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...

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...

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...

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...