Happy Holidays (2019 Re-Mix)

Between the end of November and the beginning of January there are about 14 different celebrations from religious traditions such as Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Wicca, Zoroastrianism, and Buddhism, to name a few. Traditions generally focus on hope, light, and renewal, as we reach the shortest days and some of the coldest and bleakest months. December … More Happy Holidays (2019 Re-Mix)

Veterans Day 2019

It’s Veterans Day again in the US, one of three dates set aside to honor the armed forces of the US. (Memorial Day is for remembering and honoring those who fell in combat, Veterans Day is for recognizing those who served previously, and Armed Forces Day  is for those currently serving, in case you needed … More Veterans Day 2019

Why Impeach?

It seems like we aren’t all on the same page about impeaching Trump. (We’re also not all clear on what impeachment actually is, but we’ll save that for another time.) With all the information available, I can’t imagine that we can really better articulate the justification than professional journalists, pundits, and lawyers. But, we’ll give … More Why Impeach?

Intellectual Nihilism

Originally posted on The View from the Armchair:
In recent weeks we’ve heard some interesting thought on the nature of truth from the current administration and its chief supporters, building on the cornerstone of “alternative facts.” Such as: Truth isn’t truth. Crimes aren’t crimes. What you’re seeing and what you’re reading is not what’s happening.…

18th Anniversary of the September 11 Terror Attacks in the US

On this 18th anniversary of the attacks of September 11 2001, we offer some previously expressed thoughts for consideration. —————————————————————– It has been 18 years since the towers fell, the Pentagon was damaged, and Flight 93 crashed en route to a fourth target. It has been nearly as long since the US first invaded Afghanistan, … More 18th Anniversary of the September 11 Terror Attacks in the US