Using Flying Killer Robots is Terrorism

NO DIFFERENT FROM SUICIDE BOMBINGS AND OTHER ATTACKS ON CIVILIANS What is it that puts the "terror" in terrorism? One might argue that the true terror is never really knowing where the terrorists are going to strike. This creates a paranoic mentality in which each step of everyday life must be measured against its potential of... Continue Reading →

Noam Chomsky on the Modern Political Scene

THE NEW POLITICAL SPECTRUM OF AMERICAN EMPIRE Abbey Marten of teleSUR interviewed Noam Chomsky on the contemporary status of American politics and the current political spectrum as it relates to American Empire. The series is called The Empire Files and is a new favorite of MSB.

Facebook’s Stupid Orwellbots!

ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND DIGITAL CENSORSHIP This last week I had the dubious distinction of having a post blocked from Facebook. I was involved in a discussion with a conservative friend of mine about an appropriate response to ISIS. Here is what I wrote¹: They [ISIS] are not gaining power. They have lay lost more territory than... Continue Reading →

Hate Begets Hate:

ON THE PARIS ATTACKS AND THE BIGOT RESPONSE I must admit that my first thought upon hearing news of the atrocities committed in Paris,  after,  of course my sorrow over any loss of life,  was,  'my God, the bigots have more ammunition.' Of course,  that's the point.  ISIS kills a bunch of people,  the bigots... Continue Reading →

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