The U.S. considers sanctions against Pakistan over a $7B “peace pipeline” deal with Iran. Such a deal threatens U.S. efforts to bring Iran to its knees for failing to prove that it is not manufacturing nuclear WMDs in a repeat of the same strategy used to start a war with Iraq.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. will not accept North Korea as a nuclear state. Wait a sec. Aren’t they already a nuclear state? Surely the recent U.S. strategy of flying strategic war planes around over the peninsula will calm things down.
A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a man who stabbed his best friend ten years ago, paralyzing him, to be paralyzed himself if he can’t come up with $266,000 in compensation for his victim.
What happens to persecutors who abuse their trust and destroy people’s lives? Nothing.
From reason.com: A Texas state trooper charged with sexually assaulting two women during a traffic stop was providing them with “customer service,” says Dale Roberts, the executive director of the Columbia Police Officers Association (CPOA) and a professor at the University of Missouri. (The CPOA is a part of the Fraternal Order of Police, one of the country’s largest police unions.)