Tag: peace

An answer to the violence on Chicago's streets

“Laws cannot create a peaceful person out of someone who has not experienced, especially in his or her family, the love that teaches internal discipline. Without peace of soul, there can be no real peace on the streets, in our homes or among nations.” –Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago So starts another wise column... Read more »

Obama: Ahmadinejad's remarks 'hateful'

Yeah, and he’s also “offensive,” “outrageous” and “disgusting.” So there. Obama made the comments after Richard Drew, Associated Press / September 23, 2010 Ahmadinejad: A quack in the company of fatheads. Iranian president Mohmoud Ahmadinejad told the assembled fatheads (aka, the UN general assembly) that the U.S. orchestrated the 9-11 attacks to “save the Zionist... Read more »

Israel settlements blocking a two-state solution

New construction in an Israeli settlment Israel’s unconscionable and continuing construction of settlements in the occupied territories is  killing the possibility of a two-state solution, according to this “dovish Israeli expert.” He’s calling efforts to work one out a “waste of time.” Reported Reuters: Meron Benvenisti, a Harvard-educated historian known for his study of Israeli... Read more »

Obama's tarnished, dangerous peace prize

Former Polish President Lech Walesa expressed it best when reacting to the shocking announcement of President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize: “So soon? Too early. He has no contribution so far. He is still at an early stage. He is only beginning to act,” said Walesa, a 1983 Nobel Peace laureate. “This is probably an... Read more »
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