Month: April 2013

  • Syria and Sarin: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime

    I am watching MSNBC, and Chris Hayes suggested that after the break he would tell us what we should do next about Syria.  Okay, that might be interesting, but let me see if I can answer the question first. It seems quite possible–though by no means certain–that Syria’s leader Assad has used Sarin gas. President […]

  • Associated Press and Passwords

    Dear AP, Today you tweeted that there were two explosions in the White House and Obama was injured. It seems you didn’t intend to do so. Someone else broke into your Twitter account. In other words, someone else had your password. Jeeze, it isn’t that complicated: Make up a password, with some random stuff in […]

  • Guns: But WHO Loves Them?

    There is nothing more red-blooded-American than being a gun nut, right?  Patriotic, tyrant opposing, freedom loving, fundamentalist, God fearing, American! That’s the PR. Okay, what if brown-skinned men with heavy beards joined in? Show up at rallies. Testify before lawmakers, with thick accents even. Fundamentalists, Muslims fundamentalists! What would that do to gun PR? Hmmm, […]