In the years ahead, unmanned machines will increasingly fight our wars.Read more »
SELLS, Ariz. — An eerie hush settles in at sundown on the Tohono O’odham Nation, which straddles 75 miles of border with Mexico.
The roads crawl with the trucks of Border Patrol agents, who stop unfamiliar vehicles, scrutinize back roads for footprints and hike into the desert wilds to intercept smugglers carrying marijuana on their backs and droves of migrants trying to make it north.
By the bad luck of geography, the only large Indian reservation on the embattled border is caught in the middle, emerging as a major transit point for drugs as well as people.Read more »
Our financial rulers were so intoxicated with the fumes of their own omnipotence that they failed abjectly as regulators, as public servants and, most certainly, as gods.Read more »
An excellent essay from anarcho-libertarian Eric S. Raymond about "What Bearing Weapons Teaches About the Good Life." Eric makes a convincing argument that even pacifists and the like show own firearms to help them understand the violence of the state and remind them of their own moral capability as a sovereign capable of the dignity of free man.Read more »
Miles said he resisted because he thought the men were trying to abduct him and didn't identify themselves as police.
Miles' family and attorney said he was hit with a stun gun and hospitalized after the violent Homewood struggle during which a chunk of his hair was yanked out and a tree branch went through his gums.
"I was accused for something I never had anything to do with," said Miles, an honor student at CAPA. "I was completely innocent. They couldn't find anything."Read more »
Cops arrest 2 guys and hold them in jail for 5 days for "drugs" that turned out to be candy. Oh yeah, it smelled like candy too, but neither a $0 sniff test or a $20 field test to determine the mens guilt or innocence was performed before they were sent off to jail.Read more »
BEIJING – When Li Shiming was stabbed through the heart by a hired assassin, few of his fellow villagers mourned the local Communist Party official many say made their lives hell by seizing land, extorting money and bullying people for years.
Instead, villagers in the northern town of Xiashuixi have made Li's teenage killer something of a local hero. More than 20,000 people from the coal-mining area petitioned a court for a lenient sentence.Read more »
In the tense new world of air travel, we're stripped of shoes, told not to take too much shampoo on board, frowned on if we crack a smile.
The last thing we expect is a joke from a Transportation Security Administration screener - particularly one this stupid.Read more »
We talk to Mark Warden the Porcupine Realtor and find out what the housing market and the job market are like in NH. We also discuss the Free State Project. You can ask Mark questions at http://www.PorcupineRealtor.comRead more »
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