AS WE record this on the afternoon of July 31, 2011, the U.S. Congress is wrangling over details of a compromise to raise the federal debt ceiling. Several news sources… Read more »
VENEZUELA’S PRESIDENT Hugo Chavez is in critical condition at a hospital in Cuba. No word at this hour on how critical or how this affects geopolitics in the Western Hemisphere…. Read more »
IT WAS a surprise to learn this week that the Department of Education has SWAT teams at its disposal. Don’t worry; they say they won’t break down your door for late payments on your student loan. Is it unpatriotic to ask why the Education Department has weapons?
THE PATRIOT Act was extended just before it expired Friday when President Obama signed the bill by autopen from France. This just strikes us as odd. While we have no… Read more »
PFC. BRADLEY Manning has been kept in solitary confinement for most of 2010, allowed only one hour a day out of his cell even though he hasn’t yet been tried… Read more »
THAT’S THE question of the day. Our federal government asserts the authority to tell us what to feed our children (and then do it for us), to buy health insurance… Read more »
APPARENTLY IT’S not enough to scan us at airports, sporting events, or while we’re driving around town, the government is enlisting our banks, ISPs, and childrens’ bus drivers in the… Read more »
REBELLION AGAINST the full-body X-ray scanners at American airports continues to grow. Apparently fighting terror in the air means a choice between risking skin cancer or a sexual assault by… Read more »