Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Two Decades of AmeriCorps

September 10, 2014 10:33 PM0 comments

Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993, giving rise to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and with it, the AmeriCorps program. After just two decades of action, over 900,000 men and women have provided critical services to nearly […]

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America’s War With Its Dark Side, Part 3

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The role of nefarious elements of the U.S. covert intelligence operations in the use of brainwashing, mind-controlling drugs and cult-controlling methods is not really very secret, as it turns out. Thanks to the Church Committee in the mid-1970s, a great deal came out into the public record, even though enormous […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Landmark Conservation Laws Turn 50

September 3, 2014 11:09 PM0 comments

Fifty years ago President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act into law. These two landmark conservation bills have bequeathed to us a lasting legacy of the natural world. The Wilderness Act protected nine million acres of pristine land, largely unaltered in its […]

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America’s War With Its Dark Side, Part 2

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It may be difficult to grasp the idea that the vicious, murderous cult known as ISIS is the brainchild of Western intelligence services. How in the world can that be? Who would be so wicked as to allow such a development? Well, the nefarious world of covert intelligence ops is […]

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Income Inequality is Killing America

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The last 40 years have given rise to so-called Family Values groups. One would think that decades of funneling millions of dollars into organizations that purport the help the family would actually have led to stronger families. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. These pathetic, money-grubbing organizations only care about donations, […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Women’s Issues Conference

August 27, 2014 7:53 PM0 comments

I will be hosting my final Women’s Issues Conference on Saturday, September 13 at 9 a.m. at nearby Washington-Lee High School in Arlington. We will hear from keynote speaker Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress. Named one of the “Most Influential Women in Washington” by National Journal, […]

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America’s War With Its Dark Side, Part 1

4:09 PM3 comments

How painfully ironic that in the so-called “war on terrorism,” the U.S. finds itself at war with its own dark side. That is, most of the enemy terrorist configurations in the world trace back to horribly cynical western intelligence operations, especially the CIA, that remain in place to fester and […]

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ISIS Needs To Be Eradicated

August 26, 2014 1:45 PM0 comments

After the Cold War there was hope for a new order – one of peace and prosperity.

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The Peak Oil Crisis: When?

August 22, 2014 9:51 AM5 comments

For those following the world oil production situation, it has been clear for some time that the only factor keeping global crude output from moving lower is the continuing increase in U.S. shale oil production mostly from Texas and North Dakota.

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Finale: Beauty Trumped By the Great War

August 20, 2014 7:18 PM1 comment

As 100th anniversary commemorations fade recalling the Guns of August (the title of Barbara Tuchman’s Pulitzer Prize winning history of World War I) that triggered the deadliest tandem of wars in the history of the planet – far less acknowledged in the U.S. than in Europe, even though the combined […]

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