Tag Archives: Congress

What Shall I Write About Today?

I have a lot of things on my mind. The train derailment outside of Philadelphia and Congressional Republicans’ failure to see that as a cry for more funding for rail safety. Recent events in Baltimore that brought to the surface … Continue reading

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Save the Clean Water Act!

The Waterkeepers Alliance website recently published a link to a New York Times op-ed describing the challenges facing the nearly 40-year-old Clean Water Act. I cannot believe that anyone would fail to recognize the importance of clean water to people, animals … Continue reading

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The Power of Protest

First off, a disclaimer: having grown up during the volatile 1960s and early 1970s, I have a soft spot in my heart for protestors. I dreamed of joining the John Lennon/Yoko Ono peace rally in Toronto, if only I were old enough … Continue reading

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Where Has Our Civility Gone?

Watching the 9/11 memorials makes me wonder: What happened to post-attack civility on the part of our elected officials, specifically Congress? How are they honoring the victims’ ultimate sacrifice? I’d like to know what Eric Cantor thinks about when he wakes … Continue reading

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Give Me Peace

Give me peace, I say, from the idiocracy in Washington, the Beltway bastards who think that the world revolves around the colors red and blue. They care only about their agendas, their supporters, their power, forgetting that we’re sitting back, … Continue reading

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