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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 [...]

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

Are We Sinking Between DC’s Foggy And Hell’s Bottom?

Washington, DC of the 18th 19th centuries was geographically a swampy area demarcated by “Foggy Bottom” and “Hell’s Bottom.” The White House is located in the Foggy Bottom portion and the Pentagon, our second largest building, after the Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, is located in Hell’s Bottom. Packard Manse is an ecumenical center in [...]

By | August 19th, 2018|Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

Who Would Recommend Asbestos In 2018?

Rick Pankowski was a young man from Mansfield, New Jersey who moved to Philadelphia in the 1980’s. Rick and I were both associated with the charitable organization known as Philadelphia Committee for Homeless. While in his 30’s, Rick learned he had contracted mesothelioma, a serious affliction of the lung, and he would be dead within [...]

By | July 14th, 2018|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Politics|0 Comments

Chokehold On Russia, China and Korean Peninsula

Eric Sevareid (1912-1992) was a journalist and commentator for CBS news who presented opinions in brilliant essays for 47 years. How can we forget his opinion about the greatest export from these United States, not as cars, other products manufactured by an advanced industrialized nation? “The largest export of the USA is the manufacture and [...]

By | June 3rd, 2018|Peace, Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|1 Comment