At the beginning of the 114th Congress, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative James McGovern introduced the Cluster Munitions Protection Act for consideration by the U.S. Congress (as S. 28 and H.R. 157, respectively). If passed, the legislation would forbids the United States government from spending money to use,
The Pew Center for Religion and Public Life just came out with the results of a survey that glances across some trends relating to the collision of Americans’ religious attitudes and 2016 presidential politics. Among the results of the survey is the finding that: –
By voting in favor of George W. Bush’s policy of war in Iraq, Hillary Clinton ignored the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party. I will never forget it.
Why do they hate us? Why are they coming after us? Why do they want to kill us? Where are the voices who will speak out for an end to the bloodshed? These are the questions that people are asking in the the world today.
It’s been almost week now that an unruly gang of right wing extremists from as far away as Texas grabbed their guns and broke into the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon, threatening to kill anyone who tried to interrupt their
The most fearsome foes eventually step too boldly, ending their predation, even in traps that have long been abandoned.
Over the last couple days, the people of the United States have struggled with a test of cultural self knowledge: Who are we as a people? This struggle has come as the result of an usurpation. In eastern Oregon, a group of violent right wing
Yesterday, Michael John Morey of Rowland Heights, California shot and killed his wife and two others. Morey kept a large collection of guns in his house, but it wasn’t a person with a gun who ended the shooting spree. Instead, Morey was physically wrestled into
Today at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, peace broke out, catching thousands of travelers by surprise. There were no terrorist attacks, or bomb threats, or mass shootings. People just went about their lives. Initial reports indicate that everyone involved survived the ordeal. Ted Cruz, who asserts that,
Jill Stein says: ‘As we grieve for the latest victims and their families, we must resist the demagoguery that would turn grief into vengeance and expand the catastrophic war on terror.’
The United States military, in a bombing attack against the Islamic State, killed 26 civilians in Syria yesterday. 7 of those killed were children.