Why modernize the US nuclear arsenal? The US government should instead fulfill its legal obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and end the nuclear weapons era through diplomacy and negotiations.
A Utah state representative is fed up with waiting for Congress to stop NSA snooping and is pushing a bill to halt operations at its recently opened Bluffdale facility.
Joe Conason is national correspondent for The New York Observer, where he writes a weekly column distributed by Creators Syndicate. He is also the Director of the Nation Institute Investigative Fund.