IF WE COULD JUST GET THESE TWO POINTS, WE COULD UNIFY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY AND WIN!

I agree wholeheartedly with those who say that we need to get great democrats to run and we need to get out and vote for them. There are two additional points, though, that many people across the country seem to be missing. Millions of Democrats are trying to communicate these to other other Democrats. If …

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CHEATING OUR CHILDREN & OURSELVES

As the great James Baldwin once said, "Nothing can be changed until it is faced." When is our community going to stop hiding history from our children? York leaders unfortunately have a long record of attempting to avoid honest discussion of the issue of race and discrimination and we see where that has gotten us. …

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Who is the teacher? And who is the student?

A friend of mine just reminded me of a wise shift of perspective that is pretty helpful when dealing with politics, work and many other challenging arenas. Each of us encounters much adversity each week. We see those challenges as an annoyance, but the truth is they may be just what we need. As the …

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198 Ways to Fix This

The forces and systems of repression are very organized. We must peacefully organize too (even more than we already are). There are 198 peaceful ways to beat what we are facing and turn this world around. Here they are: https://clearblueskyoutwest.com/2017/08/17/198-methods-of-nonviolent-resistance-marching-is-only-one-of-them/ We can't afford to wait for others to change their mind. A wise man once …

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In some ways, the challenge with gun laws is similar to what we went through with with smoking.

  Thanks to whoever posted this: "It is just like when the tobacco lobby owned Congress, smokers' rights beat everybody else's rights.  Restaurants, planes, elevators, hospitals. . . It was a smoker's right to smoke anywhere and a non smoker's obligation to deal with it.  That dysfunctional situation took decades to go away.   We …

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