“Happy” Veterans Day

Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans Join The Homeless Ethan Kreutzer joined the Army at the age of 17 and fought with the 19th Airborne in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. When he retuned home, he had no money, no education and no civilian job experience. He soon became homeless. He slept in an alley off Haight Street, behind two … Continue reading “Happy” Veterans Day

The Mormon Church on “moral” issues

I find it interesting that the Mormon Church went to great lengths to not only openly support the passage of Proposition 8, but financed an advertising campaign urging voters to support it which included messages to voters, believe it or not, such as if gay marriage is permitted, kindergärtners are likely to be educated on gay … Continue reading The Mormon Church on “moral” issues

Beyond Marches and Rallies: SODaPOP

A Green Party colleague of mine alerted me to this project.  I find it interesting and with the potential to have much more of an effect than the almost worn out march and rally event: --------------------------------------Seasons of Discontent: A Presidential Occupation Project (SODaPOP) By Jeff Leys and Brian Terrell Nonviolent Civil Resistance During the Presidential … Continue reading Beyond Marches and Rallies: SODaPOP

Huh?

This week:The U.S. Senate  is proposing to cut off funding for the Iraq War after March 31, 2008.Wait, though.The U.S. Senate is proposing to still spend 120 Billion dollars on Iraq and Afghanistan.But wait.The U.S. Senate proposes a call for troops to begin leaving Iraq by October 1.But then....The U.S. Senate say the president can … Continue reading Huh?