Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — FREEDOM: How the best leaders let their people go

On July 4th, we celebrate the 243rd birthday of the United States of America, the freest and one of the best countriesthe world has ever known.

That doesn’t mean the USA is perfect or always gets it right. But there is a great deal of evidence that this is a good country … partly due to some brilliant leadership in the last 243 years.… Read the full article.

Two Nazi Soldiers Proved How Deadly a Sniper Can Be on the Battlefield

And maybe a war.

by Warfare History Network | The National Interest

The three Soviet tanks edged forward slowly as the drivers scanned for the concealed Germans that lay ahead. The lead tank suddenly clanked to a stop and swung its long barrel around.… Read the full article.

Top Secret No Longer: The New Mach 5 SR-72 Spy Plane Could Beat Everything

Here is all we know about it.

by Task and Purpose | The National Interest

The proposed hypersonic aircraft could fill a space left by the SR-71, which was retired in 1999 due to the proliferation of spy satellites, enemy air defenses, and ultimately, its exorbitant costs — roughly $200,000 per hour of operation, reports the National Interest.Read the full article.

MartinLogan Motion Series Floorstanding Speaker Comparison

By Audio Advice

Since their humble beginnings in 1980, MartinLogan has grown to be one of the largest high-performance audio brands on the planet. MartinLogan formed when Gayle Martin Sanders and Ron Logan Sutherland met in the late 70s and created a pair of electrostatic speakers.… Read the full article.

China’s Paramilitary Navy Just Sank a Philippine Fishing Boat (and the U.S. Said Nothing)

What does this mean for U.S. allies?

by Timothy Robbins Monica Michiko Sato | The National Interest

As the media fixates on the U.S. response to the June 13 attacks on commercial shipping in the Gulf of Oman, simmering tensions more than 3,700 miles away in the South China Sea may soon come to a boil.… Read the full article.

The Reason Russia All of a Sudden Scrambled Half Of Its Stealth Fighters

We can make sense of it.

by Mark Episkopos | The National Interest

Rather, the unprecedented decision to utilize six of Russia’s most advanced fifth-generation fighters—approximately half of the currently available roster—in a VIP escort mission is the latest step in Russia’s ongoing Su-57 branding campaign.Read the full article.