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Retired NYC teacher--UFT chapter leader. Moved to coastal NC--love the beach and the golf--the politics not so much----state now gone fascist--thinking of moving. BA--Brooklyn College MBA--NYU Professional Degree--Fordham U.

Real Name: Mel

DOB: 2-5-45

Gender: male

Occupation: retired

Diaries published: 22 (190 days since last diary on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 09:01 AM PST)

Comments posted: 12452 (0 days since last comment on Wed Jun 03, 2015 at 08:02 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 349

Total Comment Ratings: 24414

Most Recommended Diary: uid 7866 rant, 182 comments, 243 recommends

People Following melvynny: 12

melvynny's Most Recent Diaries:

I would like a discussion here just by lawyers about the Ferguson non indictment. This site is getting like FOX news--uneducated opinions mixed in with experts. Only rule is, a poster needs to be ...
by melvynny
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 09:01 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Today is a day to remember the Holocaust, as if it was a one time thing, and over. The aim is to prevent it from recurring again--to any people, by any people. Lofty ideal that hasn't really come ...
by melvynny
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 06:42 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I rarely write diaries--part lazy, part other people usually write better ones on the topics I want to discuss. I haven't seen my slant on "failing" schools and feel the necessity to get this rant ...
by melvynny
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 09:05 AM PST with 4 Recommends
I believe we win many elections, yet accomplish very little, because we are weaklings. I grew up in the 1950s--a time of many union strikes and social progress. I went to college in the 1960s--a ...
by melvynny
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 08:54 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The time has come to play the Jew card--yet I hesitate. Is it wrong to publicly attack a fellow tribesman if he turns his back on minorities? I grew up after WWII, and had more than a few distant ...
by melvynny
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 06:55 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Hate is a great motivator, and it drives right wing politics--obviously. From "all Muslims might be terrorists" to only "sluts" use birth control, politicians worldwide are using it to obfuscate ...
by melvynny
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 08:46 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

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