Re: Cone of Silence
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike Cowen <mcowen@...> wrote:
> With our colorful membership, there are undoubtedly someThe stuff I will not talk about is actually pretty trivial on the
> who can't speak.
screen of history ... operational details.
> I have no doubt there are some here who have been involvedWhat I learned in September of '73 moved me to trash-can my career.
> in significant things most of the world doesn't know about.
Turned down a very attractive offer to reconsider ... accelerated
promotion, special training (Pensacola?! Yes, puh-leeze!) and then
attachment to diplomatic.
Know what? The politics of that era lead directly to the ill advised
adventure in Iraq.
"War, war, war" instead of "Jaw, jaw, jaw".
p.s. when folk leave text dangle from the tail it accumulates. Merely
bad manners ... but bad manners none the less. (Yes, I know it's
ubiquitous ... IMNSHO it's an age of un-apologetic self-indulgence.)