Jus Bellum Iustum by George Kelly | August 15th, 2014

The former Motown singing great Marvin Gaye often referred to as the prince of Motown during his life composed a song around 1970 to 1971 entitled, “What’s Happening Brother?” Of particular interest to this listener is one of the stanzas in the song where Gaye sings: “Are things really getting better as the newspaper said?”  … Continue reading Jus Bellum Iustum by George Kelly | August 15th, 2014

The Economist lowers the bar on low expectations

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz Thomas Jefferson, farmer, architect, at age 33 one of the writers of the Declaration of Independence and later one of the framers of the U. S. Constitution, ambassador, and President, is known as the sage of Monticello, after the essay written by Inez Nellie Canfield McFee in 1913 (and part 6 … Continue reading The Economist lowers the bar on low expectations

Want to know why I waited to post on Michael Brown & Ferguson…

...then simply watch how CNN right now is doing their best to spin the apparent evidence of Michael Brown committing a robbery before his death. Now it's certainly possible that there are holes in this evidence and given that Eric Holder's justice department with the full power and resources of the federal government is now … Continue reading Want to know why I waited to post on Michael Brown & Ferguson…

ISIS Gaza and Moral Clarity Update: Gaza Discontent

The characteristic of Pains and Pleasures is that they are unmistakably real, and therefore, as far as they go, give the man who feels them a touchstone of reality. Thus if you had been trying to damn your man by the Romantic method…you would try to protect him at all costs from any real pain; … Continue reading ISIS Gaza and Moral Clarity Update: Gaza Discontent