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A Necessary Walk

A Necessary Walk

She didn’t want to walk the coarse gravel path by herself, but had to do it this one last time. It was cold. The morning was whipping wind, freezing red blood blue. She would wrap herself in a thick layer […]

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Nash Equilibrium and the Illusion of NSA Reform

Nash Equilibrium and the Illusion of NSA Reform

Similar to the Kubler-Ross Model of the 5 stages of Grief, here’s the 5 Stages of the Illusion of reform of nation state power…

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Turn Your Back

Turn Your Back

Jerking knees at flitting words Turn your back One who passed as friend said If I thought a certain way I was no friend Differing opinions can a friendship destroy based on one divergence? Quote, misquote fear trumps thought. A […]

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Words

Words

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Restoring Community

Restoring Community

“…the way to create art is to burn and destroy
ordinary concepts and to substitute them
with new truths that run down from the top of the head
and out of the heart”

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Lavender

Lavender

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Say Something

Say Something

A message concerning not the politics of right or left.. but the politics of where this country is going and just who we are to the world. I caution for the strong and possibly disturbing images. But the images cannot […]

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Maggie

Maggie

Maggie and I have managed to remain friends for many years: we disagree on practically everything. Most recently, it was a heated exchange about Benghazi. We’re still on speaking terms: friendly speaking terms. How?   In all the years we’ve […]

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The Carrington Event

The Carrington Event

The total U.S. population at risk of extended power outage from a Carrington level storm is between 20 to 40 million with durations of 16 days to 1 – 2 years. The duration of outages will depend largely on the availability of spare replacement transformers. If new transformers need to be ordered, the lead time is likely to be a minimum of five months. The total economic cost for such a scenario is estimated at $0.6 – 2.6 trillion dollars.

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What’s the Difference Between the Bundy Protest and OCCUPY?

What’s the Difference Between the Bundy Protest and OCCUPY?

During the OCCUPY protest, in which no guns were brandished about… no snipers were setup on strategic high points aimed at law enforcement.. no confrontation where protesters rode horses up to government agents and made threats… NONE of these actions occurred. In fact, the OCCUPY protesters were forced to protest along very narrowly confined areas like sidewalks or certain portions of public land and any deviation in the slightest from those designated areas resulted in immediate arrest and containment.

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