Defense

Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield,  URI, Kingston, Swan Hall, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, 7:30 pm

Dirty Wars at URI

The President is all fired up; cameras are rolling. Days of coaching by a talented theater director flown in from a small, elite college are paying off. The lines are delivered with poise and apparent compassion. With pregnant pauses and the cadence of her delivery, the President punctuates the gravity of her message: Our preference [...]

Navy Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons Office

Navy Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons Office

Without comment, just thought folks would be fascinated by the office’s logo, as noted by Spencer Ackerman today.

“Bomb Now, Pay Later”

Paul Craig Roberts lays bare what’s wrong with the deficit hype being used to foist the dismantling of the social safety net on the American people: Recently, the bond rating agencies that gave junk derivatives triple-A ratings threatened to downgrade US Treasury bonds if the White House and Congress did not reach a deficit reduction [...]