7 Pearl Harbor Day
6 Chanukah lasts 8 days
12 Poinsettia Day
22 Winter Solstice (shortest day of the year)
23 Festivus – for the rest of us!
27 National Fruitcake Day
28 Boxing Day – not on the 26th this year
31 New Year’s Eve
“Although it is true that only about 20 percent of American workers are in unions, that 20 percent sets the standards across the board in salaries, benefits and working conditions. If you are making a decent salary in a non-union company, you owe that to the unions. One thing that corporations do not do is give out money out of the goodness of their hearts.”
Do not believe the corporate cons. They own the media who publish their lies.
Vol. XXXIV, Number 10 October 2015 http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/2015/October From 2:08 a.m. until 3:15 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was … Continue reading
“I’ve heard people say, ‘If I could just stop doing this, I would be a writer.’ I don’t believe that. I think if you’re going to write you’re going to write, and nothing will stop you.” ~William Faulkner
Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
“Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.”
― Henri-Frédéric Amiel“
“I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.”
― Albert Camus
The Portland Alliance: Vol. XXXIV, Number 2 February 2014
Writing, Activism, Alternative Media, & Ceative Arts:
The Cutting Edge for Social Change & Civic-Engagement