Monthly Archives: March 2008

A face of war

[…] Monsoor proved that Americans are willing to die for what they believe in, whether that is preserving the lives of their fellows or finishing the mission that they have been asked to finish. Monsoor proves that Americans do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. […] Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Iraq, Military, Nations, News, Quid Facis, United States, War on Terror, World Watch, Worldview Web Roundup | 1 Comment

War is hell

[…] What this exposure has revealed is a truth that has been known to soldiers since the beginning of time: War is hell. Whatever the reasoning and justifications, war is immoral, irrational, and inhumane. War causes people to do unspeakable things to other people. War causes people to dehumanize, brutalize, maim, and kill other people. War is hell. […] Continue reading

Posted in History, Iraq, Military, Nations, News, Quid Facis, Society, United States, War on Terror, World Watch | 3 Comments

Super Tuesday II analysis: McCain can only win with support

[…] Now that McCain is the candidate, conservatives Republican and otherwise have a clear choice to make: They can either vote for McCain and help him win the White House or not vote for him and ensure that Clinton or Obama wins instead–any other solution than voting for McCain will clearly result in a victory for the Democrats in November. […] Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Government, Nations, Political Freedoms, Politics, Quid Facis, United States, Voting, World Watch | Leave a comment

Dextre in space

NASA is set to launch the space shuttle Atlantis this week carrying one of the most interesting pieces of hardware destined for the International Space Station, the Dextre Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator. […] Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Government, News, Robotics, Science and Technology, Society, Space, Spending, Worldview Web Roundup | Leave a comment

Winning the fight against our enemies

Joseph Abrams at writes an outstanding piece on the success of American agencies at the local, state, and federal level to thwart active and ongoing plots to attack targets inside the United States. The list of potential attacks that have been stopped–the ones we know about–is impressive and startling in its scope. […] Continue reading

Posted in Defense, Government, Intelligence, Media, Military, Nations, News, Politics, Quid Facis, United States, War on Terror, World Watch | 9 Comments