"Choose a job you love...and you'll never work a day in your life" ~Confucius
The most important things in life...aren't things...
|Posted on March 6, 2018 at 1:35 PM|
We will be giving these paper shopping bags away in Northport over the next 2 weekends in a symbolic protest to the County Bag Tax! 37 days ago, we posted about the Suffolk County Bag Tax and the fact that the monies collected do not go to any Environmental Fund but rather the retailers get to keep the money. The response from citizens around the County has been strong in opposition to this law. Over 46,000 people have been reached by this post, with 937 likes and 370 comments! County Legislators take heed and fix this law.
|Posted on February 27, 2018 at 8:30 AM|
|Posted on February 1, 2018 at 11:35 AM|
I love keeping the spirits up of friends in need. Especially when their heart is breaking for the loss of their child. I've heard the despair and fear in his voice...something that seems helpless. His child is gone because her mother didn't put her first and abducted her....dispappeared to the Ukraine. Children need BOTH parents. We demand equal rights in every area of our lives but are controlled by government.
|Posted on January 25, 2018 at 4:30 PM|
Great to watch behind the scenes of Everything matters With David Zere.
|Posted on January 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM|
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality… Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
On April 3, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929–April 4, 1968) began coordinating a series of sit-ins and nonviolent demonstrations against racial injustice in Birmingham, Alabama. On April 12, he was violently arrested on the charge of parading without a permit, per an injunction against “parading, demonstrating, boycotting, trespassing and picketing” that a local circuit judge had issued two days earlier, a week into the protests.
On the day of Dr. King’s arrest, eight male Alabama clergymen issued a public statement directed at him, titled “The Call for Unity,” following a letter penned a few months earlier under the title “An Appeal for Law and Order and Common Sense.” They accused him of being an “outsider” to the community’s cause, suggested that racial injustice in Alabama shouldn’t be his business, and claimed that the nonviolent resistance demonstrations he led were “unwise and untimely.” “We further strongly urge our own Negro community to withdraw support from these demonstrations,” they wrote. It was such a blatant example of the very injustice Dr. King had dedicated his life to eradicating — the hijacking of what should be “common sense” to all in the service of what is “common” and convenient to only those in power — that he felt compelled to respond. The following day, while still in jail, he penned a remarkable book-length open letter. (“Never before have I written a letter this long,” he marveled as he penned the final paragraphs.)
Aware of the media’s power to incite the popular imagination, King and his team began distributing mimeographed copies to the clergy of Birmingham and eventually made their way to the press. Major newspapers and magazines, including The Atlantic Monthly and The New York Post, published excerpts. The full text was eventually published as Letter from Birmingham City Jail (public library) and became not only a foundational text of the American civil rights movement in the 1960s but an enduring manifesto for social justice and the human struggle for equality in every sense of the word, in every corner of the world.
BY Maria Papova- Brain Pickings
|Posted on January 10, 2018 at 4:00 PM|
|Posted on January 3, 2018 at 1:35 PM|
I am proud to announce our newest show at WLINY with motivational speaker Kevin McCrudden. Additionally, my partners Eric Koppleman and Phil Jusino and I are working on some great new shows that will discuss local Long Island businesses. Lastly, it was great to be a guest on Kop and Crew in the Morning at our station....such a great group of people. I am proud of my WLINY family!
|Posted on December 23, 2017 at 8:55 PM|
|Posted on December 13, 2017 at 1:40 PM|
Recording the Chanukah Telethon at GVP Studios! What an amazing and unique experience!
|Posted on December 13, 2017 at 1:30 PM|
Always great to see Gary Jacobs, advocate for victims of the court system. Gary helps people who have been forced into situations in court because of an abusive spouse, he helps those who are victims of parental alientation, and misuse/abuse of the judicial system.
ALL parents deserve equal parenting rights and just because one wants a divorce, they shouldn't be punsihed as a parent.
It is my belief that victims of domestic violence become victims of the court system because the abusive spouse is able to further harm their victim with use of the law and manipulation. If there's money and power - then that victim may never escape. For help, please visit: http://americans4legalreform.com/
|Posted on December 3, 2017 at 4:25 PM|
Fantastic evening honoring Susan Vrophol by The Suffolk County Republican Women
|Posted on November 28, 2017 at 3:55 PM|
|Posted on November 26, 2017 at 10:25 PM|
|Posted on November 21, 2017 at 8:25 AM|
"Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."
― Muhammad Ali