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About Dane Styler

Dane is a comics writer-editor and screenwriter who lives in San Diego. He has a M.A. in Mythology Studies and Cultural Psychology, and writes on pop culture, politics, social issues, science and technology, education, and news.

Articles by Dane Styler

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster Called Donald Trump an ‘Idiot’

It was reported last month that back in July, following a meeting in which President Donald Trump was briefed on nuclear weapon assessments worldwide, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referred to the president as a “moron.” Now “idiot” and “dope” can be added to the list of disparaging descriptions Trump’s own cabinet members use to describe … Continued


WATCH: Air Force General John Hyten Explains Donald Trump’s Nuclear Strike Process

The top U.S. nuclear commander said Saturday that he would refuse an order from President Donald Trump, to launch nuclear weapons, if he determines it to be “illegal.” Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told a panel at the Halifax international Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada that there is a … Continued


Emmanuel Macron Pledges to Cover U.S. Share of U.N. Climate Science Research Funding

France is the new leader of the free world, at least where climate change is concerned. After President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord in June, French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday that France will cover the amount the U.S. contributed to the United Nations’ climate science research. “They will … Continued


The Pentagon Will Pay For Transgender Military Member’s Gender Re-Assignment Surgery

The Pentagon paid for an active-duty service member’s gender transition surgery that took place on Tuesday, NBC News reports. It was the first such gender-reassignment procedure approved under a waiver allowing the United States military to pay for the operation, and it took place in a private hospital. We know that the soldier identifies as … Continued


What Is the ‘Alt Right’? New Analysis of Internet Trolls Shows Movement Is Growing

A taxonomy of trolls reveals how the “alternative-right” is unifying with a language of hate.


More Than 400 Millionaires and Billionaires Urge Congress Not to Cut Taxes on the Wealthy

More than 400 American millionaires and billionaires have signed a letter urging the Republican-controlled Congress to not cut their taxes, as they believe the proposed tax cuts for the wealthy will cause further national debt and inequality. They say that drastically reducing taxes on the wealthiest families would be an egregious mistake, especially when the … Continued


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