Down a Dark, Desert Highway

What is freedom in America? I set out alone with a phone, a notebook, and a camera, to find out. And maybe to answer this for myself.

The Big Progressive Wins on Election Night, Midterms 2018

Democrats were looking forward to a Blue Wave. Progressives were hoping for progressive candidates. Right-of-center? A redder political map. Well, we can delve into that later on, but here’s what we got for the most part last night. The Big Progressive Wins First, a list. Next what we can expect

The Stars over the Hudson Valley

If you’ve known me for a few years, especially in person, you may be familiar with a monthly habit that I have. And no, I don’t mean my time of the month habits… I mean the habit that I have had since 2015, on the first of every month. Monthly

Port: The City Still Wearing the Derby

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — On a chilly Monday evening, as cold wind found scarce passage through the council chamber’s windows, the meeting began. The building’s heating, whether being either not up-to-date or simply with a thermostat in the wrong person’s office, did little to make it any better. Kristin Trovei, one

TIME: Schumer, McConnell: Immigration Deal Looks Unlikely

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s two top leaders put on a show of camaraderie as their chamber launched its immigration debate, but also laid down markers underscoring how hard it will be to reach a deal that can move through Congress. “We really do get along, despite what you read in

Mirrors for Mayors: The Press, Opinion, and Freelance Writers

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. — Less than a week after his hopeful State of the City Address for a Port Jervis “that still needs nurturing to succeed,” Mayor Kelly Decker has, as many in the city would characterize, came out of his face. Monday, in a letter-made-public-rebuttal on his Facebook Page,

Former Cuomo Aide Indicted for CPV Bribery

NEW YORK — Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. a court proceeding began that has many Orange County residents and some from Sullivan Co. protesting, as well as citizens across the state concerned. A former aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Joseph Percoco, is finally seeing trial over a year after a

2018’s Port Jervis Women’s March

PORT JERVIS, N.Y.  — Yesterday, Saturday, Jan. 20, over 200 individuals came in respects to sister marches happening across the state, and around the nation, in solidarity with disempowered women and especially those most at-risk with the current Presidential Administration. — “Ignite people into action.” Patty Baughman At the St

Amazing NYPD Rescue Out of Staten Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An elderly man was airlifted to the hospital Friday as part of a daring rescue aboard a cruise ship near Staten Island. An NYPD aviation unit was dispatched just before 6 p.m. after reports of a passenger who suffered a heart attack while aboard a ship

Happy National Popcorn Day!

The secret to staying thin? It’s Pop Secret, but I’ll tell you here. It’s popcorn. Happy National Popcorn Day!

Stranger Things’ Hawkins, Amazon’s Newest Home?

C’mon, Jeff Bezos! Choose Hawkins, Indiana! We want daily Prime deals on Eggos and possessed Christmas lights.

First Selfie in Months

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Weathered in Port

The title and contents are a nod to the weekly photo challenge from the Daily Post: Weathered. For this short photo series, I walked around my centenarian city. There are tons of beautiful architectural subjects here. Old, beautiful architecture.

Port: 2018’s First Common Council Meeting

A new law and numerous resolutions were approved Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, by the 2018 Port Jervis Common Council.

The Breez – Jan. 4, 2018 – #10: Happy New Year!

Quote of the Day “I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o’clock.” — President Donald Trump on Twitter, Tuesday. “Stay Tuned!” Happy New Year! Preface We’ve been gone a while, for the holidays, we missed you, and we’re glad

I’m Crying Because They Knew What Was Coming 50 Years Ago and Couldn’t, Or Didn’t, Stop It Then

A couple of songs came up, and now I can’t stop crying. This has been the longest war. It’s been a culture war from the start, and we, the people, the working class, have been losing.

No States, No Bombs. Rojava, and the World, Needs Peace.

Solidarity with civilian fighters in Northern Syria. Freedom and peace to Rojava. Freedom and peace for the world.

Every Day is Labor Day

“Nothing binds you except your thoughts; nothing limits you except your fear; and nothing controls you except your beliefs.” — Marianne Williamson The big 1-2-5. That’s right, 125 years ago, 1894, Labor Day was marked on mental calendars of the working class for the first time. Class consciousness has been

Inspired by Our Revolution, a Movement for Change: Justice Democrats

Following a powerful win in 2018, Justice Democrats have been organizing as hard as Bernie Sanders’ Our Revolution. You may not have heard of them, but here’s a brief introduction. Consider giving them a hand print Democracy back into Democrats.

Happy Birthday, Our Revolution!

Bernie Sanders’ organization for a political and economic revolution, started three years ago today. Since then it has been running candidates, holding conversations, and inspiring many. For this and the future, thank you, and happy birthday, Our Revolution.

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