Showing posts from September, 2012

Secrecy in the USA

Much ink has been spilled over the publication of "No Easy Day", the book authored by a former Navy Seal detailing how Bin Laden was killed. The Department of Defense is obviously quite upset with information coming out which was supposed to remain in.

To me the story is mainly a reaffirmation of why I don't believe in conspiracy theories of the "We never went to the moon" or "CIA planned 9-11" varieties.

If it involves the intelligence community, and there isn't a tell all book on the Amazon best-seller list authored by one of the main participants, I say it never happened.

London Tube Lines

This is the "Northern Line" of the London tube:
It should be clear that whoever designed the tube system in London had a pretty hazy notion of the geometric concept of "line".