Demand Digital Democracy

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/28/2021 - 12:13

Digital Democracy works in solidarity with all those who marginalized. communities to use technology to defend their rights.

Now that a habitual liar has left the limelight, which truths are you interested in? The twice impeached and lame-duck loser is yesterday's news and so is his handler, Vladimir Putin.

Electronic democracy can be a combination of the words electronic and democracy, also known as digital democracy or Internet democracy, which is the use of information and communication technology in political and governance processes.

My Eyes Have Seen

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/28/2021 - 10:24

Our eyes are what helps us understand and also to be attracted to many things of beauty. It helps me see and appreciate the reality that surrounds us.

There are many things we can do to improve our eyesight and we should all know that these organs are vital to many activities. Eating healthy for one thing. Here are many healthy recommendations.

NYC Islands Are Back

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/27/2021 - 19:24

‘The future is looking brighter than ever as a tale of two cities is returning after a year-long agony of dormant pandemic hibernation.

The pandemic has given us a year of lousy sleep, insomnia and the desire to visit friends and relatives, but all of this is changing.

Growing Wiser

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/27/2021 - 12:44

Getting older does not always have to be a drag. There are many benefits to being a senior citizen. For example, going out for chow.

If you don’t feel like cooking be sure to turn to these places for good senior dining deals. From fast food to steak restaurants, this compiled restaurant list will definitely help you make your choice.  

Keep in mind that deals may vary at participating locations and can change without notice.  

Passover Memories

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/27/2021 - 10:48

As I rub the mezuzah on my front door, it reminds me of an annual holiday. This object is actually a piece of parchment, called a Klaf, with specific verses from the Torah that is then placed inside a mezuzah case, which is then affixed to the doorposts of a Jewish home. The mitzvah (commandment) of the mezuzah is one of the core practices of Jews across religious observance and belief.

NYPD Qualified Immunity Ends

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/26/2021 - 09:46

New York City has become the first major USA metropolis to end qualified immunity for the NYPD massive 56K member force.

Qualified immunity protects a government official from lawsuits alleging that he, or she violated a plaintiff's rights, only allowing suits where officials violated a “clearly established” statutory or constitutional right.

For The People Act

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/26/2021 - 08:35

To save Democracy #HR1 also known as #ForThePeopleAct must become the law of the land before the next national election.

H.R.1 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): For the People Act of 2021 | | Library of Congress

The For the People Act is a bill in the United States Congress to expand voting rights, change campaign finance laws to reduce the influence of money in politics, limit partisan gerrymandering, and create new ethics rules for federal officeholders.

Meet The Press Corps

Submitted by ub on Thu, 03/25/2021 - 16:57

After 65 Days working, no golf, or watching TV inside The White House, POTUS Joe Biden took questions from the press corps.

President Biden is now setting a new goal by promising that 200 million shots will be available in our arms by his 100 days in office.

Not a single question was asked about the most important story of the year, instead, journalists asked President Biden at about the surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Global Crosstown Traffic Jam

Submitted by ub on Thu, 03/25/2021 - 11:03

There is a jumbo traffic jam on the Suez Canal A giant container ship blocks one of the most important highways of global trade.

The Suez Canal is a human-made waterway that cuts north-south across the Isthmus of Suez in Egypt. It connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea, making it the shortest maritime route to Asia from Europe. Since its completion in 1869, it has become one of the world’s most heavily used shipping lanes.

The USA Needs Border Parole

Submitted by ub on Wed, 03/24/2021 - 11:09

The USA border has always attracted folks like me from all over the world. Immigration is a worldwide dilemma where everyone on earth apparently wants to come to America. 

As the youngest sibling of a professional Cuban-American couple, I always felt most likely to succeed as well as to exceed.  “there’s no way I can single-handedly save the world or, perhaps, even make a perceptible difference - but how ashamed I would be to let a day pass without making one more effort.” - Isaac Asimov