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So let me see if I’ve got this whole Iraq thing straight
So let me see if I’ve got this whole Iraq, middle east, foreign policy thing straight. Islam is split into two main branches, Sunni and Shiite. Saudi Arabia is Sunni and Iran is Shiite. Iraq is ...
Andrew C White 06/19/2014 46 14 - -
Zephyr Teachout Democratic Candidate for Governor of New York
As you know the Working Families Party toyed with the idea of running their own candidate for Governor instead of cross-endorsing the Democratic candidate as they have always done in the past. At ...
Andrew C White 06/13/2014 25 14 - -
My fathers account of Medgar Evers Funeral
The following is an account my father wrote upon his return to Chicago from his first Civil Rights trip to Mississippi which was for Medgar Evers funeral. It was scanned and OCR'd several years ...
Andrew C White 06/12/2014 13 28 1 -
Zephyr Teachout to run for NY Governor on WFP line
From Zephyr Teachout's Facebook page a short while ago... "Its official. I'm planning to run for Governor if the WFP endorses me. Just think of what we could do!" She included a link to her ...
Andrew C White 05/29/2014 16 12 - -
Naming names...
Naming names... who is holding the feckless GOP "leadership" hostage and through them the nation? Who are the 80 House representatives that signed the Rep. Mark Meadows letter demanding the shutdown?
Andrew C White 10/15/2013 4 7 - -
Goodbye Kasha Girl
Last December I lost my Sheba to cancer. She was 13 but it came as a surprise as she was apparently healthy and happy and active up until near the very end. At the same time, my older dog Kasha...
Andrew C White 07/05/2013 83 140 - -
Shrinking Middle Class - Return to Agrarian Class Structure?
I'm currently on a binge of reading biblical era history and research. One of the books I just started is John Dominic Crossan's The Historical Jesus - The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant in ...
Andrew C White 07/03/2013 80 153 10 -
1st person account of Medgar Evers Funeral
The following is an account my father wrote upon his return to Chicago from his first Civil Rights trip to Mississippi which was for Medgar Evers funeral. It was scanned and OCR'd several years ...
Andrew C White 06/12/2013 15 18 3 -
Rep. Mike Honda for Congress
Currently top of the rec list is a diary talking about the Obama campaign machine kicking into gear to help take back the House of Representatives. I think that's a great idea. But I am very ...
Andrew C White 04/05/2013 32 13 - -
My Brother - Sleeping Out for Homeless Youth
Growing up the youngest of five my middle brother was a bit of an idol of mine. Still is... but don't tell him I said so. Next Thursday, March 28, he will be joining over 75 other business and ...
Andrew C White 03/20/2013 1 7 - -
On the Joys and Importance of Reading and Learning
"You will no doubt be asking me, Gratius, why I feel such an affection for this man," begins Marcus Tullius Cicero in the middle of his speech defending the poet Aulus Licinius Archias in the year ...
Andrew C White 01/19/2013 25 38 1 -
It's the Law - Cuomo signs Gun Control Legislation
Cuomo wanted to be first in the Nation... http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Cuomo-signs-sweeping-gun-control-package-4195504.php "You can overpower the extremists with intelligence and with ...
Andrew C White 01/15/2013 219 108 - -
Updated 2: So they have a deal...
According to CBS Biden and McConnell have worked out a deal. This could still get rejected by the House... possibly, but doubtfully the Senate. So let's take a look and see to what they've agreed. ...
Andrew C White 12/31/2012 33 19 - -
High School Rape in a small American city
My son and daughter-in-law live in Steubenville, Ohio. I have been to visit them once. It sits on the Ohio river directly across from the sliver of West Virginia that runs up north alongside ...
Andrew C White 12/29/2012 71 85 2 -
Updated: Democrats win New York State Senate - Republicans get Majority
What? Welcome to New York. IDC and Senate GOP Announce Coalition Government There are now 63 State Senate Districts in New York. Officially 2 of those districts are still being counted. However ...
Andrew C White 12/04/2012 127 55 1 -
Kind of Blue
Sheba... Killer Attack Dog My Big Dawg... big beautiful loving loveable ball of fur.
