M.T. Bass is a scribbler of fiction who holds fast to the notion that while victors may get to write history, novelists get to write/right reality. He lives, writes, flies and makes music in Mudcat Falls, USA.
“Terror is nothing else than justice, prompt, severe, inflexible.” ― Maximilien de Robespierre
“Political power grows out of the barrel of the gun…” ― Mao Zedong
When does the “information grid” become a utility like the power grid?
If Google, GoDaddy, Twitter and Facebook were in charge of electricity instead of speech, they would be turning off power to your home and/or business if they don’t like your views, beliefs, associations, history or maybe ev
August 11, 1929 — Babe Ruth got his 500th home run at Cleveland’s League Park and a local boy got $20 and the Bambino’s autograph for returning the ball that was hit out of the park and onto Lexington Ave.
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Rosa de Jong When Amsterdam artist Rosa de Jong’s series Micro Matter caught my eye, I was really intrigued. These pieces really check all the boxes for me – they’re tiny, they’re architectural, and they seem to suggest that there are some great stories hidden within. The diminutive dimensions of…
airscape Magazine The battle above
Today marks 101 years since the first day of the Battle of the Somme. And, while the bloody hours of July 1st, 1916 have become a by-word for military disaster, the operation above the trenches was an absolute triumph.
Compared to the British Army’s 57,470 casualties and the German Army’s approximately 12,000, the Royal Flying Corps finished the day with just one airman killed, four wounded and nine missing.
Lanoe Hawker and pil