Just my musings. Politically, a little right of center. By profession, I am a patent attorney, specializing in software and electronics (www.softpats.com). I can be reached at bhayden at softpats.com, ieee.org, or highdown.com.
Outside the Wire: Kharmah Awakens tells a graphic story about the "awakening" going on right now in al Anbar province. They have discovered that the Marines are far better allies than al Qaeda, who are now seen as "butchers and thieves".