Monthly Archives: September 2015

Focus on the Family

I was pretty impressed with the Pope’s visit to the prison, and later had the opportunity to view a documentary with Eric Holder and President Obama on the President’s visit to the Oklahoma federal prison.  The first was filled with … Continue reading

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Making Peace

It’s been an intense few days. The Pope arrived in Washington DC on Yom Kippur – the day of atonement. Yom Kippur is a very special and holy day for the Jewish community. There is a moment in the service … Continue reading

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Journey for Justice

This week marks the end of the NAACP journey for justice from Selma to Washington DC.  They finish with a legislative sit-in Tuesday night in DC, followed by rallies on the mall on Wednesday.  I caught up with them on … Continue reading

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Rights

The pups and I headed down to see the site (Crab Orchard) of the last great battle fought between the Shawnee and the Cherokee on a salt lick that had been settled by a colonist named Dr. Witten – a … Continue reading

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Managing Desire and the ‘More Capable’ Foreign Solution to the Power Void

This war was arguably the second war that was fought on North American soil after colonization.  The Native Americans were already here, with long traditions of peace treaties, agreements, and disagreements amongst them.  They had in fact already had a … Continue reading

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Iran: A Better Deal for Everyone

I really like Obama, because I think, otherwise, there would have been an escalation of American involvement in the Middle East. That said, given what is going on with North Korea and analyzing the tension between the US and Cuba … Continue reading

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Diplomacy: Putting Good Words Together

In the tradition of making relationships better this time of year, it is the time to send out nice letters to everyone we haven’t been able to agree with well enough to talk to.  We don’t want to never fight … Continue reading

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