• Green Party Peace Sign Bumper Sticker

    Green Party Peace Sign Bumper Sticker
    The Green Party has continually opposed entry into war and has consistently called for the immediate return of our troops, in stark contrast to the Democratic and Republican parties.
    Today we march, tomorrow we vote Green Party.

  • Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened?

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? ebook cover


    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook on Amazon

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

  • Vintage Jewelry

    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Please share or donate your own jewelry and try buying vintage rather than new.

  • FaceBook

  • Instagram

  • tumblr

  • Pinterest

  • Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire: Ultimate Fan Guide on Smashwords

LI WINS: Open Letter to Suffolk Cty Exec Steve Levy

***Open Letter to Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy***

May 22, 2008

To County Executive Levy:

Yesterday, Media Matters Action Network, released a report entitled “Fear & Loathing in Prime Time – Immigration Myths and Cable News.” The report was done to document the rhetoric surrounding immigration on cable news and examines both common myths and urban legends about the topic using a trio of commentators: Lou Dobbs, Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck.

The entire report can be read at:


Lou Dobbs lead the pack in many of the topics covered in the report. For example:

On Lou Dobbs Tonight, viewers were told about a mythical explosion of leprosy cases due to illegal immigration and a mythical epidemic of voter fraud due to illegal immigration.

Numerous studies have found that immigrants in general commit fewer crimes than native-born citizens. During 2007, the alleged connection between illegal immigration and crime was discussed on 94 episodes of Lou Dobbs Tonight.

Undocumented immigrants are barred from receiving most federally provided social services and pay a variety of taxes, including sales, property (in the form of rent), and payroll taxes. Yet during 2007, the allegation that undocumented immigrants drain social services and/or don’t pay taxes was discussed on 71 episodes of Lou Dobbs Tonight.

This report is especially alarming to us, because you have appeared on Lou Dobbs’ show on this very topic representing Suffolk County.

We ask that you refrain from making appearances on shows that promote anti-immigrant hysteria and aren’t interested in finding practical immigration solutions for our community. A real leader tells the truth instead of perpetuating falsehoods and myths.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.