You Don’t Have to Be Straight to Be in the Military; You Just Have to Be Able to Shoot Straight


Many thanks to Barry Goldwater for this post’s title.

Let me preface this by saying that I have absolutely no military experience.  I am a linguist by trade, a libertarian, and an armchair counterjihadist with more experience in the service industry than I care to admit.  Believe it or not, this gives me an interesting perspective [...]

Chomsky and the Khmer Rouge – The Observer


Chomsky and the Khmer Rouge Letters The Observer February 8, 2010 In his prickly response Letters, 17 January to Andrew Anthony’s “Lost in Cambodia,” OM, 10 January 2010 Noam Chomsky does precisely what he accuses Anthony of doing: “Vilify the messenger, to ensure that unwanted history is forgotten.” That unwanted history is of Chomsky himself […]