• 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
    Eco-Fashion!
    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

    Instagram
  • tumblr

  • Pinterest

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

Green Party activist in Connecticut makes a splash in the sports news

KW: Even though I am not in the Green Party anymore, I do respect the work of green activists. And, I will be covering a lot of various third party and independent activists and candidates…

“[Coach Jim] Calhoun…is set to make $1.6 million in 2009-10, the final year of his contract.”

(excerpt from) Sporting News
Activist angers Calhoun by questioning salary
Posted: February 21, 2009

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun [basketball coach] got into a heated exchange at a postgame news conference Saturday with a freelance journalist and political activist who questioned why the coach of a public university was making $1.6 million in tough economic times.

“Not a dime back,” Calhoun joked as Ken Krayeske asked about Calhoun’s salary and the state’s budget deficit, which is estimated at $944 million for the current fiscal year and up to $8 billion over the next two years.

When Krayeske continued the line of questioning, Calhoun got angry…

“Quite frankly, we bring in $12 million to the university, nothing to do with state funds,” Calhoun shouted back. “We make $12 million a year for this university. Get some facts and come back and see me …

Krayeske, 36, of Hartford is a political activist and self-described freelance journalist who has landed in the headlines after other high-profile incidents in the past…

Krayeske also was the campaign manager for Connecticut Green Party candidate Cliff Thornton’s 2006 gubernatorial run.

Calhoun, who has two national titles, is set to make $1.6 million in 2009-10, the final year of his contract. Women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, who has brought five national championships to Storrs, recently signed a five-year, $8 million deal that begins July 1.

Connecticut football coach Randy Edsall signed a five-year deal a year ago that pays him an average of $1.5 million annually.

The three coaches are among the state’s highest paid employees.

One Response

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.