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Military Chiefs Stress Nuclear Abolition

HIROSHIMA Memorial Day – August 6, 1980 Admiral Noel Gayler (1914-2011) with 45 years active duty in the US Navy spoke with authority at Haverford College in Philadelphia “The day we dropped an atomic bomb on Japan we made ourselves totally defenseless. The day we detonated a hydrogen bomb we made ourselves 1000 times more defenseless. [...]

What to Do Today If You Reject the Death Penalty

During ten years in the British colony of Hong Kong three pro bono lawyers helped me while in contact with the poorest people in a city claiming more billionaires than found in New York, London or any other prominent metropolis on Earth. One rather impoverished woman came to the church where I lived in the [...]

By | July 27th, 2019|Corporate Responsibility, Politics|0 Comments

Did Iran Locate Their Country too Close to Our Military Bases and War Ships in the Gulf?

A quick Internet search shows 45 US bases surrounding Iran. Additionally, there is the US Navy with the aircraft carrier Lincoln visible in the Persian Gulf.  John Bolton and CIA leader/USA Secretary of State Pompeo insist Iran is a threat to our security. A democratically elected government of Iran was overthrown by the USA in [...]

By | May 24th, 2019|Peace, Politics, War Crimes|1 Comment

Two Greatest Forces in Our World – “Stupidity Driven by Greed”

Four hundred glaciers globally have simply melted into Earth’s atmosphere. Water cannot remain suspended forever. It will return to Earth in the form of floods as we have seen over decades globally.  The ocean is rising one inch per decade. In May 2019 the Mauna Loa laboratory in Hawaii registered unprecedented carbon dioxide levels at [...]

Bombers & War Ships ring Iran as IRS & Lawyers encircle Trump

The USA sold weapons to Iran and Iraq during the 1980’s to ensure both nations would fight each other rather than threaten Israel. Since the 1967 Six-Day war, Israel remains the lone nation among 195 countries that tolerates US “expansive” policies. Martin Luther King. Jr described USA behavior as – “the greatest purveyor of violence [...]

21st Century World View of Vice President Pence

Emperor/philosopher Cicero observed – “Not to know what happened before you were born is to remain a child forever.” April 10th Vice President Pence warned about the presence of a small group of Russians in Venezuela. With unusual “gringo” bravado Mr. Pence blustered – “This is our neighborhood!” Were US war ships invited to the [...]

“Denuclearization” Is for Every Country

The United Nations session of July 7, 2017 was a monumental gathering during which 133 out of 195 countries in the United Nations Assembly voted to abolish nuclear weapons. Hurricane Katrina devasted New Orleans in 2005. Nearly 2000 people died in the tragic natural mishap. General Russell Honoré, a Louisiana native was sent to organize [...]

By | March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

1913 Was Our Last Normal Year – 2018 Far From It

German statesman and founding father of the European Union Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967) observed: ”1913 was the last normal year in history.” WWI was thought to be the war to end all wars, but actually opened floodgates of greater global violence. Kuwait, Iraq, Panama occurred in recent memory. Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918) was a theologian and New [...]

By | December 10th, 2018|Peace, Politics, War Crimes|0 Comments

Presidents Ignore The Fact Only Congress Can Declare War

Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution clearly states – “Only Congress can declare war.” The 1973 War Powers Act was a failed attempt to prevent President Richard Nixon from involving the USA in more   foreign conflicts without debate in Congress. Two million dead Vietnamese civilians in the former French colony and 58,000 US casualties [...]

By | October 10th, 2018|Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

Will We Support Juliana Versus The USA In Federal Court?

90 percent of scientists in the world today agree with the founder of Physical Chemistry, Svante August Arrhenius (1859-1927), who warned over 100 years ago unlimited burning of fossil fuels will cause problems for the planet. He repeated his concern again in 1905. We are slow learners indeed. Decades later billions of tons of carbon [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|Climate Change, Environment, Politics, Spiritual|0 Comments