Sunday, May 20, 2018

TGIF: Trump's "Fire and Fury" Wouldn't Be the First for North Korea

Leave it to Donald Trump to threaten to rain "fire and fury" on the North Korean people the same week the world observed the...

TGIF: Dying for the Empire Is Not Heroic

Predictably, the news media spent most of the week examining words Donald Trump may or may not have spoken to the widow of an American...

Your Enemies Are Not Monsters: An Olive Branch Across the Divide

Certain highs given by alcohol, laughing gas, huffing paint and the like, give a sense of euphoria by depriving the brain of oxygen. You...

Is A Recession In Sight?

The US economy’s check engine light is on, despite the vocal rhetoric of President Trump, his administration, and the media spewing the same nonsense...

TGIF: What the Left Should Like about Public Choice

Although the public choice school of political economy has been demonized in a new work of putatively progressive fiction masquerading as intellectual history, good-faith leftists...

TGIF: Operation CYA – Afghanistan

Steve Bannon's Breitbart and others notwithstanding, that was Trump being Trump when he announced he would not be quitting Afghanistan, despite the manifest futility and...

US Winds Down Its Land Grab in Southern Syria, Launches Another One in the...

The US has evacuated the smaller of its two bases in southern Syria. Together with Syrian rebels in its employ it has left the Zakaf outpost and...

Royal Australian Navy and the Saudi blockade of Yemen

Australians love their military. Their adulation for the men and women who serve the nation perhaps ranks with the most militant and jingoistic countries...

Report: U.S. Dropped Plague-infected Fleas on North Korea in March 1952

There is a great deal of misunderstanding between the people of the United States and North Korea. This is largely due to the lack...

House Leadership Pulls a Fast One for al Qaeda

House Concurrent Resolution 81 (H.Con.Res.81) is sponsored by Representatives, Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), Walter Jones (R-NC), Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.), Thomas Massie (R-KY), and 39 other...
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