Category Archives: peace

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

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King was born on January 15th. After his assassination Michigan congressman John Conyers and Senator Edward Brooke introduced a bill to make King’s birthday a national holiday. Congress failed to pass the bill with opponents stating another federal holiday was too expensive and honoring a private citizen would set a bad precedent. This […]