RQ-11 Raven was on a protection mission for a nearby Army base by COREY HUTCHINS UPDATE: “Drone that crashed in Colorado Springs found to have broken Army, FAA rules,” Sept. 19, 2015. UPDATE: Aug. 17, 2015. About three months after initially saying “Fort Carson is conducting an investigation and will share results... Read more
Colorado Man—A Military Drone Crashed in My Yard
UPDATE: July 7, 2015, nearly two months later: “The incident is still under investigation.” — Fort Carson spokeswoman Dani Johnson UPDATE: June 11, 2015, one month later: “The investigation is still ongoing into this situation.” — Fort Carson spokeswoman Dani Johnson It sounds like the opening scene of some... Read more
Congressional Republicans Urging Military Officers to Rebel Against Obama
Members of Congress have been talking to U.S. generals behind the scenes and urging them to publicly resign “in a blaze of glory” if they disagree with how the White House is handling conflicts in the Middle East, according to U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado. The Republican member... Read more
Red Cross to the World: Eliminate Nuclear Weapons ‘Once and For All’
The International Committee of the Red Cross has a message for the world: scrap all your nuclear weapons — and do it now. Remarks from the group came during an international conference about the humanitarian impact of atomic weapons in Nayarit, Mexico on Feb. 13 . “The humanitarian consequences following... Read more
Cancel Your Weekend Plans: U.S. Senator Says World Is ‘Literally About to Blow Up’
The world is “literally about to blow up,” according to South Carolina’s senior U.S. senator, Lindsey Graham. The Republican war hawk’s dark prophecy came in response to Pres. Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Jan. 28—specifically in reference to the commander-in-chief’s comments on Iran policy. Obama said... Read more
Bernie Sanders Calls Out Pro-War Deficit Hawks in Budget Debate
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke at Penn Center near Beaufort, S.C. on oct. 19 / Corey hutchins Bernie Sanders Calls Out Pro-War Deficit Hawks in Budget Debate Vermont’s independent U.S. senator has been appointed to a bi-partisan budget panel tasked with averting another government shut down. He offered... Read more
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina Just Gave Twitterbombing a New Meaning
Wikimedia Commons photo Lindsey Graham of South Carolina Just Gave Twitterbombing a New Meaning U.S. Senator wants American-born Al Qaeda spokesman killed ‘without hesitation’ South Carolina’s senior Republican U.S. Senator, Lindsey Graham, unleashed a string of Tweets today in which he advocated for the killing of an American citizen... Read more
The Nuke Factory in Your Backyard
photo by sean rayford / seanrayford.com The Nuke Factory in Your Backyard How the U.S. quietly turned a civilian atomic power site into a so-called bomb facility — and what it means for the global arms race An innocuous industrial site belonging to Westinghouse Electric Co. sits off a... Read more
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