Monthly Archives: July 2010

Internet Democracy

I wonder if the jerk that turned over more than 90,000 classified documents to Wikileaks looks in the mirror each morning with a smile, thinking, “I’m a super-patriot”.  Does he wonder if he’s caused the death of anyone?  Does he even have that level of sophistication?  Or does he myopically chant the mantra of the greater good, understanding he’s the root cause of some innocent’s violent end, but believes that person is a patriot as well for his/her sacrifice.  I know the head of Wikileaks believes that way.  [...]

By |2010-07-28T05:00:41+00:00July 28th, 2010|Blog|3 Comments

Things that make you go hmmm…

Is it just me, or has British Petroleum made a conscious decision to become the most hated company on the planet?  Is there a Mike Myer’s guy in the boardroom, bald headed with his pinky in the air, saying, “Yessss….Let’s get the Lockerbie bomber out of jail.  So we can make some money.  Then we’ll have the CEO race a yacht while the entire Gulf of Mexico is destroyed.” Don’t get me wrong.  I think the gulf oil spill is horrible, but the revelation that BP may have [...]

By |2010-07-20T23:47:40+00:00July 20th, 2010|Blog|2 Comments

Welcome…

Welcome to my blog, although I don’t really like that term.  It implies I’m going to rant daily on whatever stream of consciousness is going through my head, which is not the case.  What I’d really like to do is simply discuss some of the themes that are threaded throughout my book, getting a little more in-depth on what they mean and why they’re included.  In so doing, I hope to impart whatever small bit of knowledge I possess to the average reader.  I spent over twenty years [...]

By |2010-07-04T02:12:11+00:00July 4th, 2010|Blog|1 Comment