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America's Refugee Policy: We care ... sort of

"You shall not hand over to his master a slave who has escaped from his master to you ... “… the stranger that dwells with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; “Love you therefore the stranger:…
Nuclear Waste
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Nuclear Waste: Too much risk - Too little responsibility

“For who among you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost …?” (Jesus, Modern English Translation of the Bible) FOUNDING FATHERS' PERSPECTIVE “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” (Ben…
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Hollywood’s Depraved Film Content: Feeding public appetite for over 100 years

  “If it’s only money leaders are after, they’ll self-destruct in no time. Lust for money...brings nothing but trouble.” (I Timothy - Message Translation of the Bible) FOUNDING FATHERS' PERSPECTIVE “To avoid the extremes of…
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Dog Breeding: Who speaks for the dogs?

“Good people are good to their animals.” (Proverbs, The Message translation) FOUNDING FATHERS PERSPECTIVE May I never get too busy in my own affairs that I fail to respond to the needs of others with kindness and compassion. (Thomas Jefferson) "Facts…
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Protecting our air: A need to fight pollution - not each other

 “… use for the good of others the special gifts (we) have received from God.” (I Peter - Good News Translation of the Bible) FOUNDING FATHERS’ PERSPECTIVE “In the environment, every victory is temporary, every defeat is permanent.” (Thomas…
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(Barely) Caring For Our Children: A crisis exceeding all others

“He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind.” (Proverbs) FOUNDING FATHERS' PERSPECTIVE “It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate…our children.”  (John Adams) “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever…
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The Federal Court System and the Presidency: Can we all get along?

“Give your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and evil…” (King Solomon asking God to make him a wise judge) FOUNDING FATHERS PERSPECTIVE "[The Judicial Branch] may truly be said to have…
Mindfulness
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Mindfulness vs. Christianity, the Constitution, and Public Schools: There’s a solution

“Let’s not have fighting between us…after all, we’re family. Look around; isn’t there plenty of (room) out there?” (Genesis, The Message Translation) FOUNDING FATHERS' PERSPECTIVE “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment…
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Healthy and unhealthy foods - Science or speculation?

  “Don’t fuss about what’s on the table at mealtime …. There’s far more to life than the food you put in your stomach.” (Jesus Christ - The Message Bible Translation) FOUNDING FATHERS PERSPECTIVE “If people let the government…