Daily Archives: June 19, 2018

The Eleven Nations Of North America

This map shows the US really has 11 separate ‘nations’ with entirely different cultures The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity. Exactly where those regions start and end has been a … Continue reading

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Folk Music in Overdrive: A Primer on Traditional Country and Bluegrass Artists

Little-known to folklorists, Ivan Tribe is certainly 1 of the leading experts in the field of history of hillbilly music. Interesting that the title of  his latest work echoes that of Alan Lomax’s seminal 1959 Esquire article, “Bluegrass Background: Folk … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy And Politics Slow Election Security Funding To States

When Congress approved giving $380 million to states to bolster the security of their elections, state officials were caught off guard but extremely grateful. Elections are notoriously underfunded and haven’t seen a windfall like this from the federal government in … Continue reading

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More About Email Servers: Marcus Ranum 2016

More About Email Servers https://freethoughtblogs.com/stderr/2016/12/12/more-about-email-servers/ Are you tired of hearing about Email servers, yet? And Email leaks? I sure as hell am; that’s the background music of my entire professional career. Once more unto the breach, dear friends… Back in … Continue reading

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The Retroscope At Play Marcus Ranum June 17, 2018

The Retroscope At Play Marcus Ranum June 17, 2018 https://freethoughtblogs.com/stderr/2018/06/17/the-retroscope-at-play/ By now, the establishment ought to be painfully aware that the FBI/NSA retro-scope is aimed at them, as well. Sometime in the next couple of years I expect a legislative … Continue reading

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