The many blog and information sites on the internet are attractive to many habitues precisely because they sometimes seems to be the last bastions for free expression. But free expression does not necessarily guarantee civility. Anyone who peruses comments on many of the major websites can confirm that there is considerable garbage mixed in with... Read More
When Ron Paul finishes with the Federal Reserve, I hope he does something about Bill Gates. I just bought a new Toshiba netbook for reasons best described as conspicuous consumption as I absolutely do not need it. It comes with Windows 7 preinstalled as the operating system. But it is a milquetoast 7 version called... Read More
Phil Giraldi is a former CIA Case Officer and Army Intelligence Officer who spent twenty years overseas in Europe and the Middle East working terrorism cases. He holds a BA with honors from the University of Chicago and an MA and PhD in Modern History from the University of London. In addition to TAC, where he has been a contributing editor for nine years, he writes regularly for Antiwar.com. He is currently Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest and resides with his wife of 32 years in Virginia horse country close to his daughters and grandchildren.