Gee, I didn't realize that Civet was posting in Russia, too.
Panarin is a joke. He's come up with a lot of bizarre stuff before about America's pending failure and how Russia was about to regain Alaska and become the dominant force in the world. He's sort of a Russian amalgam of Ward Churchill and David Koresh. The only thing that keeps people from completely laughing him off, however, is that he's pretty high up in academic and foreign policy circles. So people look at what he's saying and wonder if it's indicative of what sort of skewed assumptions Russian politicians may be working from.
We all think about getting in shape for that up coming big game hunt but what about your truck or suv? Just how much thought goes through your mind on getting it ready for that out of the way hunt that you are heading out on?
The first thing that I usually do is check the tires. If they need replacement think what would happen if you get 50 miles from nowhere and not one but two of them go flat or blow out on you. What are you going to do? When my tires usually get...