Category Archives: Politics and History

Another Pillar Falls – the Senate

There are times when I think that perhaps I am witnessing the end of the American epoch. Riding to victory on the shoulders of our country’s white, less educated, males (Pew Research), Trump has ushered in a typhoon of chaos … Continue reading

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Those Who Cannot Remember

Happy President's Day. pic.twitter.com/bd3Hxoe7sS — Ava DuVernay (@ava) February 20, 2017 ‚ÄúThose who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~ George Santayana Have we so quickly forgotten the mistakes of our past that we now wish to … Continue reading

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Goodbye Barack, I’ll Miss You

From the first time I heard him speak as a young congressman, I knew that he had something special. Not since the great Ronald Reagan had a politician been able to communicate in such an inspirational style. As a traditionally … Continue reading

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Encryption – Privacy versus Homeland Security

There are a few non-cyber security law enforcement officials who have renewed their call to require service and hardware providers like Google and Apple to provide “backdoors” on their devices and in their apps. The stated reason is so that … Continue reading

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France, Fear and Faith

At the time I am writing this, we are still in the heat of our reaction to the tragic attacks in Paris of November 12. France is bombing the crap out of ISIL in Syria. Even Putin and Obama have … Continue reading

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