Enter your email address to subscribe to Irregular Times and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 232 other subscribers

Irregular Times Newsletters

Click here to subscribe to any or all of our six topical e-mail newsletters:
  1. Social Movement Actions,
  2. Credulity and Faith,
  3. Election News,
  4. This Week in Congress,
  5. Tech Dispatch and
  6. our latest Political Stickers and Such

Contact Us

We can be contacted via retorts@irregulartimes.com

Why Won't The US Give Weapons To Syrian Revolutionaries?

Many Americans, though John McCain may not understand why, regard it as a problem, rather than as something praiseworthy, that the Syrian revolutionaries have taken it upon themselves to become involved in a bloody, bloody business. [...]

Remember The Cost Of War?

War has brought us more trouble than triumph, and the military has brought us more debt than defense. [...]

My Proposal For The National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial

It’s an interesting idea, to memorialize one of the most embarrassing periods of American foreign policy and military history. What would this new war memorial look like? [...]

Catch A Peace Tiger By The Tail

This week, we have added a tiger to our menagerie of animals for peace. Is that safe? Shouldn’t we remember Life of Pi, for goodness sakes?

It’s true that we all have the capability to act violently. We may even have the propensity toward violence.

That doesn’t mean we have to act violently.

The [...]

Do American Soldiers Need Multibillion Dollar Night Lights?

What if Mike Turner is right? What if America’s fighting men can be caused to crumple into psychological breakdown as a result of the lack of proper mood lighting? [...]

What Makes Eating The Heart Of A Dead Soldier The Gruesome Thing?

The fact that the soldier whose heart is being eaten has been killed seems to be regarded as unremarkable in the reporting on this incident. Yet, the dead soldier wasn’t harmed by having his heart eaten. He was already beyond harm. [...]

Robert Menendez Wants To Arm Syrian Groups Accused Of Using Chemical Weapons

There’s a huge amount of doubt about claims of chemical weapons use in Syria right now. When there’s doubt about whether people can be trusted, the default position should be to NOT send them weapons and money. Apparently, Robert Menendez doesn’t seen things that way. [...]

Wizards Against War

As The Lord Of The Rings Progresses, Gandalf increases his drumbeat for war, urging more armies to be built, and berating everyone who dares to stand against his crusade, casting anyone who seeks peace as naive and dangerous, a tool of The Enemy. [...]

Boston Rallies to Redirect Budget Cuts from Human Needs to the Military Budget

At 11 AM today, a large coalition of groups assembles outside Boston’s North Station in a rally for the reprioritization of the budget from warfare to human needs. Participating groups include:

Budget for All Coalition Mass. AFL-CIO Mass. Jobs with Justice Mass. Alliance of HUD Tenants American Friends Service Committee Mass. Peace Action Disability Policy [...]

The Awesome Military Pork Reduction Act Of 2013

Much bigger in the news has been the delay of the premiere of the movie Iron Man 3, in which Iron Man uses super-expensive technologies of war to make things go boom.Much bigger in the news has been the delay of the premiere of the movie Iron Man 3, in which Iron Man uses super-expensive technologies of war to make things go boom. [...]

Peace Giraffe

The giraffe does not need to roar or attack to be secure. Can we say the same for ourselves? [...]