Civic Responsibility

Re-post > MEDIUM: Nobody Can Help Americans Until They Learn to Help Themselves

August 7, 2019

Re-post from online media service “Medium” (Why) Nobody Can Help Americans Until They Learn to Help Themselves Why America’s in a State of Social, Political, and Moral Paralysis    umair haque .    Aug 3 · 9 min read I have to warn you — you won’t like this essay. You’re going to find it harsh, mean, […]

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Re-post: I’m calling for something truly transformational: Universal free public college and cancellation of student loan debt

May 21, 2019

By Elizabeth Warren, as originally published by the on-line media outlet “MEDIUM” I’m calling for something truly transformational: Universal free public college and cancellation of student loan debt Team WarrenFollow Apr 22 By Elizabeth Warren Growing up, my dream was to become a teacher. And I knew that if I wanted to teach, I had to […]

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Epilog to original post (“Bad Ideas”) ~ 1st Person Account of Slavery as Told by 101-year old Maggie Nichols in 1976

March 16, 2019

Epilog Easy shortcut to share –> https://tinyurl.com/y497rxhh Original 4-part Post:  Bad Ideas ~ Gov. Northam and a troubling 35-year old college yearbook picture dug up right-wing anti-abortion group Lessons from History and a first-person account of 101-year-old Maggie Nichols, whose father was born into slavery and lived to see his people emancipated and to tell the […]

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Bad Ideas: Conclusion ~ Unpacking Gov. Northam story point-by-point and putting it to bed

February 14, 2019

How to Ruin a Democracy for Fun and Profit: An Intergenerational Passion Play in Three Acts The Cast of Characters:   The GOP’s politically-based anti-abortion strategy used as a partisan wedge issue The anti-abortion, right-wing newspaper First In Freedom Daily and its official policy to solicit “hot tips” from its readers A 35-year-old yearbook photo from Eastern Virginia […]

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Bad Ideas: Part II-B ~ Topics 4 and 5 — The Ruthless Reality of Abortion, the Ultimate Nightmare & Endless Gender Wars

February 14, 2019

Easy to share shortcut ~ https://tinyurl.com/yxvmfood Topic 4. Ruthless Reality ~ Making Abortion Illegal or Unattainable as a political strategy to Win Elections: Wealthy Women Win, Poor Women (their families and all the rest of us) Lose  I cannot continue this part of the story without truthfully describing the actual reality of illegal abortions, facts that I […]

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Bad Ideas ~ Part II-A, Topics 1, 2, & 3 ~ Gov. Northam, right-wing newspaper ‘First-In-Freedom Daily’ & political strategies to make abortions illegal and unsafe

February 11, 2019

Easy-to-share shortcut →  https://tinyurl.com/y6bpyw7f Note: I divided this material into two parts to make it more readable, so topics 4 & 5 are a seperate post. The link to it is at the bottom. Part ii-B has its own TinyURL, should you want to share the link with someone else. Topic 1. (of 5) 99 years of surprising facts […]

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