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"Twelve apostles may no longer be enough.   But thousands of American and Russian Peace-Corps volunteers and those who work like them would be a good start to bringing peace to the Holy Lands.

"Chicago plays high-stakes poker, bluff and all. But in this world-stage poker game, the tanned Maverick could trump them all with the hand that Christ and Muhammad would love to see him play. Build a much bigger Peace Corps and have the Russians get involved in the same do-gooders game.

"Let American and Russsian PCVs serve side-by-side.   Let our diplomacy shift from building forts relying on drones and turning out more guns to small farms milking goats and turning out more butter.  

"Pull this off and use your winning hand to get 100 nations in the world to build their own World Service Corps and, as climate change sweeps down upon us, you and Putin will have reason to not be surprised by the Nobel Peace Prize."

Oh, but if only we had some Congressmen Veeshuns with... vision.

Maybe in this Congress we, with your help, will find a few. 

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Dwayne served in the Peace Corps in the slums of Mhumbhai, India, worked several Habitat Projects, and was on the start-up team of the California Conservation Corps. He has a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate Universty, has been a builder, teacher, (more...)

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If in the past we had enacted more laws based on a... by Dwayne Hunn on Friday, Sep 20, 2013 at 1:46:31 PM
And military machine...... by Dwayne Hunn on Saturday, Sep 21, 2013 at 3:10:10 PM
Magnificent article.  You're right: Obama mus... by Eva van Loon on Sunday, Sep 22, 2013 at 1:35:24 PM
Programs as outlined here would give him more card... by Dwayne Hunn on Sunday, Sep 22, 2013 at 9:04:10 PM
We definitely need more Congressmen & women Ve... by John O. Sutter, on Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 2:53:50 PM
From a man who I know fought in the real war.... by Dwayne Hunn on Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 12:06:02 AM
Deam of the Kennedy brothers... Why not make it re... by Dwayne Hunn on Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 at 7:47:42 PM