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May 31, 2016

Injustice Among Us

” First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out- because I was not a socialist.” “Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out- because I was not a trade unionist.” “Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out- because I was not a Jew.” “Then they came …

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May 31, 2016

Middle Ground

It is interesting to note that in 1956, the Republican Party platform called for: Federal assistance to low-income communities, Protection of Social Security, Provide asylum for refugees, Extend minimum wage, Improve unemployment benefit system so it covers more people, Strengthen labor laws so workers can easily join a union, and, Equal pay for equal work regardless of sex. ” I …

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May 31, 2016

Public Education

Given the fact that I worked, for almost ten years, as a Counselor for At-Risk Students, in my local High School, I feel quite able to speak on the subject of proper funding for Public Education. In the State of North Carolina, funding for Public Education, is, in a word, abysmal. The only State in our entire country that does …

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