Category Archives: Voting Rights

2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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December 7, 1941


It is just after 1:00 in the morning here where I am, and I have taken a break from crocheting scarves, while watching sappy Hallmark Christmas shows, and I have taken noticed of today’s date, a day that will truly … Continue reading

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Black Tuesday, 11/4/2014


Yesterday was a disaster for the following: Women Education Health Care The poor The sick and disabled The economy The climate What folks actually voted seem to have gone out and voted for most of the incumbents, in spite of … Continue reading

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The World Around Us


I am reminded lately of the old joke where the Secretary of State goes up to an airline counter (old joke, this was before we could get our tickets online) and said “Give me a ticket to anywhere – we’ve … Continue reading

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Life in General


Just lately, I’ve been doing a lot about thinking about life and the future, not that I have any special insight on the future, but several people who I either know personally, or know through my interaction with lots of … Continue reading

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A Letter in the Austin American-Statesman 3/11/14


The following letter appeared in the Austin, TX American-Statesman newspaper on March 11, 2014. I did not write one single word in this letter, but I felt like it should get better coverage than just appearing in the local newspaper. … Continue reading

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Why aren’t we happy?


I don’t know why I’m having a problem getting this to copy to FB, or to a friend of mine who is a follower and says she didn’t get this message. So that the addendum that followed was a little … Continue reading

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