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 [...]

Earth Day Message 2017

By | April 22nd, 2017|Climate Change, Environment, Local, Politics, Renewable Energy, Sacred Ocean, Water|

Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, now 89 years of age, spoke to a Lafayette civic group in April 2017.  A gentleman in the audience asked governor Edwards what he would do if he became king for a day enabling him to change anything in need of repair. The Governor replied without hesitation: “I would do [...]

How Would We Respond If 400 Military Bases Surrounded The USA?

By | April 17th, 2017|Peace, Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists places a “Doomsday Clock” on every issue. Midnight is the hour of nuclear conflagration. With the arrival of Donald Trump as Commander-in-Chief the minute hand has been moved forward. It now stands at 2 minutes and thirty seconds before 12 o’clock. Prior to Mr. Trump’s arrival the United States began [...]

President Trump Ignored Congress, Broke Laws By Attacking Syria

By | April 9th, 2017|Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

“Congress has the sole power to declare war.” (Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution) The US War Powers Act was passed on November 7, 1973 over the veto of President Nixon in a congressional endeavor to check yearnings of US Commanders-in-Chief to wage wars. President Trump clearly ignored our constitution and the War [...]

Carbon Combustion Complex Versus Planet Earth – Who Will Survive?

By | February 24th, 2017|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Environment, Politics, Water|

(image:  http://sealevel.climatecentral.org) Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway wrote The Collapse of Western Civilization – a View From the Future. In this study they coined a cosmic economic term – “Carbon Combustion Complex” (CCC) which describes the largest economic entity that ever existed. Anthropologists define our past history as the “Holocene” dating back 11,700 years. In 2011, [...]

Original Thought Is The Greatest Pleasure Known To Us

By | February 23rd, 2017|Literacy, Stories|

Roman Epicurean and/or hedonistic philosophers would quickly define the greatest pleasures as “eating, drinking, merry making.”  Emperors cleverly built coliseums in every major city from Rome to European colonies. Their sadistic games were held in “Circus Maximus” (the great circus) by which the masses were narcotized and immunized to the fact Rome’s empire was collapsing [...]

Only Humans Will Poison Their Water Supply

By | February 14th, 2017|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Environment, Health, Local, Politics, Sacred Ocean, Water|

Historians define “Four cradles of human civilization” as the Tigris & Euphrates, Indus River, Nile Valley and Huang He (China) as vital regions on Earth which indicate clearly our survival is intimately linked to pure, abundant water.  Jared Diamond’s scholarly books point out how civilizations collapsed because their water supply dwindled.  Cadillac Desert by Marc [...]

Our World In Peril!

By | February 9th, 2017|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Environment, Literacy, Peace, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

Recently, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced that it moved its symbolic nuclear doomsday clock minute hand ahead thirty seconds to two and one-half minutes till midnight.  Midnight represents nuclear apocalypse. http://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/01/27/2-12-minutes-midnight-our-world-peril Filmaker Regis Tremblay's new film just released is entitled “Thirty Seconds to Midnight.” See the online version here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0bsrFyLz6U      Potential nuclear war [...]

Prepare Not A Furnace For Your Enemy So Hot That Thy Self Be Singed

By | February 4th, 2017|Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

The greatest number of fatalities in human history were: WW I – (11 million military, 7 million civilians) WW II – 50 – 80 million dead, (20 million Russians, millions of Jews 100 million – died after Europeans colonized the South, Central region & North American continents While young Daniel Ellsberg was a staff member [...]

Are We The Reason A Doomsday Clock Was Moved Forward 30 Seconds?

By | February 2nd, 2017|Corporate Responsibility, Peace, Politics, War Crimes|

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists editors moved their “Doomsday Clock” forward 30 seconds to midnight in January. February 1st the US put Iran “On Notice” for testing a missile. It is 11:57 and counting. The USA by means of serpentine CIA actions overthrew the elected Mosaddegh government of Iran in August 1953 and placed a dictatorial [...]