What should be done about men who do not directly and blatantly sell the favors of their offices for money and so place themselves within the penalties of the law? How do we deal with those who, under the guise of friendship, accept favors which Read More

Each year I attend the Annual Evening for Peace sponsored by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. This year’s recipient, Dr. Ira Helfand and the International Physicians for The Prevention of Nuclear War was unfamiliar to me.

Dr. Helfand is co-president of IPPNW and past president … Read More

On November 10, His Holiness Pope Francis addressed a Vatican symposium on nuclear disarmament.

Francis told his audience that nuclear weapons exist “in the service of a mentality of fear that affects not only the parties in conflict but the entire human race.”

Speaking to … Read More

Last night, 60 Minutes offered a powerful story by Aly Raisman about how the U.S. Olympic gymnast was sexually abused years ago by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

One question that continually comes up during stories like this is, why now? Why didn’t you … Read More

Let’s Try

Last month Arizona Senator Jeff Flake delivered a declaration on the floor of the Senate worthy of Daniel Webster, about how “…our democracy is more defined by our discord and our dysfunction than by our own values and principles.”

He offered a passionate plea that … Read More

On a quiet Sunday morning at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas – a town with a population less than 700 – Devin Kelly, a former Air Force logistics worker, walked into the back of the church armed with a semi-automatic military-style weapon … Read More

Listen Up, Democrats

While Republicans struggle to find unity among themselves, Democrats have nothing to cheer about.

In a new political memoir from Donna Brazile, the former head of the Democratic National Committee writes scathingly about the battles that took place within the party during the 2016 election.… Read More