Jane Mayer’s reporting on the Predator Drone program in the New Yorker last month is both fascinating and sad—on one hand we’ve definitely crossed the line between war and murder, on the other hand it is “the only game in town.” 🙁
xkcd said it best: “At some point there, we left the present and entered the future.”
I cannot see good things coming from this.
Sometimes I think that people write this stuff because they know I have a vanity feed:
If someone can explain this thread, I’d appreciate it. IIRC, Mac Hall
hasn’t been publishing for years.
Flights of fancy
somewhere over the Eastern United States
Leica M8, Cosina-Voigtländer NOKTON 35mm F1.2 Aspherical
1/90sec, iso 320, 35mm (47mm)
My tweets make no sense.
This is why nobody follows me and even my friends have turned off updates.
I just can’t seem to explain my experiences in 140 characters. Maybe I should have titled this blog “The Circumlocution.” Oh well, at least two people asked me about this confusing tweet after my plane landed.
But it’s really quite a simple story, even if I can’t tell it right.
Here is a helpful diagram…
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