U.S. Students Say Press Freedoms Go Too Far

This is the kind of article that gets my blood up. Until I think about it. Then I sink into despair.

Think it’s bad that 36% of the U.S. high school students in this survey think newspapers should get government approval of stories before publishing? I think it’s worse than that. I think 36% of […]


One Photograph

Evil then

In 1972, one photograph played a key role in turning Americans against the war in Vietnam.

And now there’s this, from Tal Afar, Iraq:

Evil now

Our soldiers shot this girl’s family at a traffic checkpoint. She was the only survivor. Did our troops intend […]