Todesregel Isle (Part I)

The wind hissed and twined like ethereal snakes above the taiga. All was silent save the cawing of crows who high-circled the heads of the prisoners on the creaking ferry and they one hundred and twenty in number, all chained and over-watched by guards who moved pendulously, left to right, machine guns at-the-ready, eyes masked… Continue reading Todesregel Isle (Part I)

Division-Convergence: On The Accidental Perforation of American Sovereignty

On March 7, 2018, Defense Digital Secretary Director, Chris Lynch gave a talk at the Cloud Industry Day in Arlington, Virginia, announcing and outlining a Department of Defense (DOD) program known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI). Lynch's talk was one of many, all of which revolved around a DOD-directed cloud migration entailing a… Continue reading Division-Convergence: On The Accidental Perforation of American Sovereignty

Writing Prompt 9/29/18 – Innovation

#1 "Political power is fundamentally escalatory, my friend, and thus, subservient to innovation. The strong rule the weak but the clever rule the strong." #2 Malitz smiled and danced with delight as he finished out the equation. They said it couldn't be done - the cure for aging, here at last! #3 She watched the birds… Continue reading Writing Prompt 9/29/18 – Innovation

Film Review: Shin Godzilla

***Spoilers Alternatively titled Godzilla: Resurgence, Shin Godzilla (2016) is a kaiju-political thriller/action film directed by animator Hideaki Anno and storyboard artist Shinji Higuchi and produced by Toho and Cine Bazar. The plot of the film centers around Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, Rando Yaguchi (Hiroki Hasegawa) who deduces that a turmoil occurring in Tokyo bay could only have resulted… Continue reading Film Review: Shin Godzilla

Towards A Program of Great Works: The US-Mexican Border Wall

Pertinent First Questions. Much has been said about the current US President's proposed border wall, with opposition commentary generally running along the lines of, "A border wall is inherently racist!" Let us, from the start, dispense with such foolishness. Walls, no more than doors, columns or cornices, are in any cogently definable way classically "racist"… Continue reading Towards A Program of Great Works: The US-Mexican Border Wall

Value Ordination: Political Paradigm as Argumentation

Innumerable are the number of political compass tests which one can take online, from Playbuzz to PoliticalCompass.org to the 8 Values Github Test, all of which are sifted through and poured over, studied and analyzed by the takers thereof as if in the action of so doing they will confer some hidden and eldritch wisdom… Continue reading Value Ordination: Political Paradigm as Argumentation

Fractal America, Kodokushi-6771, Prt.2

In Japan sometime around the month of march, 2017, a employee named Takada from a Japanese company called Mind - which specializes in the removal of indelicate material (such as sex toys or sexually explicit manga) from the abodes of the freshly deceased - recounted to American scream-sheets a most peculiar tale. During one of… Continue reading Fractal America, Kodokushi-6771, Prt.2