When two or three

When two or three are together in my name, I am there among them. So Jesus is reproduced in the New Testament. In late service on Sunday we were three visitors. And a pastor. Embarrassing it was not, but somehow quite personal. After a short two other guests were added. A child could wish for…

Are nuclear weapons good for world peace?

The dialectical answer is yes! And no! In the latest print edition of TIME Josef Joffe is this question in light of the awarding of the Nobel Peace price slightly. He notes that such prices recently often not past achievements are awarded for something already, but for the good disposition and the envisaged good thing….

Video shows deaths of two Reuters journalists in Iraq in 2007

Washington (CNN) — One of two photojournalists killed in a 2007 attack by a U.S. helicopter gunship in Iraq was being rescued when the gunship’s crew fired on the van to which he was being carried, according to footage posted online Monday. Reuters photographer Saeed Cmagh survived an initial strafing by the Apache gunship’s 30…

2010: Welcome to Orwell’s World

By John Pilger. In Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell described a superstate called Oceania, whose language of war inverted lies that “passed into history and became truth. ‘Who controls the past,’ ran the Party slogan, ‘controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.’” Barack Obama is the leader of a contemporary Oceania. In two speeches at…

Demjanjuk case could set precedent in Germany

BERLIN – For Bronislaw Hajda, an 85-year-old Polish-American, the trial of John Demjanjuk is a bad omen. Like Demjanjuk, whose trial began Monday in Germany, Hajda was born in Eastern Europe and taken prisoner by the Nazis at a young age. He too trained in an SS camp and was employed as a Wachman (a…

We Didn’t Start The Fire (VIDEO)

Harry Truman, Doris DayRed China, Johnnie Ray”South Pacific”, Walter WinchellJoe DiMaggioJoe McCarthy, Richard NixonStudebaker, televisionNorth Korea, South KoreaMarilyn Monroe

Israeli film ‘Waltz With Bashir’ has an anti-war beat

“Waltz With Bashir” is a startling hybrid of a movie vehicle which came from behind to become Israel’s entry for Oscar honors, announced last month, and may well pull another surprise when the Academy Award for best foreign-language film is announced.” > more.  Watch the trailer: > here. > Waltz with Bashir (TIMES)  Also read…