Tag Archives: NSA

A Big Machine

Green light! My green light isn’t the traffic light kind. Nothing as benign as a simple traffic signal. Why is there a green light on the top of my computer screen? I know it’s not a Christmas themed decoration, as I lean more towards Grinch than festive. The bright green dot glows for a moment, then […]

How To Identify A Conspiracy

There is no such thing as paranoia. Your worst fears can come true at any moment. Hunter S. Thompson Who doesn’t love a good conspiracy theory?  Conspiracies have existed since the dawn of time, probably back to the day our hunter-gatherer forefathers led tribal rivals into the tar pits. What is it about a juicy […]

The Tax Man Cometh

Death and Taxes.  Ah, yes.  The two inevitable givens in life.  We can’t escape either end for very long.  And, once again, the depressing season of tax preparation and gnashing of teeth is upon us. Pop Quiz: I prepare my own returns because I’m: a) Cheap, b) Fond of frustration, c) Just as smart as […]