A Knucklehead exception

US-AFGHANISTAN

  This afternoon while you are at Starbucks consuming your second cup of $4 coffee, I will be sitting in the far corner of the classroom listening to students in the First Amendment Rights class present their final projects. These projects are worth 45 percent of their grade. They are charged with one thing — implementing [Read More...]

As Afghans lay sleeping

It’s not quite My Lai but it is a nightmare nonetheless. An American soldier, reportedly suffering  a mental breakdown, has killed Afghan civilians as they lay sleeping. When Lt. Calley and his men lined up a village of women and children and executed them at point-blank range, nobody claimed the Great Satan was involved. The [Read More...]

The Ignorant & the Innocent

books burning

The Koran burning that has led to the vengeance killing of American troops in Afghanistan is grievous, all the more so since it was our soldiers who incited it by violating  the very principles they are supposed to be upholding. At the heart of this war is the age-old argument between Hobbes & Locke: Should [Read More...]


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