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Geoff Metcalf

Show BioHide BioGeoff Metcalf is a veteran columnist and author with careers in radio, print journalism, advertising and consulting. His new book, In The Arena is now availbable. He is a regular columnist for Ether Zone. We invite you to visit his website at: geoffmetcalf.com Geoff Metcalf can be reached at: [email protected]

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The Mushroom Policy Human Experimentation

Published 9m ago -

Keep them in the dark and feed them b.s. A Chinese proverb cautions, “Have no unreasonable anger, but be not without righteous anger.” I want to believe my government is good. However too often what we want to believe proves to be fantasy. If or wh... More »

Strategic nightmare: The China threat

Published 10y ago -

“I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreter of their thoughts.”    –John Locke Communist China, has been, is, and will remain an enemy of the United States. This is not right wing knuckle dragging sophistry…it is so because China says ... More »

Warfare in space: Yeah, I told you so

Published 10y ago -

“Dangerous conceits are in their natures poisons, Which at the first are scarce found to distaste, But with a little act upon the blood Burn like the mines of sulphur.” –William Shakespeare A recent London Telegraph article reported, ‘Beijing... More »

Metastasized illegals: Baffle ’em with B.S.

Published 10y ago -

We have all heard the bromide, “if you can’t dazzle ‘em with brilliance…baffle ‘em with b.s.!” THAT is essentially what Congress (literally and figuratively the antithesis of Progress) is doing on the immigration issue. If ever anyone did the right... More »

Media manipulation: Personal C.Y.A.

Published 10y ago -

“I’m not talking about confusion and inefficiency, which to a certain extent are products of all wars, but about muddle-headed thinking, cover-your-ass orders, lies and outright foolishness on the very highest levels.” —Cdr James Meacham, 196... More »

Kerry conundrum: The hardest tumble

Published 12y ago -

John Kerry is a thoroughly reprehensible person. When Lynn Cheney commented on Kerry said, “This is not a good man.” she was articulating a truism that sadly was grossly inadequate a means of describing the loathsome presidential wannabe.I recently... More »

Bin Laden buzz: The October surprise?

Published 12y ago -

London’s Sunday Express is reporting US and British Special Forces have found Waldo, Woof, Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard, and Odlaw…as well as 50 Waldo-watchers. In other words, the al Qaeda grand Pooh-Bah, Osama bin Laden has allegedly been cornered in a mountaino... More »

Media myopia: Keeping the media honest

Published 12y ago -

Over a decade ago, the founder of Accuracy in Media, Reed Irvine, told me about a now defunct committee that frankly needs to be recreated. I was deeply saddened by the announcement of the death of Reed Irvine. He was a unique man of character, intelligence an... More »

Tragic flaw of California senator Tom McClintock

Published 13y ago -

I’ve known Tom McClintock since I first moved to California in 1981. I have considered him a friend since 1992 and have spoken at fundraisers for him. Tom is a for real Jeffersonian constitutional conservative. I have sat in his offices many times, had him as ... More »