The New York Times – January 5, 2018

Something seemed to click for people across the political spectrum this week, even among those least inclined to see the world through a gendered lens: When Mr. Trump tweeted, “I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!” the nuclear saber-rattling at Kim Jong-un of North Korea sounded a lot like penis-measuring.

The attitude that foments wars:

“Mine is BIGGER than  yours!


The Wall Street Journal – August 22, 2017

A small but growing number of cyber security experts warn that we are a few keystrokes away from a dystopian world with no lights, running water or modern communications.

A dystopian vision that’s bomb-free and fireless ,

Launched by malicious hackers and wireless.



“They have many options for Venezuela — and, by the way, I’m not going to rule out a military option,” Trump told reporters at his private golf club in New Jersey on Friday evening

With myriad problems to rack us,
Let’s not add an attack on Caracas.




Yahoo News – November 13, 2016

Nimrud was the one of the great centres of the ancient Middle East. Founded in the 13th century BC, it became the capital of the Assyrian empire, whose rulers built vast palaces and monuments that have drawn archaeologists for more than 150 years.

Ancient ashes soaked once more,
In the bloody madness of war.