The “media” (rather than actual news) is all over the US State Departments general, extended travel warning. The warning is pretty useless, anyone paying attention should have assumed most of this already. Despite the worldwide spying, intelligence, phone hacking, the NSA has carried out, this is the best they can come up with? At the same time governments are using this as a reason to demand more intrusive technology, and less privacy for us. Remember, the French bombers did not use encryption… yet the cries to break or insert back doors into encryption grow daily. I’m travelling anyway… If two planes … Continue reading Letting “them” win.
Growing up in the 60’s, and the brave new era of TV, I can remember with great fondness some of the eloquent, important speeches given by US Presidents. To an Englishman, the accent, and diction were fascinating. One of my … Continue reading Diction, Eloquence, ISIS and The Big Lie