U.S.D.A. May Approve Horse Slaughtering

March 4, 2013 2

The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which would allow equine meat suitable for human consumption to be produced in […]


DHS Built Domestic Surveillance Tech into Predator Drones

March 3, 2013 2

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has customized its Predator drones, originally built for overseas military operations, to carry out at-home surveillance tasks that have civil libertarians worried: identifying civilians carrying guns and tracking their […]


The Idiocy of Sequestration

March 2, 2013 2

With all feel-good talk about immigration reform, fans of conflict and dysfunction may fear the arrival of genuine bipartisanship in Washington. Not to worry! Another budget crisis is almost upon us! This time it’s not […]


White House Defends Drone-War Killing of Americans

February 28, 2013 10

The White House on Tuesday defended targeted assassinations of Americans thought to consort overseas with terrorists as “necessary,” “ethical” and “wise,” as the Obama administration faced fresh questions about its sharply expanded drone war. “We […]

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