Posts By: Perry Watson

Connecting the dots on the European refugee crisis

The recent migrant — read “refugee” — crisis loominglarge over Europe seems to have reached its height in recent weeks. I write this because one of my family members has experienced firsthand the strife refugees are facing, whereby international trains have been blocked from leaving Budapest’s Keleti railway station. The pictures of deceased children washing up on sandy shores… Read more »

American Sniper—A dangerous movie myth

If American Sniper made you want to wrap yourself up in the star-spangled banner, then it seems that director Clint Eastwood has succeeded.  The film takes a shortsighted and propagandistic approach towards emphasizing the feats of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in the American war on Iraq.  This film has already earned millions from the… Read more »