A Short Video on OPSEC

BewareTheTrashCollectorI’ve written a bit on OPSEC in my newsletter (I really do plan to eventually archive back issues on this site…) but I ran across this short video on a facet of OPSEC most of us don’t usually think about. Continue reading

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Late Autumn Follow-up With Chris Downs

ChrisDowns2014-11-29_19-01-10I last spoke with Chris back in April, and we had a pleasant discussion of the various things needed to live off the grid up in the Colorado mountains. Continue reading

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Real Men Don’t Sew!

TreadleSewingMachineActually, sewing is a valuable skill to have any time, but more so in a grid-down world.

In his book Time Enough For Love, Robert Heinlein had his character Lazarus Long say, “A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.” Somehow, Heinlein left out sewing, but I’m sure it was only an oversight.

Come to think of it, I need to go back and read that book again. Continue reading

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Fear-bola, Take 3.

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The is not the Carnival Magic. It’s another Carnival ship that I recently photographed.

In the past few days, I’ve read quite a bit about Ebola in the “news”, pretty much all of which reinforced my already-low opinion of “professional” news reporters. While there are a (very) few reporters who actually try to do a good job of getting the facts, the majority of the coverage of the Carnival cruise on which a healthcare worker who “might have been exposed to Ebola” was at best sheer speculation. At worst, it was National Enquirer style whole-cloth fabrication. Continue reading

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FEAR-BOLA! Take 2.

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Our Campaigner-in-Chief

President Obama named Ron Klain as “Ebola Czar” rather than fill the empty post of Surgeon General. Continue reading

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