The Case for a Robot-in-Chief

The Case for a Robot-in-Chief

To: John Brennan, Langley HQ From: Operative 650, McMurdo Sound Re: Politics 2.0 Greetings from Antarctica. It’s not so bad here, as long as you like tinned peas and snow blindness. But seriously, thanks to several months of sunless winter, I’ve been able to learn...
Snooping on Everyone While the Big Box Thieves Get Busy

Snooping on Everyone While the Big Box Thieves Get Busy

In a more innocent time not so long ago, perhaps only a million or so people in this country fell under the government’s suspecting glare. Achieving that distinctively fat FBI file might have required marching against a war or traveling to leftist lands. These days,...
The Wars, Coups, Crises and Occasional Good News from the Middle East

The Wars, Coups, Crises and Occasional Good News from the Middle East

IN SYRIA… The civil war – and the four other regional, sectarian and global wars that have emerged from it – continues. Conditions on the ground continue to deteriorate – the UN has just reported that as many as 5,000 Syrians are being killed by the war every month,...