It's encouraging that a good number of people are in favor of reforming the criminal "justice" system, including the prisons.
"The mothers and sons I saw pay the highest price, in blood, fear, anger and worry."
The ALEC forces are now subjecting Ohio counties with a strong organized labor base, to an onslaught of proposed changes in county government which, if passed, will abolish countywide election of county leaders.
At this point in time, there are about 47 million people in the U.S. without health insurance. This includes a good amount of young people.
As one of 250,000 who attended the 1963 "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom," I had to come to Washington, Aug. 24, to be a part of the 50th anniversary march.
It was thrilling to travel from New Haven to Washington with a bus full of young people age 7 on up looking for hope and eager to act. At the march, they collected over 200 signatures on petitions for the Youth Jobs Act.
The school is governed by a very conservative Board of Trustees, which imposes right-wing policies and codes of conduct under the guise of our religion.
Our kids can't vote on Nov. 6. But we can.
In a time where tuition and books costs are strangling many low-income and working class students, why are we cutting when we should be funding this vital program?
Americans are left pondering why and wondering what if anything can be done to stop it and also, 'how did this occur, and what caused it?'