Workers rights are human rights

June 26, 2011

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Anyone who went to ComFest 2011 noticed that line printed on the back of the volunteers’ T-shirts. ComFest began in 1972 on the campus of OSU in protest to the Vietnam War. On top of the festivities of today, it still has very political roots and tries to bring attention to the political needs of […]

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Some thoughts on life: Forgiving Republicans

June 14, 2011

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So, I’m going to forgive Republicans. And Whoopi Goldberg is going to stop smoking. And we are going to withdraw from the Middle East. But seriously, I am…someday. I first decided I was going to when I read Grace (Eventually) by Anne Lamott. As I’ve written before, that does work for about a week when I […]

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Our government is controlled by big business.

June 12, 2011

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“Our government is owned by private insurers, defense contractors, big banks and big oil. These industries are willing to “scorch the earth” and us with it, to increase their power. Our Freedom is at risk until we retake control of campaign finance in this country. When are we going to get serious about it?”–The Christian […]

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The Legacy of Women’s Rights

June 10, 2011

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When you ask most people what defines American values they will typically respond with something along the lines of “freedom,” “freedom of speech,” “freedom of religion,” etc. Freedom freedom freedom.  I read stories of people from Libya and realize how lucky I am to live in America because it is a country that was founded on […]

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Let’s begin

June 9, 2011

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Well I did it…finally. I think I’ve told too many people to back out now. Having had doubting thoughts about doing a blog ever since the thought first came to me I finally came to the conclusion that the three things I have-a love of writing, a passion for politics, and a dark sense of […]

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