Category Archives: Civil Rights

Why Wait?

“A king can stand people fighting, but he can’t last long if people start thinking.” –Will Rogers I’ve been getting emails for a week or so, posturing about impeaching … the new White House squatter. as if our spineless “representatives” … Continue reading

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Headed for Trouble

“We hang the petty thieves, and appoint the great ones to public office.” –Aesop “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” –Emma Goldman “The problem with political jokes? Too many of them get elected.” –Unknown Eons back, I took … Continue reading

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Waltzing Through Wednesday

Wednesday’s child is full of woe? Maybe so. You do sense some melancholy running through today’s selections. This is the emotional ebb tide of the week in a way, before the hopeful surge toward the weekend. With no good rhymes … Continue reading

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Tasteless Sells … and So Does Heartless

“Concerning the difference between man and the jackass: some observers hold that there isn’t any. But this wrongs the jackass.” –Mark Twain “I know that there are people who do not love their fellow man, and I hate people like … Continue reading

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A May Day Mayday

Originally posted on Take Heart!:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmAVTKRuHt0 “Poor folks ain’t got a chance, unless we organize.” –Florence Reece And many of our world’s working people still understand this rock-bottom truth. Solidarity forever, my brothers and sisters! We can never cease to…

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Before We Leap

“Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” –David Lloyd George “When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous … Continue reading

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Matters of Life and Death

“The pedigree of honey Does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him Is aristocracy.” –Emily Dickinson This may sound weird, but I love bees. If I were allergic to their sting, maybe I’d feel otherwise. As it is, … Continue reading

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