A Tale of Two War Criminals

There were two trials recently for two men who were each accused of genocidal war crimes. The men were on opposite sides of a conflict. One man was sentenced to life in prison, one man will serve no time at all and is free to live his life however he pleases. One man massacred thousands … Continue reading A Tale of Two War Criminals

Thankfulness

Thankfulness is not the same as gratitude. Thankfulness involves appreciativeness, gratitude is the act of being thankful. You must appreciate something in order to be thankful, which brings in the act of gratitude. Our first President, George Washington, at the request of Congress, established the first Thanksgiving Day for the purpose of "acknowledging with grateful … Continue reading Thankfulness

Israel, ISIS and A Tale of Two Mosques

A few days ago amid reports that there was cooperation between Israel and Saudi Arabia the kingdom felt compelled to make the following statement Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Moday denied any ties between the kingdom and Israel. “There are no relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel,” Jubeir told Egypt’s CBC television, according … Continue reading Israel, ISIS and A Tale of Two Mosques