Overpopulation, Drought and Syria’s Devastating Five-Year Civil War

Consequences include mass savagery, suffering, death and

the stampede of refugees toward Europe on a vast scale.

Rhyming or Repeating, History Lessons May be Lost


Do We Still Need Our Armed Forces When We Don’t Secure Our Own Borders?

Why does our nation have military services?  Why are we spending so much money on nuclear-powered submarines--both the "boomers" the huge submarines that carry ballistic missiles and the attack submarines that are supposed to hunt down and destroy vessels of adversarial nations?

Why do we have nuclear aircraft carriers--the floating airfields for supersonic fighter aircraft, and the battle groups that accompany them to oceans across the planet?

Why do we have stealth bombers?

Why do we have tanks and other land-based weapons?