[26 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Do Women Hold the Key to Peace in the Middle East?

Women are the bringers of life — men the destroyers. Perhaps it is time for the women of Israel and Palestine to stand up, while the men stand down.

Read the full story »

Headline, Transpartisanship, foreign policy »

[26 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Do Women Hold the Key to Peace in the Middle East?

Women are the bringers of life — men the destroyers. Perhaps it is time for the women of Israel and Palestine to stand up, while the men stand down.

Headline, News and Notes, Uncategorized, foreign policy »

[24 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
Sorry,My Bad.  The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

All this latest violence really proves is that we have become so blinded by partisanship (whichever side you think is right or wrong) that we fail to see the crisis of the human condition. Specifically, that men can and will, whenever it suits them to, act like animals. One kills the other. The other returns fire. Lather. Rinse. Repeat. But Before rushing to judgement, perhaps we should remember who is really to blame for creating this tinderbox.

Economy, Headline, Reconstruction, congress, president »

[23 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
2013:  A Look Back

What did you think of 2013, and what are your hopes for an improved 2014? According to Cathleen Decker of the Los Angeles Times, “If a cartoon balloon had floated atop President Obama’s head during his year-end news conference on Friday it would have said, succinctly: “Good riddance, 2013. Here’s hoping for a better 2014.” Looking ahead to 2014, what can we do about the ultimate dysfunction in Washington? Better yet, what will we do?

Corruption, Elections, Featured, Reconstruction, Transparency, congress, president »

[22 Oct 2013 | 5 Comments | ]
Failure or Fraud?  The Fall of the U.S. Presidency

Congress has been in the pockets of moneyed interests for decades. Has the same fate befallen the White House? And if so, what, if anything can we do about it?