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by Linda LeTendre

Waging Peace

A Daily Gazette community blog
Linda LeTendre fights for a peaceful world.
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Your tax dollars at work, folks

Last Friday, May 16, Mary Anne Grady-Flores was found guilty by a six-person jury in DeWitt town court on second degree contempt of an order of protection (OOP).
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Benghazi hypocrisy

I notice that House Republicans are so concerned about what happened at the US Embassy in Benghazi, where four Americans were brutally murdered by a raging mob, that they are organizing a committee to look into the attack.
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Small victory. Big heart.

A small victory was gained Monday when local veteran John Amidon was acquitted of attempt to trespass and loitering.
Friday, March 14, 2014

See Dick. See Dick talk. Shut up Dick.

I have been away for a few weeks visiting my dad in Mexico and trying not to pay attention to what's going on here, trying to give myself a break.
Monday, Feb. 10, 2014

No one should get hurt but killing is OK

On Friday, Feb. 7, 12 of the 17 people who stood at the gates of Hancock Air National Guard base in East Syracuse on Oct. 25 of last year to try to stop the the killing of children and innocent people with US drones warfare were acquitted of trespassing but found guilty of disorderly conduct.
Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Goodbye, friend

Although I never personally met him and only saw him in concert once almost 40 years ago, I felt like I had lost a friend when I leaned that Pete Seeger had passed away on Monday evening, Jan. 27.
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Help support peace witnesses

At what is supposed to be one of the most secure facilities in the USA, in the early morning hours of July 28, 2012, three elderly people, one of them a nun, cut through three security fences and spray- painted peace slogans and human blood on the wall of a building at the Y-12 National Security Complex.
Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

New York's idea of freedom of speech

I went to the anti-fracking rally at the concourse in Albany last week, joining about 2,000 other people who have the good sense to oppose this large scale corporate poisoning of our ground water supply and got quite the education in how to subtly suppress free speech in the process.
Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

Free speech and Phil Robertson

Funny, my understanding of the Fourth Amendment is not how information is being used but that is it being collected at all.
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

An honorable lion saves the Fourth Amendment

Finally some good news to write about! On Monday, Dec. 16, a US district judge in the District of Columbia, the Honorable Richard Leon, ruled that the National Security Agency's wholesale vacuuming up of phone records on US citizens is unconstitutional.

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