Category Archives: Security

Trump Just Doesn’t Get It

It seems to me…. “We must speak our minds openly, debate our disagreements honestly, but always pursue solidarity.” ~ Donald Trump[1]. I have avoided directly commenting on Trump’s performance as U.S. President for quite some time. While believing his actions … Continue reading

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The Next War

It seems to me…. “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.” ~ Dwight … Continue reading

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History’s Lesson

It seems to me… “Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.”  ~ George Washington. Based on historical precedent, the U.S. primarily responds to … Continue reading

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Moral Dilemma

It seems to me… “The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.”  ~ George McGovern. There shouldn’t be any doubt that anyone, … Continue reading

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Non-Private Privacy

It seems to me… “Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.”  ~ John Perry Barlow. There are unfortunate parallels between some of what we see in U.S. society … Continue reading

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Computer Insecurity

It seems to me… Computer security is a BIG problem.  More computer-generated attacks occur every day than people live on the entire planet which indicates these attacks probably are created by aliens sent by the Evil Emperor Zurg while flying … Continue reading

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Defensive Capabilities

It seems to me… Considering the seriousness of the current budget negotiations in Congress and their importance to the future of our country, too many politicians refuse to acknowledge that changes are required in ALL areas of our budget.  While … Continue reading

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