Tag Archives: Human Rights

Why Should I Trust Power-Hungry Strangers To Make Choices For My Kids?


I’d give a lot to have written this, but the author did a better job than I would have.  Please read it, and pass it on via Twitter, Facebook and so forth if you agree.  If you don’t agree — at least please think about it a little.  Thanks.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-kieschnick/a-fathers-perspective-on_b_1291065.html

New drone has no pilot anywhere, so who’s accountable?


The X-47B is an experimental jet — that’s what the X stands for — and is designed to demonstrate new technology, such as automated takeoffs, landings and refueling. The drone also has a fully capable weapons bay with a payload capacity of 4,500 pounds, but the Navy said it has no plans to arm it.

Yeah. Right.

Police to investigate MI6 over rendition and torture of Libyans


The Guardian: Police to investigate MI6 over rendition and torture of Libyans http://goo.gl/mag/bk2m4