Farrell and Finnemore point out some awkward truth for American foreign policy practitioners in the wake of Wiki & Snowden leaks. Secrecy can be defended as a policy in a democracy. Blatant hypocrisy is a tougher sell. Voters accept that they cannot know everything that their government does, but they do not like being lied […]
This is not what I want my Phantom for. (not a bad idea though) First it was pizza and then sushi, so it was inevitable that contraband were going to be the next thing to be delivered by drones. A group of four crooks in Georgia tried dropping off tobacco in a prison yard using the […]
Cool news and an informative interview about the Serenity comics. The future of Firefly is mostly in these comics. CBR News: “Leaves on the Wind” picks up after “Serenity.” How much time has elapsed? What can you tell us about where this next chapter might take Mal and Serenity?
I really don’t understand how this gentleman could have been so naive or over-confident. But – everyone repeat with me – “The North Koreans are not like you and me.” Theirs is probably the most isolated, and possibly criminal regime and country on earth. They will shoot you, they will lock you up. You aren’t […]
This should be fun to watch. I wonder what will happen if more people come to see this one than the commandments? The Satanic Temple Offers Donation of Monument to Oklahoma State Capitol This is the group, you might recall, that performed a “Pink Mass” over the tombstone of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps‘ […]
The Statesman is running old Doonselbury strips to replace the weekday ones while Gary Trudeau is on hiatus. This one goes well with the “You’ll never be this awesome again” de-motivator.
Without Tim and Sebastian’s work – there might not be a Medal of Honor for Sal Giunta. “All this work is distinguished by Tim’s adamant refusal to politicise fighters and his utter concentration on every soldier’s humanity,” says Magnum Photos, which represents Hetherington’s work. “Tim and Sebastian were already known to the Medal Of Honor Society from […]
Ahhh Catholic priests. Your pope is working to join the 21st century but you are still all so 17th-save-the-savages… A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania has been charged with molesting a teenage boy after police said he was found in a car on a college campus with a 15-year-old who was wearing no pants, according to […]
Saw a new CHOP (Christian House of Prayer) car today. While nothing says love of Jesus like a custom license plate (IAAH = Its All About Him… and my car… and duallies), I think we need to remember that we are paying for this fleet of cars that this con man and his wife drive […]
I got a real shiver when I heard this the other day. The bigger story was the Syrian general who denied that he was getting the weapons the CIA says he is. But then there was this: And one of the issues now is, again, the CIA is doing some covert training. They’re looking at […]