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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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    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.

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Unconfirmed reports: Kevin Callahan killed by multiple gunshots

We have received unconfirmed reports, via an e-mail, that a death certificate has been issued for Kevin Callahan, the man who was shot and killed by Suffolk County Police in Selden. This matches information received through comments to the site, that there were several shots fired. Because these reports are unconfirmed, we will continue to […]

Police shoot and kill man at his home in Selden, LI, NY

Update: A family member has informed me via e-mail, that Kevin Callahan’s funeral will be today, Saturday, September 24th. Condolences to the family. RIP Kevin Callahan. This situation is extra fishy. Please see the official press release and my notes under the article. -KW via NBC News/AP A Long Island man [26-year-old Kevin Callahan] has […]

Journalist arrested on Long Island, while trying to film the aftermath of a police chase

A local chance to protect freedom of the press. Concerned citizens should watch this case, and make sure the journalist is treated fairly. – KW (excerpt from) Newsday Cops: News cameraman arrested in Bohemia July 30, 2011 Suffolk police on Friday arrested a news cameraman in Bohemia who was trying to videotape the aftermath of […]

Are you a disgruntled Democratic Party or Republican Party member?

Posted by Kimberly Wilder: Zabby is a political friend and colleague of mine, for whom we share some views and a similar level of passion: Message from Zabby: Welcome… Disgruntled democrats and disgruntled republicans, both women and men, who are willing to wage a coalition of primaries in the 2011 upcoming election for 19 elected […]

Suffolk County gambles with health of its residents

(excerpt from) Newsday Suffolk’s policy not healthy by Joye Browns / May 4, 2011 Suffolk County has made the decision to save a buck by gambling with the health of its residents. In a new policy, which will take effect on Monday, residents going to Suffolk health care centers who do not have health insurance […]

Unhappy with LIPA?

If you are unhappy with LIPA/Long Island Power Authority, you are not alone. A new survey-study shows that LIPA customers are the least satisfied in the nation. If you don’t like it…change it. When LIPA was set up, LIPA board members were supposed to be elected. There are still vestiges of the petitioning rules in […]

Fax Suffolk Officials: Call for an Investigation Into Alleged Censorship of Hate Crime Report

A high-ranking official from Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy’s administration inappropriately obtained and edited a report on county hate crime, according to a complaint submitted to the Suffolk County Ethics Commission by Legis. DuWayne Gregory last week. While Levy denies any wrongdoing, the seriousness of these claims merits an investigation. You can make that happen. […]

LI, NY, 1st District Congressional Race: Bishop wins (Altschuler concedes)

(excerpt from) YNN Altschuler Concedes In NY-1 Republican Randy Altschuler has just sent out a press release announcing that he has conceded the race for New York’s 1st Congressional District to incumbent Democrat Tim Bishop. It was the last undecided race in the country… ___________________________ Related Post at onthewilderside: Why is it such a close […]

Monday, Nov 8th: My day at the Suffolk County Board of Elections

    Today I spent a few hours at the Suffolk County Board of Elections. I am a registered “blank”, who supports the rights of all third parties. I went with a pollwatching certificate from the Libertarian Party. And, I worked with Audrey Capozzi, who is the Vice Chair of the LPNY (state Libertarian Party) […]

Incredible development: Altschuler is actually the leader in 1st CD Altschuler/Bishop race

(excerpt from) Newsday Altschuler leads Bishop after voting machine re-canvass November 5, 2010 9:36 PM In the close House race on the East End, Republican Randy Altschuler moved ahead of incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop Friday after a re-canvass of voting machines. Altschuler leads Bishop, a Democrat, by about 400 votes, both campaigns said, citing data […]

Third Party primaries in Suffolk County, NY

Update: 2010 NY Governor Race Look HERE for the certified list of major party and third party candidates for NY Governor and other statewide offices at the NY State Board of Elections. _____________________ Previous Material on Primary: Update 9/14/2010 11:20am: Machines around state are messed up. Go early to vote! Story at Daily News: here. […]

Steve Levy dissed: Lazio nominated NY Governor candidate by Republicans

News from the NY State Republican convention, via the NY Times: “Former Representative Rick A. Lazio emerged as the Republican Party’s preferred candidate for governor…The results dealt a fatal blow to the efforts of Steve Levy, the Suffolk County executive, to become the nominee of a party he joined only in March…”

Reflections on Marcelo Lucero and Jeffrey Conroy

A poem reflecting on the lives of the two men whose lives have been tied together by crime: Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorean immigrant, and Jeffrey Conroy, one of the young men recently sentenced in Marcelo Lucero’s murder. This is a poem by Maxwell Wheat, 2007-2009 Nassau County Poet Laureate.