Musings of a 21st-Century Pacifist is a collection of articles from the perspective of a bilingual, catholic educated, agnostic, combat veteran, pacifist, engineer and jewelry maker.
Multiple deployments due to the small size of the military may bring unforeseen effects. PTSD and a head injury have been discussed as possible causes for the Robert Bales alleged massacre. Published 9:53 a.m. March 28, 2012 - Comments
One of the virtues of our pioneers was that they would do what was necessary to succeed. They realized that all participants had to pull together, in the same directions. Do our current crop of managers see it that way? Published 5:15 p.m. March 18, 2012 - Comments
Living in Colombia in my early years was a guarantee of being a Catholic. It wasn't a matter of just religion, our whole culture, history, and politics were permeated with the Church. Published 3:00 p.m. March 1, 2012 - Comments
The Catholic church insists that their argument is not a money matter, but a religious one. Forgive my cynicism, but I think money is part of the equation. Published 2:46 a.m. February 14, 2012 - Comments
While on a trip in Ecuador, the writer saw a sign in the bus that read: "Be a gentleman, throw your trash out the window." This is only an extreme example of what is happening across America, but litter is proliferating. Published 4:55 p.m. January 7, 2012 - Comments
The movie may be too long for most folks, but the film keeps the magic from the books and the Swedish versions. But pay close attention if you're not familiar with the plot. Published 10:53 a.m. December 31, 2011 - Comments
Fossil fuel and the petrochemical industry have caused many more deaths than nuclear power has, including the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan. Yet America continues to fear nuclear power. Published 12:35 p.m. December 28, 2011 - Comments
Mario Salazar is a combat infantry Vietnam Vet, world traveler, renaissance reconnaissance man, pacifist, metal smith, glass artisan, computer programmer and he has a Master of Science in Civil/Environmental Engineering. Now retired from the Environmental Protection Agency and living ...Read More
Entertainment News and Reviews from Washington, D.C. and beyond.
James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr., who portrayed Tony Soprano in the HBO hit series, has died in in Italy at the age of 51.
HBO’s darkly sinister and oh so sexy True Blood takes flight on its sixth season tonight at 8:45 p.m. Eastern.
The Go-Go’s and The Psychedelic Furs stop by the Filene Center delivering an 1980s alternative hit parade for fans
Put the Fiftieth State in lead at this year’s Miss USA.
A carefully guided tour through the confusing world of modern bookselling and publishing.
A round eye’s guide into the Chinese world.
This column will cover anything that has anything remotely to do with the game of baseball, from the game itself to mid-summer trades to offseason moves.
Great discoveries in the world of restaurants and chefs fulfill the quest for delicious food and cooking.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up by Lisa King Doloff and friends.
Mario Salazar is a combat infantry Vietnam Vet, world traveler, renaissance reconnaissance man, pacifist, metal smith, glass artisan, computer programmer and he has a Master of Science in Civil/Environmental Engineering. Now retired from the Environmental Protection Agency and living in Montgomery County, Mario will share with you his life, his thoughts, his musing on living in yet another century of change. He will also try to convey his joy of being old.