|Mourning through militancy|
Columnist Steven Thrasher
But when death has come through great injustice, mourning through a militancy aimed at stopping similarly unjust deaths is not just healthy, but righteous and ethical. Mourning through militancy is one of the more noble sides of America’s history. -- GuardianWest side Chicagoan Eric Smith
“It’s sad out here. There was so much blood.” -- TribuneAFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Janus case
“This is the place, sisters and brothers, where we make a stand today.” -- At rally Saturday in New York City.Claremont Prof. Charles Taylor Kerchner
"Could [Janus] put teachers' unions out of business? No. Not close. Unions can go to grass roots and get back to constant organizing fairly quickly. It might drive unions to get closer to their core, to get closer to their members, and to be sort of more in touch with what's going on." -- EdWeekRepublican Congressman Brian Mast
I have fired tens of thousands of rounds through that rifle, many in combat... We used it because it was the most lethal — the best for killing our enemies. And I know that my community, our schools and public gathering places are not made safer by any person having access to the best killing tool the Army could put in my hands. -- New York TimesArturo Sarukhan Former Mexican Ambassador to U.S.
“Even from the get-go, the idea of Mexico paying for the wall was never going to fly... It could end up with the U.S. asking itself, ‘Who lost Mexico?’ ” -- Washington Post
#VetsForGunReform— Space Cowboy (@Strike_Williams) February 18, 2018
I also renounce my @NRA endowment membership as it is clear that their idea of “responsible gun ownership” means only to line their pockets and sow persistent fear. We went to combat. Combat does not need to come to us.