Ron Johnson Says We Don’t Need To Pass Legislation To Protect Marriage Equality

He says it’s settled law and no matter what Justice Clarence Thomas said in his support of reversing Roe v. Wade, eliminating marriage equality just won’t happen. Yet, the common knowledge was that Roe v. Wade was settled law and well….we all know what did in fact happen. So, this…

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a same-sex marriage vote was a ‘stupid waste of time’

this is a quote from Senator Marco Rubio (R – FLA 1959). You may want to read the linked article since it actually describes Sen. Rubio stating that belief to the press before getting into an elevator with openly gay Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI 2022). and then let me also…

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Suggested Summer Play In The Park? Lysistrata!

After presenting our summer reading suggestion, Cider House Rules, I thought it might be a good idea to suggest a play for 2022’s Play in the Park presenters. Time to put away those tired old Shakespearean chestnuts and go for the real classics: Lysistrata! and why? well, here’s the synopsis…

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Sermon On The Mount: Love Everyone

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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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