Category Archives: human-rights

#Kavanaugh Bears the Burden of Proof: #WhyIDidntReport #MeToo

The question isn’t whether he can win confirmation—it’s whether he can defend against the charge he faces in a manner that is both persuasive and honorable. Source: The Atlantic by Benjamin Wittes @benjaminwittes Editor in chief of Lawfare and a … Continue reading

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#TrumpSummit: #Trump, #Treason, #Traitor!

The President of the USA fails to protect the country from an ongoing attack by Russia. Let that sink in… The whole premise of government, according to the Social Contract Theory of Hobbes, of Locke, and of Rousseau, is protection. … Continue reading

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BEYOND TRUMP: “A Time Comes When Silence Is Betrayal”

“A time comes when silence is betrayal.” The truth of these words is beyond doubt, but the mission to which they call us is a most difficult one. Even when pressed by the demands of inner truth, men do not … Continue reading

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#Trump: A Present-Day Bull Connor – by Charles M. Blow of the New York Times

Opinion A PRESENT-DAY BULL CONNOR Charles M. Blow By Charles M. Blow Opinion Columnist June 10, 2018 Donald Trump proposed pardoning Muhammad Ali, even though Ali’s conviction for refusing to be drafted into the Vietnam War had been already overturned. … Continue reading

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They Were Trained for This Moment #NeverAgain

How the student activists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High demonstrate the power of a comprehensive education. By DAHLIA LITHWICK, Feb 28, 2018 Source: SLATE The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to class Wednesday morning two weeks and … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?”

Rarely seen footage of Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967, where he delivered his speech “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?” “Thank you very kindly. Principal, Mr. Williams, Members … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The #Electors Of The #ElectoralCollege From A Concerned #Citizen

Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~ Elie Wiesel At first glance, my book seems to have no bearing on the … Continue reading

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President Obama’s #SupremeCourt Nomination: The confirmation of a Supreme Court #Justice is a Solemn Responsibility

President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination The confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice is a solemn responsibility that the President and the Senate share under the U.S. Constitution. It is not a political opportunity that reflects “left” or “right,” Democrat or … Continue reading

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#BookReview #ASMSG Op-Ed: Will you have the right to #vote in 2016?

Demonstrators march through the streets of Winston-Salem, N.C. on July 13, 2015, after the beginning of a federal voting rights trial challenging a 2013 state law. (Chuck Burton / Associated Press) LA Times OP-ED, Feb 5, 2016 Follow the Opinion section … Continue reading

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