I mention that I’m interested in learning how to fight counterinsurgencies, and the New York Times very helpfully publishes an article the very next day about the Army’s new field manual for counterinsurgency operations. Googling its title, I discovered that it is available through the Federation of American Scientists website, even though the Army has blocked civilian access to it through regular military websites. It’s simply amazing. I ask the universe, and the universe provides.
I want $500,000 in my savings account, please.
There is actual, serious snow on the ground here. I haven’t gone out to the road yet, but the dorm parking lot looks fearsome. There’s an inch or two of snow on the porch, and it is still snowing. I would say more, but I’m a little worried about asking for the wrong things right now.