My time linked comments:
Robert Gates is great, and the US Navy has two standards - one for flag ranks and one for junior officers/POs - and US carriers are increasingly vulnerable
3Dprinting will not replace shipping, but trade routes in Arctic (as I note just after Pat) represent an element of the new great game!
Challenging Pat on notion that we would threaten Russian ships in Caribbean - we would simply monitor
Millennials should live in low-rent areas and save, we should make construction planning easier, we should avoid wealth transfers from young to old, we should encourage more young people to pursue technical trades
Failing Dr. M test on average age of first home-buyers (guess 30!). But noting statistic (30) must reflect Midwestern locales!