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Defining Terrorism

December 13, 2015 by

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I’ve never really understood what people mean when they “terrorism”. Especially when those people saying “terrorism” are white straight men in positions of power and privilege. This confusion was really brought home to me because of recent church burnings. There are the burnings of black churches, of course, which somehow aren’t terroristic. But when a […]

Some Thoughts on Bigotry

September 19, 2015 by

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I recently received a letter from a person whom I don’t wish to have contact for various reasons. This person, with whom I share some genetic material, doesn’t quite seem to understand that. Due to a possibly life-threatening cancer, apparently my desire to be left alone can be ignored. But that aside. This person, as […]

As texted to me recently by a friend…

December 24, 2013 by

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I was having a conversation with a friend about the recent privatization of liquor sales & distribution in Washington. For those who don’t know, it was a power grab led by Costco to convert liquor sales from State control. The State had no profit motive, so it could 1) directly encourage restraint, by restricting locations […]

Voyage through the Collapsing Empire

July 5, 2011 by

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Much of my silence of recent note has been due to the pre- and post-effects of taking a trip across the United States. The rest is because of the trip itself, and a computer which broke very early on in the proceedings. I’ve seen quite a lot over that ~8,000 miles, much of which I […]

Time Out Daily

May 8, 2011 by

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To apologise for my relative silence on the blog, behold! The Time Out Daily! Published anew every day, with the news which passes through my Twitter feed.

AnonLeaks

February 17, 2011 by

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The link to AnonLeaks has been corrected. The proper URL is http://www.anonleaks.ch

Launch: AnonLeaks

February 12, 2011 by

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Thanks to the stupendous success of the HBGary raid, Anonymous has begun AnonLeaks. First up will be, as I understand it, more recovered HBGary emails. Join in on the Epic Fail Parade: follow AnonLeaks on Twitter. Do it for the lulz. [EDIT Dear god I can be such a flake sometimes. Website updates to actually […]