Monthly Archives: July 2010

Anosognosia: Fun new word for lying to yourself

This is an interesting series of essays by Errol Morris. Hadn’t heard of the word prior to reading these. Found the President Woodrow Wilson information fascinating. The president has a stroke, but will not admit to his incapacity or is … Continue reading

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Yearning for Good ol’ Cold War Days

So the undercover “sleeper” or better sleep-walking Russian spies are back in Moscow and we exchanged them for spies we had working for us over there. It all worked out well. But maybe too well. It ended too quickly. With … Continue reading

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TSA employing “behavior-detection” visual inspection techniques

In a little take off of the recent movie The Men Who Stare at Goats, Nature published an article by Sharon Weinberger on SPOT – Screen Passengers by Observation Technique. Evidently more than 3,000 TSA agents have been trained in … Continue reading

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Russia’s SVR and Their Espionage Activities in the US — In the News Last Week

So, in doing research for book two in the Lance Priest series, I have been reading up on the SVR – Sluzhba Vneshney Razvedki – the evolution of the KGB is Russia after the demise of the Soviet Union in … Continue reading

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