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  • CORTLAND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE ENDORSES SARAH KLEE HOOD FOR CONGRESS IN NY-22

    CORTLAND, NY – May 6, 2024 – The Cortland County Democratic Committee has elected to endorsecandidate Sarah Klee Hood in the Democratic Primary for New York’s 22nd Congressional District todetermine…

  • Politicking Adventures

    I joined the Cortland County Democratic Committee because I was tired of being a “feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself…

  • Becoming the Party of the People

    In a week that included the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, the shooting of a 13 year old Adam Toledo by the Chicago police, and…

  • This is not a post about sexual harassment

    There’s a high price to pay to change society so everyone has equality and equity and it is not paid by the powerful and privileged. It’s paid by the oppressed as they fight to claim what is rightfully theirs.

  • Holding Traitors Accountable

    With political writing there’s always the feeling that it needs to be timely, and there needs to be something new said – a new insight, a new analysis, a new…

  • What Ruth Taught Us About Dissent

    Hearing that Ruth Bader Ginsburg died felt like hearing that Donald Trump was going to be the president after the election in 2016. At my age, after what felt like…

  • The Anxiety of Living in a Democracy

    I’ve been reading about anxiety because – well, because of the election and RBG and BLM and the Post Office and climate change and the end of democracy as we…

  • Protect Your Vote

    I’m of the generation where my mother always told me, “if you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” For a lot of women, that instruction led to…

  • Saving the Post Office, Saving Democracy

    My ninety-six-year-old mother used to have her own business card. It listed her name, address, phone number and then across the bottom it read “No electronic devices. No TV. No…

  • Compassion is at Our Core

    In a world where you can be anything, be kind. Unless you can be a unicorn, then be a unicorn. Teeshirt Philosophy Conventions don’t usually interest me. Too noisy, too…