Archive | December, 2013

Naughty or Nice

  Naughty or Nice by Jim Josephsen The winter solstice is fast approaching. Shortly thereafter, come December 25th, Christians will pause to pay homage to the babe in the manger. At least that is what the holiday supposedly acknowledges! However, it seems religious aspects of Christmas are fast being supplanted by commercialism, consumerism and pageantry. Christmas is not so much about the […]

For What Reason – This Day of Giving Thanks?

For What Reason – This Day of Giving Thanks? by Jim Josephsen Our whole universe was in a hot dense state. Then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion started … Wait … The Earth began to cool, the autotrophs began to drool, Neanderthals developed tools, we built a wall (we built the pyramids), Math, science, history, unraveling […]

America’s Middle East Posture TRANSFORMED

America’s Middle East Posture TRANSFORMED Once again, the current administration has committed another breathtaking break with well-established U.S. policy. It came out weeks ago that, far from the long-standing American position of never negotiating with terrorists, the U.S. had actually been engaging in secret talks with representatives of Iran. Congress was not apprised, let alone asked for […]