InfoMullets Archive

HistoricalMullet: Tripwire Scenarios

I totally overlooked this in my “unasked” questions, but things in Libya are falling apart so fast, and Gaddahfi is so nuts crazy, that there may very well end up being a “tripwire” that brings our military into an interventionist posture. 1. Gaddahfi begins a genocide. Although the “scariest” in terms of human catastrophe, this is

HistoricalMullet: Are we at the precipice of formless war?

A few months ago I posted the defensive side of the policy questions - how do, or can, we proportionally respond to foreign cyber attacks?

Historical Mullet: The Atlas Shrugged Scenario Being Played Out

A post using the Venezuelan crisis to illustrate an "Atlas-Shrugged" effect, predictions of how it might play out and considerations for our own economy. Also an early visible struggle with trying to express dynamic feedback in written forms.

Historical Mullet: North Korea the Case for War

A Historical Mullet written eleven years ago reads almost as if it were written for today's confrontation with North Korea. The more things change.... Originally posted July 16, 2006 at approximately 3:13pm EST.

HistoricalMullet: North Korea A 4 Week War, a 2-5 Year Occupation

A HistoricalMullet from nearly eleven years ago on North Korea. Second part of a two-part post. What's surprising looking back over this - even after eleven years - is how it could still read (mostly) as if being written today.

HistoricalMullet: Phew! At least we have Portugal!

On the eve of the US invasion of Iraq the "Coalition of the Willing" leaves much to be desired, as does the case for war on the basis of an imminent threat. This is the last post in the "Between 9/11 and the Iraq War" Historical Mullet series. Original discussion is included in the first

HistoricalMullet: Update on “Independent” Commission

The Independent Commission on 9/11 is approved - though it hardly seems independent.

HistoricalMullet: Lou Dobbs goes Hip (and fails)

When reporting the news story of the police raids on Marion “Suge” Knights record label not only did good ol’ Lou mispronounce “Suge” as “Sew-gee” he then went on to say the record producer had formerly represented slain rapper “Tupac Shaker”. (1) Stick to the financial markets Lou. (1) http://www.cnn.com/2002/LAW/11/14/rap.murder.warrants/index.html

HistoricalMullet: A good idea of Bush’s

A proposal to curtail the power of the 'blue slip' indefinite delays, without even a filibuster, of judicial nominees.

HistoricalMullet: Hard Questions for Bush

Thirteen months after 9/11 it become clearer what President Bush was willing, and not willing, to do in the Global War on Terror.