One of the horrors of fighting a war against a loosely-organized group of insurgents, like the United States is currently doing in Iraq and Afghanistan, is the ever present threat of seemingly random attacks. But what if there was a mathematical pattern that could be used to predict those attacks? W ... More >>
Capt. Agustin Dominguez understands the ebb-and-flow of America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as only a battle-hardened soldier who's been there truly can.Courtesy Wikimedia CommonsAn Iraqi soldier on patrolDominguez, a Miami native and '98 grad of Palmetto Senior High, followed a stint in northern ... More >>
U.S. military deserters once again flock to Canada to avoid war. Looks like this time they picked the wrong country.
A Miami Beach man is facing "federal pimping" charges for running a prostitution ring that exploited immigrant women. [Herald]Restrictions on travel to Cuba may soon be eased. Cuban-Americans will be able to visit family once a year for any time period and spend up to $170 a day. [NBC6]Rep. Mario Di ... More >>
Here is Calle Ocho's favorite protest group Code Pink throwing shoes at a guy in a Bush mask outside of the White House, because these very mature actions will end the Iraq War tomorrow. The Washington Post has decided to be a very wry version of The Daily Show, and documented the whole thing while ... More >>
Be very afraid, revelers.
Gunnery Sgt. Marcelo R. Velasco, 40, of Miami died in Iraq last week. He is the 4,202nd US Troop to be killed in this war. [Defense Link]Do these people have any sort of heart? Do they have any sort of sense of what's right for society beyond responding to their base level fears and ignorance? Plans ... More >>
The next wave of post-9/11 political films trades sobriety for satire.
Iraq War movie Stop-Loss does its best not to mention the war.
He has spent 138 days on the road in just a few years on the job. Who’s minding the Miami Police Department?
When every member of Florida's 124th Infantry returned from Iraq alive, it seemed too good to be true. It was.
"It’s always easier to keep your mouth shut and pull the trigger"
The Globetrotters play for a living
Opposition is a commodity in Sundance docs
A conversation with director James Longley
Today Is Tonight (Drama Club Records)
What are they good for?
These guys just don’t like war. What’s wrong with them?
The Army's realistic first-person shooter bogs down under fire
The urban music community responds to Katrina and the aftermath
Gunner Palace shows what the news doesn't
Mix the first two and you will encounter the third
Florida's Seabee reservists went to Iraq to help, not fight. But they fought and died
Democrats come to Florida to fight over a party platform and what happens? No fighting!
Looming televisions dominate the stage -- and the action -- in this antiwar play
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
At the Winter Music Conference, P. Diddy blows up dance music while the U.S. blows up Iraq
First, get unified; next, give out food
The antiwar battle continues
In Miami, the antiwar movement is making some people kooky