Jan 252021
 

On January 6, 2021, the United States of America shocked and amazed many idealistic people everywhere by suddenly appearing to be revealed as nothing more than a very large banana republic, afflicted with its very own star-spangled version of Juan Perón, braying and boasting, exhorting his followers to overthrow the national government and proclaim him Fearless Leader and Dictator for Life. Fortunately, Lady Luck intervened, saving Dame Liberty, if not from rape, at least from a protracted, brutal and sloppy gang-bang that violated her ever orifice, at the hands of a mob comprising a cross-section of the demented, the misguided, the ignorant, the moronic and the hopelessly bigoted segment of American society that call themselves the supporters of Donald John […]

Jan 052021
 

After the long New Years weekend, 2021 started off with a typical consultation schedule, working from my home in Great Falls, Virginia during the covid-19 pandemic. I was four Zoom, two Face Time, and three MS Teams meetings into the work week on Monday, and it was approaching 6:00 PM when I had my final remote encounter, this time over WebEx – a consultation with Dr. A. Harry Priapus MS, PhD, BYOB, Director, Penetration Division, at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. I will give him credit – for a person in his position, he maintained his composure pretty well at first, calmly discussing the technical ramifications and policy implications of recent adverse events in the disciplines of US government […]