I’m not a Democrat or a Republican. What I’m against is the bullying coming from the right. Always from the right. Always. This is a flat-out attempt to ridicule the bullies and throw some light on the heroes. I've got lots to work with.
I don't own any of these images. The disdainful comments are all mine, however.
We remember four young lives cut short when soldiers shot anti-war demonstrators, Kent State Ohio May 4 1970
“Tin Soldiers and Nixon’s Coming, This Summer I Heard the Drumming, Four Dead in Ohio, Four Dead in Ohio” - David Crosby CSNY
Today in labor history, March 25, 1911: A fire breaks out on the top floors of the Triangle Waist Company’s Asch Building in New York City. Unable to escape because they had been locked in by their employer, 146 workers died, most of them young immigrant women. The tragedy inspired a movement for workplace safety and a crackdown on sweatshops.
Company states on their website:
“We are proud to call some of America’s most trusted and relied upon groups and organizations, our customers.
Military Branches – U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army, U.S. National Guard, U.S. Air Force
Government Organizations – Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS), Dept. of Justice, U.S. Treasury Dept, and many more…
Law Enforcement – Thousands of law enforcement agencies at the municipal, county, and state levels.Numerous training organizations, private ranges, shooting clubs, and shooting enthusiasts.”
Do you feel safer?
HORRIBLE NEWS: Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it’s eliminating federal protections for Wyoming wolves, handing wolf management over to Wyoming, which will open almost all of the state to immediate, unconditional wolf killing.
I would request that my body, in death, be buried, not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it, just as I have dined upon flora and fauna throughout my life.
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s response to a question on what he would do if he were about to die
“Egypt is considering a new law that will allow Egyptian husbands to have sex with their dead wife’s corpse up to six hours after death.”