Posts in category "peace and war"
“At first, it was uncertain whether Sanders would be able to secure any face-time with the understandably busy Pope, but the candidate was optimistic as he prepared for the trip, saying, “I certainly would be delighted and proud if I had the opportunity to meet with him.” Fortunately for him, his local liaison Bishop... Read more »
Donald Duck once threw tomatoes At the Fuehrer’s nose. Now Kasich says he’d punch the faces Of our Russian foes. But geopolitical policy Like this would lead to ruin If we elect someone who thinks No better than a toon.
The warring among us won’t cease Though the chances of doomsday increase. Still we hope that the Savior Forgives our behavior And helps good-willed people bring peace.
In Depression’s grip FDR had it right That our ultimate peril was fright. We are more insecure Motivated by fear And less likely we will win the fight.
For a one-hundred-thousand-dollar fee Bush spoke to the veterans recently. They paid with their blood, so why couldn’t he Square their accounts by doing it free?
The Republican party is ok with war; They want it to stay on the table. They seem to be gung ho for others to die Just so that their children ain’t able.
Prime Minister of Israel Netanyahu is opposed to negotiating with Iran. Pope Francis is not. Who is right? That depends on what you want. War or diplomacy? What has war done for the Middle East? Chaos. Destruction. Suffering and death. Millions of displaced people. Despair and extremism. War has been tried. And has... Read more »
47 Republican senators, seemingly inspired by the God of Obstructionism, have signed a letter to “the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran”. The letter, a cross between an American civics lesson and a veiled threat, was authored by Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, and addresses the sensitive talks on limiting Iran’s nuclear program. Reaction from... Read more »
My wife doesn’t like to talk politics. We seldom do. And usually I’m on a soapbox doing my Patrick Henry impersonation. She listens and nods her head. Until I’ve run out of words. This morning I brought up what many are talking about: the role torture has played since 9-11. The Senate’s report has... Read more »
Rattling his sabers, McCain Is now itching to fight in Ukraine. He likes nothing more Than another bad war, Repetition of which is insane.