Assange, Assad, Manning, Wikileaks, VEPCO, PEPCO – and Nuts

Friday of last week, two million people in the Washington DC metro area lost electrical power.  As I write this, eight days later, half a million still have none.  Oh, and by the way, the temperature every day in between has been around 100 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s the ambient, dry-bulb, actual temperature, not including humidity.… Continue reading Assange, Assad, Manning, Wikileaks, VEPCO, PEPCO – and Nuts

Kony 2012 Makes Jason Russell Barely Famous

I was relaxing at my home in Great Falls, Virginia this afternoon, preparing to drive over to Fairfax for what my sister-in-law Shannon promises to be a genuine Chicago Irish St. Patrick’s day celebration, when my POTS land line rang.  The caller ID was partially blocked, showing only an 858 area code.  I must confess,… Continue reading Kony 2012 Makes Jason Russell Barely Famous