Letters to the Editor
from Kevin Van Horn, Dennis Wilson, Nydra, A.X. Perez,
Scott Graves, and Jim Davidson
Sanitized For Your Protection
by L. Neil Smith
Thirty-one years ago, in 1977, in what turned out to be my
first novel, The Probability Broach, I asked a rhetorical question about
the nation's Independence day, the Fourth of July: "What was left to celebrate?"
Vince Miller, RIP
by Eric Garris
An old and dear friend of Antiwar.com, Vince Miller, has died.
Speculators, Regulators, Militarists, and Money Masters
by Jim Davidson
Senator Joe Lieberman, who used to be a Democrat from
Connecticut and is ... something else now ... says that speculating on food
and fuel is very hurtful. He's completely wrong. Speculators are currently
being witch hunted by a Congress that doesn't wish to deal with the real
sources of high food and fuel prices. Which is sad, because speculators
provide an extremely valuable service by directing capital toward scarce
resources, thereby reducing scarcity over the long term.
When They Came for the Philadelphia Christians
by Doug Newman
Tyranny is a lot like cancer. Early detection is a great
thing. Stopping cancer and tyranny in the early stages can prevent a world of
hurt, pain and death down the road.
Mister, Can You Spare a Paradigm?
by Robert Jackman
Need Food and Fuel cause starvation or hardship?
(Dis)Union and Empire
by A.X. Perez
A while back Rex May commented (in a letter responding to
an article supporting the citizenship rights of 'anchor babies') that open
borders would eventually lead to the creation of Aztlan. Let me assure him
that the creation of Aztlan makes this inhabitant of Chucoztlan's blood run cold.
Lies on the Instalment Plan...and other matters
The Kaptain's Log
by Kaptain Kanada, aka Manuel Miles
Like the proverbial frog which is boiled alive by the gradual
increase in temperature of the water in which it sits, the Canadian public are
being constantly fed wee bits of imperial nonsense about the Afghan War. The
purpose of this is, of course, to avoid a truly heated discussion about what
the lying government-licensed media call "our Afghan mission",