Category Archives: Zeldin

President’s Day Protest

Today there were protests all across America. Donald Trump declared a #FakeNationalEmergency, an illegal power grab from an unhinged man to push his racist, dangerous policies and his vanity wall.  After his announcement of a “national emergency” Donald left for Mar-a-lago … Continue reading

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First Hand Report on Immigrant Families in Tijuana

Friendship Park, along the United States-Mexico border in San Diego–Tijuana   By Lisa Votino Tarrant (Southampton) Down in Tijuana, I befriended a 5yo little girl whose family was awaiting turning themselves over to US authorities to claim asylum. All I … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Earth, #LoveOurPlanetNotPollution

Some of us have been meeting at the Southampton library to discuss ways we can scale up existing efforts that draw down carbon from the atmosphere, based on the top 100 solutions outlined in the New York Times bestseller Drawdown: … Continue reading

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Trump (and Zeldin) are creating MS13’s across America

On Feb 5, 2019, at 7:36 AM, Judith Hope wrote: “It’s all about spotlighting MS13 to inflame support for his Wall. It needs to be said (often & loudly) that gang violence is largely a result of young people who … Continue reading

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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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Greta Thunberg, What Can We Do? Individual + National Actions

Dear Friends, David Posnett recently posted a compelling video of 16 year old Greta Thunberg reading a letter “Our House is On Fire” at Davos.  “I want you to panic” she says. It is worth finding other news about her, … Continue reading

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Background Checks for all Gun Sales

Washington has finally noticed that 97% of Americans favor passage of comprehensive background checks for all gun sales. A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives – 5 Democrats and 5 Republicans – just introduced a universal background check bill.  H.R. 8 … Continue reading

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