Posts Tagged: persist

Nevertheless, She Persisted

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by Sara Stamey “She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted,” Mitch McConnell said after invoking an obscure, antiquated rule to silence Elizabeth Warren on the Senate floor. “Bullshit!” I responded when I heard what he’d done. I was angry, and taking it personally. Then I asked myself why, and realized that […]

RESIST, PERSIST, EXIST

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by Matt Thuney We human beings are a cooperative species by nature. We have to be in order to survive. We come together for protection. We come together for growth. We come together to make our lives better. If we don’t come together, we fall apart. When human beings fall apart, civilization fails. There is […]

An Authentic Hero: My Rant on Resistance

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  by Jon Shaunessy I don’t expect much from anyone any more. I spent most of my life organizing people to stand up for something, almost anything, they could believe in, something greater and more important than themselves. I retired from trying to make a living at it but found it impossible to quit completely. […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO BETSY DEVOS

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By Linda Morrow  Dear Ms. DeVos, Of all the appointments your President – not mine – made to his cabinet, yours was the one I resisted and feared the most. He-who-shall-not-be-named recently said, “Who knew health insurance could be so complicated?” As a retired public school educator, with a thirty-five year career as a middle […]