America's all-volunteer army has the unfortunate disadvantage of protecting the decision to use military force from the political pressures that would exist were wealthy citizens subject to draft.
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Michael Crichton is the reason I became a writer; Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park my literary role models.
Thirty years ago, ABC-TV delighted and outraged sci-fi fans with its new series, Battlestar Galactica, a lovable beneficiary of Star Wars' success. Happy Birthday, BG!
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