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Frog 6 Guidance for 2010-2020

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

From Virtual Secretary of Defense Purpose The purpose of this memorandum is to establish priorities for my strategic objectives through 2012 and p...

Excuses, Excuses

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

Accept the craziness of your life. Do what you can do now. Let go of everything else. And make peace with what is.

Listening Posts on Iran Produce the Same Sort of Bad Intel as Iraqi Defectors

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

Documents released by WikiLeaks tell us that the State Department's Iran watchers are effectively replicating what the Bush Administration's widely discredited Office of Special Plans did with regard to Iraq.

The End of Diplomacy As We Know It

Carne Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carne Ross

There is only one enduring solution to the WikiLeaks problem and it is perhaps the goal of WikiLeaks, though this is sometimes hard to discern. Governments must close the divide between what they say, and what they do.

I'm Not Saying Women Are Smarter, But...

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Young men and old men alike, from the Midwest, Rust Belt and Pacific Coast, with Anglo, Italiano and Latino last names, doing things that are undeniable moronic. Sorry, guys. The ladies have us dead to rights.

A Way Forward for Nuclear Arms Control

Jonathan Pearl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Pearl

Even if New START is ratified before the Democrats' Senate majority significantly shrinks, it will not help advance nonproliferation advocates' long-term goals unless a lost consensus on arms control fundamentals is rebuilt first.

Whole Intelligence, Einstein Style

David Vognar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Vognar

Throughout my life I have been uncomfortable when people have called me smart. Now I know why. Intelligence is more of an act of piecing together from...

Leaks Wound Obama

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

It is impossible to overestimate the significance of leaks from the military to the media, particularly to Bob Woodward and his paper, the Washington ...

Facebook Movie: The Arrogance of Achievement vs. the Arrogance of Inheritance

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bella DePaulo

The word on the street is that the Facebook movie, The Social Network, ruins Mark Zuckerberg's reputation. I'm not so sure.

What's Right with America? Let Me List the Books

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I became the #1 Amazon reviewer for non-fiction [or 32/216 overall including movies, software, and fiction) quite by accident, loading 300 reviews fr...

CIA Sues Former Spy Over Book

ABC | MATTHEW COLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A CIA lawsuit threatens to turn a little-known two-year-old tell-all by a disgruntled former spy into a bestseller. Within hours of the lawsuit's fili...

Brains, Emotions and Attitudes: What A Few Telling Qs Reveal About You

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

On TV, he's Dwight Schrute, the over-achieving, over-bearing salesman from NBC's Thursday-night hit, The Office. In real life, there's someone just l...

Strategic Analytic Model for Creating a Prosperous World at Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Whole Earth Whole Systems The Earth is a self-contained system in which all elements interact in ways that we humans simply do not understand--witnes...

Newt Gingrich, Vice-President for Global Engagement--Waging Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Below, as a memory aid, are the elements and proposed leaders within the Vice Presidency for the Commonwealth, each linked to more information about t...

Frank Rizzo and Pennsylvania's 56-year Legacy of Police Spying

G.W. Schulz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
G.W. Schulz

Pennsylvania's Office of Homeland Security has been paying a private contractor to compile "intelligence" on dangerous elements, including environmentalists and gay/lesbian organizations.

What's Wrong with America? Let Me List the Books....

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert David Steele

Sun Tzu writes that if you do not know your enemy, AND you do not know yourself, you are destined to fail. The United States of America is not a Repu...

Virtual President Announces Coalition Cabinet

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

My fellow Americans, I am honored to present to you my thoughts on restructuring and down-sizing the federal government along with a proposed Coalition Cabinet. Many of these names, while stellar, are conventional.

Informant: Accused Wikileaks Soldier Bradley Manning Had Civilian Help

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — An Army private charged with leaking classified material to the whistleblower website WikiLeaks had civilian help, a key figur...

It's Official -- Steele Won Virtual Presidency

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I held a bi-partisan vote today, with me representing the Democratic Party while I represented the Republican Party. Strict ballot access controls en...

Dana Priest's Expose On 'Top Secret America'

washingtonpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive ...

Counterterrorism Memoir Blocked by Pentagon Available on EBay

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Keith Thomson

In an effort to contain classified information brought to light by the book, the Department of Defense sought to purchase the entire print run and destroy it. This plan may have backfired.

Spies and Contractors

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Generally, when people characterize private security contractors (PSC) as being involved in secretive, covert operations it is a good sign that one is...

The UFO Debate Heats Up

msn.com | Leslie Kean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the biographical note appended to his commentary, he notes that he spent 22 years at NASA's Mission Control and has written books about space polic...

Where the Super-Brains Are

The Atlantic | Richard Florida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last Friday, my list of America's Brainiest Cities ran over at The Daily Beast. Boulder topped the list, which comprised a mix of larger knowledge-int...

New NGA Chief Becomes First Woman To Lead Major U.S. Intel Agency

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FORT BELVOIR, Va. — Letitia A. Long became the first woman director of a major U.S. intelligence agency Monday, taking her post as chief of the ...