Hillary Clinton for President: An Open Letter to the California Progressive Voter

Hillary Clinton for President

*+-View image | gettyimages.com lthough the presidential election is more than 18 months away, supporters of Hillary Clinton already argue that progressives should vote for her. The fundamental issue, however, is what you, as an individual progressive voter, do – not what everyone else does. Given the total votes cast in the 2012 election in […]

“We Tortured Some Folks”

We Tortured Some Folks

*+-John Marciano: Those who accept the President’s argument that fear made people torture others, should then be expected to understand the fear that drove North Vietnamese to torture American pilots – including Senator John McCain.

It Takes Two Clintons to Destroy a Village

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*+-John Marciano: Amidst the adulation for the Clintons, can admirers imagine the anguish of Afghani, Bosnian, Iraqi, Pakistani, Serbian, Somali, Sudanese and Yemeni parents whose children that have been killed as a result of decisions the Clintons have made as public officials?

The Iraq Invasion and U.S. Clergy

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*+-John Marciano: As I walked past a Santa Monica church on Easter Sunday, I wondered if the clergy inside had addressed the war’s anniversary. Had they at any time in the past ten years condemned it in clear and prophetic language? Where have they been during the long nightmare of war in Iraq – and Afghanistan?