by Linda LeTendre
A Daily Gazette community blog
Linda LeTendre fights for a peaceful world.
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
I am not a fan of Brian Williams, the NBC anchor who is currently on unpaid leave for misrepresenting his experience on a helicopter ride while in Iraq. But as the scape goat for our national psychosis I have some compassion for him – I would have more if he had been reporting real news all along.
Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
I was asked at Thanksgiving dinner what I thought of the Ferguson situation.
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
The incidence of violence across the planet has made it difficult to sum up the energy to write about working for peace and justice.
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigations) has a motto: “Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity.” It could also easily be “Fabricate, Burglarize, Intimidate.” Or at least that's what a group of American citizens who called themselves the Citizens Commission to Investigate the FBI thought back in 1971.
Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
It has been a very tough time for peacemakers and horrific-beyond-words for the victims of the violence of war.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Judge David Gideon of DeWitt Town Court handed down the maximum sentence to Mary Anne Grady-Flores: one year in the county jail. Literally for crossing the street.
Friday, June 27, 2014
There's a popular meme that's been circling Facebook recently telling us that we ought to start emailing the US Constitution to each other, then the government might actually read it.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
I have a great tee shirt I bought out in LA back in 2007 to wear at an “Arrest Bush” action at the UN on September 25th of that year.
Monday, June 2, 2014
It is no longer a secret that the US government is building a gargantuan data base on every American citizen with a record of everything each American citizen does electronically and/or over the Internet.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
A group of us gathered on Friday, May 23 in Albany as part of a national day of action to “Make Guantanamo History.”