COINistas point to Kenya as a COIN success. In fact it was an expensive bloody failure.

Summary:  The British empire, in the words of historian John Seeley, "was acquired in a fit of absence of mind". Unlike the lucrative British version, our mad unprofitable empire was acquired though years of careful work by like-minded people (as John Robb has said, open-source movements dominate our world), preparing the way with intensive bombardment … Continue reading COINistas point to Kenya as a COIN success. In fact it was an expensive bloody failure.

Evidence that liberty and the rule of law still exist! Too bad it’s in Kenya, not America.

Summary:  Fear rules our hearts, allowing our government to slowly strip away our rights.  We revere the Founders but as cowards find their words incomprehensible.  Perhaps we can find inspiration from recent deeds, such as this ruling from a Judge who still values liberty and the rule of law.  Too bad he's not an American. Introduction … Continue reading Evidence that liberty and the rule of law still exist! Too bad it’s in Kenya, not America.