Monthly Archives: August 2013

Glenn Greenwald vows revenge following partner’s detention: England “will be sorry for what they did!”


Outraged American journalist Glenn Greenwald has vowed to avenge the detention of his Brazilian partner David Miranda at England’s Heathrow Airport where Miranda was questioned for close to nine hours by British Intelligence officers who confiscated his laptop, cell phone, and … Continue reading

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It is the business of spreading the news – not the “newspaper” business – that has a future


There is talk on how Jeff Bezos can “save” the Washington Post, the newspaper that he purchased recently for $250 million. Discussion centers on the future of journalism and what journalism is all about. At least we’re all off to … Continue reading

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Elon Musk’s concept Hyperloop transportation system is a possibility, but, at this time, hardly a probability


Once upon a time we read Flash Gordon and Dick Tracy comic strips which in those days were thought of as “fanciful.” We now have jet planes and all kinds of “fancy” personal communication devices – and today we’re even … Continue reading

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Why the Republican Party wants to shut down the U.S. government, or what it means to be the “opposition”


The party out of power in any government is appropriately referred to as the “opposition” party, and for good reason. The opposition party is supposed to go against and disagree with everything and anything, if possible, that the party in … Continue reading

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