Militarized Healthcare: National Security’s Future

The military of the future does not fight wars and hunt terrorists—it fights the spread of disease.

At the start of 2015, President Obama made a State of the Union speech thanking, in one sentence, the doctors, nurses, and soldiers responsible for helping control the spread of Ebola. More tellingly, he went on to connect international health with poverty—right in the middle of his discussion of American national security.… [Read more]

Edward Snowdon – Patriot or Traitor?

Ah, the Edward Snowdon affair. We seen a lot of material passing through cyberspace and landing on our computer screens (via Twitter) about Edward. I’m going to run through some tweets I found about Edward that I hope you will find interesting.

The National Journal says, Breathe, People: We Shouldn’t Rush to Judgment About Edward Snowden.… [Read more]

Gas Companies are Becoming a Fracking Nuisance

I’ve been wondering something…With all of the things that are on the local and national agendas to discuss why hasn’t the issue of ‘fracking‘ made it to higher up on the list?  Actually, this shouldn’t have to be discussed; it’s actually ridiculous that this situation has been allowed to come so far.  It’s supposed to be a no-brainer that toxins should not be pumped into the ground to pollute our soil and water.… [Read more]