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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

What If Forty Hostile Bases Crowded The USA?

The insatiable appetite for oil in the Gulf region drew Britain and the USA into Persian Gulf meddling. Washington’s desire for control over oil sources in the Gulf and fear of Soviet expansion fed Cold War militarism during Eisenhower’s administration.   Presidents Eisenhower, J.F. Kennedy, Nixon and both Bush presidents followed the violent, interventionist path. A [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|1 Comment

Israel Has Had Nuclear Weapons Since 1966

The USA, Britain and Turkey are Israel’s only friends in the world. The United States was first in developing an atomic bomb. Albert Einstein signed on to a letter drafted by physicist Leo Szilard approving the suicidal weapon because of a fear Germany would produce such a bomb first. “Had I known Germany would not [...]

Abolishing Arms That Could Abort Earth’s Future

The Earth Day 2018 theme is abolishing plastic pollution. In the 1960’s movie “The Graduate” Dustin Hoffman portrayed a young student who was advised by his wise uncle in one word: “Plastic!” In the 21st century the one word is “TRASH” that will not disappear and is taking over our ocean. Visit www.5gyres.org for latest [...]

How Will We Surive Without Oxygen

A friend from Louisiana talks with pride and concern about his son in a U.S. Navy submarine thousands of miles away, lurking in the darkness of our sacred ocean which covers three fourths of planet Earth and provides half of the oxygen we need for daily survival. In our “Industrial Ice Age” we too busy [...]

Hawaiians Survived To Thank God for Golf

January 13, 2018, citizens of Hawaii, the western defense perimeter of our nation, were ordered to seek shelter or “shelter in place” because a nuclear strike was imminent. “This is not a test!” Everyone was warned. For 38 minutes all in Hawaii froze in fear of immediate incineration by a nuclear weapon about to find [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Peace, Poetry, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

New Book by Daniel Ellsberg Every Literate Person Should Read In 2018

A 1937-1938 World’s Fair time capsule contained predictions about the year 6939. We might journey through the next 4000 years 2018 - 6939 on one condition:   Our “new abolition” will be recognized by all nations.  Abolition of nuclear weapons was sought by popes and religious leaders since the 1960’s. Many who savored life in 2017 [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Environment, Peace, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

 Could H.R. McMaster Please Translate “Denuclearization” For The World?

The British Broadcasting Corporation in December 2017 quoted General H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s choice after General Flynn was fired. McMaster said: “We will be compelled to denuclearize North Korea.” In a world of instant communication, there is no doubt everyone on the Korean peninsula, Japan and China will interpret this comment might mean a surprise [...]

By | December 24th, 2017|Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

The New Abolition Depends On Each One Of Us 

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 [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Peace, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

Fourteen Reasons To Refuse Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

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 [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments