Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Keystone XL is dead

In some ways it feels like more than eight years have passed since I signed the Keystone Pledge of Resistance and was trained as an Action Leader. I learned a great deal, and connected with a large number of people … Continue reading

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Working for the Iran Deal 2015

Increasing tensions with Iran now remind me of the work we did in 2015 to help get the Iran Nuclear Deal approved. Tensions today are the direct result of the withdrawal of the United States from that deal. The work … Continue reading

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Fourth of July 2019

The more I learn about the true history of the United States, especially related to Native people and people of color, the more problematic the Fourth of July celebration is for me because of our past history and current state … Continue reading

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Fourth of July

Concerning Fourth of July celebrations, James West Davidson writes, “But the best orators who have marked the day have understood that our nation’s laurels are not meant to be rested on. Fourth of July speeches tend to divide into two … Continue reading

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Keystone Pipeline Spill

I am in deep mourning today at the news of yet another oil spill.  This one from the Keystone pipeline network that I’ve invested so much time and energy and prayer resisting. I am at a loss. I have faith, … Continue reading

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President Obama visits Hiroshima

I sent the following letter to the editors of The Indianapolis Star and the Indianapolis Recorder: I am glad President Obama visited Hiroshima, and used the occasion to call on us all to work harder for peace throughout the world. … Continue reading

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Keystone, the President, and I

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