Security is Safety?

Security is Safety?

  The volume of time and effort presidential candidates in both parties devote to pitching schemes to keep us safe is alarming. “National security” has been a catchphrase in every debate thus far.  Equally alarming is that most of us eat it up. So many of us get...
Get Smart: Recommendations

Get Smart: Recommendations

“Like all Americans, I like big things: big prairies, big forests and mountains, big wheat fields, railroads—and herds of cattle too—big factories and steamboats and everything else. But we must keep steadily in mind that no people were ever yet benefited by...
Obama’s Push for War Against ISIL Raises Questions

Obama’s Push for War Against ISIL Raises Questions

David versus Goliath: Interest groups in the ongong debate over Congressional Authorization for use of Military Force (AUMF) against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)   The United States is currently in a “de-facto” state of war with the Islamic State...