"war 'ought' to be instrumental, in the sense that it ought to be waged in order to achieve some goal, never for its own sake; and also in the sense that strategy and tactics ought to be directed ...
♥For My Grandfather Michael Murphy♥ He worked on the Central Railroad , in Jersey City, NJ (100 years ago). Unloading box cars with a big hook.
He and his fellow workers, sweltered in the ...
It's been hard to summarize the illogical disconnect that Americans have in regards to our latest war in Iraq. Fortunately, the movie American Sniper does that for us.
In the movie our ...
That video was captured by EdMass and retitled Climate Change: The Best Evah Weather Report .
Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they ...
There's no IED explosion on Mr. Friedman's resume. No years spent as a linebacker in the NFL.
Still, here's what he wrote under the title "5 Principles for Iraq" in the Sunday Review at NY Times. ...
Science has shown that there is no god.
No. Just, no. Read the diary on [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/05/21/1300982/-The-Limits-of-Science the limits of science].
Science also cannot show ...
The common perception is that we are killing the worst of the worst, ISIS. It's an easy sell to make because the jihadists have intentionally sold themselves as butchers that should be feared.
Bombing ISIS will have a very limited impact.
That's the overwhelming consensus of analysts and senior Pentagon planning officers and Pentagon ...
Just keeping my DFH license validated. Jerry was born this day 72 years ago.
While you were distracted by the World Cup and whatever stupid thing leading Republican politicians have recently said, Afghanistan almost descended into another civil war . But as Western ...