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Archive for November 27th, 2007

I’d like to apologize . . .

. . . for losing the war in Iraq.

Sorry.  My bad.

My favorite bit:

In warfare, the people’s will is an indispensable component of a nation’s warfighting “trinity” (that also includes the government and the military). It’s exceedingly difficult to prevail in a major war, if a leg of this triad is hobbled. By choosing not to mobilize the people’s will, by telling us to go about our normal lives as others were fighting and dying in our name [and, I might add, by using cherry-picked intelligence data to support a shaky, predetermined conclusion and representing that conclusion to the American people as irrefutable fact], the Bush administration actually hobbled its own long-term efforts. Now, they are getting ready to claim that it was all our fault. We were the ones who lost our patience and will to victory. This is rather like the boy who killed his father and mother, only to throw himself on the mercy of the court as an orphan.


Holiday Shopping Tip #542

Still not sure what to get that special someone for the holidays?  How about a volume of swell stories by such groovy, soon-to-be-household names as James Maxey, Cat Rambo, Ken Scholes, Tobias Buckell, and more?  Copies of Prime Codex are still available!

Ask for it at your local independent bookstore.  Also available from Amazon.

(Oh, and I have a story in there, too.  I’m just sayin’.)


Carry on.