June 2006

All posts published in June 2006

24 posts

Iraq the colony: America’s new real estate market

Published 16y ago -

One clan of my Irish ancestors were rebels. The other, were loyal servants of the crown. That’s how the British Empire was viewed by many Celts from Ireland to Ulster to Scotland and Wales, at once a menacing force and on the other hand, a source of grea... More »

First a national I.D. card: Then a (ouch) bio-chip

Published 16y ago -

Image courtesy of Sam Greenhalgh under CC BY 2.0. The U.S. government (a.k.a. Big Brother), in its unrelenting effort to keep tabs on everything you do, say, read, write, even think, can’t implant an electronic bio-chip under your skin. Not yet.  The electorat... More »

When history spoke the truth: About 9/11/01

Published 16y ago -

About one year ago, events in Teterboro, New Jersey and Madrid, Spain pulled back the covers on what really happened at the World Trade Center Towers and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. On February 02, 2005 a Canadair Challenger 600 corporate jet failed to... More »

Borders: The unsung questions

Published 16y ago -

Correct me if I’m wrong, but the immigration question seems to have come to the forefront because the American people found that our ports were being managed by a British company and that company was being bought-out by an Arab company from Dubai. Suddenly, it... More »

Two trials and a treasonous trio

Published 16y ago -

What about this and this is the same? What is different? These sorts of questions sound like some you might encounter on one of those annoying tests they made you take in school, which are supposed to gauge intelligence but probably wind up measuring only one&... More »

I support our troops: But not how our govt uses them

Published 16y ago -

“I support our troops” has become a popular saying. It didn’t originate with the current ‘War on Terror.’ I first remember hearing this phrase during the first Gulf War, back in the early 1990s. I believe the origin of this saying is found in polit... More »