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
A few months ago I posted the defensive side of the policy questions - how do, or can, we proportionally respond to foreign cyber attacks?
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.
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.
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.
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
The Independent Commission on 9/11 is approved - though it hardly seems independent.
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
A proposal to curtail the power of the 'blue slip' indefinite delays, without even a filibuster, of judicial nominees.
Thirteen months after 9/11 it become clearer what President Bush was willing, and not willing, to do in the Global War on Terror.