Remembering Fr. Daniel Berrigan

I was a student at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY, when Fr. Daniel Berrigan taught there. Although I never had him for class, I remember sitting with other students gathered around him in the cafeteria asking questions and listening to his thoughts on topics of the day. As mentioned in the NY Times article after…

Iran Nuclear Deal too complicated for TV commercials

A new CNN / ORC poll just revealed that the majority of Americans want Congress to reject the nuclear deal with Iran that the Obama Administration negotiated. This is a shift from April, 2015 when the majority favored approval of the deal. It might be farcical that the American people are asked their views on…

Putin and Obama opposite world views

Washington’s Putin-did-it conspiracy theory and its escalation of the crisis in Ukraine

I am frightened, saddened and angered by the war propaganda published in the US media, particularly the New York Times, the so-called “paper of record,” concerning the war in Ukraine. Day after day, the White House, the State Department, and the CIA issue false narratives about Putin, Russia and Ukraine, and the Times and other…