So, you just weren’t feeling Hillary enough in 2016 to VOTE for her…

Supreme Court Live Updates: Supreme Court Confirms Leaked Opinion But Says the Draft Is Not a Final Decision Politico published the draft opinion after an ‘extensive review process.’ https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/05/03/us/roe-wade-abortion-supreme-court#biden-calls-for-legislation-to-enshrine-abortion-rights

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We Do Redistricting All Wrong!

And no, this post isn’t a rant against gerrymandering or other bias in district distribution. This is more an observation on how ass backwards the system seems to be. This all comes from a newspaper article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel stating that the City of Milwaukee had to wait…

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That Day in Lattimer

By Steve Carlson and Lynn Sutherland Jaskowiak One of the bloodiest days in American labor history occurred on the outskirts of Lattimer, Pennsylvania, on Friday, September 10th, 1897. Roughly 400 anthracite coal miners ( the vast majority of them foreign born eastern Europeans) had had enough of the darkened servitude…

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Thursday Music: Biko – Peter Gabriel – Playing For Change

Stephen Biko was a anti-apartheid activist and leader of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa during the late 1960’s-1970’s. In September 1977 he was beaten by police during a 22 hour interrogation and died days later from his injuries while in detention. His death sparked an international outcry and…

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If You Want To Honor John Lewis: VOTE!

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BLOC Statement on the shooting of Jacob Blake

From this afternoon’s email: this press release from Black Leaders Organizing for Communities: Once again, we as a Black people have to bear the trauma of witnessing yet another unarmed Black person be shot by a police officer. We stand with Jacob Blake and his family, which includes his own…

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Quick Hit On The United States Postal Service

This photo popped up in my Facebook timeline today. This is the cabal that runs the post office and is allowing the Post Master General to muck the place up: Give me a moment while I try to count the number of women and people of color on this board….

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How Do You Recognize An American?

This is not original to me nor the friend who passed it along today…I don’t know the source…but it is what it is: They are always saying: “I know my rights!”. But they never say: “I know my responsibilities.”.

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Today Is Independence Day

On July 4th we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence…the colonies declaration to be free and clear and independent of England’s King George III…on July 4th, 1776. It isn’t Flag Day, although I’ve seen a myriad of social media posts centered around the American Flag. Although the flag…

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MKE Equality: A Good Place To Start: Food

This little snippet appeared in the Business section of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently. It outlines efforts to close a local dollar store for being a neighborhood nuisance. The Common Council wants to deny them their food and vendor licenses that need to be renewed by July 1st or they…

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