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Issues Forum
Join us for our issues forum. Topics TBD
Event Details  ·  Jun 1, 2016

House Party
House party at the Walker Residence. Local candidates will be present, and possibly representatives for Ted Strickland and Scott Walker.
Event Details  ·  Jun 4, 2016

Executive Committee Meeting
Our next meeting will be held Thursday, June 16 at 7pm. Please join us at headquarters for the Executive Committee Meeting. All are Welcome
Event Details  ·  Jun 16, 2016

Executive Committee Meeting
Our next meeting will be held Thursday, July 21 at 7pm. Please join us at headquarters for the Executive Committee Meeting. All are Welcome
Event Details  ·  Jul 21, 2016

Art Walk
Enjoy Lancaster Art Walk. HQ will be open
Event Details  ·  Jul 22, 2016

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What a waste ... Memorial Day (a short story)
I originally wrote this short story on Memorial Day of 2010, and first published an un-edited version of this story on Monday, May 28th, 2012. The idea for this story came after I participated in a Memorial Day ceremony (that was held on the Saturday before Memorial Day) — after the ceremony I...
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Inequality can cause rashes and urinary tract infections
My infant son peed while I was in the middle of changing him the other night, causing me to think about inequality. I got the old diaper off, got the new one in place, started to fasten it ... and realized he was peeing. So I sighed, and replaced the now-dirty second diaper, thinking "really,...
News Item  ·  5 DailyKos Headlines  ·  May 30, 2016_  right

What does it mean to 'clinch the nomination' when superdelegates are involved?
After reading a number of impassioned defenses of why the Democratic presidential nomination should not be called next week on June 7th, I got curious. What’s the history here, since the superdelegates were added to the process? When a Democratic candidate hits the magic number of pledged...
News Item  ·  5 DailyKos Headlines  ·  May 29, 2016_  right

Senate sleuths focus on ex-State Department aide in Clinton email ‘cover-up’
As Hillary Clinton seeks to rebound from a highly critical report from the State Department’s inspector general, Senate investigators and a conservative group are zeroing in on newly revealed evidence about the activities of a now retired State Department computer specialist in orchestrating...
News Item  ·  Yahoo News Democratic Party  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

Statue of Liberty, other world sites threatened by climate change, says U.N.
The Statue of Liberty is seen in New York harbor. Climate change might dampen Lady Liberty’s glow, according to experts. The United Nations released a report Thursday saying 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries are vulnerable to the effects of climate change: rising...
News Item  ·  Yahoo News Democratic Party  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

19 people rescued from Kentucky cave
News Item  ·  Yahoo News Democratic Party  ·  May 30, 2016_  right

The Way We Live Now
Anthony Trollope’s “great, inestimable merit,” Henry James once wrote, “was a complete appreciation of the usual.” He was right: You won’t find a single uncanny moment in that Victorian author’s 47 novels. Yet reading Trollope in the 21st century can nevertheless be a bit spooky....
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  May 30, 2016_  right

57 Famous Classical Compositions in One Video
You would think that three different pieces of classical music playing at once would sound cacophonous, but in this clever mashup by Grant Woolard, it all sounds perfectly harmonious.
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  May 30, 2016_  right

How ‘Roots’ Reverberated in Africa
When the landmark TV miniseries "Roots" premiered to a U.S. audience of almost 100 million viewers in January 1977, the West African nation where author Alex Haley purportedly found his ancestor Kunta Kinte—The Gambia—did not yet have a national television broadcasting system. But Africans...
News Item  ·  The American Prospect  ·  May 30, 2016_  right

Getting Beyond ‘Broken Windows’ Policing in Illegal Dirt Bike Dilemma
(Photo: AP/Connecticut Post/Autumn Driscoll) Dirt bike riders cruise illegally on a city street in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in November 2014. When the weather warms up in New York and other cities, some young men take to the streets on non-street-legal motorcycles, known as dirt...
News Item  ·  The American Prospect  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

Khalid Latif: A Muslim Imam Speaks Out
(Photo: AP/Craig Ruttle) Khalid Latif addresses students, faculty, and clergy at the Kimmel Center at NYU on February 29, 2012. On the morning of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks in 2001, Khalid Latif was an 18-year-old undergraduate at New York University. During one...
News Item  ·  The American Prospect  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

Dem Senators Propose Tax Break For Disabled Vets
This Memorial Day we remember those who have fallen fighting in the name of the United States of America. And while Ohio’s Republican Majority in the General Assembly is often fighting for tax breaks for their country club chums, I’m thankful to have a couple legislators fighting for...
News Item  ·  Plunderbund  ·  May 30, 2016_  right

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