I’ve been operating at different levels during the pandemic.

I've been operating at different levels during the pandemic. A part of me is business as usual-- under pressure with outside influences piling on. I'm aware of what is happening around me. The grief runs from here to the horizon. I was in transit when this began. Close, but not through. When the storm came, I stood to check for the pore in the net. The boat was rocking between…

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I’m not in the habit of writing personal blog posts.

I'm not in the habit of writing personal blog posts. When I have gone through challenging or transformative periods of my life, the approach that has typically worked best is for me to avoid focusing on myself, and instead to focus on others and how I might be of service (sometimes this means minding my own business). This is an entirely selfish approach (although the key is really "no strings…

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Werner Christukat’s Nazi Party Card

Werner Christukat, age 93, was a member of the 3rd Company of the 1st Battalion of the SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Der Fuhrer" that murdered 642 men, women, and children (including infants) on June 10, 1944, in Oradour-sur-Glane, France, days after the Allied invasion at Normandy. In 2013, German prosecutors formally charged Christukat with participating in the murders of 25 people and being an accessory to hundreds of others. Christukat was a…

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Update No. 4: My @YouTube account was suspended for uploaded/embedded portions of AQ vids used for analysis for U.S. v Pfc. Manning. It appears my Google account is also slated for deletion.

Update No. 4: Just found out Google/Youtube re-instated the third (and the most central portion of the 2011 AQ video) that they had banned. I hope these events further Google/YouTube's and the public's learning curve about these complex issues. I have placed a thumbnail to visually provide context for the three portions of the 2011 Al Qaeda video that I had uploaded to YouTube, and embedded in my 2015 analysis…

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Harpers Magazine, Some Assembling Required

Nathan Schneider mentions me an article about Occupy Wall Street in this month's Harpers Magazine. 18th century philosophy, 19th century institutions, 20th century outlook, and 21st century problems I don't trust Schneider's language of betrayal, when he writes (as he has in previous articles): "Reports about the planned occupation trickled out slowly, though, and mostly online. They betrayed the biases of the Internet: much discussion of Adbusters, U.S. Day of…

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