Hover boards are finally real

But they looked a lot more fun in Back to the Future II, when Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel from 1985 to 2015 to prevent Marty’s son from sabotaging the McFly family’s future.

How come everything cool — all the new science and technology — always has to be claimed by the state first and used as a tool of death? Instead of helping me fly to the grocery store and back while both avoiding traffic and looking super cool, the new “fly boards” are being touted as — wait for it — a possible “assault platform.” Man, couldn’t we have had some fun with these things first, before someone went out and started figuring out how they could be used to better kill people?

New Anti-Imperialist Think Tank?

Scott Horton interviews Andrew Bacevich about the new Quincy Institute, which is “trying to bring support from the left and right together in opposition to foreign intervention. Funded by both George Soros and Charles Koch, the institute will seek to supplant the current bipartisan consensus that America must be the world’s police force with a more reasonable one that will not lead to the deaths of millions and the squandering of trillions of dollars from the productive economy.”

Funded by Soros and the Koch brothers? Hm…..

Justin Raimondo, RIP

“Of course, his most prolific writing was for Antiwar.com. He, along with managing editor Eric Garris, helped set up Antiwar.com in 1995 and he was writing a column 7 days a week by 1999, when Antiwar.com became a major force on the World Wide Web, going viral when it led nationwide opposition to the NATO bombing of Serbia and Kosovo. Justin was the guiding light of Antiwar.com and over those 20 years wrote about 3,000 articles.”