Human Rights & Politics

Chinese cyberattacks are stealing priceless intellectual property and crucial military secrets from companies and governments around the globe. Negotiations with Beijing are unlikely to help, since China has little interest in cracking down on hacking. So Washington must focus on defenses, not diplomacy.

via Chinese Computer Games.

View original post

Ye Olde Soapbox


Get Out of the Weeds

Making Sense, by Michael Reagan


America’s got some serious problems to solve.

Our Obama Economy is still stuck in a ditch by the side of the road.

127837 600 Get Out of the Weeds cartoons

Rick McKee / Augusta Chronicle

Our campaigner in chief is running around the country pushing for higher taxes and no spending cuts and crying, “The federal sky will fall!” if Congress doesn’t stop the puny 10 percent sequester from happening.

In Washington the incompetents and cowards in Congress can’t get our fiscal house in order, and they’re too stupid or self-serving to realize they are wrecking the greatest economic machine humans have ever created.

We have a budget to balance and an immigration problem. We’re spending trillions we don’t have and promising tens of trillions more in benefits our grandchildren can never repay.

And what are many of my fellow Republicans and conservatives in Washington…

View original post 623 more words

This Just In

President Barack Obama faces a monumental choice today over whether to put the force of his office behind the idea that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry.

Government sources say the Justice Department will by day’s end articulate a legal position in the so-called Proposition 8 case, a ban by California voters over same-sex marriage that is now being challenged in the Supreme Court.

View original post

“AUB Choir and Choral Society perform “We are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder”


‘We Shall Overcome’ Antonin Scalia: Cartoon #10


‘We Shall Overcome’ Antonin Scalia: Cartoon #9


‘We Shall Overcome’ Antonin Scalia: Cartoon #8