Daily Archive: 01/21/2019

Jan 21 2019

The Mountaintop, April 3, 1968

Given in support of striking Sanitation Workers in Memphis, Tennessee. Thank you very kindly, my friends. As I listened to Ralph Abernathy and his eloquent and generous introduction and then thought about myself, I wondered who he was talking about. It’s always good to have your closest friend and associate to say something good about …

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Jan 21 2019

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jan 21 2019

August 28, 1963

I have a dream I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a …

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Jan 21 2019

Letter From Birmingham Jail

I like to publish this on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (in fact more frequently than that) because it holds many valuable lessons for those of us who believe in Direct Action, some of which I have highlighted. I won’t bother blockquoting. ek hornbeck MY DEAR FELLOW CLERGYMEN: While confined here in the Birmingham city …

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Jan 21 2019

The Breakfast Club (Good Time)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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