Pentagon

Bring our US soldiers home

If there has ever been a time to withdraw our troops from Afghanistan, that time is now! When Qurans were accidently burned, riots broke out. Six American soldiers were killed by A ...

War budget must be slashed

At a time when budgets are tight, and programs and services in our community are being cut back, the Pentagon budget keeps getting bigger. The Secretary of Defense announced on Ja ...

Put our own before Martians

Why is the federal government letting the United States Postal Service go bankrupt? Why are we giving billions of dollars to countries that hate us? Why are we spending billions of ...

This country is addicted to war

I beg to differ with the gentle writer who recently chided the pacifists for demonstrating and said that although no one wants war it is sometimes necessary (Cleona Duncan, Reader ...

Another View: Ten years after 9/11; what works

“The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil; but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” These words by Albert Einstein — and sim ...

Change tactic in Afghanistan

I am happy to see that U.S. troops are starting to move out of Afghanistan, but the pace is too slow. Nine years after the 2001 invasion there are 250,000 foreign forces in Afghani ...

Balance budget with wisdom

Members of our congregation of women religious across this country minister every day to persons who seek emergency shelter, who turn to food pantries and soup kitchens, and who ne ...

Get ready to fire Pentagon

I guess the article published on July 28, “World — Audit: US cannot account for $8.7 billion,” shows that in addition to the president and the congress, we also need to fire ...