+ Nice, full article on the Littoral Combat Ships in today's State . Here are 34 pictures, worth a thousand words a piece ;-)
This is the best direction for the Navy to go: more, smaller ships (though I doubt we really needed two different models...).
+ What if you wrote a really great comment, complete with links and research, and no one cared? I did. Fell flat on Coming Anarchy, so I think I'll reprint it here:
(Extra points if you notice my brithday in the permalink for my comment. Spooky! ;-)
I'll grant I didn't draw out comment as well as I might have, but, sheesh ;-)
i find this topic [micro-states] very interesting. makes me think of: