Archive for the ‘Political’ Category

Trump spurs surge in candidates for local office, activist says

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Does Schumer Have What It Takes to Challenge Trump? These LIers Hope So

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Almost a hundred outspoken opponents of President Donald Trump demonstrated outside Sen. Chuck Schumer’s Melville office Thursday, urging the U.S. Senate Minority Leader to hold Trump accountable for his controversial polices and conservative cabinet nominations that have already sparked large-scale protests across the country […] Continue Reading…

On inauguration eve, Bay Shore rally urges a call to action

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

On the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, Bay Shore’s LGBT Network Center served as the backdrop for a call to action by progressive Long Islanders, many fearful the new administration will ignore them or be hostile to their concerns […] Continue Reading…

On the road: A 2016 political diary

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

When Republicans lose an election, they simply continue in attack mode. When Democrats lose an election, we are supposed to do soul-searching. To me, this angst is yet another political double standard.
Tonight, I attend a meeting sponsored by the Bellmore-Merrick Democratic Club which will spotlight the usual election post-mortem and look towards the future. How do you win a presidential election? You start with the basics. So here I am, listening to our local talent and observing […] Continue Reading…

Stand Up to Trump’s Hateful Agenda!

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Pathogue Trump protest photo

The movement to fight Trump’s hateful agenda will take all of us. We need you to sign the pledge against his agenda and indicate what type of actions you are ready to take. An LIPC organizer will be in touch! Let’s get moving.

Will you join us?

We need to stand united against Trump’s racism, sexism, Islamophobia and homophobia. We must stand up to Trump’s plan to destroy our environment, social safety net and public schools. We must stand up to Trump’s economic betrayal that gives to the 1% at the expense of all of us, and stand up for peace, not war.

Sign the Pledge Now to Stand Up to Trump’s Hateful Agenda

Trump may keep popular health care law rules

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

WOODBURY – After making repealing the Affordable Care Act one of the top priorities of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump said Friday that he was open to keeping parts of the law intact.

In an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” that will air on Sunday, President-elect Trump says he does not intend to replace every aspect of his predecessor’s signature health care law […] Continue Reading…