Starting a war against Iran just when Iran is making serious efforts at establishing peace with the United States, would bring unnecessary death and destruction to huge numbers of human beings – and that’s not good.
H.R. 1205 would remove the United States from this global forum, and in doing so, would destroy the United Nations itself. H.R. 1205 proposes no alternative to the United Nations. It merely takes the world back to the dark days of the early 20th century.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein would have us miss this opportunity to lessen the war making of United States, because it is not a complete elimination of authorization for war.
Yesterday, U.S. Senator Richard Shelby, a Republican from Alabama, proposed a new amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America. The constitutional amendment introduced through S.J. Res. 9 would allow the U.S. Congress to pass a budget with deficit spending only if the
If burning a man in a cage Is condemnable terrorist rage How can we condone A blast from a drone? Both are signs of a more savage age Share your thoughts on the age that’s before us Strike your keyboard and join in the chorus
Number of bills before the 114th Congress to let military chaplains proselytize troops: 1 Number of bills mentioning “military waste“: 0 Number of bills to give zygotes legal rights at conception: 1 Number of bills to rescue frozen “snowflake babies” or prosecute in vitro facilities for child abuse:
On the Saudi television network Al Nas two nights ago, commentator Aadam Alam declared boldly of western Christians, “we need to kill them, we need to kill them“: “We need to kill them. We need to kill them, the fundamentalist Christian terrorists hell-bent on killing us. You’re
It’s a common claim that religions around the world teach the wisdom of forgiveness. MoneyMatters101 writes, “Every major world religion teaches that forgiveness is necessary and important. Forgiveness is truly a universally accepted principle and provides common ground for love, acceptance, harmony and true happiness.”
Yesterday, Tim Kaine rose to speak on the floor of the United States Senate to remind his colleagues of a growing illegality in U.S. foreign policy: The ongoing U.S. involvement in civil war in Iraq and Syria – without the constitutionally required declaration of war.
Ben Carson is running for President, and seeking the help of voters, acting in our democratic system of government, as he does so. Yet, part of Ben Carson’s political platform is to place a huge section of the government outside of our democracy. Ben Carson’s
Marco Caputo from the Miami Herald summarized Jeb Bush’s recent speech at a swank hotel in Coral Gables by writing, “As Jeb Bush weighs a presidential bid, the former Florida governor on Tuesday laid out his foreign policy precepts, which closely mirror those of his