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Sally McMillan is a mother, a grandmother, an activist and a writer. She's from Philadelphia, Iowa, and now Albuquerque. She has four children and 12 grandchildren.
She is a graduate of Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia PA and has a M.A. in social ecology from Goddard College , Plainfield VT. She has written two books: " Fondly Yours...An Ordinary Life," and a novel "The Crossroad at Bethany," as well as numerous commentaries, op-eds, and newsletters.
(1 comments) Thursday, June 25, 2015 A National Day of Repentance
As we respond with sorrow to the tragedy in Charleston, we must look at who we are as a people. Until we acknowledge our wrongdoings, we will not move forward with the changes that are needed. We need a National Day of Repentance.
(5 comments) Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Permanent Alliances
Permanent alliances can lead us into endless wars. We should consider carefully when to get involved. Heed the advice of our first president.
(1 comments) Thursday, April 23, 2015 Earth Day
We live on a beautiful but endangered planet. To care for our planet we must also care for its people.
Friday, February 20, 2015 The young recruits
The president's summit must examine our own part in generating young recruits to the Islamic state. Actions are more powerful than words.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Media fall short on unbiased truth
We don't like lies...from Brian Williams, from Hillary Clinton, but especially from tv news anchors who present biased news.
(10 comments) Saturday, January 10, 2015 Response on charlie hebdo
Freedom of speech is an important right. But it also carries responsibilities. Should immature people light a fire in a gasoline environment? We have a tense world. We should not be surprised at retaliation when there is a lack of judgment.
(2 comments) Thursday, December 25, 2014 Sony Pictures in Hollywood has been Hacked
Sony has changed its mind. It will not let hacking of its studio disrupt the release of its latest film, "The Interview." It's a matter of freedom of speech. Or rather, the right to "dis" the "other." We're Americans, so anything goes. Merry Christmas and "Peace on earth."
(14 comments) Saturday, August 30, 2014 Borders, Borders
The Middle East is in chaos. It's time to fix the mistakes of the past. It's time to find ME, not Western, solutions. Why not let the UN try to fulfill its role to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war?
(3 comments) Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Responsibility2Protect
Predictably, I'm against wars. Unpredictabley, I think President Obama has handled the Libya situation very well. We have a responsibility to protect.
(5 comments) Monday, February 21, 2011 U.S. Vetoes Settlement Resolution
This has been a political decision. The explanation of our veto is ridiculous. Leadership requires courage.
(1 comments) Tuesday, January 11, 2011 The Tucson Tragedy
The Tucson tragedy has many implications for the U.S. There will be much discussion about the reasons for this massacre, but nothing will change, unless...
(5 comments) Thursday, January 6, 2011 The Missing Story - rejected by the Post
What is news? The arrest of Lindsay Lohan is news. The arrest of 10 Georgia football payers is news. The arrest of the trash can cat lady is news. The arrest of 131 veterans chained to the White House fence on December 16 in the snow is not news.
Monday, November 29, 2010 The President's Photographer
This is a daily record for history. But also an inside look at the White House. "Your friends are part of who you are."
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 The've Still Got It Wrong
AS Barney Frank said, "How many times do you need to be hit over the head before you realize you can't work with them?"
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Catholic Bishops Synod on Israel
A Vatican Synod of Catholic bishops from the Middle East said that Israel cannot make a biblical claim of a chosen people or a promised land.
(19 comments) Monday, October 25, 2010 Time to Vote?
Is our 2-party system working? When there's only right and center-right, some of us have no one to vote for.
(3 comments) Thursday, October 21, 2010 End Political Ads
Political ads are mmisleading and tiresome. It's where the money in elections is being spent. Let's end them.
Saturday, September 11, 2010 THOUGHTS ON 9/11
The deep feelings connected with 9/11 could only be expressed by me in poetry. The horror remains, but sadly the lesson I point out at the end has not been learned.