The New START Treaty

On June 17, 2010, the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (The New START), between the United States and Russia.  Featured witnesses included: Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, and Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of … Continue reading

A Farewell to Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia

Yesterday, the people of the United States lost a distinguished advocate for peace, Senator Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia. A true character suited for historic legend, Senator Byrd served in the Senate for 51 years.  His impact and influence on the history, contemporary, and future of our nation are remarkable and will remain unforgettable. … Continue reading

The Separation of Church and State: John Roberts Confirmation Hearing, Sept. 15, 2005

  Dr. Susan Thistlethwaite, a Professor of Theology at Chicago Theological Seminary, testified at U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’ confirmation hearing.  She gave testimony on the separation of church and state, and got into a brilliant exchange with Senator Jeff Sessions. This is one of my favorite videos.