A Tweet Turns Into A Hearing

Tom Landquist Donald Trump, National Security 2 Comments

Saturday morning, March 4th, 2017, President Trump sent out a series of incendiary tweets, which we explored in a past article. These wiretapping accusations have taken on a life of their own since then, culminating in a congressional hearing on this issue among others yesterday.   The hearing itself was a grueling 5-hour affair in which FBI director James Comey …

Security and Values — Disrupting America

The Balance Between Safety and Values

Tom Landquist Donald Trump, National Security 8 Comments

Donald Trump said that he will seek to “suspend immigration from terror-prone regions where vetting cannot safely occur. All vetting of people coming into our country will be considered extreme vetting.” The war occuring in Syria is hellish. It is awful and it leaves a trail of refugees in its wake. There are concerns that have been echoed repeatedly about …

Reflecting on Veterans Day — Disrupting America

Reflecting on Veterans Day

Tom Landquist National Security, Veterans Day 2 Comments

I showed up at Marine light attack helicopter squadron HMLA-469 as a young arrogant kid just like almost everyone else who joins the military. Ready to make a difference with no idea how. Little did I know, the story of my life would take a dramatically different turn. You join the military as a young man or woman idealizing the …