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

  Blip on the Screen – 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 of next generation nuclear weapons? Deployment… 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)