Monthly Archives: February 2018

Cowardice and Neglect of Duty

" The only armed sheriff’s deputy at a Florida high school where 17 people were killed took cover outside rather than charging into the building when the massacre began, the Broward County sheriff said on Thursday. The sheriff also acknowledged that … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs | 159 Comments

“a giant catcher’s mitt.”

  ""It's like a giant catcher's mitt, in boat form," SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told reporters after the Falcon Heavy launch on Feb. 6, reported. In particular, the giant net is designed to catch the payload fairings, also known … Continue reading

Posted in Space | 20 Comments

Project Lakhta – What was the goal?

  "We will use the key performance indicators (KPIs) we created in November to measure the level of success enjoyed by the Russian intelligence active measures campaign. The plethora of examples within the indictment serves to confirm much of our … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Media, Russia, Russiagate | 42 Comments

Natanyahu is Finished.

It appears from today's news that Bibi and Sarah are on their way out of the PM's residence and may end up in adjoining prisons.  I would welcome informed comment on this to include likely succession.  pl

Posted in Israel | 13 Comments

Robert Mueller’s America–A Farce Wrapped in Hypocrisy by Publius Tacitus

The indictment unveiled last Friday by Assistant Attorney General Rob Rosenstein, charging 13 Russian nationals with posting "false" information on the internet would be great grist for a satirical send up of government incompetence except the underlying premise of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 91 Comments

Age of Intolerance by Richard Sale

Or perhaps it is more accurate to label it,  “The Age of impudence.” Not everyone has a sound or perceptive mind and the powers of expression needed to articulate its thoughts, but today, thanks to Social Media, no one escapes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 49 Comments

A Plethora of Events in Northwest Syria – TTG

A plethora of events have hit this corner of Syria in the last week in addition to the grinding Turkish-FSA offensive in Afrin. That offensive has continued to nibble at the border areas and is now in a position to … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Middle East, Syria, TTG, Turkey | 50 Comments

One if by Land, Two if by Sea, Three if by GCHQ. The British are Coming! The British are Coming! Observations on a tangled tale, by Fred

It was a dark and stormy daniels night. In the daylight you know when they are going to use the bayonet. It is in the darkest hours of night that you least expect someone will use cold Steele to drive a … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Current Affairs, Fred, government, Humor, Intelligence, Justice, Media, Politics, Russiagate | 41 Comments

Mueller or DoJ should reach and announce closure on …

(Editorial Comment) The indictment concerning the Russian information ops campaign should not be the end of Mueller's enquiries and the announced public results of his efforts.  For example: 1.  Did Trump and/or his associates conspire with Russia or Russians to … Continue reading

Posted in government, Justice, Politics, Russia, Russiagate | 75 Comments

The text of the indictment of the SVR 13. Looks to me like a very professional operation  I look forward to more indictments. Let's see them!  pl

Posted in Intelligence, Russia, Russiagate | 170 Comments