Tag Archives: peace

Shots In Anger

At 4:30am on Friday, April 12, 1861 Brigadier General Beauregard ordered the secessionist troops manning the artillery batteries of Charleston, South Carolina to open fire on Fort Sumter housing 127 federal troops of which 13 were musicians. Two hours lapse before the Yankee commander allowed Captain Abner Doubleday, the inventor of baseball, to return a […]

11-11-1918

My grandfather and grandmother met in France. The year was 1917. They served together in a frontline hospital for the Royal Canadian Medical Expedition. T Neither had much use for God after witnessing the carnage of trench warfare. Today I toast the millions of sacrifices in that bloody conflict. I also thanked the stars that […]

Hypocrisy Of The Endless War

A bomber struck a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Over twenty young people were killed by the explosion. The destruction was horrific. Young innocents. Dead. Why? Israel attacking a Palestine beach. Yemeni children killed by a drone missile strike ordered by Obama. Bloody Sunday by the Brits. When will there be peace.

Bad Week In Bad America

America was shocked by the brutal double-killing of Alton Sterling by a Baton Rouge police officer. 911 had received a gun call from someone at the convenience store where Sterling sold CDs. the illegal gun in Sterling’s possession had been purchased for protection. The two police rolled into the parking lot and attempted an arrest, […]

Bernie And Bird

No Matter what, Bernie’s my man. No more wars. And the Dove says the same and so say all of us. We don’t have to listen to the others. Peace on Earth. To one and all.