We have seen the future, and it sucks.

Egypt in Perspective

30th January 2011

Jerry Pournelle draws some historical parallels.

I remember September 1970 — my ship was at Gitmo doing workups prior to deployment, which wasn’t scheduled for several months more. We woke up one morning to an announcement that, Surprise!, we were on our way to the Mediterranean. Those were interesting times. I don’t like interesting times.

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