Category Archives: history

At Rise: Best Phone Call Ever

Thursday, November 2nd 2017   AT RISE:  Driving kids to school, Mom is telling story of how once B.K. (Before Kids),  Mom & Dad were finishing up a wonderful date sailing on the Charles River when they discovered their cell … Continue reading

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Our Revolution: Bernie Sanders Live in Somerville!

Monday, October 23rd 2017   “…We have two jobs: 1) Tell Mr. Trump he will not divide this country over sexual orientation, color of skin or county of origin. 2) We need a progressive agenda for the working class and … Continue reading

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Our Revolution: Friendly Neighborhood Politicians

Monday, October 23rd 2017 I went to the rally to slake the parched chokehold of desperation in the desert of what is our currently horrifying Chump-inspired global political climate.   And to get a better sense of our City Council candidates before … Continue reading

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#TakeAKnee: Historically…

          Here is an artist and role model my son and I are proud to call friend:  

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#TakeAKnee: It’s Not About Veterans or the Flag

Take it from a (white) four star general:    This WWII Vet:    This patriot:    These solidiers:   This radical concept:   Or my favorite quote about the whole issue:       

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#TakeAKnee: The Fans Go Wild

Regarding the hypocrisy of racist football fans:     Go ahead, protest the peaceful protests:   Or go complain to the U.S. military:  

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#TakeAKnee: When is the Right Time for Black People to Protest?

September 26th 2017 No one says it better than Trevor Noah, ICYMI: When Is the Right Time for Black People to Protest?: The Daily Show [5:41]:   Those white pundit a**holes call the athletes “ungrateful” for their privileges because they … Continue reading

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