Pay Up for the Misery Tour

A black bus that looks like a monstrous hearse, and not one US flag in sight. This is the bus Darth Vader would have picked. Not just a misery tour, but a genuinely stupid idea.

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Kicking Our Allies

A few days ago communist China launched its first (albeit recycled) aircraft carrier. Whatever else this is, it is an attempt to project Chinese authority over the Western Pacific. A renewed reason to demonstrate and affirm moral and material support to our non-communist allies in Asia. But virtually simultaneously, the news that the US has bowed to pressure from …

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Saying Goodbye to Torchwood

I have been ambivalent about Torchwood from the beginning. The constant ‘gay is cool’ theme was annoying. Captain Jack is cool, and he has casual gay sex, which he ‘needs.’ But gay is not cool. Indulging in homosexual acts is vastly more dangerous to one’s health than smoking or obesity. Let’s see the White House or …

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