Monthly Archives: May 2021

World Cocktail Day 2021 — “Vodka Martini. Shaken, Not Stirred”

“There is strong and consistent evidence that James Bond has a chronic alcohol consumption problem at the ‘severe’ end of the spectrum. He should seek professional help and try to find other strategies for managing occupational stress.” Medical Journal of … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — CIA Establishes Korea Mission Center [UPDATE: U.S. DNI visits DMZ as Biden administration is charting new course. Same objective but new policy.]

“Creating the Korea Mission Center allows us to more purposefully integrate and direct CIA efforts against the serious threats to the United States and its allies emanating from North Korea.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo (May 2017)   May 13 2017 … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Three Decades of Lies: J’Accuse…! [Lockerbie]

“If there is no such thing as ‘the Truth’ about the past, and therefore, a fortiori, if there is no obligation to seek such truth, we are left only with clashing opinions. (…) But, if there is such a thing … Continue reading

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80 Years Ago — First Modern Computer Delivered to German Aerospace Institute (May 12 1941)

“The danger of computers becoming like humans is not as great as the danger of humans becoming like computers.” Konrad Zuse (June 22, 1910 – December 18, 1995) — Inventor of the world’s first programmable Turing-complete computer   May 12 … Continue reading

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Remembering Bob Marley (February 6 1945 – May 11 1981) — Was the CIA involved? [Conspiracy Theories vs Actual Conspiracies]

“I WOULD LIKE TO CALL THE ATTENTION OF THE JAMAICAN PRESS AND PEOPLE TO THE FACT THAT THE CURRENT [CIA] CHIEF OF STATION HERE [NORMAN DESCOTEAUX], AND TWO OF THE OPERATIONS OFFICERS ARRIVED IN KINGSTON DURING THE MIDDLE AND LATTER … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — “Lockerbie prosecutor-turned-judge sends blogger to jail” [Craig Murray]

“I can affirm that the FCO and MI6 knew that al-Megrahi was not the Lockerbie bomber.” Former UK Ambassador Craig Murray May 11 2021 — Former UK ambassador Craig Murray has been sentenced to eight months in jail for contempt … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Havana Syndrome — White House Official Confirms Microwave Attacks [UPDATE — A quick comment on the Frey Effect (FOREIGN POLICY Dead Wrong on Facts and Science)]

“I will have no higher priority than taking care of people, of colleagues, and their families. And I do commit to you that, if I am confirmed, I will make it an extraordinarily high priority to get to the bottom … Continue reading

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20 Years Ago — FBI Robert Hanssen Is Arrested (February 18 2001) [On This Day– Hanssen is sentenced to life in prison without parole. (May 10 2002)]

“F.B.I. officials knew as far back as the mid-1980’s that Robert P. Hanssen, the longtime agent and convicted Russian spy, had repeatedly mishandled classified data and violated procedures but did nothing to prompt an investigation, a Justice Department report released … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Havana Syndrome — White House Official Confirms Microwave Attacks [UPDATE — Dozen CIA officers medevaced from their stations overseas]

“I will have no higher priority than taking care of people, of colleagues, and their families. And I do commit to you that, if I am confirmed, I will make it an extraordinarily high priority to get to the bottom … Continue reading

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80 Years Ago — Enigma Machine Captured (May 9 1941)

“Also the coding machine was found here, plugged in and as though it was in actual use when abandoned. The general appearance of this machine being that of a type writer, the telegraphist pressed the keys and finding results peculiar … Continue reading

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