Ted Rall: On NSA Chief’s Tricked-Out Lair as Star Trek Bridge (cartoon)



aNewDomain.net – You paid for it. News is out that former NSA Spy Chief Keith Alexander tricked out his lair to look like the bridge of a Star Trek starship. He called it the Intelligence Dominance Center. He gave tours. You paid for it. My original cartoon for aNewDomain.net is below. Here’s Dvorak’s take on it.

Based in Boston, Ted Rall is a nationally-syndicated columnist, editorial cartoonist and war correspondent who specializes in Afghanistan and Central Asia. The author of 17 books, most-recently published The Book of Obama: How We Went From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt, Rall is twice the winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and is a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Follow him @TedRall, check out his Facebook fan page and definitely follow his Google+ stream here. Ted’s upcoming book After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You As Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan is due out in 2014.

Intelligence Dominance

As it turns out, NSA chief Keith Alexander is a big “Star Trek” geek – and used taxpaper funds to indulge his fantasies of flying off on a five-year mission. Which naturally brings up the question of alternative universes.

Based in Boston, Ted Rall is a nationally-syndicated columnist, editorial cartoonist and war correspondent who specializes in Afghanistan and Central Asia. The author of 17 books, most-recently published The Book of Obama: How We Went From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt, Rall is twice the winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and is a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Follow him @TedRall, check out his Facebook fan page and definitely follow his Google+ stream here. Ted’s upcoming book After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You As Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan is due out in 2014.

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  • http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/mhenriday/ M Henri Day

    If only people like Mr Alexander – and his bosses (that is, if the tail isn’t wagging the dog here) – could be induced to depart for a parallel universe !…

    Henri

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