No One Wins
Sometimes the unknown can be turned to good. In Athens Paul of Tarsus the Apostle to the Gentiles encountered the altar to an unknown god. In a city of 10,000 with approximately 30,000 alters, temples, and statues to gods this only made sense. As people obsessed with making sure they didn’t insult their temperamental and vengeful gods they had to cover all their bases just | Read More »
Why Is No One Talking About The War in Afghanistan War and Our Mounting Casualties?
war-casualties.jpg (If you can not see the image) There is no topic that raises my blood pressure more than the one pictured above. It is the War in Afghanistan and the question is: “Why in this election year is no one talking about the war and our mounting casualties?” Nothing, I repeat, nothing makes me angrier. So if this piece suddenly stops in mid-sentence | Read More »
With Three Ongoing Wars What Ever Happened to the Anti-War Movement?
By Myra Adams Despite the jubilation over the death of Osama Bin Laden, our nation’s overstretched and under-appreciated military will continue to be actively engaged in three undeclared wars — Iraq, Afghanistan, and now Libya. Perhaps Bin Laden’s demise will usher in new questions for President Obama about the present and future of our international entanglements. In the meantime while casualties and costs continue to | Read More »