Tag: obama

  • Has America forgotten to remember Remembrance Day?

    Saturday night I had my friend Melinda over, along with her friend Jenny, in town from Sydney. Jenny noticed the portrait of Her Majesty, a commemorative token of the Diamond Jubilee, hanging in my apartment, complete with the flags of the Commonwealth countries. We got to talking about the ties that bind not just the […]

  • While the NSA a…

    While the NSA and GCHQ appear to be the worst offenders — at least according to the documents that are currently public — we cannot forget that mass surveillance is a global problem and needs a global solution. Edward Snowden, from his “Manifesto For the Truth,” published in Der Spiegel. Just me, or is he […]