That post I wrote when I was furious at people finally waking up.
The Boy is riding with me as I make multiple calls to different faith leaders, police officers, and contacts in the immigrant community. After one call, he says “Why are people stealing your immigrants’ ice?” Out of the mouth of teens. I explained that frozen water was not the problem, but that the Unites States […]
Pennsylvania has been built on immigrant contributions. From the early arrival of Pennsylvania “Dutch” to Italians, Irish, African, and Chinese, to more recent waves of Latin American, South and Southeast Asian, Eastern European, Korean, Arab, and new African immigrants, most Pennsylvanian families were once immigrants, and newcomers continue to build the strength and prosperity of […]
In addition to choosing the representatives for the next two to six years, Pennsylvania voters have an important ballot question about mandatory judicial retirement age. The Pennsylvania Judicial Retirement Age Amendment is on the November 8, 2016, ballot in Pennsylvania as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment. A “yes” vote supports changing the mandatory retirement age […]
This election cycle has been odious. I have cast a vote in every election save 1999 when I didn’t give a damn WHO was on the ballot. This year the top of the ticket is Bad and Worse. Pundits have projected that turnout will be low because of the lack of excitement these two elicit. […]
I Took The Boy to See Donald Trump and Immediately Regretted It The invitation to meet Donald Trump was no surprise. Afterall, I am an African-American female Republican in a predominantly Democratic neighborhood. The invitation was from a group of women I have spent time with in the past, women a little more progressive than […]
Tuesday October 11 is the last day to register to vote in this year’s election. Your vote will not only help choose the next president, but also the offices of Senator, Attorney General, State Treasurer, among others. There is also a ballot measure for Judicial Age. Visit pavotes.com to register, then click here to see […]