IRON MEN: The Movies

My man Mistah Pete Barnstrom reports that Josh Whedon comments on THE AVENGERS dvd that directing Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow is ‘as close as he’s ever going to get to making a Thin Man movie.’. Pete agrees wholly with the sentiment and says these two actors are the whole reason he enjoys these …

Mind the military-industrial(-congressional) complex

I often am asked about my support of Barack Obama; it’s certainly true that his anti-partisan message seduced this cat in 2008, and I was thrilled that America’s first non-white President was re-elected in 2012. That doesn’t mean that I get behind everything he does; no two people agree on everything, and honestly, while I …

SUMMARY: Democratic World Government through a Global Referendum by Jim Stark

I’m interested in Albert Einstein’s project of an elected global parliament; an activist for such a world parliament contacted me through my weblog and suggested I read his book.  I’ve thought of writing a book on world federation cosmopolitan anti-nationalism, and have searched for a good book on global federation and an all-human nation, so …