Category Archives: America under attack

Encryption and the NSA

Redmond Magazine has a new article entitled Microsoft To Add Data Encryption in Response to Gov. Snooping at http://redmondmag.com/articles/2013/12/05/microsoft-to-add-data-encryption.aspx which they summarize in the first sentence as Microsoft yesterday announced that it is taking steps to guard against government surveillance … Continue reading

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Current Science Fiction Memes Are Obsolete

They almost always make the same assumption:  Earthlings will come together to fight off a common enemy and so ultimately prevail. But if this past Presidential election should have taught America anything, it is that being able to depend upon … Continue reading

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How you can tell the American people still trust Republicans as if they shared common values

Consider this quote from a Business Insider article entitled Chesapeake Energy:  The Great Natural Gas Supply Glut is Coming to an End McClendon said the company hopes to reduce its dry gas wells to 7 or 8 in the next … Continue reading

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How to tell when it is time to make…alternative plans.

First, all societies – all nations – are alike in that they are all populated by humans, and in human society there are ever those who reject the concept of a society of equals and rather than choose civilization, choose … Continue reading

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Observations

I would observe that the United States of America is the American people; if that is not true, then our government’s actions in “defense” of the United States of America would be limited to the geographical confines of our states … Continue reading

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The right’s true goal…

The right’s true goal – inspired by the propaganda of such as Grover Norquist and the Koch brothers – is the Balkanization of the United States of America and the elimination of the federal government as an effective force for … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand, agent provacateur?

This is kind of a speculative and possibly irrational comment, so feel free to find something more relevant to do. Essentially – in my opinion – what has gone wrong with America is the top of the food chain (the … Continue reading

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