Category Archives: Secrecy

Dictators Suppressing the Press and Opponents Often Backfires

Why Don’t Dictators See that Suppressing the Press or Opponents Only Leads to Vastly More Negative Publicity? Why is it that the killing of one of Putin’s political opponents outside the Kremlin wasn’t forseen as elevating an unknown opponent to … Continue reading

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Trump’s Response: Rage, Denial, Shoot the Messenger, Persecute the Press

Trump’s Response: Rage, Denial, Shoot the Messenger, Persecute the Press None of these are going to help improve his governance, and, in fact, they are all going to make it much worse. Since Trump is paranoid, he will start another … Continue reading

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Trump’s Homework for Dictatorship 101, Lesson 4: Purge, Purge, Purge

Trump’s Homework for Dictatorship 101, Lesson 4: Purge, Purge, Purge In Trump’s course from Czar Vlad Putin, Trump has successively completed the first three lessons in becoming a dictator: Lesson 1: Destroy the Free Press everyday, in everywhere. Everyone in … Continue reading

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Trump Has Gone Critical, and Phase Transitioned to Dictator

Trump Has Gone Critical, and Phase Transitioned to Dictator Apparently, Putin has completed his tutoring of Trump in Dictatorship 101. Recently, on June 17, I noted that Trump’s increasing frequency of independent and disruptive stances and behaviors was like a … Continue reading

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Families Belong Together Rally in Laguna Beach

Families Belong Together Rally In Laguna Beach On June 30, 2018, we held a rally on Main Beach in Laguna Beach, CA, for the Families Belong Together movement. I took 160 photos of the signs and the crowd. As usual, … Continue reading

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Children Have International Rights, Just Not In the US

Children Have International Rights, Just Not In the US The UN has a Convention of the Rights of the Child, which was ratified at the UN in New York City in 1989. It was signed by all 196 eligible members … Continue reading

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Trump’s Lies: 3,000 X 3 X 23 X 2, or 3,000 X 2 X 2.8 million

Trump’s Lies: 3,000 X 3 X 23 X 2, or 3,000 X 2 X 2.8 million Let us look at the total effect of Trump’s lies by the end of his term of office, compounded by the best liars in … Continue reading

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Least Transparent Cabinet Member, Demands Science Transparency

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Least Transparent Cabinet Member, Demands Science Transparency Maximal Hypocrisy Achieved!  Much better than a simple Trump Mission Accomplished! Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the EPA, has required that only completely transparent studies with fully published data, … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Threats to Our Elections, and State and Local Prevention

Cyber Security Threats to Our Elections, and State and Local Prevention Much of cyber security is not only done at the NSA, Homeland Security, and McAfee level, but has to be done at the level of individuals and the computers … Continue reading

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To Trump, from Sting and The Police: Every step you take

Every breath you take Every move you make Every bond you break Every step you take I’ll be watching you   Every single day Every word you say Every game you play Every night you stay I’ll be watching you … Continue reading

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