Temujin Teaches 21st Century Diplomacy

A long time ago, on a continent some drive from here, there lived a guy with a bad mustache and a great mind for international relations.  He also had some fairly forward thinking ideas on resource management.  One of his better ones, to his mind, was the idea that since… Continue reading

They’re just thinking of the children…

http://news.msn.com/us/in-calif-district-students-facebook-posts-are-closely-watched What’s the best way to trial a service designed to monitor what people are saying and thinking outside of a particular environment?  Why, disguise it as a means to protect children, of course! The firm referenced in the article is providing a valuable service by snooping on what America’s… Continue reading

For good men to do nothing…

Yesterday’s post was partly influenced by my thoughts and impressions on this article.  Now, quite honestly, I see this mostly as a publicity stunt and an excuse to take things offline, but if taken at face value, as so many things often are, what you have left is this.  Bad… Continue reading