The following article was originally posted on al.com on March 29th, 2017.
Why should we care if the State Department budget will be cut 37 percent? What if I told you an ongoing international program to defeat online radical extremism was introduced to the United States through a little known State Department program coordinated here in Alabama?
If anyone could ever be called “triggered snowflakes,” it’s conservatives and Catholics when someone brings up Planned Parenthood. Somehow, the organization that provides affordable healthcare to millions of women is their idea of the devil, and must be destroyed at all costs. While Planned Parenthood has been under fire a lot in recent years, it’s not hard to imagine that the vitriol and misinformation from the opposition will increase dramatically under the new administration.
Corey Johnson is among the more progressive members of the City Council and is hosting some exciting events. It is instructive for SoHo residents and tourists that our community was, at one time, more about arts than real estate development. And, so that our community remains a culturally vibrant, diverse place to live as well as visit, more events like this might be studied by our politicians.
ACE is no longer sweeping our sidewalks or emptying the Sanitation Department’s corner trash cans. Since then, our sidewalks and gutters have become noticeably dirty and trash cans are overflowing, especially along our more congested streets and intersections.