Urgent: Reinstate ban on assault weapons to prevent mass killings

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the nearly 600 victims and their families of the largest mass shooting in US history last Sunday night in Las Vegas...

October 4th, 2017 |  


‘Racist scum?’ Colleges should set higher standard

‘Racist scum?’ Colleges should set higher standard

I believe that most Americans are repulsed by racism. Unfortunately, their feelings of repulsion are often exploited for political gain.Especially now...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Privacy and politics: The hypocrisy of the surveillance statists

Privacy and politics: The hypocrisy of the surveillance statists

The New York Times reports that at least six members of the Trump administration used personal email accounts to discuss White House matters.Given pre...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Trump and Kim are a dangerous pairing

“We’re dealing with somebody that we’ll figure out. He may be smart, he may be strategic — and he may be totally crazy.”...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Should social media practice censorship?

Should social media practice censorship?

In a September 21 post, Mark Zuckerberg shared nine steps the site he started is taking “to protect election integrity and make sure that Facebo...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Reclaiming the truth about Vietnam

Reclaiming the truth about Vietnam

“From Ia Drang to Khe Sanh, from Hue to Saigon and countless villages in between, they pushed through jungles and rice paddies, heat and monsoon...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Jamie Dimon is right to fear cryptocurrency

Jamie Dimon is right to fear cryptocurrency

When JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin a “fraud,” what ensued looked a lot like a “poop and scoop” con: The practi...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Medical care and preexisting conditions

Ask your Congressman to not penalize Americans who have preexisting medical conditions. The idea floating around now in Congress that insurance compan...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


World citizenship is more popular than you might think

Has nationalism captured the hearts and minds of the world’s people?It certainly seems to have emerged as a powerful force in recent years. Trum...

September 20th, 2017 |  


W3C turns the clock back on an open Web

W3C turns the clock back on an open Web

On September 18, Ars Technica reports, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published a new specification recommendation, Encrypted Media Extensions. T...

September 20th, 2017 |