Malcolm Nance, The Plot to Hack America: How Putin’s Cyberspies and WikiLeaks Tried to Steal the 2016 Election (2016) I just finished Malcolm Nance's "The Plot to Hack America," published just a few months before the 2016 election. Nance is a career intelligence officer, who has testified before congress. He now contributes to MSNBC. The … Continue reading Book Review: The Plot to Hack America by Malcolm Nance
I keep hearing this "the country is polarized" trope; that people are only tuning in to what they want to hear. This point of view is tiresome. By and large, people want to hear the truth. Facts. And if what you're saying doesn't match what their eyes and ears are telling them, that's not a … Continue reading A Polarized Nation and the Perils of Objectivity
The Silent 25 essays. 10,000 words that started it all...
I will begin with some background content on the subject of politics in America 2016. The following are a series of posts I publish in the Summer/Fall of 2016, and extraordinary, if wretched, year for politics in these United States. My conversation began in the immediate aftermath of the Republican and Democratic party conventions in July, … Continue reading First Content – Origins