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Fear of the Walking Dead: The American Police State Takes Aim

John W. Whitehead | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

While zombies may be the personification of our darkest fears, they embody the government's paranoia about the citizenry as potential threats that need to be monitored, tracked, surveilled, sequestered, deterred, vanquished and rendered impotent.

Lessons from the Battlefield

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, a community that was there for the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and educator to the commanders of our all our modern conflicts, has dedicated its resources to fighting the war on the poor. But the evidence this loving community has gathered on the battlefield is ignored.

Friday Talking Points -- Is There Anybody Out There?

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

You know what might help in this crisis-to-end-all-crises? Having a Surgeon General in office. President Obama nominated someone for the job last November, but his confirmation has been blocked ever since.

Perilous Plagiarism

Patricia McGuire | Posted 10.10.2014 | College
Patricia McGuire

These words were shockingly familiar to me as a college president who has seen my fair share of plagiarism cases. They are part of the litany of excuses that many students recite upon finding themselves accused of plagiarizing term papers.

The Groundwork Has Already Been Laid for Martial Law

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Bush laid the groundwork for an imperial presidency and a potentially totalitarian government -- a state of affairs that has not ended with Barack Obama's ascension to the Oval Office, despite hopes to the contrary.

Tom Ricks: Army War College "Blackballed" Me

Foreign Policy | Tom Ricks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Did faculty members at the Army War College curtail their criticism of the Iraq war for fear of institutional retaliation? That seems to be the botto...

Gays in the Military: It's Time for Spine

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

When Secretary of Defense Robert Gates failed to recommend Peter Pace for a second two-year term as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff one year ago...