I’m Coming to Speak Near You

Below is a list of links to events I’ll soon be speaking at. The first is an online webinar, so it’s near everybody. The others are in the U.S., Canada, Italy, and Ireland. If there’s not one near you, just get in touch about setting one up. Videos of past events are here.

Online Webinar, July 2.

Poulsbo, WA, Aug. 4.

Seattle, WA, Aug. 4.

Vancouver, BC, Aug. 5.

Surrey, BC, Aug. 5.

Seattle, WA, Aug. 6.

Chicago, IL, Aug. 27

Evansville, IN, Sep. 26

Milano, Italia, Oct. 3

Limerick, read more

It’s the Emoluments, Stupid. Impeach for Iran.

The constitutional ban on receiving gifts or benefits while in office from the U.S. government or state governments (domestic “emoluments” – Article II, Section 1) is absolute, not waivable by Congress, and not subject to proving any particular corrupting influence.

President Trump’s lease of the Old Post Office Building in Washington D.C. for his Trump International Hotel violates the General Services Administration lease contract which states: “No … elected official of the Government read more

Confronting Censorship in Ireland

According to exit polls from late May, an impressive 82% of Irish voters say Ireland should remain a neutral country in all aspects. But Ireland is not remaining a neutral country in all aspects, and there’s no indication of whether Irish voters know that, or specifically what they think of the fact that the United States military, year after year, ships large numbers of troops and weapons (and occasionally presidents) through Shannon Airport on their way to endless disastrous wars.

When peace read more

Anyone who’d rather not be shot should read this book

Thom Hartmann has long written and spoken on the topic of guns in the United States, along with many other topics. Of those topics he’s dealt with that I know anything about, I have not always agreed with him on every detail, but on most I’ve found him highly informative and persuasive. His new book, The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment, is possibly the best book I’ve ever seen on its topic, both to read, and to pass along to anyone in the United States, read more