Monthly Archives: March 2008

Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke passed away today in Colombo, Sri Lanka (1:30 am, March 19 local time) at age 90.  He’s probably most famous for his novel 2001, A Space Odyssey upon which Stanley Kubrick based the movie of the same … Continue reading

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Admiral “Fox” Fallon Resigns

The New York Times is reporting here that Admiral William J. "Fox" Fallon is taking early retirement.  Fallon, commander of Central Command (CENTCOM) which encompasses the Middle East, including Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, has often seemed critical of the Bush … Continue reading

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