Category Archives: Peace and Politics

Olbermann on Osama and Obama

Here’s Keith Olbermann pounding out a piece on the death of Osama Bin Laden. Keith… good job man. Your hectoring tone and stentorian delivery were made for this.

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Solidarity with the Egyptian Revolution

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Which side are you on

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Martin Luther King’s 1967 Riverside Church Speech

Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence Declaration of Independence from the War in Vietnam Delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr April 1967 At Manhattan’s Riverside Church “OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS, as I have moved to break the betrayal of my own silences and to speak from the burnings of my own heart, [...]

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Jesse Kelly

At this point, the last man standing in Arizona’s eighth congressional district is a loser named Jesse Kelly. His victorious opponent, three term congresswoman and astronaut’s wife Gabby Giffords is in critical condition in a Tucson hospital. Like me, Jesse is a US government trained killer. Unlike me, he’s unconscionably proud of it. I hope [...]

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New START

The U.S. is far better off with this treaty than without it. It strengthens the security of the U.S. and our allies and promotes strategic stability between the world’s two major nuclear powers. - Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense The US Senate is considering ratification of the new START treaty with Russia. The deliberations, [...]

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Obama to do Daily Show before election

Correction: A couple of days ago I said… So what did I learn last night that the fans who were saving their energy for today’s football game might have missed? Here’s a list: Condaleezza Rice was on the Jon Stewart show this week flogging her autobiography and her own peculiar brand of Presbyterianism. In an [...]

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Red Letter Daze

October 18, 1967… the day I caught my first whiff of tear gas. Hard to believe that my alma mater has become such a hot bed of apathy these days. I’m given to understand that a few years ago students organized to protest Halliburton recruitment on campus. The AP article just underscores my point. College [...]

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