Archive for 2010

Bombers and Boomers: Everyone’s Angry at the US Government

At the time of Shahzad’s arrest, a group of nine Americans from the Hutaree Christian militia group were being charged with actions similar to those of Shahzad — conspiracy to commit sedition and attempted use of weapons of mass destruction. They were also charged with intent to kill a police officer and then detonate improvised explosive devices at the officer’s funeral in the hope of slaying scores of police officers in attendance and starting a “war” against the government.

Are Israeli-US Relations at a Tipping Point?

The US should also halt the $3 billion dollars in aid Israel receives every year, cancel the provisions in the Cranston amendment, where the US pays Israeli loans (Americans need that provision more), and require Israel to sign the nuclear proliferation treaty (NPT) or just slap sanctions on them for illegal nuclear weapons.

Waste More, Want More: America's Afghan Solution

This article was originally posted on The Huffington Post. In a time of economic hardship you can bet your bippy that everyone out there could use a little extra cash. Sorry though, you will not be getting any. No, don’t be silly, it is not because the big banks are getting another humongous cash bail […]

My New Year's Resolution: No to Nicking Knickers

This article was originally posted on The Huffington Post. Remember when your mother told you to put on clean underwear when you travel? Well my advice is to just ‘forgettaboutit” and take the Brittney Spears route — go without. Thanks to twenty-three year old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, not only will your water bottle be confiscated […]