Phil Woods’ poem: the Sixties

  Rampant police murders revealed, time after time, some filmed, the latest Freddy Gray of Baltimore, his back broken “mysteriously” in police custody:  Black Lives Matter! has now forced this issue into public debate (covered even in the Times here). ***      Bush launched the Iraq War;  an anti-war protest, around the world, including in many places …

Iran – the Imperial Congress versus the President, the American people and a common good

     Obama’s negotiation with Iran avoids following the blind Netanyahu/neocon attack, attack, attack syndrome.  Having fostered three losing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq – now four counting the new war against IS – and with no troops to send, they nonetheless want to bomb Iran.  The result – a larger Middle East War, chaotic, …

Poem: questions

                   for Tink How come there ain’t no Arapahos in Arapaho How come there ain’t no Arapahos on Arapaho County How come the only healers come to Arapaho Road High after a shooting County from Wyoming Claire Davis taken begin a healing Who will heal turn like hawks Road screeching eagles Colorado circle skies …

Some thoughts on Obama’s direction away from war and the neocon alliance with ISIL

    Neocon foreign policy, far into the “establishment” including Democratic “humanitarian interventionists” (neo-neo cons) in the Obama administration, has played a murderous and, for the US, self-destructive  role.  It is based on militarism (over a trillion dollars a year spent on the military and “intelligence,” 1280 military bases abroad kept secret from the American people …