Monthly Archives: August 2017

Resignation From President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities

  Note: The first letters of each paragraph spell “RESIST”   Melania Trump Honorary Chairman John Abodeely Acting Executive Director   Ex Officio: Carla Hayden, Librarian Library of Congress John Parrish Peede, Acting Chairman National Endowment for the Humanities Jane … Continue reading

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The Open Internet Rule expands online streaming video options

From  BROOKINGS.EDU/TECHTANK Tom Wheeler  Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The front-page story in The Wall Street Journal announced, “Walt Disney Co. just became the biggest cord-cutter Hollywood has ever seen.” The iconic company announced it was starting two online streaming services that will … Continue reading

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Mr. Zeldin Learns the Trump “Two-Step”

How many times is Congressman Zeldin going to try to disavow his embrace of Trump’s pro-white supremacy, without really doing so By Sally Persons – The Washington Times – Friday, August 18, 2017 Rep. Lee Zeldin said Friday that there were parts … Continue reading

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The G.O.P. Kool-Aid

From The East Hampton Star – letters to the editor East Hampton, August 13, 2017 Dear David: Republicans owe America an apology. Sadly, we have arrived at a point at which the White House, the political crown jewel that the … Continue reading

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Devoid of Emotion & Supported by Zeldin

From the East Hampton Star (letter to the editor) Devoid of Emotion Springs, August 14, 2017 To the Editor: Impeach him. Trump was oddly devoid of emotion as he read his statement after Charlottesville. Where was his outrage? He lashes … Continue reading

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Remove Lee Zeldin from the US Holocaust Memorial Council

August 17, 2017 We are writing to publicly demand the removal of Congressman Lee Zeldin from the US Holocaust Memorial Council (USHMC) in Washington, D.C..  As a member of the USHMC, as a steward of our collective memory of atrocity, … Continue reading

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Yes, What About the “Alt-Left”?

From Slate What the counter-protesters Trump despises were actually doing in Charlottesville last weekend. By Dahlia Lithwick White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the “alt-right” clash with counter-protesters as they enter Emancipation Park on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images … Continue reading

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