Andrew C White 11/29/2012 36 63 - -
Conscientious Objection - March 31, 1918
It has been awhile since I have had the time or energy to write regarding my maternal grandfathers letters home from France during and after World War I but things have slowed down a little so I'll ...
Andrew C White 08/28/2012 17 25 1 153
Enbridge knew of pipeline problems years before Michigan rupture
I lived for 4 years in Marshall Michigan were this spill occurred. I met my wife there. Lots of her family still back there, some of whom were directly affected by this spill as their already low ...
Andrew C White 07/10/2012 13 26 - 86
Draft non-gerrymandered New York State Senate maps
LATFOR, the New York State legislative task force for redistricting, came out with proposed maps for the State Assembly and Senate the other day. I wrote a diary that detailed some... and only some...
Andrew C White 02/02/2012 24 19 - 169
New York State Senate Proposed Maps (updated)
Redistricting in New York is a fantastic example of the gerrymandering process. In New York a task force known as The New York State Legislative Task Force ...
Andrew C White 01/27/2012 29 13 1 165
NY-26 Special Election Potential Impact on 2012 Redistricting
With the redrawing of district maps for 2012 New York will lose 2 congressional seats. While the process that will be used for redrawing is currently being battled out and the final results of that ...
Andrew C White 05/12/2011 5 7 - 122
April 29, 1919 - Jeannette Rankin, Jane Addams and the WILPF
This is the eleventh in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , ...
Andrew C White 04/29/2011 9 31 1 156
NY-26 Special Election: Hochul Path to Victory Clear
Siena Research Institute came out this morning with the first public polling in the upcoming May 24 special election in the NY-26 Congressional District. The ...
Andrew C White 04/29/2011 17 15 - 84
April 28, 1919 - Quaker Boxing, the German prison camp and a helmet for Leonard
This is the tenth in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
Andrew C White 04/28/2011 17 33 2 216
April 1919 - Wilson Threatens to walk out of Paris Peace Conference and the trip to Sedan
This is the nineth in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
Andrew C White 04/21/2011 28 30 2 239
April 10, 1919 - "capitalists and a few professional militarists caused the European war"
This is the eighth in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
Andrew C White 04/10/2011 6 11 - 88
April 5 1919 - Violets, Cow Slips and feeding starving German POWs
This is the seventh in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
Andrew C White 04/05/2011 23 36 2 258
April 1, 1919 - Revolution in America?
Today's letter is a long one full of interesting information. I've cut out a little but not much so bear with me on the length of this post. We have a personal note; descriptions of the work being ...
Andrew C White 04/01/2011 14 26 1 354
March 28, 1919 - ... and lots of “somefings” on your neck
This is the fifith in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , wrote ...
Andrew C White 03/28/2011 13 31 1 288
New York Redistricting Census Data Now Available
Detail level census data for New York State is now available at the US Census web site. They ...
Andrew C White 03/25/2011 30 12 - 101
New York Green Party Wastes Opportunity
The New York State Green Party gained an automatic ballot line for the next four years by reaching the 50,000 vote mark in this past Gubernatorial election. This is a serious hurdle to reach and in ...
Andrew C White 03/24/2011 27 14 - 132
March 1919 – The Climb Up Mt. D'or
March 1919 – The Climb Up Mt. D'or This is the fourth in a series of excerpts from letters that my grandfather,
Andrew C White 03/23/2011 17 25 - 173
March 20, 1919 - Dear father & mother
This is the third in a series of excerpts from the letters of my grandfather, Garfield V Cox , that ...
Andrew C White 03/20/2011 20 19 - 130
Cheering People Dying
Today is a difficult day for someone who believes in the cause of peace. The United States is firing missiles into Libya and along with France, Great Britain and Canada sending planes in to take out ...
Andrew C White 03/19/2011 530 196 3 1962
March 15-19, 1919 - Aubreville (Meuse)
Aubreville (Meuse) March 15, 1919 My darling wife: It is 8:20 Saturday evening. I have just returned from an after supper walk with a fellow named Hepner, a Mennonite from Kansas. We ...
Andrew C White 03/17/2011 16 28 - 167
March 16, 1933 - The Chicago Plan Memorandum
March 16, 1933 - The Chicago Plan Memorandum On March 4, 1933 Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States of America. The next day, March 5, 1933, FDR ...
