Innocence Lost: Parents Plead with Americans to Lay Down their Arms

Innocence Lost: Parents Plead with Americans to Lay Down their Arms

Heaven’s Rocking Chair: A Poem by Ron TranmerAre there rocking chairs in Heavenwhere little babies go?Do the angels hold you closelyand rock you to and fro? Do they talk silly baby talkto get a smile or two,and sing the sleepy lullabiesI used to sing to you? My heart is aching for you,my angel child so […]
The Megyn Kelly interview of conspiracy nut Alex Jones on NBC this coming Sunday,

The Megyn Kelly interview of conspiracy nut Alex Jones on NBC this coming Sunday,

Social media is currently rife with outrage and indignation at the imminent broadcast of Megyn Kelly’s interview of conspiracy nut Alex Jones on NBC this coming Sunday, June 18th. Aside from choosing Father’s Day for its air date; a wholly inappropriate choice to air an interview with a despicable denier of the murders of 20 […]

Social Media: Terrorism and the Truther Movement

There seems to be an expanding ethos emerging in our digital community who, for a variety of reasons simply cannot and will not believe the multimedia reporting of many of the tragic acts and mass murders being committed all over the world. It wouldn’t be so bad if this strange new society stuck to simply […]

Conspiracy Theory and Gun Control

“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”  —  Soren Kirkegaard When you disseminate most of the recent conspiracy theories surrounding large scale events in the USA, the apparent motive for the government staging these elaborate mass shooting “hoaxes” will invariably come down to a single […]

A Merry-go-Round of Grief

“They are committing the greatest indignity human beings can inflict on one another: telling people who have suffered excruciating pain and loss that their pain and loss were illusions. (v)” ― Elie Wiesel, Night Spring is the season of pictures and celebrations, the time when, as parents, we are helping our children get ready for […]