Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: Bad Santa

@Will_Bunch Withheld publication at CIA's request — urgent matter of national security, lives at risk, ect. — billmon (@billmon1) December 14, 2013 @ClaraJeffery Truth is, Santa is just like the federal government: Fat, bloated, & out of control. Someone should primary him. — billmon (@billmon1) December 14, 2013

Saturday Morning Open Thread: Small World, for Small People

Thanks to commentor PirateDan for the rousing music. . Alison Arieff, “editor and content strategist for the urban planning and policy think tank SPUR”, complains in the NYTimes that “Tech Hasn’t Learned From Urban Planning”: …Tech companies are scrambling to move into cities — there are rumors that Google is going to move here, to […]

Edward Snowden, Global Thinker

(Walt Handelsman via GoComics.com) From the traitorous comsymps at Foreign Policy: Edward Snowden, who has become the public face of an international debate over surveillance, tops the list of Foreign Policy‘s Global Thinkers for 2013. The former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed the inner workings of the U.S. intelligence operations has been living in […]