Dovish Trump

Feb 4, 2019 by

Many thanks to Paul Schrag and Mennonite Central Committee for welcoming President Trump’s announcement of withdrawal from Syria. Trump backed away from the decision, but it was telling. Compared to our...

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Get across the table

Nov 11, 2016 by

It was fascinating to watch the three-minute video clip where U.S. President Barack Obama and president-elect Donald Trump met the media after spending an hour together Nov. 10 at the White House. It wasn’t...

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War crimes

May 11, 2015 by

Would it go beyond the pale to ask if our president is a war criminal? According to the blog, “Pray for U.S.,” as of March 18, 2013, President Obama had killed 204 children by drone attacks. On average,...

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An open letter to the president for Earth Day

Apr 21, 2015 by

Dear President Obama, I hear that you’ll be coming to my neighborhood April 22 for Earth Day. Thank you so much for coming. If you want to stop by for coffee or lunch, I’d love to have you! I lived in the...

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