Violence around Us – We Can Make a Difference

As my new hometown, Baltimore, searches for a solution to the continued murders that have plagued our community in 2014, I am overwhelmed with the violence in other parts of our world and our country. A young man in Florida was killed because he was playing loud music in front of a convenience store and a United Nations report is released about the systematic torture of the citizens of North Korea by their government.

At Campaign Consultation, Inc. we have been blogging about opportunities to take action in Baltimore to address the issues that can stop many of the social …read more

Putting Conflict Out of Style

conflict (Photo credit: Adam Prince)

This week, we commemorate the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. As a nation, we have come to a place where we have made 9/11 a Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the memory of all those who were lost on that day.

However, immediately after the attacks, many Americans wanted revenge. Our nation’s response was to engage in two wars in Afghanistan (beginning in October 2001) and Iraq (beginning in March 2003). The war in Iraq went on for more than seven years, with the last US troops leaving Iraq …read more

Raising a Glass for Equality

Pride Crowd

With all of the positive news surrounding gay rights in the US: the ruling on DOMA, repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and four new states recognizing the legality of same sex marriage, it’s easy to get swept up in the feeling that equality is nigh on the horizon.

DOMA is dead (Photo credit: vpickering)

While that may be the case for Americans it is most definitely different for our Russian brethren. This June, President Putin signed the most recent in a long line of bills punishing people for homosexual ‘propaganda’.

In the official release of the bill, it’s …read more