Andrew C White 03/16/2011 4 12 1 62
March 12, 1919 – Grange-le-Comte Par Rarecourt (Meuse)
March 12, 1919 – Grange-le-Comte Par Rarecourt (Meuse) My darling wife: I'm not certain whether this letter is 29 or 30 so I numbered it 29. For if it is 29 and you receive another ...
Andrew C White 03/13/2011 22 28 1 180
What did Adam Smith really have to say...
As I have written in several recent diaries, I have spent the last few months reading through my economist grandfathers papers. Not having been particularly interested in economics as a youngster I ...
Andrew C White 03/02/2011 105 153 27 856
Genealogy Beginnings
Genealogy is perhaps my number one hobby. I have always had a love of history and these two things coincide with each other nicely. Many years ago one of my brothers children had a school ...
Andrew C White 02/18/2011 93 32 2 267
New York State Group at DailyKos
Good afternoon and Welcome to the New York State Group at DailyKos. We're just getting organized and rolling in some used furniture. We've got electricity and internet access set up in the office. ...
Andrew C White 02/15/2011 25 16 4 162
The War and World Peace
Continuing my recent series of diaries featuring my grandfather that began with my introduction of him ...
Andrew C White 02/13/2011 8 11 - 77
Scopes Monkey Trial - How it played out in one family
On May 5, 1925 John Scopes was charged with teaching the theory of evolution in his high school class room in direct violation of Tennessee'...
Andrew C White 02/10/2011 20 30 4 215
IS SOCIALISM THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE?
November 25, 1946 my grandfather, Garfield V. Cox , Professor of Finance and Dean of the School of ...
Andrew C White 02/07/2011 95 17 - 311
Meet my Grandfather Garfield V. Cox
One of my hobbies is genealogical research. On Thanksgiving Day this past year I came into possession of 3 boxes of my maternal Grandfathers papers. One box of old photos. One box of writings, notes,
Andrew C White 02/06/2011 31 16 - 486
Bedside when Gabby Giffords opened her eyes - Updated
I don't have anything to add to the wonderful story below so I'm just going to post this as I haven't seen it anywhere before. Peace.
Andrew C White 01/13/2011 118 265 3 186
Unequal Representation
The new 2010 Census figures are out. You can find all the charts, spreadsheets, etc at the Census web page: http://2010.census.gov/news/press-kits/apportionment/apport.html For New Yorkers the ...
Andrew C White 12/21/2010 47 10 - 337
On Freedom and Government
On Freedom and Government What is freedom? What would perfect freedom look like? Perfect freedom is the ability to live and do what you like, when you like, where you like, how you like without ...
Andrew C White 07/04/2010 7 5 1 29
"It doesn't take long to know exactly what's wrong with it."
"I haven’t been in Washington long, but it doesn’t take long to know exactly what’s wrong with it," Senator Gillibrand said. I haven't been in ...
Andrew C White 06/22/2010 12 14 - 31
Delete everyone elses f*ck*ng account, Kos
I want them out of this farce of a website. I thought this was a closed forum for only my brand of progressives to discuss their views. Instead, it is little more than the internet wing of the ...
Andrew C White 06/21/2010 241 40 - 65
"Terror of the Mountains" dead in a drive-by
Martin Casey of Stephentown, the so-called "terror of the mountains" and an antagonist in a long-running local feud, is gunned down today after allegedly attempting a drive-by shooting ...
Andrew C White 05/27/2010 20 6 - 16
Shocking! Startling! Hypocrisy and Pay-to-Play
Cross Posted from The Albany Project Yesterday brought ...
Andrew C White 03/25/2010 20 9 - 8
SCOTUS: Citizens United vs. FEC - Part VI - Banning Media
Cross Posted from The Albany Project This is Part V of a series on the Citizens ...
Andrew C White 01/28/2010 5 8 - 19
SCOTUS: Citizens United v FEC Part V - or Eating as Funding for Speech
Cross posted from The Albany Project This is Part V of a series ...
Andrew C White 01/27/2010 17 11 3 25
SCOTUS: Citizens United v FEC Part IV
Cross posted from The Albany Project This is Part IV of a series on the Citizens United v FEC ...
