2015 fantasy stable: week 11 postmortem

Another week, more tough cookies.

Two of my horses raced last weekend.  One of them looked, at least from my handicapping perspective, like he would bring some points.  929 more words

Fantasy Horse Racing

Stellar Wind is for real

Stellar Wind (Evening Star, by Malibu Moon) punched her ticket to the Kentucky Oaks with a dominant win in the Santa Ysabel Stakes (GIII) on February 28. 453 more words


The Future of Freedom: A Feature Interview with NSA Whistleblower William Binney

A 36-year veteran of America’s Intelligence Community, William Binney resigned from his position as Director for Global Communications Intelligence (COMINT) at the National Security Agency (NSA) and blew the whistle, after discovering that his efforts to protect the privacy and security of Americans were being undermined by those above him in the chain of command. 202 more words


Free Speech Nunnery and Follow-Up Mass Surveillance Posts. (#1)

These follow-up posts represent what I have heard or read since August 2014. Whenever possible, I have hand written down the citation for the news which I was responding to in a graphic cartoon or brief report. 395 more words

Mass Surveillance

REVIEW: Citizenfour Is This Halloween's Scariest Chiller

In December 2012, a mysterious person known only as Citizenfour contacted documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras with promises of important revelations about the U.S. government’s spy apparatus. 1,413 more words