We Remain Children of the ‘Great War’, Part 4

July 30, 2014 8:30 PM0 comments

This Sunday, August 3, will mark the 100th anniversary to the day that the order given by the German Chief of the General Staff Helmuth von Moltke (aka Moltke the Younger) for a massive phalanx of German soldiers to invade Belgium, thereby launching the “Great War,” now known as World […]

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NFL Behaving Badly

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Let’s talk for a moment about the National Football’s League’s grossly irresponsible message to America’s children. Baltimore Ravens star running back, Ray Rice, was suspended for a mere two games for knocking his then fiancé out cold on an elevator during a disagreement. The penalty for taking steroids is four […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: The Silver Line

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Robert E. Simon purchased nearly 7,000 acres of Northern Virginia land in 1964 with a radical vision in mind. Leaving behind all preconceived notions of how urban planning should work, he aimed to create a picturesque community with a healthy mix of high-rises, single family homes, commercial zones, and green-space. […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: The SunCell

July 29, 2014 1:23 PM17 comments

Last week Randell Mills, the CEO of BlackLight Power, gave his second public demonstration and briefing in a month on the progress his organization is making in developing a new source of energy.

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: A Humanitarian Crisis

July 23, 2014 6:45 PM0 comments

It is past time for our nation’s lawmakers to take action to address the skyrocketing levels of unaccompanied migrant children attempting to cross our country’s southern border. This recent surge is a humanitarian crisis, but, as with most important issues, this Congress is acting with no sense of urgency. Two […]

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Washington Should Reject Divisive Bible Museum Near Mall

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The Oklahoma-based Green Family, owners of the $3 billion company Hobby Lobby, is, once again, up to no good. Fresh off their Supreme Court victory – where corporations are now people with religious beliefs that can deny birth control to employees – this conservative clan now wants to open a […]

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We Remain Children Of the ‘Great War,’ Part 3

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“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” – John Steinbeck. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated on June 28, 1914, but the German invasion of Belgium commencing the hostilities of the Great War did not begin until August 4. By October 19, the war bogged down […]

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The Tea Baggers Tell Hispanics to ‘Go Home’

July 16, 2014 7:30 PM8 comments

President Barack Obama has urged Congress to provide $3.7 billion dollars to deal with immigration, calling it “an urgent humanitarian crisis.” This money might actually be available because we aren’t spending all of it on Republican pet projects, such as building schools and roads in Fallujah. One would think the […]

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We Remain Children Of the ‘Great War,’ Part 2

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The abiding direct link from the onset of The Great War 100 years ago this summer to the world we live in today is far more pervasive and goes far deeper than the annual “Iron Harvest.” The “Iron Harvest” is an annual event in Northern France and Belgium, when weapons […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Better Than Fire

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In addition to following the twists and turn of the world’s energy situation, I have been tracking the reporting on developments concerning several “exotic” and therefore controversial energy sources whose proponents say would be far more cost-effective than current alternatives to fossil fuels such as wind, solar and nuclear.

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