If you saw this walking down your street, what would be your reaction?
It’s a robot called Schaft, built by Google for a competition held by the U.S. military. In this competition, companies seeking to build robots for the military had their machines put through trials to see how well they could perform.
Perform doing […]
Note to Libertarians: Children in militias instead of schools, made obsolete by killer robots, is not a political goal that liberals share in common with you. […]
Last night, the Secular Coalition for America sent us the following statistics as part of its call for an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to provide for the hiring of nontheistic chaplains in the U.S. military:
Religious Preference of Servicemembers and Chaplains Religious Preference % of all Servicemembers % of all Chaplains None […]
The only thing that can stop a bad man with a gun is a good man with a gun? Seven thousand men with guns couldn’t stop this one man with a gun from shooting two people he was angry at. […]
How would you feel if a soldier arrived at the door of your house and announced that on behalf of the U.S. military, he would be installing a voice recorder under your kitchen table to capture all of your conversations, and also splicing a data recorder into the cables in your basement to monitor your […]
In Egypt, a democratically-elected government has been overthrown in a military coup d’etat, and though the U.S. government is required by its own law to withdraw support from Egypt, it does nothing. How could the United States lead a credible international protest against the power grab by Egypt’s military, though, when right here in the […]
Roll call of the U.S. Senate vote blocking a legislative amendment by Rand Paul to restrict U.S. aid to Egypt. […]
If the U.S. military budget has really crippled training, how come there’s still enough money in for training to send pilots halfway around the world to attack enemy coral reefs? […]
In late June 2013, I shared information with you about Restore the Fourth protests taking place in 34 cities across the United States. These demonstrations react to the news that President Barack Obama has unleashed a vast civilian and military surveillance program, collecting up all phone, e-mail, text message and large-provide internet traffic — including […]