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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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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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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…
Healthcare in america
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America's Healthcare: Paying more - getting less

"… what we see is created by what we don’t see”  (The Book of Hebrews - Message Translation) FOUNDING FATHERS’ PERSPECTIVE "You may promise yourself everything – but [without] health, ... there is no happiness. An attention…
alcohol
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Alcohol in America: A historical, self-destructive enigma

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. (Proverbs) FOUNDING FATHERS “There can not be good living, where there is not good drinking.” (Ben Franklin) FACTS “Facts are stubborn…
Marijuana Seedling - USA-Focus.org
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The Impact of Recreational Marijuana Legalization

  “Love of money is the root of all evil.” (The Bible) FOUNDING FATHERS PERSPECTIVE “A departure from principle becomes a precedent for a second; that second for a third; and so on, till the bulk of society is reduced to…
AIDS - USA-Focus.org
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AIDS/HIV in America: 35 Years Later

There’s a way of life that looks harmless enough; look again ... all that laughter will end in heartbreak. (Proverbs, The Message translation of the Bible) FOUNDING FATHERS' PERSPECTIVE “We have no government armed with power capable…