Category Archives: Security

Tasteless Sells … and So Does Heartless

“Concerning the difference between man and the jackass: some observers hold that there isn’t any. But this wrongs the jackass.” –Mark Twain “I know that there are people who do not love their fellow man, and I hate people like … Continue reading

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Before We Leap

“Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” –David Lloyd George “When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous … Continue reading

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Like Clockwork

“I love mankind – it’s just people I can’t stand!” –Charles M. Schulz I don’t expect all that much from people, really I don’t. Yet sadly enough, they still disappoint me. Semi-regularly. Some days, I’d gladly join another species … … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy? Not Here … Not Much

“Other people’s sins always shock me; my own seem perfectly natural.” –Nancy Mitford I’m feeling a little guilty here. Not because I’ve been outed or embarrassed by the recent Ashley Madison site hack. Hell, I’m so old and out of … Continue reading

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Flights of Fancy

Looks like we’ve got trouble, right here in river city. A drone strike … in Cincinnati, Ohio. Have they pissed off Kentucky that much? In basketball season maybe, though not often. . But now? Hmm … terrorism comes to mind, … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Know?

“Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny.” –Robert A. Heinlein I am not a traitor! My phone calls, peculiar musical tastes, and wide-ranging google searches pose no clear and present danger to my country. Well … I did look at a … Continue reading

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Toward a Little More Justice

“True liberty can exist only when justice is equally administered to all.” –Lord Mansfield Will this end our pernicious three-strikes sentencing laws? Maybe so. It’s quite a surprise, if it really means what it looks like. We are now so … Continue reading

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