To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, November 18, 2019

Gary Edmondson

Gary Edmondson is chair of the Stephens County Democrats. He lives in Duncan, following a sporadic career as a small-town journalist, mostly in Texas, and as an editor of educational audio-visual materials. Some days he's a philosopher/poet, others a poet/philosopher.

Latest Articles

Nature Deserves Legal Recognition

Keystone XL Pipeline opponents earned a scary “I told you so” at the end of October when that controversial, much-protested pipeline spilled 383,040 gallons of...

Our Grifter-In-Chief Keeps Enriching Himself

Article II, Section 1, Clause 7 of the U.S. Constitution states: “The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation which...

Climate Realists Rally To Offset Deliberate Damage

BY GARY EDMONDSON With the U.S. government led by greed-ridden despoilers of the only Earth we have – who are determined to wreak as much...

Russians Take Bases Without Firing A Shot

BY GARY EDMONDSON On Sept. 6, 2019, a date that will forever stain this nation’s name, President Donald Trump pulled U.S. troops off the northern Syrian...

Trumpistas Promote Violence Against Foes

BY GARY EDMONDSON A 14-year-old Michigan boy “may be facing criminal charges after admitting he wanted to kill several students and teachers at his school...

Pledging Allegiance Can Prove Confusing

BY GARY EDMONDSON At the end of September, the OU Undergraduate Student Congress voted to dispense with saying the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning...

Don’t Sink Or Swim With Huck And Jim

BY GARY EDMONDSON I have been wrong before: The Dave Clark Five did not permanently supplant The Beatles. Political platitudes are meaningless without follow-up actions. ...

Working To Avoid Climate Disaster

BY GARY EDMONDSON In August, NBC ran a story on “a growing wave of Swedes who’ve given up flying because of carbon emissions produced by...

These Parlous Times Bring Folks Together

BY GARY EDMONDSON This one Earth we share with our many cousins is entering parlous times. Last summer The Guardian interviewed Mami Mizutori, The UN secretary-general’s special...