Monthly Archives: April 2011

Partial Amnesty for Telecommunications Companies

Would you have broken the law if the President had asked you to, after 9/11?  To me, that is what happened with AT&T and the other telecommunications companies.  I am curious about how much information on how many people the … Continue reading

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Self Determination and the Libyan Civil War

600,000 people died in the U.S. Civil War.  General Sherman and the Union Army effectively destroyed and depopulated a large part of the state of Georgia, a tactic not too different from how ancient Rome treated enemy city-states.  Over 120,000 … Continue reading

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The Price of Freedom

The meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant will likely lead to the deaths of thousands or even tens of thousands of people and render a small part of our planet uninhabitable.  However we will have no choice but to … Continue reading

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