This week, we have added a tiger to our menagerie of animals for peace. Is that safe? Shouldn’t we remember Life of Pi, for goodness sakes?
It’s true that we all have the capability to act violently. We may even have the propensity toward violence.
That doesn’t mean we have to act violently.
The National Rifle Association has been using the death of a small number of children to try and mandate the use of armed guards in every school across the country. Not coincidentally for a group funded by gun manufacturers, that would require school districts everywhere to buy a large number of guns. But is such [...]
At 11 AM today, a large coalition of groups assembles outside Boston’s North Station in a rally for the reprioritization of the budget from warfare to human needs. Participating groups include:
Budget for All Coalition Mass. AFL-CIO Mass. Jobs with Justice Mass. Alliance of HUD Tenants American Friends Service Committee Mass. Peace Action Disability Policy [...]
When I picked up the Bangor Daily News this morning, I read columnist Sarah Smiley insisting that she “had to tell” her children about last week’s school shooting incident in Newtown, Connecticut. Adults absolutely have the right to feel the way they want to feel about the shootings in Connecticut. But do we “have” to [...]
I’m not one to simply post links, but look at this image, think about who’s not going to be rioting and killing innocent people because of it…
… and then ask yourself, who’s making Islam look bad? Some filmmaker, or the crowds of zealots killing people in the name of someone who’s been dead for [...]
Pardon the mistake, I seem to have misread the headline. It actually reads, Religious leaders call for prayer and tighter gun control after Colorado shooting.
To President Barack Obama’s request that when a madman shoots a dozen innocent people dead we “spend a little time thinking about the incredible blessings that God has given us,” [...]
Ram Bomjon says that he will only release his captive sister Ranjita if his family sends him his mother Mayadevi’s citizenship card. Bomjon needs the citizenship card in order to obtain a passport. Apparently, the Buddha Boy is planning to leave the country of Nepal as quickly as he can. [...]
CNN, the most trusted source in news that’s arranged to have itself broadcast in airports around the country, is leading tonight with the headline: Hockey Playoffs Turn Violent.
Also in the news today:
Springtime Becoming Warmer As Weeks Pass
Presidential Election Turns Negative
Cats Caught Chasing Mice On Viral YouTube Video
People Caught In [...]
I would prefer to see the U.S. government pay for clowns to perform silly shows on stage than to see the U.S. military pay for soldiers to keep clowning around with human body parts. [...]
The Facebook group praying of Obama’s death has 1,087,667 members. That means about one out of every 350 Americans is part of this group, standing with alleged right wing Christian terrorist Sam Crump. [...]
The Old Testament of the Bible is filled with instances in which the character of God directs his followers to commit genocide, ordering them to slaughter entire cities of men, women, children and babies for the offense of worshipping the wrong deity. Sometimes, especially if some people rub the wrong body parts, God takes care [...]