In a move that has me excited to be in a position to help immigrants, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has released official details about the new deferred action policy. In the past I have had mixed feelings about those who “jump the line”. In a black and white world, it just isn’t […]
On this date in 1865, Congress passed the 13th Amendment. In 1863 President Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation declaring “all persons held as slaves within any State, or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.” Nonetheless, the […]
There is no cutesy phrase of “Can’t we All get along” because those days are gone. We demand the same respect the cops demand of us. We demand that through the Fourth Amendment, ALL people are protected from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. The Fourth Amendment, however, is not a guarantee against all searches and seizures, but only those that are deemed unreasonable under the law.
“In the coming years, jobs requiring at least an associate degree are projected to grow twice as fast as jobs requiring no college experience. We will not fill those jobs – or keep those jobs on our shores – without the training offered by community colleges.” – President Barack Obama On January 8, 2015, President […]
Election 2014 is a wrap! Rather than rip on all the folks in Upper Darby who didn’t get the “No Child Left Behind” memo (and believe me, there were quite a few), my observations are for the folks who run for office and their duty to the voter. For a change, my precinct was busy. […]
October 6 isn’t just my born day (coffee, wine, chocolate, yarn are all acceptable!), but the last day for voter’s to register for the November 4 election. Your vote is your voice: not voting is allowing others to speak for YOU. I know people don’t think their voice is important. There are some who […]
Today is the last day to register to vote for the May 20th Primary Election in Pennsylvania. May 20th, Pennsylvanians will elect party nominees for governor, lieutenant governor, House Representatives, and state House and Senate. You must be registered with one of the primary parties to cast a vote. In PA, the primary parties are […]