It’s twenty years ago this month that I was given an assignment that, in six weeks, landed me in a place I had barely heard of. I can only recall the sleety dark streets of Tallinn with joy and love. What I didn’t know was that part of the time I was walking past […]
About Cheryl Rofer
Retired chemist. I’ve done a lot of chemistry that has to do with policy, particularly nuclear policy.
Entries by Cheryl Rofer
Stuff that just doesn’t make sense or doesn’t fit together always catches a scientist’s eye. Today’s Michael Flynn story has caught my eye. There is a fairly straightforward story on the surface: Flynn had a business deal involving Russians. He is reported, by one whistleblower, to have texted a business associate during the inauguration to […]
Ric: Neener neener, human! You thought opposable thumbs were necessary to open the cat beds. How have your pets shown you that opposable thumbs are not necessary?
The Prince is speaking at the Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum right now:
The New York Times (yes, I know) has received and had described to reporters EMAILS from the Trump campaign. They are releasing them as they work through them and presumably verifying the material, unlike Wikileaks. Also, with Mike Flynn’s plea deal, the Tweeter-in-Chief is being more productive than usual. In May 2016, the Russians wanted […]
I follow a bunch of good lawyers on Twitter. One of the websites they are from is Just Security, which deals with the legal aspects of national security matters. Hence, the Flynn guilty plea and the Russian antics. They’ve got a post up with analysis of this morning’s events and documents. With the announcement, Mueller’s […]
Humdog requested this, and I’m always up for good news. Can we please get a thread where all can share good news. I don’t have any myself, but I know Helen in Eire has a job offer and efgoldman is home from hospital. Hearing people I “know” are still experiencing positive things would surely […]