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“A Helpful Step”: US Government Response to ICC indictment

The White House, State Department, US Mission to the UN and members of Congress all responded to the ICC arrest warrant today.  In general, the statements were, well, nice and general.  It’s almost like the government was caught by surprise.  … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day

Inauguration Day – crazy, exciting, hopeful, frustrating, inspiring, crowded, diverse, fun, COLD! The Capitol through the fencing: My favorite tribute: My favorite sign: Volunteers left Pittsburgh on a bus at midnight to come collect signatures for the Save Darfur Coalition’s … Continue reading

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Something big happening in DC this weekend…

… This is the second time I’ll be in DC for a presidential inauguration.  Last time, I barely noticed anything was happening.  This time it is pretty impossible to ignore.  Check my flickr links for photos, and I’ll be back … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Confirmation Hearings Begin Today…

And to mark the occasion, here are some quotes on from the Secretary of State nominee on Darfur (courtesy of the Save Darfur Coalition). ON THE NEED TO ACT “The genocide in Darfur must be brought to an end, and … Continue reading

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Jack Bauer fights genocide

Last night Fox re-ran  “24: Redemption” – the 2 hour special designed to serve as an introduction to the new season, beginning January 11.  As a lead-in I republish my blog entry for Change.org on “24: Redemption” and pop culture … Continue reading

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