Category Archives: Civil Liberties

We Shall Never Forget!

My sister-in-law, Merle, emailed me a photo today. It was from her daughter, Justine, who lives in Manhattan. This evening, she took a photo of the Beacon Light from the Freedom Tower, as she saw it from her window. We … Continue reading

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Praise For President Carter, Boo for Hobby Lobby

I listened to an NPR interview of past US President Jimmy Carter on his most recent publication, “A Call To Action.”  In this book, he dares to take on the worldwide injustice towards women.  By far, the most discriminated group, … Continue reading

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To Ms. Ibrahim: We Are Sorry!

I had posted with great indignation, the plight of Ms. Rahinah Ibrahim, early in December (here), to clear her good name.  More importantly, to get her name off the No-Fly list. The saga has dragged for nine (9) years already. … Continue reading

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