Out Of The Blue & Into The Black: Sad Farewells & A Moment For Schacht

They give you this, but they gave us Schacht.

Hi there friends of the Emptywheel blog. The collective lost another longtime voice.

It’s better to burn out
than it is to rust
The king is gone
but he’s not forgotten.

Hey hey, my my
Rock and roll can never die
There’s more to the picture
Than meets the eye.
Hey hey, my my.

Our friend Dr. Robert Schacht. Knew him for years online, and then met him personally at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport in a bar. Wow. One smart and fun human.

He never burned out, he never came to rust. Bob Schacht will never fade away.

Thank you Bob Schacht.

Vaya con dios and Aloha.

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emptywheel As US prepares to withdraw, ISAF decided to start hiding details on ANSF troop capability. https://t.co/BjsPXBeubI (Reup fr @JimWhiteGNV)
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bmaz @kennwhite So, jesus, I have a string of a gazillion UID characters that shows up on my ATT iPhone. Still no good way to get rid of it?
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emptywheel @JimWhiteGNV I hear that'll ruin the rice cooker. @onekade
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JimWhiteGNV @onekade More like Badassmati rice, amirite? @emptywheel
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emptywheel @onekade If it involves SIGAR or Iranian border crossings, @jimwhitegnv's nerd ass has already been there.
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bmaz @SamAdamsComedy @Espngreeny I was 9 yrs old, and same. Of course I could not pitch for squat, but I tried.
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