SILENCE


“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” Elie Weisel from her 1986 Nobel acceptance speech. I want to share an experience with you. I am and have been… Read More SILENCE

WELCOME TO MAYBERRY—- a.k.a. OCONTO COUNTY


UPDATE!!! http://fox11online.com/2014/02/27/peter-hanson-sentenced-to-life-in-prison/ OCONTO – An Oconto Falls man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for a murder 16 years ago. Peter Hanson was convicted of shooting and killing 19-year-old Chad McLean after a night of drinking in February of 1998. Prosecutors claimed Hanson dumped McLean’s body in the Pensaukee River. Hanson walked… Read More WELCOME TO MAYBERRY—- a.k.a. OCONTO COUNTY

Eight Senate Republicans vote against the Violence Against Women Act


Eight Senate Republicans vote against the Violence Against Women Act (via Raw Story ) Eight Republican senators voted Monday against proceeding to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), a bipartisan bill to aid victims of domestic and sexual violence. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT), Tim Scott (R-SC), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Mike Johanns… Read More Eight Senate Republicans vote against the Violence Against Women Act