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John Kerry Calls on Paul Wolfowitz to Resign

John Kerry urged World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz to resign on Tuesday, saying his ethical misjudgments at the World Bank, have cast a cloud over the bank organization and have damaged its relations with other nations. Kerry made this statement on the heels of news reports that the Pentagon leaned on private contractors to hire […]

John Kerry on The Colbert Report (VIDEO)

John Kerry was on The Colbert Report last night, discussing the new book he co-wrote with Teresa Heinz Kerry, “This Moment On Earth.” The interview was hillarious (LMAO) and informative. Incase you missed it, here’s the video: Hat tip to Sierra Club Compass for the video.

Climate Change Called a Security Threat, Kerry Calls for Congress to Act

A panel of retired generals and admirals warned yesterday that “Global warming poses a “serious threat to America’s national security” and the military should act now to minimize the destabilizing consequences of rising temperatures.” Shortages of food and water could cause weak governments to collapse, increasingly severe natural disasters could draw U.S. forces into humanitarian […]

Copycat Threats Rattle 3 Universities, 2 Schools

Well it certainly didn’t take long for the copycat threats to start… AP reports, “Campus threats forced lock-downs and evacuations at universities in Texas, Oklahoma and Tennessee and two public schools in Louisiana on Tuesday, a day after a Virginia Tech student’s shooting rampage killed 33 people.” In Louisiana, parents picked up hundreds of students […]

Killer Indentified, Media Reports Response Delayed as VA Tech Deems First Shooting Domestic Violence

Details on yesterday’s shooting rampage at VA Tech are emerging and the killer has been identified as “Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old resident alien of the United States.” Sources tell ABC News that Cho killed two people in a dorm room, returned to his own dorm room where he re-armed and left a “disturbing note,” then […]

Questions of the Day

In the wake of yesterday’s mass shooting at the VA Tech Campus, Zay N. Smith, a Sun-Times Columnist poses a couple of questions that we should all think about: News Item: Death toll climbs to 33 at Virginia Tech in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Do you think we owe it to the […]

On The Bestsellers List

“This Moment On Earth” has made the bestsellers list on the N.Y. Times and the Washington Post. Congratulations to John and Teresa Heinz Kerry and the publishers, Public Affairs. As I mentioned here yesterday, if you haven’t picked up a copy, I highly recommend it. “This Moment On Earth” is both informative and enlightening and […]