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‘Not A Bug Splat’: Project Launched To Remind Drone Operators Of Civilian Casualties

Late last year, former U.S. Air Force imagery analyst Heather Linebaugh told The Guardian that civilian casualty rates from drone strikes are high because the pilots are often unable to get a clear picture of the targets they kill. Linebaugh’s revelation provides context for why drone operators routinely refer to people killed in their operations as “bug splat[s]”. An artist collective in Pakistan is working to change that.

Ft. Hood Mom Questions Logic Of Gun-Free Bases

“Well for one thing, they’re trained. They know rules of engagement; we send them off to war, they have their guns, they come home, and then they’re taken away from them on their homes bases. They can’t defend their family, their coworkers; they can’t defend themselves.” Those are the word of Lynda Voyles-Konecny, the mother […]

Mike Lee: End Washington Cronysim – But First, End GOP Cronyism

Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) had a guest column online today at National Review, calling for his party peers to take a stand against the corporate welfare and “crony capitalism” that permeated Washington politics before the Obama era, and has accelerated, at the acquiescence of both parties, since. “From the stimulus to cash-for-clunkers, from the bailouts […]

Economics Professor Explains Why Keynesian Economists Don’t Understand Inflation

The “monetary cranks” and “ignorant zealots” of old are back preaching salvation if only we had more inflation. Writing for the Ludwig von Mises Institute, economist Frank Hollenbeck explains why the Keynesian understanding of inflation is terribly flawed.

Ron Paul Straight Talk: Fort Hood Was An Avoidable Tragedy

Last week we saw yet another tragedy at Ft. Hood, Texas, as a distraught Iraq war veteran killed three of his fellow soldiers before killing himself. It is nearly five years after the last Ft. Hood shooting, where 13 people were killed. These tragedies are heartbreaking and we certainly feel much sympathy for the families of the victims.

Monday Morning News Roundup 4-7-2014

Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

Estate Planning For Modern Families

Estate Planning For Modern Families

Traditional estate plans don’t work well for many families these days. A traditional plan is for couples who are in their first and only marriage and have only kids from that marriage. Different plans, tools and strategies might be needed for people with other life stories.

What’s Good For The Gorillas Is Good For Humans, Too

What’s Good For The Gorillas Is Good For Humans, Too

For me, the best part of the paleo diet is that I can eat all I want, lose weight and enjoy better health. But don’t take my word for it. Ask the pair of gorillas at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Sunday News Show Roundup

Sunday News Show Roundup

What’s going to be on the agenda in Washington this week? The topics discussed on the Sunday political talk shows often serve as an indicator of the hot topics to come. Here’s what was discussed yesterday.

Amateurs Who Read News On The Internet Predict World Events Better Than CIA

Amateurs Who Read News On The Internet Predict World Events Better Than CIA

It may not surprise you, but a consortium of assiduous, conscientious amateurs can better predict the future of human affairs on Earth — for a fraction of the cost — than the CIA can.

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