Monthly Archives: February 2018

Talk is Cheap Mr. Zeldin

From James Ewing:  A reminder of where Lee Zeldin stands on the environment.  The Scorecard as per the League of Conservation Voters. To get the specifics on each vote go their website and click on the “vote name”: http://scorecard.lcv.org/moc/lee-zeldin Green … Continue reading

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Six Simple Gun Safety Measures

        A simple list of 6 gun safety measures that are supported by the vast majority of Americans, courtesy of Everytown.org : Where does your representative stand on policies that are proven to save lives? Do you … Continue reading

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Don’t vote Republican: it is a Matter of Life or Death

Photo credit:  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/parkland-shooting/553778/ Letter to the Editor in the Southampton Press, Feb 22nd 2018, by James Ewing: The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was the 239th school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012 and overall there have … Continue reading

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NRA gives FCC Chair a Rifle for Repealing Net Neutrality

Support for Net Neutrality Amazing how populist governments almost inevitably do things that go against the interest of the populace – and get away with it. NRA gives FCC chair, Ajit Pai, a rifle for repealing net neutrality: The National Rifle … Continue reading

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How they Dealt with Gun Violence Down Under

In my mind the real issue is whether the shear number of weapons (guns) is a significant factor in increasing gun-related deaths. If the number of guns per capita is NOT the problem, as Republicans and the NRA would have … Continue reading

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We Need Gun Safety Legislation.

“The Troubles” in Northern Ireland Op-Ed by Kate Browning Imagine our schools patrolled by armored vehicles and soldiers with semi-automatic weapons because of the fear of violence. This is not something I need to imagine. It is a memory. I … Continue reading

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Zeldin Pushes Lies

Published as a Letter to Editor, The East Hampton Star, Feb. 22 Needs to End East Hampton February 18, 2018 To the Editor, The scope of the Russian crimes, as put forth in the indictments of 13 Russian nationals and … Continue reading

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