Monthly Archives: June 2012

Double Standard Democracy

Over the weekend I listened to a few American pundits discuss the egregious situation in Syria, and how the international community should be condemning Russia for supplying weapons and money to the Assad regime.  As most of us are aware, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Executive Privileges

Yesterday two events transpired that did much to underscore Obama’s continued penchant for selective transparency.  Over the last few weeks Obama has been criticized for allegedly leaking classified information viewed to be politically profitable, while simultaneously directing his DOJ not to confirm or … Continue reading

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Secret Leaks: What’s at Stake?

In the rapidly unfolding saga of alleged “security leaks” from the Obama administration, another new development, shocking in its audacity but unsurprising in its servile protection of power, reveals that my prior skepticism of the forthcoming investigation has proven warranted.  The attorneys appointed by … Continue reading

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Selective Transparency II

Following up on my most recent post concerning the leaks purportedly made by Obama officials disclosing controversial policies and actions made by the President, there was a development over the weekend that warrants attention.  In my post I asked why, … Continue reading

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Selective Transparency

In a rare show of bi-partisan agreement, US government officials are up in arms about the amount of “classified secrets” that are being leaked to the press.  Multiple stories, recently published, have divulged disconcerting policies and actions that illustrate the … Continue reading

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Strangled To Death

Today’s Washington Post report concerning ex-CIA spies attempting to one up each other with their disparate spy memoirs, reveals how futile it is for the public to believe that these books offer honest insight into the CIA’s covert operations regarding … Continue reading

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My Last Drink- 6/2/12

My last drink was a 12 year Van Winkle Special Reserve bourbon whiskey, enjoyed on my back porch, where my wife and I like to listen to music, unwind from the week, and discuss life.  The 12yr Special Reserve, which comes … Continue reading

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