Category Archives: Homeland Security

Mr. Putin, President Theodore Roosevelt And The Nuclear Age …

Along with most of the world economies, the Russian economy is disappointing its citizens. But for oil and gas exports, things in Russia would be worse. Since the oil and gas benefits fail to reach many Russians, Mr. Putin needs … Continue reading

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American Nuclear Response: Hardware And Credibility And Risks

According to this report, the launch code at all U.S. Minuteman missile sites was eight zeros for decades. We suppose the launch code was but one in a series of safeguards for long range missiles but somebody thought launch codes … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene… (Politically Uncorrected)

Another Saturday, another selection from current events intended to provide food for thought, among those willing to think, anyway. Though my attitudes may leak through in places, I will not tell you how to think; I only urge that you … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene…(Politically Uncorrected)

The Eurofolk are indignant about our NSA peering into their communications per their news reports, somehow failing to notice their secret agreement to install the program. Or the fact that the French do it too. Or that Germany has been … Continue reading

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The NDAA 2014 and a Jailed Teen to Think About

We wrote yesterday about the NDAA 2014, the annual update on government defense spending. We wrote about the Act’s standing provision authorizing the President to order the military to secretly or publicly seize and indefinitely imprison Americans and others without … Continue reading

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The ‘National Defense Against American Citizens’ Act 2014

The NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) handed the President the power to employ the military in arresting and imprisoning indefinitely anyone he decided was a threat. No charges, no due process and no notice to anyone. No review, either. The … Continue reading

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Why Bush, Obama and Big Sis Haven’t saved Us…

Have you noticed that our governors were bragging about how they’ve saved us from terror  since 9/11 with their TSA feeler-uppers at airports and Big Sis’s Homeland Security in general, right up to the Boston Bombing? Why didn’t they save … Continue reading

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