Ahhh… Today is the ten year anniversary of 9-11, the day The United States received a wake-up call and chose to ignore it.
For a couple of days, many of us held our breath, at least those of us who knew why others might see us as a target. Maybe, our leaders would wake up [...]
Never Forget. That’s what some are saying nine years after the September 11 attacks in New York.
And to that I say, “Forgive and Forget.” It’s a better way to live. Less baggage. I find that forgiveness makes my life easier and makes me easier to live with. Seems like it would make the world [...]
You can hear the sound of freedom from the beach. It’s the low rumble of explosives, the chatter of helicopter blades or the tandem footsteps of young men with the distinctive “high and tight” haircuts as they jog down the tide line. Nearly inaudible reminders that soldiers are being prepared for war, blending with the [...]
Yesterday was the first day of spring. After a cold, wet winter, we are beginning to enjoy temperatures in the 70′s. I wore shorts to work Friday for the first time since last year. What we took for granted during our eight years in the tropics – sparse wardrobe, open windows and lettuce – have [...]
In my dreams I wake up tomorrow, to find that three years have passed and the world is changing for the better. Halfway through their first term, the Nader/Kucinich administration has already seen many milestones, among them:
All American troops have been withdrawn from Iraq The Defense Department has been replaced by a Department of [...]
The stories about Hurricane Katrina have distracted me from the real horror at hand. The following commentary brought me back to my senses:
“she had changed her mind about the war in Iraq. She said, “It’s no longer worthwhile” as if talking about hanging her laundry >snip< she had exposed >snip< the violence of the [...]