The Truth about Airport security

On November 14, 2001, shortly after 9/11, I wrote an article in the online journal DefenseWatch (see “Airline Safety: Simple Steps for Better Security,” DefenseWatch, Nov. 14, 2001), proposing a way to establish airport and airline security quickly and inexpensively. I followed that article with several more addressing the issue (see “Security, Common Sense and Gen. Joe Foss,” DefenseWatch,…

The Great Sequestration Con

The con is in, and virtually every congressional leader and all of the White House is participating. You have heard about draconian cuts in the defense budget, about furloughs, layoffs, long waiting lines at airports, late welfare checks. Here is the truth, plain and simple: The sequestration cuts approximately 44% of the scheduled increases in…

Rational Islam

The Free Muslims Coalition under the leadership of Kamal Nawash just released the following statement to the world media. I applaud this courageous stance. I wrote to Kamal this morning in response to this press release. My comments follow the release below. Free Muslims Condemn Anti-Muslim Film & Anti-American Protests A hateful filmmaker based in…

Birds of a feather

The above spectacular animation of the chicken-sized dinosaur Anchiornis Huxleyi was generated by National Geographic from the latest research (see discussion below other photos) Sinosauropteryx Back in January 2010, the journal Nature reported the first scientifically verified dinosaur color scheme. That research had found pigments only on a few isolated parts of Sinosauropteryx, a turkey-size carnivorous dinosaur. The…