The very smart people at the Harvard Business Review have a new issue out at news stands, with a feature article advising us “How To Make Smarter Decisions”. (Not to be confused with the book Making Smart Decisions published by the Harvard Business Review two years ago – apparently, business leaders didn’t learn to make [...]
After yesterday’s revelations, did you think the news about warrantless spying on Americans couldn’t possibly get worse?
Well, you’re wrong. Today, there are more revelations about the spying program of the NSA, a branch of the U.S. military. These revelations are even worse than what came before.
What you read below takes for granted [...]
Why shouldn’t Congress simply declare the “Homeland Security” concept a failed experiment, and dissolve the Department of Homeland Security? [...]
You read that right. But before you find out who they are, consider what they will do.
What the Americans Elect Candidate Ejection Committee Does Americans Elect is the first-ever effort by an American corporation to run its own privatized online presidential nomination. Votes on the first ballot will begin in 124 days, and you’re [...]
Should a journalist who finds out that the CIA has been torturing its detainees, and then writes a newspaper article sharing this information, be sent to prison for 10 years?
Should a journalist who finds out that the Iranian secret police has been torturing its detainees, and then writes a newspaper article sharing this information, [...]
If you want to figure where out a person’s priorities lie, don’t watch what they say. Watch what they do.
Just two weeks ago today, Obama administration Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair was let go. After just 14 days, Obama announced his nominee to replace Admiral Blair: yet another member of the military spy [...]
If you want something talked about all week, announce it on a cold and rainy Monday. If you want people to forget about something, announce it on a sunny and warm Friday.
Why does Barack Obama want us to forget that he’s nominated another General from military intelligence to be in charge of U.S. spying, [...]
On February 2, 2010 the top 5 intelligence officials of the Obama administration told the Senate that an “attempted terrorist attack on the U.S. Homeland” within six months was not just a likelihood — it was “certain.” The intelligence officials followed up on this frightening claim with appeals for more money, more power and more [...]
I would have loved to see the people at these two committee meetings get together and have a shared meeting, and see how they could come to a shared conclusion to their various problems. [...]