Monthly Archives: June 2013

PRISM revealed: Do you feel safer?

The press has been salivating over the NSA’s “PRISM” program for days, and honestly, I’m a bit perplexed.  What’s the big deal?  You mean we’re actively attempting to use the Internet to ferret out terrorist’s plans?  Holy Shit!  Stop the presses! Why is this so shocking?  Does the United States public actually want our intelligence community to remain in the 1970s?  Maybe sit in a back room playing gin rummy, praying someone walks through the door with the diabolical plan in his grip?  I think not. What’s shocking [...]

By |2013-06-09T15:11:57+00:00June 9th, 2013|Blog|10 Comments

Hero to Zero

Syria is turning into a quagmire, and for once, it isn’t the United States that’s stuck in the mud. Surprisingly, it’s the mighty Resistance of the Middle East.  Hezbollah. In 2000, Hezbollah was hailed as the Arabic version of David, fighting off the Goliath of the hated Israel and forcing them to flee from Lebanon.  The Arab world cheered the departure.  In 2006, Israel came back and fought a sharp, short war with Hezbollah, and pretty much had their ass handed to them on the propaganda front.  While [...]

By |2013-06-03T16:48:45+00:00June 3rd, 2013|Blog|5 Comments