Violent games, war and PTSD

Within the last twenty years, I've seen video games get more violent. The graphics and the capabilities of today's games are mindblowing. They can portray blood and gore better than at any time before.  Violent games are also more popular than ever. One could even call them a rite of passage for kids. Everybody gets [...]

You can always count on pride

On DC's beltway, you can easily spot trucks carrying concealed military equipment. All you have to do is to go about your business, and you will pass one or two semi trucks every day, each carrying some big payload wrapped in canvas. While the trucks are generic, the canvas isn't. You will almost certainly find [...]

Has your fish tasted funny lately?

Just found out from a Congressional Report that the US Military disposed of chemical weapons in the oceans from World War I through 1970. The report is frank about the quantities and make-up of those chemical weapons. It's funny (in an ironic sort of way) how at first, they dumped them fairly close to shore, [...]