Monsters at the End of a War

By: Sunday August 17, 2014 4:00 pm

August 15 was the end of World War II in Asia, 69 years ago, following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

I could not find a single reference to the bombings, or to the end of the war itself, anywhere in the American media. Even the Yazidis in Iraq, a big story a week ago, had yielded to the death of Robin Williams, who gave up his place at the top of the news to the shooting of a young African-American man in Missouri. There may be something else dominating the national agenda by the time you read this.

 

Addressing Seditious Rhetoric…

By: Sunday May 19, 2013 11:00 am

Several days ago, the new President of the National Rifle Association, not only called President Obama a “fake president” but went on to suggest that the Civil War was an example of an armed citizenry, and thusly, training all able bodied Americans in the use of a prodigious amount of military weaponry, each trainee will have developed the skill set to repulse ‘tyranny,’ of any sort. Subsequently, any disagreeing with James Porter is equivalent to ‘bordering’ on Treason.

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