Trojan Horse

Since the late 1990s, federal agents have reported systemic communications security breaches at the Department of Justice, FBI, DEA, the State Department, and the White House. Several of the alleged breaches, these agents say, can be traced to two hi-tech communications companies, Verint Inc. (formerly Comverse Infosys), and Amdocs Ltd., that respectively provide major wiretap … Continue reading “Trojan Horse”

Anti-US but Pro-American

Well, that tears it. I read the Military Commissions Act of 2006 on my sh*tty little dial-up connection here in the cabin, and immediately went to the pawn shop in Moab and bought another rifle. Five of them now in the stash, plus a couple pistols. Ready enough to arm seven people altogether. Have you … Continue reading “Anti-US but Pro-American”

The Isolationist Song in Paradise

Living out in southern Utah, in the red-rock country, I don’t hear the news much, nor do I much care that I’m missing it. No radio, no television. Limited access to the Web via a contentedly glacial dial-up line. Lately something about Israel and Hezbollah and the bombing of Lebanon filters in, mostly from friends … Continue reading “The Isolationist Song in Paradise”