The New Abolition Depends On Each One Of Us 

By | December 14th, 2017|Peace, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

Hungarian novelist Arthur Koestler was asked what is the most significant date in human history? He responded without hesitation – “August 6, 1945, when Hiroshima was destroyed by one atomic bomb. Before that date we had only to contend with our own individual death; after Hiroshima we must cope with extinction of our species.” Global [...]

Fourteen Reasons To Refuse Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

By | December 1st, 2017|Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

122 countries in the United Nations voted unanimously to abolish nuclear weapons. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to International Campaign for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) US Ambassador to the UN Mrs. Nikki Haley was a leading opponent of the UN decision calling for abolition. She has two teenage children who will inherit a [...]

How Do We Stop Mass Shootings?

By | November 25th, 2017|Peace, Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

The Arizona Republic (October 22, 2017) had one idea – The Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act. Editors of the column neglected one possibility in examining the nauseating frequency of USA mass shootings. Could carnage occurring in churches, night clubs, theaters (Lafayette, LA) or anywhere people assemble from Boston to Texas and beyond be a reflection [...]

The New Abolition Received A Nobel Peace Prize

By | October 14th, 2017|Corporate Responsibility, Peace, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

Elijah Parish Lovejoy (1802-1837) is a heroic abolitionist of slavery who carried on his campaign in Alton, Illinois. In their first assault, pro slavery advocates beat Lovejoy. He continued until the second assault when the ruffians who supported slavery beat him again then threw his printing press into the Mississippi river. Undaunted, Lovejoy carried on [...]

What Four Star General Kelly Thought of Trump’s UN Speech

By | September 20th, 2017|Corporate Responsibility, Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

Millions of viewers/listeners squirmed in agony as President Donald Trump excoriated several national leaders and threatened to destroy 25 million people in North Korea where a nationalistic Kim Jong Un dangerously pursued a nuclear weapons policy because he seeks “nuclear parity.” China, Russia and Asian government officials know there is a “noose” of several hundred [...]

The First “9/11” Event Was Engineered In Santiago, Chile

By | September 12th, 2017|Corporate Responsibility, Peace, War Crimes|

“Today in History” columns of newspapers are rewarding reading. Is it patriotism or historical blindness that allow writers of such columns to forget the indisputable fact Salvador Allende, a democratically elected President of Chile was surrounded by tanks near the Presidential residence, then overthrown by a bloody coup on 9/11/1973? ”9/11” in New York City [...]

Svante August Arrhenius warned about Katrina and Harvey

By | September 2nd, 2017|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Environment|

When we studied basic Chemistry in High School, our patient teachers explained carbon dioxide coming into contact with water turns into carbonic acid. Such acid, although mild, is not conducive to life.  As we burn fossil fuels without regulation, billions of tons of carbon dioxide are pouring into the ocean and our atmosphere.  Earth says [...]

“This Treaty Can – And Will – Change The World”

By | June 3rd, 2017|Peace, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

Every semi-literate person in the atomic age recalls Albert Einstein’s 1946 warning: “The unleashed power of the atom bomb has changed everything, except our modes of thinking, and thus we drift towards unparalleled catastrophes.” (The Quotable Einstein p. 175) All major news sources in the United States have seemingly done their utmost to prevent awareness [...]

Hermann Göring’s thought or warning of Pope Francis on war with North Korea?

By | June 3rd, 2017|Poetry, Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

Reich Marshall Hermann Göring (1893-1946) was one of the ten most powerful leaders of Hitler’s vanquished Third Reich. Hitler, Göring and several other leaders of the Third Reich took their own lives rather than face judgment as Germany surrendered. “People can always be brought to the bidding of leaders. It is very easy. All you [...]

Another Suicidal Showdown At The Yalu River Near North Korea?

By | May 1st, 2017|Politics, Stories, War Crimes|

Gladys and Billy were an impoverished couple living on M.L. King Blvd. in Dallas. We met during 1989-1992 to consider their family issues. After a half hour of talking about intractable problems, I sheepishly suggested we go down the street for a milkshake. Suddenly family problems would be superficially minimized by sweet milkshakes. Both are [...]