Category Archives: Security

Is It Fitzmas Yet?

Apparently, this is just breaking. Karl Rove has been indicted on charges of perjury and lying to investigators. Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald spent more than half a day Friday at the offices of Patton Boggs, the law firm representing Karl … Continue reading

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Why It Matters Who’s Watching Our Ports

A lot has been said about the matter of handing a United Arab Emirates firm control of 6 U.S. ports. So much, in fact, that I haven’t felt the need to say much about it until now. Last week, I … Continue reading

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President to Papers: Watch What You Say

In the days immediately following 9/11, I changed my news-intake habits because I was put off by what seemed like the corporate media’s unquestioning acceptance of the Bush administration’s propoganda and its uncritical support for the administration’s policies. I stopped … Continue reading

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Very Sorry They Got Caught

There’s a line in Gone with the Wind where Rhett Butler turns to Scarlett, as she mourns the death of her second husband, and says to her “My Dear, you are like the thief who isn’t the least bit sorry … Continue reading

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Tiny Terrorist Tots?

I couldn’t resist posting on this story of how Homeland Security is keeping us safe from even the littlest terrorists. Infants have been stopped from boarding planes at airports throughout the U.S. because their names are the same as or … Continue reading

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