Andrew C White 01/26/2010 13 10 2 76
SCOTUS: Citizens United v FEC Part III
Cross Posted from The Albany Project This is Part III of a series on the Citizens United v ...
Andrew C White 01/25/2010 28 27 3 229
SCOTUS: Citizens United vs. FEC - Part II
Cross posted from The Albany Project This is part II of a commentary on the recent Citizens ...
Andrew C White 01/24/2010 18 26 7 228
SCOTUS: Citizens United vs. FEC - Part 1
Cross posted from The Albany Project Now, I’m not a constitutional lawyer but... I have ...
Andrew C White 01/23/2010 50 13 7 226
NYS Senate to Expel Senator?
The Special Committee to investigation Senator Hiram Monserrate issued their final report and recommendation earlier today as reported by ...
Andrew C White 01/14/2010 16 16 - 40
Struggling to find the Perfect Gift for Christmas?
It's Christmas time and I received one of my favorite gifts in the mail yesterday. I'm the youngest of five children in my family. Sometime after I moved out on my own something wonderful ...
Andrew C White 12/18/2009 28 21 - 214
Sen. Hiram Monserrate sentenced to 3 years probation - UPDATED
Cross Posted from The Albany Project Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to 3 ...
Andrew C White 12/04/2009 24 31 - 27
NY Senate: Monserrate Hearings Livestream Today at 5:00PM
The New York Senate has voted ...
Andrew C White 11/09/2009 6 5 - 105
5 to go... Who will be the lucky 1000th to
This is a man that needs firing. ...
Andrew C White 10/21/2009 10 5 - 14
US Senator Gillibrand calls for NYS Senator to Resign
Cross Posted from The Albany project The good news to come out ...
Andrew C White 10/20/2009 304 202 1 52
Escape - a domestic violence diary [updated]
Cross Posted from The Albany Project Escape She stumbles down the stairs, Lip ...
Andrew C White 10/18/2009 25 29 - 72
NY-20: Scott Murphy Congress-on-your-corner
Cross posted at The Albany Project Or Congress-in-your-coffee-shop as this one happened to be.
Andrew C White 08/10/2009 13 18 1 94
A Buddhist View of Health Care Reform
Cross Posted from The 10,000 Things The basis of Buddhism is the The Four Noble Truths and The Eightfold Path that the historical ...
Andrew C White 07/01/2009 12 3 1 265
Health Care Debate
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler. - Albert Einstein The health coverage debate rages on with talk of trillion dollar costs, market ...
Andrew C White 06/23/2009 3 2 - 82
NY-20: The Purpose of Elections
Cross posted from The Albany ...
Andrew C White 04/15/2009 18 24 - 20
Bald Eagles doing GOTV nesting in NY-20
The Eastwick Press a great, small, local paper covering the eastern edge of Rensselaer County has the story.
Andrew C White 03/27/2009 58 33 1 20
NY-20: "Rush Limbaugh is meaningless to me" - UPDATED
UPDATE Jim Tedisco just issued a Press Release: “Jim’s comments were in response to a question about what voters are asking him about on the campaign trail. So far,
Andrew C White 03/20/2009 27 25 - 17
"Nothing is more dangerous in public affairs than the influence of private interests"
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Jean-Jacques Rousseau in his ...
Andrew C White 03/09/2009 9 26 4 177
Sometimes they say stuff that pisses me off
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Oh my...
Andrew C White 03/06/2009 9 16 - 29
NY-20: Scott Murphy - I think we've got a good one here
I met Scott Murphy this evening. Very impressive. I didn’t get more than a few minutes with him but he struck me as a genuinely nice guy and he did ...
Andrew C White 02/20/2009 20 26 - 23
Why Indiana?
Kos wrote a piece showing state shifts in Presidential voting the last two elections on Thursday.
Andrew C White 02/15/2009 39 6 - 17
What the American People have to say about bipartisanship
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Many people are quick to point out that Democrats make the mistake of thinking that “the ...
Andrew C White 02/12/2009 33 13 1 315
Republicans Vote in Favor of Great Depression
The US House of Representatives passed the Economic Stimulus bill this evening. All 177 Republicans and 11 Democrats expressed their support ...
