Scott Johnson has posted an email from Omri Ceren at PowerLine with some insightful analysis of the Iranian Nuke Deal. The title is a good summation: Inspector Clouseau Was Unavailable (4).
Sed fortuna, quae plurimum potest cum in reliquis rebus tum praecipue in bello, parvis momentis magnas rerum commutationes efficit; ut tum accidit. Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
SOUND: Skype rings once.
JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.
RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Hi, Johnny.
JOHNNY: Well, hello! What’s up?
RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Nothing. Things are quiet.
JOHNNY: Only on the surface.
RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Oh?
JOHNNY: Have you ever heard the expression “the lull before the storm”?
MUSIC: Theme up and under.
ANNOUNCER: The Lickspittle Broadcasting System presents W. J. J. Hoge in the transcribed adventures of the man with the action-packed Twitter account, America’s fabulous free-lance Internet investigator …
JOHNNY: Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign!
MUSIC: Theme up to music out. Continue reading
If your opponent is of choleric temperament, seek to irritate him.
—J. Robert Oppenheimer
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.