Category Archives: racial injustice

Ayanna Pressley Rises: Her First One-Minute Speech on the House Floor

January 8th 2018 *My* U.S. Representative in Congress, Ayanna Pressley of the 7th Congressional District of Massachusetts, delivered her first speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in response to the ongoing government shutdown.  It took only … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Running for POTUS 2020

December 31st 2018 Well here’s a bright spot for the end of the year! It’s no secret my heart belongs to Bernie, but I love her almost as much.  She is my OWN Senator no less, from my OWN town, … Continue reading

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Carry the Future

December 17th 2018   Just in time for the holidays, Dear Hubsand and I have found ourselves on a streak of purging and organizing.  There are few things so gratifying as getting things OUT of your environment that are no … Continue reading

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Clowns Without Borders: No Laughing Matter

Monday, November 19th 2018   After a year of Hospital Clowning under my belt I finally feel ready to start trying to join Clowns Without a Borders.  Here is a documentary of an example of their exploits, in Lesbos three years … Continue reading

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Gillum, Abrams, Beto

Wednesday, November 7th 2018 My son’s first question this morning, “Did the Democrats gain a majority?” Well… in half of Congress we did (the House).  So there is hope yet. And though I am seriously bummed about Beto O’Rourke losing … Continue reading

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Voting Day 2018

Election Day – Tuesday, November 6th 2018 Voting Day itself was so enjoyable this year.  For a split second We-the-Constituents get to put our hands on the steering wheel.  It reminded me of July 2016 when I was filled with … Continue reading

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Get Out The Vote with Bernie Sanders!

Sunday, November 4th 2018 Not for nothing, but today we shook his hand. (!!!) 2018-11-04 G.O.T.V. with Bernie Sanders! [1:12]: https://youtu.be/b1JO8D6PaCA Of course, it’s “not about Bernie, it’s about all of us.” And voting for everyone’s lives. But goodness how … Continue reading

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