Category National Security

Midway

If Hindus were terrorists, we’d be fighting Hindus. If Buddhists were terrorists we’d be fighting Buddhists. If atheists were terrorists we’d be fighting atheists. The war against terror has nothing to do with hatred and everything to do with terror.

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Pernicious Pyong-Gang

Welcome to North Korea. You’re free to come in, but not to go out. Behold the power of North Korea. A prison state with endless food shortages, huge electricity problems, starvation, poverty and forced plastic eye-lid surgery for waitresses.

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Slipping America a Mickey

Jose Antonio Vargas wrote an article for the New York Times titled, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant.” Vargas writes that one morning at the age of 12, he was woken up by his mother and sent with his “uncle” on a plane to America. His mother wanted to give him a better life, and […]

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Just Putting My Flag Out

-Ben

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Found: Hide-and-Go-Seek Champion

Well, everyone’s talking about Osama. It’s almost getting boring. Is there any news that has nothing to do with Osama getting killed? Hmm… Well, it’s not the sort of thing I usually talk about, but I guess a little change couldn’t hurt: Kate Middleton went shopping at a common market. And the number of pictures […]

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Impotent Inimical Insanity

The democrats and republicans have spent most of the recent weeks dominating the news with talk of a government shutdown acting like old men arguing about the best placement of the deck chairs on the Titanic. Now they’ve settled: They’re going to narrow down the number of chairs they argue about. Okay, okay, really: They […]

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In Your DREAMs…

DREAM [d-reem, N] :: Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors :: A calamitous piece of legislations intended to help illegal children out of their distress, often with various and unaccounted for side effects. It was a fantasy, pie in the sky, it was a DREAM. Interesting how some of the most harrowing legislation is […]

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START Praying

While you were dreaming of a big box wrapped with a bow on top sitting under a heavily adorned tree, the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) — which was signed between Obama and Russian President Dimitry Medvedev earlier this year — was ratified by the Senate. Now it’s official, we will reduce our […]

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