It seems the N.Y. Times outdid themselves with a recent article stating the U.S. Military now has the capability to hack into the electrical systems of Russia to deter any military actions they may consider in the future.
The systems that Russia uses in their electrical grids are virtually “unhackable” since they are powered by non-computer analog technology. The Times also claim that legislation has been passed permitting the military to bypass presidential authorization to initiate their capabilities because, “The president can’t be trusted” based upon “secrets” he was alleged to have given to a Russian ambassador in the Oval Office in 2017.
It is highly usual for the military to apprise the public of operations of this sort. If our military claims they have capabilities that are unsubstantiated based upon their opinions of what their commander-in-chief may or may not do, I fear for the first line of defense of our country.
After a Special Counsel recently spent two years and approximately $30 million of our tax-payers money investigating unverified information concocted by President Trump’s political opponents, I, for one, am getting a little disgusted with the so-called “paper-of-record” and their false claims. They evidently have no shame.
H. L. Messinger,
Differing view doesn’t mean someone is a fool
Mr. Hillje can parse my letter as finely as he chooses, but everyone who reads his first letter knows exactly what he was implying with his use of the Schenk article. We are not “fools” who take something literally when it is evident the writer has an underlying message. Hillje’s clear implication was: if you don’t endorse my views on abortion, you are “indeed a fool.”
This will be my last comment on Mr. Hillje’s letter. He can continue arguing but not with me.
John K. Landry,