December 2016 Blog Posts (267)

THE RED FLAG SADLY PRESENTS THE DEATH OF A GIANT AMONG MEN: FEDEL CASTRO

Remembrances

Former Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Dies At Age 90

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Added by mary gravitt on December 1, 2016 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Victory Becomes Winners

Victory Becomes Winners

Three weeks after the election victory of the Republicans across and in every political corner of the land, the attitudes and activities of the victors and vanquished provide fascinating contrasts.

The Victors:

Trump has been vetting a rich assemblage of business, political, and military stars in a due diligence effort to put together, from an embarrassment of riches, the best possible team to promote his agenda. If put to a…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on December 1, 2016 at 9:32am — No Comments

World AIDS Day

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

Simeon, at 16 you helped desegregate lunch counters in your hometown of Kinston, North Carolina. You taught me so much about nonviolent struggle. You were my hero.

Saj, I'll never forget how you outsmarted that NJ state trooper who was so eager to bust us. Your words to me that final time I saw you will remain with me forever.

Steven, thanks for the flower in my hair at Philly pride 1972 and for the good times at La Maison…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on December 1, 2016 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Wastewater Woes

Where do we go from here now that all of the children have grown up

And how do we spend our time knowin' nobody gives us a damn



I don't want to live here no more,…

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Added by Phyllis on December 1, 2016 at 7:29am — 6 Comments

Not as bad as watching paint dry.

Where I live, we can expect snow at least a few times this month. In the part of NJ where I live we get 30+ inches of snow on average. So eight inches per month. Since we still have leaves to rake (I mean I have leaves to rake) I want to remove them as soon as I can. When snow covers the leaves, the result is a mess. In years where snow buried leaves, you would see me in late March, shoveling up rotting sludge.)



We have 10 trees, but one of them, an American Hornbeam, holds onto it…

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Added by Terry McKenna on December 1, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

For Some Struggling Poets, Trump's Inauguration is the Chance of a Lifetime

BETTENDORF, Iowa.  Lindsay Curtin, Jr. works the night shift at the Quad Cities Power plant in this town of 33,000, a solitary job that gives him time to pursue his dream of becoming a published poet.  “William Faulkner wrote As I Lay Dying when he worked the graveyard shift at a power plant so I figured it was a position that would serve as a springboard to literary fame,” he says as he inspects a dial on a control panel.  “I must be doing something wrong since they gave that guy…

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Added by Con Chapman on December 1, 2016 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

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