Could It Really Be That Easy?

The thing I like about the written word is that after you read it, it is still there.  I just heard a story on NPR that is so important and it was gone.  It was there for a moment and gone. A woman who has traveled in Afghanistan has written a book.  I didn’t get […]

U.S. airport security is a failure

We are told that airport security is here to protect us. We don’t mind taking off our shoes or waiting in an hour-long line because we know that it’s to keep us safe. But are these expensive measures really effective? Many in the Department of Homeland Security say post-9/11 measures have been successful. The truth […]

Ending The War in Afghanistan

The WAR in Afghanistan is an American war.  We started it when we went looking for bin Laden and El Qaeda.  Supposedly, bin Laden was being sheltered or at least tolerated by the Taliban.   Personally I question whether Bush ever really wanted to catch bin Laden.  If we had caught him then our war on […]

Real Change You Can Believe In.

Finally, hot off the front page, “After Mickey’s Makeover, Less Mr. Nice Guy .   …Epic Mickey, in which the formerly squeaky clean character can be cantankerous and cunning, as well as heroic, as he traverses a forbidding wasteland.” Given the results of the elections on Tuesday I bet you thought the Democrats were finally coming […]

Obama The Deceiver Goes Back On Promise To Make Public Torture Photos

Ken Theisen writes on the World Can’t Website that the Obama administrations reversal of its pledge to make public photos depicting “detainee abuse” by US personnel overseas is continuing the Bush Regime policy of cover up of US torture and these policies will continue the policy of torture in Obama’s wars. The Department of Defense […]