Category Archives: Religion & tolerance

Racist Dog Whistle from Lee Zeldin

The Huffington Post reports: GOP Congressman Spent His Week Harassing a Muslim Colleague On Twitter! “Rep. Lee Zeldin’s Twitter attack against Rep. Ilhan Omar is a classic racist dog whistle.”   Rep. Ilhan Omar’s opponents have looked for every opportunity … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitism never goes away, but it really flares up with a truth-attacking nationalist in the White House

Submitted by Steve Ludsin: Letter published in the Los Angeles Times NOV 14, 2018 | 4:00 AM    People hold up placards during a demonstration in London organized by the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism on April 8. (Tolga Akmen / AFP/Getty Images)   … Continue reading

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History can Repeat Itself

Letter published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette October 30, 2018, by Steve Ludsin (East Hampton, NY): History can repeat itself “Dispatch From Squirrel Hill: Dread in a Peaceful Place” by David M. Shribman (Oct. 27) was moving and eloquent. The sadness of … Continue reading

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Trump’s Use of ‘Nationalist’

LTE in the New York Times from my neighbor (!) A reader says the president is “rolling out the dog whistles.”  Oct. 25, 2018   CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times To the Editor: “‘You Know What I Am? I’m a … Continue reading

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Trickle Down Hate Crimes

Devastatingly awful. The rise of hate crimes & Trump’s vitriol are not independent or coincidental. It’s not the media, it starts in the oval office and trickles down. Trump (and his minions) ↓ VITRIOL HATE direct INSTRUCTIONS for violence ↓ … Continue reading

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Bolton War(s)?

It is unambiguous!  Any war ensuing due to the Bolton appointment can now be squarely  blamed on Zeldin and his fellow Republicans  who have endorsed Bolton for National Security Adviser. The reations from different law makers were recently reported in … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of SOTU

Yoda, we need you! So perhaps you think that President Trump’s State of the Union was ‘presidential’ and his speach reached across the isle?  If so, you would be joining a majority of viewers according to some polls. But here … Continue reading

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