Category Archives: Racism

It’s not the language that is evil

It’s not the language that is evil, but the ideas expressed–racial discrimination and notions of a class system based on wealth and ethnic predominance are evil. They would be no less evil if couched in the daintiest words and phrases. … Continue reading

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2017 was a terrible year in politics

Sadly, 2017 hasn’t been a good year. Rash experiment with incompetent President. Appointment of unqualified cabinet officers. Presidency for profit ignoring emoluments clause. Corruption at highest levels in campaign and government. Stupid policy on climate change. Attacks on judiciary; nomination … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, 2018, Congress, Health Care, Medicare, Political, Racism, Social Security, Taxes, Terrorism, Treaties, Trump, War | 2 Comments

Peace Signs Ideas

There are/will be many rallys schedule to react to  the White Supremacy activity in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rallies I have heard about request the signs to be positive and not aimed at particular politicians or parties. Here are some ideas … Continue reading

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Reed, Trump, Racism, White Supremacy

  Rep. Tom Reed’s statement on the Charlottesville White Supremacy rally was posted on his Facebook page on Monday morning. It was after President Trump’s first Charlottesville statement on Saturday afternoon, and before Trump’s secind statement later on Monday. “I’m … Continue reading

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Can we see fascism among us?

It is easy to see fascism in violent demonstrations, but what about more mundane examples? Attacks on Muslims and other minority groups. Organized attacks on public education. Proposals for a mercenary army. Private prisons. Border walls. Militant militias. Personal arsenals. … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Finance, Campaign Finances, Defense, Economics, Education, gay rights, Gun Violence, Immigration, Media, Racism, Taxes, Terrorism | 34 Comments

Hornell stands with Charlottesville

  This article was written by Lee Marcus of Arkport, NY   In the aftermath of national tragedy, you sometimes feel you have to do something, even if it’s only something symbolic. Many people around the Hornell area felt that … Continue reading

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Who is Donald, what is he?

Who is Silvia? what is she, That all our swains commend her? Holy, fair, and wise is she; The heaven such grace did lend her, That she might admirèd be.    — William Shakespeare     Reportedly, responsible Republicans, even Tom … Continue reading

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