Questioning Richard Haass About Oligarchy & Global Governance

I recently took an opportunity to personally question Richard Haass, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations since 2003.   I asked… If the United States is more oligarchy than democracy — or perceived that way by a Princeton Continue reading Questioning Richard Haass About Oligarchy & Global Governance

Free Speech, Sucker Punching Nazis, and Principles of Consistency

This is in no way a defense of any of Richard Spencer’s words or actions. I condemn him and his efforts. I also condemn violence. Cross-posted on Steemit. Like many people, to my own degree, I have felt threatened by Continue reading Free Speech, Sucker Punching Nazis, and Principles of Consistency

The Lesko Bros Raw Video Archive

Lesko Bros 1st Testimony Against Cigarette Vending Machines Morgan and Max Lesko testify in favor of Montgomery County Council bill #5-91, Tobacco Products and Vending Machines. Maryland, 1991. The Lesko Brothers describe their independently inspired and executed sting operations to Continue reading The Lesko Bros Raw Video Archive

Colin Powell: “But the intelligence community, all 16 agencies, assured us that it was right.”

Colin Powell, Sep 6, 2015: “If we had known the intelligence was wrong, we would not have gone into Iraq. But the intelligence community, all 16 agencies, assured us that it was right. My speech at the UN was based Continue reading Colin Powell: “But the intelligence community, all 16 agencies, assured us that it was right.”

James Clapper, 1/5/17: “We need a U.S. Information Agency on steroids…”

    “I’m speaking personally, this is not an institutional response. As I commented earlier to Senator McCain, I do think we need a U.S. Information Agency on steroids that deals with the totality of the information realm, and to Continue reading James Clapper, 1/5/17: “We need a U.S. Information Agency on steroids…”

Questions For Darrell, #QFD 001: The Cascade Failure of Certainty

Greetings, viewers! This is the first installment of Questions For Darrell. This episode is an exploration of humility, curiosity and flexibility, guided by a discussion about the personal beliefs that were changed due to new evidence and ideas being discovered. Continue reading Questions For Darrell, #QFD 001: The Cascade Failure of Certainty

“It’s deeply troubling that some of those false reports could lead to violence.”

In and beyond the nation’s capital, it also raised fears about hoax stories proliferating the Internet and whether they are stoking new dangers from society’s fringe. Even the White House weighed in on Welch’s alleged crimes. “Even without knowing precisely Continue reading “It’s deeply troubling that some of those false reports could lead to violence.”