A good primer on the Yemen situation

Sure. But when the best we can come up with is “I dunno, let’s bomb them some and see what happens.” maybe it would be better to do nothing.


Better than “let’s nuke 'em.” Better than our troops on the ground.


Some guy wrote, about a century ago:

And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.
“The Grapes of Wrath”

And, same guy:

All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.
“Once There Was a War”

While I agree, in principle, I also think society has a right to protect itself.
IMO, the question becomes “Which society do you want to live under?”.



The society that ends wars, not the one that starts wars.

The Captain

When I read the first pages of The Grapes of Wrath I understood why the author became so famous.