At the beginning of December, First Lady Laura Bush had the interior of the White House decorated in a prototypical Christmas theme, complete with stockings on the fireplace mantel in the Oval Office. At the same time, her husband submitted a gift list to the Santa Claus' in Congress, hoping his request for $100 billion more in emergency funding for his wars in Iraq and Afghanistan would find its way into his stocking this year.
Larry Sakin is a former non-profit medical organization executive and music producer. His writing can be found on Mytown.ca, Blogcritics, OpEd News, The People's Voice, Craig's List and The Progressive magazine. He also advocates for literacy and (more...
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