Another Standoff Looming? | sovereign; Bundy; intelligence assessment

Two days ago, President Obama designated 300,000 acres surrounding Gold Butte, Nevada, as a national monument. This is the area where Cliven Bundy first had a standoff with local, state, and federal law enforcement officials in 2004. Eventually, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other agencies retreated (for lack […]


The Verge recently posted an article regarding Palatir and its usage for tracking immigrants. Having been trained and used this software, I can agree it is quite powerful. It is like a visualized Access database with a pulse.


I’m a strong proponent of user reviews, as long as they are representative of the services. For instance, I often review Yelp or other sites before visiting a certain restaurant. For the last six years, I have posted reviews to TripAdvisor. This is a good example of my writing and […]

Travel Map

In case you were wondering, here is a map of all the countries I have visited.