By on February 21, 2022

Today is President’s Day in America and Family Day in Canada, and so we, and our corporate masters, are taking the day off.

We have a regularly scheduled Junkyard Find, and if news breaks we’ll be around, but otherwise, see you all on Tuesday.

Take ‘er easy, and we hope you enjoyed this weekend’s Daytona 500.

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6 Comments on “Housekeeping: Happy President’s and Family Day...”

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    Not The Bee had a fun one, some TV station naively asking NASCAR fans what they wrote on the finish line. Otherwise, I got nothing relevant.–and-instantly-regreted-it

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    Happy Islander Day.

    (Why does Quebec hate families?)

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    On this Extra Peaceful [now that the Winter Olympics are over] Presidents’ Day (Texas spelling; not observed in Delaware), you may want to re-familiarize yourself with the contents of these materials:

    Movie recommendation: The Atomic Cafe (1982 documentary) [available various places but here is one link]

    Book recommendation:

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      “I made a run, let the bomb go. That was my greatest trill”, the man in the film says. Immediately I see images of Hillary Clinton when Qaddafi was killed.

      And now I compare that to a Soviet admiral Fomin who saw the capability of Sakharov’s device – a giant torpedo with 100 MT charge, which could destroy LA and all around; and Fomin said, “I am a soldier and not a murderer.” This is how this project was scrapped.

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    “The General built cars based on the front-wheel-drive A platform (no, not that other GM A platform) for the 1982 through 1996 model years, with the profoundly unmemorable Chevy Celebrity as the most numerous type.”

    I thought the Cutlass Ciera was the most popular FWD A-body back then.

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