SOS Boonville

  • Unintended Consequences
    "It became necessary to destroy the town to save it."Peter Arnett quoting a US Army source, Vietnam, 1968 We were worried that an unintended consequence of the projects would be a net loss of housing in Boonville. Well, scratch that. It's now clear that loss of housing is an intended consequence of the plan. The … Read more
  • Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt
    Once upon a time, when I was just a pup in the computer business, International Business Machines (IBM) often deployed a sales tactic that came to be known as Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt, or simply FUD (rhymes with mud). It worked by instilling fear, uncertainty, and doubt in the minds of customers thinking of choosing … Read more