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I visited Freeport, Maine last weekend and was greeted by thousands of pumpkins lining the streets - and everywhere else! Adorably awestruck children in costumes were everywhere. The event raised ...
by Eileen B
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 07:03 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
I'm the Campaign Manager for Congressional Progressive Democratic candidate Wanda Rohl IL-16 and I'm doing it, essentially, for free. That's right, no salary. I am volunteering my services, my time, ...
by elizabethawilke
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 05:12 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Welcome to Bainport, across the road from the Sensata factory in Freeport, Illinois Awesome photography courtesy of ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 11:06 AM PDT with 170 Recommends
Things are looking ugly for camp Romney. This #Sensata thing is going to paint a big Red mark all over his giant stinking money-pit of a campaign. If you've not heard of it, and you have a twitter ...
by Hammerhand
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 10:51 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
People are camping out under the stars in Freeport, Illinois. Unfortunately, it's not for fun. This rural area is now home to 175 people who will be out of work by Christmas of 2012 and they are ...
by Wendi Kent
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 07:49 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
It all seems so abstract until you start talking to people. That just what we did when the Overpass Light Brigade visited Bainport, IL., a protest tent-city that has been set up across from a ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 09:35 PM PDT with 254 Recommends
Note: I am reposting this diary that was originally posted on Sept 30th. It didn't go very far at the time. People are now paying attention to the Sensata story. Bainport is major national news, and ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 12:04 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
Workers plead for Mitt Romney's help in Freeport, Illinois. Source: YouTube screencapture This is a very real nightmare for American workers in Freeport, Illinois ...
by Georgia Logothetis
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 09:58 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Mitt Romney profits from shipping Freeport, Illinois Sensata Technologies jobs to China -- Shameful! Hear it all directly from the people of Freeport, on this clip from the July 17, 2012 [http://www.
by Wanda Rohl IL16
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 09:40 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Original Post HERE This is Capitalism Mitt Romney style. American jobs do not matter. People do not matter. It is solely about having laws that allows the outsourcing of American jobs. Romney does ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 06:18 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
While Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger was, ironically, in Rockford Illinois at a Manufacturer's Association roundtable, he was asked in a [http://www.wifr.com/home/headlines/...
by Wanda Rohl for Congress IL 16
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 10:06 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
My husband's college educated, childhood friend worked for Honeywell for almost 20 years as an engineer. He graduated from Purdue University and settled with his family in Freeport, Illinois. At ...
by icebergslim
Comment Count 129 comments on Wed Jun 27, 2012 at 05:31 PM PDT with 489 Recommends
[Hurricane Ike track http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at4+shtml/031306.shtml?5day#contents]. Hurricane watch from Cameron, LA to Port Mansfield, TX; tropical storm warning from Cameron ...
by Yamaneko2
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2008 at 10:49 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the first raising of the Morning Star - the national flag of West Papua - on December 1 1961. Prior to 1961, West Papua was a Dutch colony, but in 1952 the ...
by heathlander
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 30, 2006 at 07:42 PM PST with 9 Recommends