Hidden but important truths from the presidential debate

Summary: The last debate was mostly chaff, like the campaign mostly entertaining demonstrations of the obvious. But there were moments revealing deep truths about our government and us. They were, of course, ignored. Here is the story of one such moment, a statement by Hillary Clinton that is rich with useful insights -- if we … Continue reading Hidden but important truths from the presidential debate

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Remember the world-shaking effects of the March 2014 OPM hack!

Summary: On the second anniversary of the OPM hack let's compare the terrifying predictions with the results seen so far. Perhaps from this we will learn skepticism, and avoid national pants-wetting in response to the next clickbait terror barrage. A confident America might deter our foes more than the weak hysterics we've display today in … Continue reading Remember the world-shaking effects of the March 2014 OPM hack!

Fight the hysteria about the hack of OPM’s files. It’s probably not a big threat.

Summary:  We're told the OPM hack will have horrific consequences for America. Just as we have been told so many times since WWII, almost always falsely. I expect this too will prove to be a wet firecracker. Here are the reasons why, obvious things few journalists have told you. {1st of 2 posts today.} Contents … Continue reading Fight the hysteria about the hack of OPM’s files. It’s probably not a big threat.

Seeing behind the headlines about China’s attack, stealing the governments’ jewels

Summary:  China attacked! Playing a script from countless action-adventure movies, our political leaders and columnists gear up for bold headlines by screaming for war while they know nothing. It's America. But the info highway gives us information to see beyond the headlines and sort fact from fancy. Here's the latest news about the massive theft … Continue reading Seeing behind the headlines about China’s attack, stealing the governments’ jewels