LI School in national spotlight: Should students be suspended for “Tebowing”?

What happened?

Two students (down from four at first) were suspended from Riverhead High School, because they kneeled in a hallway, in a stunt and/or tribute related to Tim Tebow, who kneels on the football field.

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Don’t let the police start hiding: Contact the Houston Police about their red tent

Who to contact to complain about the sneaky, red tent, used by Houston Police against occupiers:

Houston Police non-emergency number:  713-884-3131
Houston Police Public Affairs contact:  public DOT affairs AT cityofhouston DOT net
Any politicians, civil rights groups, or human rights groups who you feel may pay attention to your concerns.
Look for future action updates at Occupy Houston

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Story at Hispanic Business News: here.

Video of Houston Police covering their tracks with a big, red tent over the occupiers:


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Why you must do something about this… Continue reading

New video: Reflections on The People’s Library (OWSL)


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About the video:
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Two Poems for Nylon & Steel (video)

Ian Wilder performed his poem “Exit 39” at Thanksgroovin, a part of The FOLK-GROOVIN’ CAFÉ. The night was Hosted by JIM FRAZZITTA. and it featured BOB WESTCOTT, IAN WILDER, WALTER SARGENT, SCOTT JAMES, & RADIUM DIAL. The event took place at The Conklin Barn, 2 High Street (corner of New York Ave. at High St.), Huntington, NY.  Continue reading

IW: Jacob & Mohammed and more video

Featuring Ian Wilder with spoken word on “Jacob and Mohammed” followed by Jim Frazzitta and friends paying tribute to Steve Forbert’s “Romeo’s Tune”

Golden Calf Spoofs Wall Street Bull: An Occupy Wall Street Video

Link to a photo of the Golden Calf at Flickr: here.

About the video:
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Bill McKibben: Support for Occupy Wall Street Activists

A note of thanks for all the New York city activists taking part in the Occupy Wall Street protest. Keep it up — time can do wonderful things.http://twitter.com/billmckibben

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