Category Archives: peace

Why? Aylan. Why?

Damascus has been continuous occupied for over five thousand years. The lands around Syria have supported innumerable civilizations throughout the millenia. After the collapse of the Ottoman Empire Greater Syria was mandated under French control and at the end of World War II France granted the ancient lands freedom. Most of its following history has […]

Magic Carpets Over Persia

As a child I had been entranced the the legend of the magic carpet. My mother thought I was funny sitting on the carpet in the living room, trying to fly it like a plane. I was not kidding, so when my father came home from work in April of 1965 to say that his […]

Military Industrial Theft

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed.” ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

America Now Same As Ever

Today is an important day in the American holiday calendar marking the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., who fought the forces of racism, saying, “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Sadly the forces of hatred ended the peacemaker’s life in Memphis. I would like to […]

Martin Luther King Lives

There was a man of non-violence. He led his people to greater freedom. MLK showed others the righteousness of his beliefs. His words ring a true today and back then. We Have A Dream. To hear Martin Luther King’s Speech I HAVE A DREAM, please go to the following URL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs