower than many commercial jetliners.

And even if you think government spending helps the economy, why not push for spending on projects that directly benefit taxpayers? Seriously, I can't imagine anyone of any coherent belief system thinking that A-10's in Fort Wayne are a great idea. But if you're out there, feel free to leave a comment below.

Sunday, February 02, 2014

201st Composite Squadron, under new Command, looking for new Recruits. Do you have what it takes to be a part of the Civil Air Patrol?


Fort Wayne’s 201st Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol has a new commander. Lt. John Deitrick is seeking cadet recruits (high school students up to age 18) and senior recruits (ages 18+). For those who didn’t know that Fort Wayne had Civil Air Patrol or for those wanting more info on how to get involved, please visit:


The next Business Meeting for the Libertarian Party of Allen County, Indiana will be held on Saturday the 8th of February, 2014 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Kroger Marketplace in the Village at Coventry near the intersection of US 24 and I69 mile marker 302. The meeting room is near the Deli area to the south side of the store in a front alcove area. If you arrive before seven they have a hot food and salad bar there that closes when the meeting starts the food is good and reasonably priced. You may RSVP via the EVENT PAGE via FACEBOOK although doing so is not required but definitely appreciated. On a side note we are up to 83 followers on the Facebook Page too. If there are any questions please contact the Outgoing Vice Chair/Incoming Secretary, Kenneth White, Jnr. at 260-312-2200 and leave a message or our Chair Douglas Horner at 260-704-4698. Thank you in advance for your attendance and continued support.

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