Monthly Archives: August 2012

No fly for facebook activism?

Saw this in a pastebin and not sure if real…. I looked up Justing Smith and apparently posts say he was on it. Generally, he seems more peace vs. any hint of violence. https://www.facebook.com/justin4liberty Source:  Roger Landry  WTPNetwork™(312-94876) Updated List … Continue reading

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FARC rebels blow up oil pipeline in Columbia

An oil pipeline has been blown up in south-western Colombia. Local officials are blaming the Farc rebel group for the attack. It happened near the city of Tumaco, which has been without power for the past 10 days following an … Continue reading

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Perfecting a New Form of Torture

What works? Jose Rodriguez, former chief of CIA Clandestine Services, published his uncensored memoirs under the provocative title Hard Measures: How Aggressive C.I.A. Actions after 9/11 Saved American Lives. In a promotional television interview, he called FBI claims of success … Continue reading

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#CIA Declassifies Amazing 1972 #Spy Satellite Capsule Deep-Sea Rescue

I was more curious at the clarity of the underwater image and the intensity of the light. 40 years ago, the U.S. Navy carried out a daring mission to retrieve a top-secret film capsule that had settled more than 16,000 feet (4,876 … Continue reading

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Interdependence and Predictability of Human Mobility and Social Interaction

Britain 1990. The IRA was killing someeone every other day. They were fans of habit. Target, leaves house at 8am every morning. Takes the same route to work. Clock work. So easy for them to drive up in a motorcycle … Continue reading

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The Politics of Madness in the 2013 Recession or How Obama throws the race

Would Al Smith want to be the president in 1928 if he KNEW the great depression was coming? A former DOL Labor Secretary said “Party that wins White House could become minority party for many years if, as seems increasingly … Continue reading

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DoD sequestration

http://csis.org/files/attachments/10410_GSF_2012_defense_sequester.pdf OPM requiring all agencies to plan. The Fiscal Time Bombs • Tax cuts expire December 31, 2012 • Debt ceiling • Sequestration takes effect January 2, 2013 – $492 B in DoD cuts 2013-2022 – Significant ambiguity in law … Continue reading

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