He thinks about crouching in the back of a Humvee
watching bullets crash into fuel tanks during his first firefight,
and about waiting back at base for the vodka his mother sent him,
dyed blue and concealed in bottles of Scope mouthwash.

New Generation Of Homeless Vets Emerges

ERIN MCCLAM Associated Press
| January 20, 2008 11:16 AM EST |
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"It is not speaking that breaks our silence
but our unceasing anxiety to be heard"
...... Thomas Merton

— Thomas Merton


Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Honorable members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen.

I have a purpose here today. It is a purpose I have tried to serve for many years. I have prayed that God would show me a way to accomplish it. read more »

Though there are many ways to demonstrate one's desire for peace, I ask that you all participate in helping me simply highlight the way people show off peace signs. Simple. Look around for peace signs, whether on cars, houses, business... and send me a photo for my web site.
Check the website out at: and to email me, send your photos to:

Thanks! read more »

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Invitational Artists4Peace online campaign. The entire information set is here.

We encourage artists that align with the precepts of Gandhian principles of Ahimsa and Sataygraha, to consider adding their artistic expressions to this venture. read more »

Today is a day on the road. We are leaving shortly for Salt Lake City to participate in a large peace action that is happening all across the country. It is called the October 27 National Mobilization to End the War in Iraq. read more »

As you know I have been writing a lot about peace these days. I feel compelled to stimulate the dialogue about peace and a better world. I do this because I fully believe in the human capacity to live according to the higher ideals of a loving and compassionate world. These higher values and capacities are simply in waiting, ready at any time for us to call forward the best and greatest in us. read more »

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