Individuality Demands Independence

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the […]

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Out Of Time

Our Constitution was signed in 1787. According to The Constitution Project “It wasn’t until 1963 that “One person, one vote” became a widely articulated core principle of the Constitution when it was first spoken by Chief Justice Earl Warren’s Supreme Court.” It took one hundred, seventy-six years for every citizen of the United States to […]

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Voices Of Color

Criminal Justice Fact Sheet Incarceration Trends in America *From 1980 to 2008, the number of people incarcerated in America quadrupled-from roughly 500,000 to 2.3 million people *Today, the US is 5% of the World population and has 25% of world prisoners. *Combining the number of people in prison and jail with those under parole or […]

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The Democratic Process

One does not have to be a Democrat to defend the democratic process. Zephyr Teachout, Democratic candidate for Governor will be in Rochester on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the Public Market for their Food Truck Rodeo event. That engagement will be followed by a press conference at the Village Gate, Thursday morning, August 28, […]

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An Alternate Reality – Save The Children Save The World

During his time, Jesus witnessed his cousin John the Baptist preaching redemption and salvation to the masses with little success. There was extensive poverty among the people. Children were abused and neglected, people were diseased and homeless while the elite walked arrogantly through the streets dressed in fine clothing, adorned with jewelry, their pockets jingling […]

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America Is Our Responsibility

Neglect: To pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight; to be remiss in the care or treatment of; to omit, through indifference or carelessness; to fail to carry out or perform (orders, duties, etc.); to fail to take or use. The Bipartisan Policy Center states, “Voter turnout dipped from 62.3 percent […]

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America, What A Country

Our government was established so the people would have the power to make decisions regarding the laws that govern them. The highest and most in-depth level of government was to be at the local level. The next legislative authority was to be the State. The State was to have a broader perspective of the rights […]

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