An important and worthwhile read. April 03, 2018 Why do we have so much difficulty talking with people who are of an opposing political orientation? If we were all honorable, in any […]
Thirty-five years of government service (22-military/federal and 13-state), predominantly in intelligence, criminal and civil investigations. Dan is also a volunteer community mediator, which has significantly influenced his passion to help people find better ways to communicate and overcome disputes - without having to deal with the civil or criminal justice systems.
#NeverAgain and #YesSheCan exposing more of our political federal and state-level “Swamps”
Now THIS gives me hope that our multi-level political SWAMP just might be shamed into constructive and meaningful bi-partisan legislation – and (potentially) even more changes that serve America, and Americans, first […]
Politicians seek Issues – not Solutions
Sad, but truer than ever, politicians’ focus on partisanship and divisive issues is driven by how much money can be raised from Special Interests (corporations, unions, etc.) and their voting constituencies drawn […]
Muslim Choir in Beirut demonstrates Christmas Spirit of Giving and Good Will
True representation of the Christmas spirit of giving and Good Will. Extraordinary outreach that should be covered by all media across the world. We need so much more of this. Muslim Choir in […]
Calling all Rotarians, those with similar values – and frustrations
Enough of the blame-gaming fallout from the November 8 election. Let’s get on with ending the divisiveness that started decades ago.
Struggling to learn the lessons of Vietnam – How about Now?!?
America’s struggle (“jihad”) over our values, principles and priorities, domestically and internationally, really came to a head during the 1960’s. As evidenced by the current and worsening divisive politics, exacerbated by a complicit and dysfunctional media, “TRUTH,” “FACTS,” integrity and accountability are proving to be fluid and elusive.
Could Trump be a “Peace-Builder?”
About Trump’s cabinet nominations, I offer a little FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Let us reflect on the “Marshall Plan,” and one of the reasons that the European Union was created – i.e. the […]
“I’m more concerned about tomorrow – than yesterday” (the late Shimon Peres)
If only all of us could adopt this philosophy, think about how humanity’ propensity for revenge might one day work itself out of our DNA. In those parts of the world where […]
New Terrorist Weapon More Powerful Than Nukes
HEY TIM COOK! Does our “Right to Privacy” really trump our “Right to LIFE?” Are you not aware that the most critical weapon in the hands of those who would do us […]
Drone Footage Over Homs (video)
Poignant and profound drone video of Homs, Syria, showing the devastation Syria’s civil war has brought to that country’s third largest city… Visit this video on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/videos/10153492613721939/
“The Deadly Cost of Speaking Out Against Extremism” (article from thesoufangroup.com)
“The Deadly Cost of Speaking Out Against Extremism,” from the Soufan Group is an exceptional response to those who condemn virtually all Muslims for not speaking out or otherwise opposing the Islamists… […]