The Problem of an Ill-informed Citizenry

By |2017-06-23T15:15:17-05:00December 9th, 2010|Tags: , |

Our press is complacent (fat and well-fed), our world leaders are arrogant, and accordingly our citizenry is horribly ill-informed. Because we’ve been asked to be brief, my response to the leaks are offered in a way to get the conversation going and thus will be twofold: a general response and then some thoughts about [...]

PRUDENCE in the ‘Assangeian Stables’

By |2017-06-23T15:12:05-05:00December 8th, 2010|Tags: |

Former Senator Joe Lieberman As I write this, the DOJ is trying to find a way to prosecute Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, calling to mind earlier uses of that catch-all and very ambiguous legislation. Senator Joe Lieberman says to Fox News (this is only a slight paraphrase), “If we can’t [...]