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The Thin Veneer of Civilization

Rich Galen

Wednesday April 17, 2013

  • "� Beltway Snipers ...": Here's the Wikipedia entry for the barbarous murders committed in and around Washington in 2002.

  • "� Veneer ...": From Merriam-Webster's Third Unbridged:
    1a : a thin sheet of wood cut or sawed from a log and adapted for adherence to a smooth surface (as of wood) [cut the log into veneers]: as (1) : a layer of wood of superior value or excellent grain for overlaying an inferior wood (as in cabinetmaking) usually by gluing (2) : any one of the thin layers that are glued or otherwise bonded together to form plywood

    1b : material (as sheets of wood) for veneering ; sometimes : thin highly glazed colored paperboard for such use

  • "... tactical exercise ..." Indeed the MD of S&P got gas for her car just last night. There was one other person at the pumps. He had pulled to the far side of the inside pumps. We were on the near side of the same pumps. He was a man in what appeared to be his twenties. He was wearing soft-ball (or, at this time of year flag-football) clothes including a baseball cap backwards.

    He sat in his SUV until the tank was full. Opened the door. Replaced the pump and the gas cap and drove off. Quickly.

    Here's how to know whether something is a strategy or a tactic:

    A Strategy answers the question: What do we want to do?

    A Tactic answers the question: How are we going to do it?

    By the way, a Vision answers the question: Why are we doing this?

    Mullfotos of the Day

    Modern moss: On a rooftop in New York City.

    Boy Scouts used to look for moss growing on a tree to signify which way was north. Now they can use satellite dishes to tell which way is south.

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