Tag Archives: Ambrose Bierce

Margaret Wright-Womens HERstory

On March 22, 2014 6 pm to 10 pm, I’ll be giving a speech about one of my late mentors, African American activist Margaret Wright, at 1422 Engracia Ave Torrance.  For details on the event and RSVP info, go to: … Continue reading

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Capital Gains — Political Losses

In 1996, the Los Angeles Times called me a “P.R. Guru” and whether it was true or not, the accusation took on a life of its own and people began to believe it.  Whatever one believes to be true becomes … Continue reading

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“Radicalism is the Conservativism of Tomorrow”

Ambrose Bierce wrote in his Devil’s Dictionary that “Radicalism is the Conservativism of tomorrow, injected into the affairs of today.” One of the joys of aging is to have been a radical in one’s youth, to continue to be a … Continue reading

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Gay Pride & Gay Civil Rights Pride

Late in life Frederick Douglass wrote that what he was proudest of was not his achievements in the fight to end slavery or to seek justice for African Americans.  It was his role at the Seneca Falls Convention for women’s … Continue reading

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