President Jimmy Carter Speaks

A man for whom I have great respect, speaks with humor and seriousness of world peace, some of the conflicts and issues in the world, some of the work of The Carter Center. This audio is well worth hearing. I wish the power of his ideas would deeply permeate the American conscience. President Carter does not solely blame politics, the… Continue reading

Al Gore Speaks Out

Former Vice President Al Gore spoke at New York University on Wednesday, May 26, 2004. His speech is a blistering attack on a foreign policy that has failed. He demands resignations, holding people, by name, accountable for incompetent job performance, and speaks to significant issues in his speech. If you want you to hear excerpts from the speech, click here.… Continue reading

Put It in Perspective!

Wow! This is powerful! Check out this short video (flash) [link removed because no longer active] about the budget priorities and possible solutions. The movie, hosted by Ben Cohen (of Ben & Jerrys Ice Cream) is short, clear, and (after you get past the shock of the information presented) easy to comprehend. As I said, it’s powerful. The video, and… Continue reading

Deeply Depressing and Disturbing

initCostOfTotal(); updateCostOfTotal(100); 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 are not clothed. President Dwight D. Eisenhower April 16, 1953 Before I am branded unpatriotic let me point out that I trusted our president. I believed him… Continue reading