Andrew C White 01/28/2009 38 36 - 19
Gandhi: "I would advise violence."
Or... a lesson in selective quotation. On this Christmas Eve I would like to share with you the words of one of the worlds wise men. They far surpass anything brilliant I could ever write.
Andrew C White 12/24/2008 58 19 1 108
Failures, Bail-outs, Globalization and where we go from here
Steve Clemons of the Washington Note opens a very important discussion today about globalization, off-shoring, bail-...
Andrew C White 11/24/2008 11 2 1 -
Choices have Consequences
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Choices are not necessarily good or bad. Consequences are not necessarily good or bad either. ...
Andrew C White 11/08/2008 6 6 - 13
What a Beautiful Day
Cross-posted from The 10,000 Things President-elect Barack Obama. Isn't that a nice sentence? It's ...
Andrew C White 11/05/2008 2 3 1 -
New York Statewide Voter Roll and HAVA
Cross posted from The Albany Project Following the debacle of the 2000 Presidential Election in Florida, Congress in its infinite ...
Andrew C White 10/21/2008 7 12 - 2
Governments are instituted... for what purpose?
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things You might be somewhat familiar with the following words... IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, ...
Andrew C White 10/20/2008 12 6 - -
Capitalism - American style - has failed
Cross-posted from The 10,000 Things It is mind-boggling to see a headline under a picture of John McCain’s smiling face ...
Andrew C White 10/19/2008 6 4 1 1
Why do conservatives hate Americans?
Cross Posted from The 10,000 Things Why do conservatives hate Americans? This is becoming a clear trend. The leaders of the McCain/
Andrew C White 10/18/2008 35 14 1 -
"What America needs in this hour is a fighter"
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Really?
Andrew C White 10/13/2008 11 10 1 -
Three objects, three poisons, and three seeds of virtue
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things From "Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-...
Andrew C White 09/19/2008 4 8 - 3
NY-21: Darius Shahinfar live blogging tonight at The Albany Project
Robert Harding will be hosting Darius Shahinfar , Democratic candidate for Congress ...
Andrew C White 06/18/2008 1 4 1 1
Self-will... and a Cup of Tea
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things From 101 Zen ...
Andrew C White 02/17/2008 6 11 1 1
And the Votes are in!
Cross posted from The Albany Project Bo Lipari has the news ...
Andrew C White 02/09/2008 20 9 - 15
Perfect Joy
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Is there to be found on earth a fullness of joy, or is there no such thing? Is ...
Andrew C White 02/06/2008 2 1 - 2
On this Primary Day - An Ode to Al Gore
Cross Posted from The 10,000 Things The Turtle Chuang Tzu with his bamboo pole Was fishing in Pu river. ...
Andrew C White 02/05/2008 5 6 - 2
NOW-NY Jumps the Gender Shark
I've been working the phones and email on this issue since I first saw it earlier today. I see that it received a wee bit of ...
Andrew C White 01/28/2008 61 28 2 27
THIEF!
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Harper's Magazine features a great ...
Andrew C White 01/25/2008 38 130 5 36
NYS Selects Voting Machines
Cross posted from The Albany Project The Times Unions Capital ...
Andrew C White 01/24/2008 24 19 - 35
FISA, Immunity, and Leadership
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things UPDATE: The ACLU has ...
Andrew C White 01/23/2008 2 8 - 8
Candidate Wars
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things I've just finished ...
Andrew C White 01/22/2008 16 11 1 288
The Fasting of the Heart
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Tao Te Ching #...
Andrew C White 01/21/2008 4 7 - 2
Three in the morning
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things Now I am going to blog something here. I don't know whether it fits into the category of other ...
Andrew C White 01/20/2008 14 8 1 2
The Pivot (and the pendulum?)
Cross posted from The 10,000 Things The Pivot Tao is obscured when men understand only one of a pair of opposites, or ...
Andrew C White 01/18/2008 7 2 - 2
Gillibrand to speak w/Conyers & Nadler re: Impeachment Hearings
Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY-20) held her sixteenth town hall this past Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Livingston Town Hall in Columbia County.
Andrew C White 01/16/2008 9 29 2 29
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