Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘intelligence’

Ding Dong Osama’s Dead

Having just returned from a two day “college tour” with our high school junior I actually was in bed at 9:30 last night and did not hear the news until this morning.  The great news.  It was funny listening to the right-leaning talk shows today as the hosts grudgingly gave praise to Obama, but not quite happy about it.  I am happy about it and can acknowledge that “It’s Bush’s fault.”  Having taken the mess of our intelligence community left after Clinton and Garelick (the “Wall” lady) and infusing a mass of support and pride our human intelligence (“humint”)capabilities were greatly improved.  That’s not saying much since our humint was so lacking, but yesterday’s events prove the value of himint.  We may never know what all transpired, but Obama, perhaps unwittingly gave props to Bush,

Separated At Birth – Simpson/Clapper

Homer Simpson:  Homer is the “leader” of the animated television series “The Simpsons.”  While lovable he frequently finds himself intellectually lacking and often appears rather dumb when faced with logical issues.   Homer’s family and friends often have to come to his rescue when he makes massive mistakes.  Viewers watch in awe at his antics in anticipation of further mishaps.