(6 comments) SHARE Friday, April 29, 2011 A Crack Team in Washington
Instead of wisdom, rationality and grace in Washington in this time of substantial governmental and constitutional crisis, these two appointments tell us exactly what we the people should expect from the political elite over the next few years.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Can We Live Free in an Unfree World
We wonder, "How can we live free when the state is a massive powerful enemy of freedom, and the only effective political mechanism is not rule of law, but an iron triangle between lawmakers, the bureaucracy of state, and favored industries or groups?" But, as with so many other questions we could ask, there is an answer we want to hear, and then there is the honest answer.
(21 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Thoughts on the Insanity
America is a military and financial services empire, directed by an elite consensus resident in a few East Coast cities. It is financially unsustainable, compulsively grasping, warlike, despotic at home and a dominatrix abroad. This definition is no longer forecasted, predicted and debated. It is here, now.
SHARE Sunday, March 6, 2011 Rumsfeldia
Rumsfeld these days -- a man who very likely met the criteria of both criminal and war criminal long before his second stint at the Pentagon -- brings to mind nothing more than a brutal and blood-thirsty version of Portlandia.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 5, 2011 Egypt!
Events over the past two weeks in Egypt have been decades in the making, and are founded on a long history of human resistance to regime thuggery, ranging from passive survival, quiet discussions, and emigration to the acutely violent.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Tunisia and Us
What the events in Tunisia are really telling us, about both them and us.