Month: January 2015

Flashback & Flashforward

○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Like Michael Beschloss might post with his occasional pictures looking back at history — with perspective — here’s our first in a series of ‘Flashback’ glimpses and occasional snapshots of ephemeral times — with transient comments here and there ○ ○ ○ ○ […]

Blip on the Screen

Just a Blip on the Screen – a Doomsday Scenario — 3 Minutes to Midnight — End of Times|Armageddon|The Apocalypse — Is it Time to consider Environmental Security as Integral to National Security? Time to consider risks/impacts of next generation nuclear weapons deployment? Reciprocal escalation? Proliferation?

To provoke or not to provoke

Provoke [/prəˈvəʊk/ ] verb (transitive) to provoke, anger or infuriate to incite Provocateur [pruh-vok-uh-tur, -too r; French praw-vaw-ka-tœr] noun, plural provocateurs 1. a person who provokes trouble, causes dissension; agitator (italics) French. agent provocateur 1915 Shortened form of agent provocateur “person hired to make trouble” (1845)