2-minute reads 'n' listens

Would you trust John Yoo?

Noting that the US military was developing armed, autonomous robots to serve as battleground soldiers in our wars, a 2015 New York Times article asked an important question: "Can they learn to make moral choices?"

Trump’s War

In June, our Tweety Bird president tweeted this message to members of the US Army: "Proud to be your commander-in-chief." Actually, Trump is only the delegator-in-chief, having passed to subordinates a president's most solemn duty of guiding our nation's war policies – including what wars to be in.

Does Trump even know where Niger is?

So, President Trump makes what was to be a condolence phone call to the young widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four American soldiers killed on a military patrol in Niger – and all of a sudden, the White House explodes in yet another political conflagration and a new burst of presidential lies.

Living Wage Preemption Act

The governors of many states are boldly stepping forward these days to stop grassroots democracy.

Should we entrust our school children to corporate profiteers?

Betsy DeVos and her hubby, Dick, are lucky enough to have inherited a big chunk of the multibillion-dollar fortune that Daddy DeVos amassed through his shady Amway corporation. But what they've done with their Amway money is certainly not the American Way.