Tag: Syria

A War of Cowards

In the turmoil of the moment, French President Francois Hollande probably should be forgiven for calling the terrorist attacks of last Friday in Paris “an act of war.”  It’s the kind of grandiose nonsense politicians say.  Really, calling these massacres “war” is like referring to shooting fish in a barrel as “sport.” Is he a “warrior” …

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Vigil Against Syria War

Frustrated by the absence of any organized big protest against the proposed war on Syria, I accepted an emailed invitation from MoveOn.org on Friday evening to organize a neighborhood candlelight vigil on Monday night Sept. 9.  I figured that maybe 10-15 people would show up, and so I situated the event down at the corner where …

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