Still one of my heros ~ Howard Zinn!

Ever since I read “A People’s History of the United States” Howard Zinn has been admired by me for telling the truth, sometimes when very few others were doing so. An article today: War on Iraq: Removing America’s Blindersby Howard Zinn~ The Progressive ~ April 24, 2006 If Americans were more aware of how often …

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May Day ~ tommorrow May 1st

Tomorrow is May Day and a national boycott is planned. Here are articles I recommend: Why I Will Boycott on May 1by César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández ~ AlterNet. ~ April 28, 2006. I will stand with my immigrant sisters and brothers because I value their contribution to America, and because their work makes my privilege …

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Cover the Uninsured Week ~ May 1-7 2006

Alec and I don’t have health insurance. We work on contract and also are self-employed. He had open heart surgery in 2002. I have epilepsy (adult onset starting in 1998 and I was just recently diagnosed with diabetes and high cholesterol. So we are private pay on everything – doctors, medicine, hospital stays etc. During …

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welcome Linus!

email from Noel this morning: There is a new member of the family. I finally got around to adopting a cat. His name is Linus. He’s 2 years old and he’s currently adjusting to his new home by hiding in the closet. I’ve attached a picture.

“Dear Mr. President” by Pink and The The Indigo Girls

Here is a great new song for our times “Dear Mr. President” by Pink ~ sung live with the Indigo Girls on Pink’s new album, I’m Not Dead. See the online video of the song in concert here: and read the lyrics here:

Neil Young “Living With War”

In the past Neil Young supported Mr. Bush. He is now against the war, speaking out and will be releasing a new album Living With War next week . NEIL YOUNG – Living With War Interview with him on youtube streaming video online: and an article:

A letter to Jay Leno

This letter came to me through a PFLAG email list I am on. The man who wrote it is Jeff Whitty, the author of the Tony Award-winning Broadway play “Avenue Q.” He wants this to go around the globe and back so by all means post it on your websites and email it to everyone …

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