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In America, there is no Right to Not Have Your Feelings Hurt

Protesting for government prohibition of a community center containing a mosque in Manhattan, one woman declares that the presence of a mosque inside a community center would be “like a knife in our hearts”. She echoes the earlier weaponish sentiment of the erstwhile-something-or-other Sarah Palin,

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The Need to Feel Safe is a Bottomless Pit

A letter-writer responds to someone who suggests cutting the military budget to better satisfy “domestic needs”: Personally, I have a domestic need, as most other people do, to feel safe within my own country, unafraid of attack from without – and filling that need is

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?