Fourth Generation Warfare: Life in The Battlespace

Tactics matter. Ineffective tactics must be quickly abandoned for more sophisticated ones as the means to implement them become available. First Generation Warfare (1GW) is characterized by massed troops standing in line formation firing muskets at each other. 2GW emphasized firepower, especially artillery, immobilizing the enemy, simply stated using the French maxim: "Artillery conquers, infantry [...]

By |2011-06-01T20:36:44-04:00June 1st, 2011|Government|2 Comments

Public Employee Unions Vs. The Public

The central issue in the battle of public employee unions versus the people of Wisconsin, and the many looming similar confrontations elsewhere, is about the wisdom of having public employee unions in the first place.  I searched for a discussion of the issue not colored by the politics, partisanship, and personalities of the current strife [...]

By |2011-02-28T20:27:45-05:00February 28th, 2011|Economy|1 Comment

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