GENOCIDE

CNN’s star anchorman, Wolf Blitzer, recently asked Mark Regev, spokesman for Israeli PM Netanyahu, whether Israel planned to occupy Gaza for a long time. The question is shocking but not a surprise.  Neither the U.S. mainstream media nor the U.S.

“WHEN WILL IT ALL END?”

Most every news story about the Santa Barbara shootings from May 23, talk about the “madman” killer.  That’s a tragic smokescreen for all of us to hide behind.  What concerns me are the people, our political leaders, apparently “sane,” who continue

MEMORIAL DAY

This morning, in church, I wanted to say something about Memorial Day during joys and concerns but I didn’t.  Wanted to mention how it got started by blacks to honor black soldiers buried in a mass grave.  And I wanted

SHORT STORY

WITH TIME RUNNING OUT!  A short story by Michael Poage Today I drove past one of those new, brightly lit billboard signs that always flash catchy colors and, usually change messages every ten or fifteen seconds.  This particular sign did

END THE OCCUPATION!!

I was very glad to see Mr. Charles Krauthammer’s (Eagle Editorial, April 5) endorsement of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement now gaining worldwide momentum on behalf of Palestinian rights.  To quote:  “Financial sanctions are precisely the kind of pressure

WORD AND JUSTICE

Word and Justice:  “It is difficult/to get the news from poems/yet men die miserably every day/for lack/of what is found there.”  — William Carlos Williams, “Asphodel, That Greeny Flower” Williams, as physician and poet, saw a great deal of life