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July 8, 2020

How a Desperate Trump Will Win on November 3, 2020

This is Trump's last chance. The thought dawned on me as I was reading Andrew Krepinevich's 7 Deadly Scenarios. It's a military analyst's apocalyptic look at mapping possible routes to nuclear war. Krepinevich is a prom...

June 20, 2020

The White House has been flogging a new armed service, and it's now official. We have a Space Force to augment the military. Sorry for the obvious cliche, but what could go wrong?

Maybe our Space Force is just a knock off reversion of Star Trek. Notice th...

October 13, 2018

Dystopia or not to dystopia, and what is the difference? Dystopia with a capital D departs from reality: The Living Dead for instance. Capital D dystopia is popular stuff.

A small d dystopia is another matter.

A small d dystopia is as close as a one-way ticket to Aleppo,...

September 10, 2018

My Intellectual Prosthetic

I discovered the ghost in my computer back in 1987 when I realized I used my PC like an intellectual prosthetic. Of course every computer can be described as an intellectual prosthetic.For example, the hard-drive functions as a prosthetic memo...

September 4, 2018

If you think about it, words are ciphers: 26 shapes and symbols we decipher into sentences.

Exercising our enciphering power (writing) and deciphering power (reading) creates an agency for thought. One never really thinks through an issue without writing it down an...

August 25, 2018

The day after a fourth generation nuclear bomb blasts a hole in Mid-town Manhattan, but leaves no radiaton.

August 18, 2018

Thinking about why TV turned the Handmaid’s Tale on its head, I re-read the book, a beautifully written dystopian tale of the last century. And I came way with a critique, not of the story, but of the way it was written: backwards! 

   Slow, masterful, The Handmaid's Ta...

August 7, 2018

Back in 1991, when the USSR collapsed, the CIA used a Wall Street War Lord named Manny Granov as the financier and cutout for the purchase of nuclear warheads in Kazakstan. The Kazak military there, in the belly of the former Soviet Union, had been on starvation wages,...

August 5, 2018

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July 31, 2018

This tiny spy was severely damaged in the line of duty, so this photo is here to honor him. There's one other. Soon I'll have images of his guardian angel.

Let me show you Jackson Guild Below the radar. Check this:

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