I went to a Catholic High School, not because I had gone to Catholic grammar school (I didn’t) and not because I or my family was particularly religious (we weren’t), but because after attending public school the first year back in the continental U.S., I was afraid I wouldn’t live through another year of it, much less three more, so… Read the rest
My Dad’s a pretty mainstream, “middle of the road” Democrat, but he has upon occasion gotten passionate about politics. He still talks about the amazing Keynote Address Mario Cuomo gave at the 1984 Democratic National Convention… Read the rest. I just found it on a site called American Rhetoric, where great oratory is archived, in text, audio and in some cases, video.
The LeftCoaster has a good rundown of the very nasty Earth Day present… Read the rest delivered by the House yesterday. What a disaster.
I remember the first Earth Day in 1970. The Catholic High School I attended let us out for the day to go to the march. It was fantastic, joyful and full of hope. A few years later, quite a