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    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.

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    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.

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Former Governor may visit Occupy Wall Street

KW writes: I am not a Spitzer fan, but these comments sure are interesting and enlightening. (excerpt from) Capital New York Spitzer wants a petition to dump Geithner… Oct 12, 2011 [Former New York Governor] Eliot Spitzer told a crowded room he was a big supporter of the Occupy Wall Street protests taking place a […]

NYS had Same-Sex Marriage since 2002

We have not had same-sex weddings because of the cowardice of Spitzer, Paterson and Cuomo. The New York State constitution was changed to be gender neutral in 2002.  At that point, marriage was no longer dependent on the gender of the participants. No State law, including domestic relations law required the parties to be married to be […]

Eliot Katz: Ginsberg and the NY Times article on the Beats & the Tea Party

Dear Friends (who were also friends of Allen’s): In the October 10th New York Times Book Review, there was an article by Lee Siegel comparing the views of Beat Generation writers, including Allen’s, to the right-wing Tea Party movement. I wrote a letter to the Book Review editor in response because I thought it was […]

The Real Face-offs in the 10/18/10 NY Guv Debate

Below is excellent pre-debate commentary by Ian Wilder. For post-debate commentary from Kimberly Wilder (with Ian’s post-debate in comments) please go: here. Also, you can find full video of the live debate: here. OK, the corporate media keep playing up the face-off between Paladino and Cuomo like it is some kind of WWE event.  I […]

Controversial candidate and campaign manager focus on Libertarian Party

With the help of controversial, Republican political strategist, Roger Stone, Kristen Davis (Madam to Eliot Spitzer) may petition for Governor on the “Free Libertarian” name in New York, an old affiliate and old name for the now Libertarian Party. This is of concern for third party activists in New York.

First Wilderside LI Political Prediction for 2010: Suozzi, Cuomo, and King

Tom Suozzi hedges his bets:  AG or Congressman? Suozzi said that he would not rule out politics, but that it would be the state or federal next time.  Suozzi sits on his million-dollar bank account the beginning of this year to see what move AG Andrew Cuomo makes. If Cuomo seeks to primary David Paterson […]

Journalism 101: Insight into political reporting

Wow! This is fun. Look: here. At the Gothamist, they are releasing batches of e-mails, uncovered through the FOIL process, of reporters communicating with press people for Governor Eliot Spitzer and for (now Governor) David Paterson. The e-mails cover the transition time – with the Eliot Spitzer scandal gradually being revealed, and David Paterson wading […]

New York Assemblymember J. Gary Pretlow is a Hypocrite

Ballot Access News: New York Bill to Double Vote Requirement for “Party” Status New York Assemblymember J. Gary Pretlow (D-Mt. Vernon) has introduced A2681, to change the definition of “political party” from a group that polled 50,000 votes for Governor, to a group that polled 100,000 votes for Governor. Assemblymember Pretlow has been in the […]

Why I know that David Paterson will be a great Governor

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Chapter 28 The major problem – one of the major problems, for there are several – one of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them. To […]

NY Republicans learn to say “Impeachment”

For a short time in New York, our Republican State Legislators were wagging the finger of impeachment at Governor Spitzer if he did not resign quick enough. And I agree with my co-editor that resigning was indeed called for.  But it’s a shame these Republican legislators are blind to the other crimes requiring But now […]

Thoughts on Eliot Spitzer and the Governorship

[Click here for information on the Green Party of New York State’s Governor candidate Malachy McCourt] My co-editor didn’t think we needed to write anything about the Eliot Spitzer situation, because everyone knows about it and there was nothing interesting to say. Though, I think that we are a political blog, and a political blog […]

NYS failing on Clean Energy & Broadwater

  NYS Gets “D”on Clean Energy Report Card New York’s net metering policy, the practice that credits consumers for the clean power they generate, received a grade of “D” on a report card released earlier this month by the Network for New Energy Choices.   New York has one of the most restrictive net metering policies […]

Tell Spitzer to Stop Broadwater

CITIZENS CAMPAIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT ACTION ALERT! Last Chance to tell Governor Spitzer to SAY NO TO BROADWATER!! Your Phone Call is Urgently Needed- Shell Oil is spending a large sum of money on radio and TV ads to influence the Governor – Please Call Him Now!!!!! The Governor is still on the fence about […]

Solving NY’s Budget Woes

Update on 2009 NYS Budget: Feb. 4, 2009. It passed. Story: here. Better Budget Choices Could Solve State’s Money Woes On January 17, more than 100 community, religious, education, environmental, labor and human services organizations from across the state issued a joint statement calling on elected officials to make “better” choices in the upcoming budget […]