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AntiWar.com | Why does foreign interventionism retain such a firm grip on US political discourse? The flood of editorials advocating “DO SOMETHING” is unending, with almost everyone holding “something is better than nothing” as an implicit axiom. Every talking head has a plan, some surefire positive government intervention that can improve something at home and overseas. How often do any of them say that there is nothing to be done? That the only thing to do is withdraw and keep an eye on the horizon for roosting chickens?...

CopBlock | The court experience started off like normal with the emptying of your pockets and spreading them for the bailiff to ‘wand you’ which is always a good feeling. Then a few of us proceeded down the hall and into the court room. That’s when another bailiff called out to Pete to remove his hat and I turned on my camera....

LarkenRose | If you think politicians are there to serve you, watch this....

OTN | Has the TSA made your safety their priority as the tag-line suggests? Will the body scanners give us extra security, or move us closer to a total police state?...