The unspoken issue of the election: America’s descent into darkness

Summary:  Perhaps the most valuable information, & the most difficult to obtain, is not that about the world, but about ourselves. Hence these posts seeking "mirrors" in which we can see how we have changed and what we've become. This post looks at the results of the war on terror. Not the effects on the … Continue reading The unspoken issue of the election: America’s descent into darkness

New Books, with insights about our changing world

Here reviews of two books, each revealing much about the national defense machinery of western nations.  I recommend reading both in full. "Other People’s Mail", Bernard Porter, London Review of Books, 19 November 2009 -- Review of The Defence of the Realm: The Authorised History of MI5 by Christopher Andrew "The Lies They Told", Jacob Heilbrunn, … Continue reading New Books, with insights about our changing world