Author Archives: DavidSwanson

I’d Elect the People on My Facebook Page Over Any Weapons-Funded Hack

I asked my Facebook page which high school teacher they’d least like to have had a gun in their desk. Go read their answers. I’d elect those people over any recent president or any current member of Congress. These bursts … Continue reading

Posted in General | 3 Comments

Billboards Opposing Drone Wars Are Going Up All Over Syracuse, NY

World Beyond War has been raising funds for and renting billboards in opposition to war. We’ve run into censorship from numerous billboard companies but persevered, and more billboards are on their way. First we put this message up here in … Continue reading

Posted in General | 15 Comments

Yes, the United States Used Biowarfare on North Korea

It’s sort of silly that it matters. The United States bombed North Korea flat with ordinary, non-bioweapons bombs. It ran out of standing structures to bomb. People lived in caves, if they lived. Millions died, most of them from regular … Continue reading

Posted in General | 28 Comments

Does Peace Need a Business Plan?

If you had just asked me if peace needed a “business plan,” I’d have replied, “Sure! Just like it needs a toupeed golfing fascist reality-TV creep in the White House! That’ll just about fix everything! War is over! Thanks!” But … Continue reading

Posted in General | 1 Comment

A Reply to the Taliban

Dear Taliban, Thank you for your letter to the American people. As one person in the United States I cannot offer you a representative reply on behalf of all of us. Nor can I use polls to tell you what … Continue reading

Posted in General | 9 Comments