The war on terror

Just for the record, let me tell you that the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today released a report about Iraq. If you want to read the full text, […]

Suicide Bombers

I see that some people in Britain are getting upset about the idea of passenger profiling at airports. What’s passenger profiling? Well, it’s not something you’d need a genius on […]

Muhammad MacGyver

I’m not yet completely familiar with this latest terrorist extravaganza and I’ll therefore withhold judgement about what the police have said. I don’t know anything about the plot, or about […]

The power of belief

I don’t know if we should develop nuclear power plants here or not. I think there are valid reasons why we should, and I think there are equally valid reasons […]

Halliburton

I’ve been in fairly frequent correspondence with my old friend Joe-who-works-for-Halliburton-the-unprincipled-bastard. Let’s call him Joe d’Arab, for simplicity. Actually, he’s a baldy fucker from Tipperary (hock-thooey!) but we’ll overlook that. […]

Later

Amazingly, I actually made it out for a pint, but only to the local pub with Jimbo. A good walk, which is probably as well since we both need the […]