Laurence M. Vance, Ph.D., writes against current U.S. foreign policy, the warfare state, and the overwhelming support among conservative Christians for American militarism.

Most who read my columns think that I'm only annoyed by politicians, growing government and Americans who have little respect or love for liberty and our Constitution. There are other things that annoy me.

Our post office, like the Hindustan Ambassador, has had a long run as a government protected monopoly. But just a partial erosion of that monopoly, with the appearance of United Parcel Service and Federal Express, has threatened the viability of the post office.

What would you think if your 8-year-old came home and told you that "white privilege is something that white people have, meaning they have an advantage in a lot of things and they can get a job more easily"?

Greenwald makes his connection with Edward Snowden sound like a John Grisham thriller, with this difference: The NSA's surveillance state is no fantasy.