On this day in 1784 America’s first daily newspaper, Packet and Daily, hits the streets.
For most of my adult life I have been on the front lines of political protest….not so much these days….age and a handicap has kept me sidelined with only words and moral support have been my only tools.
In the past I have been a protester on many issues….labor, war, military spending, etc…..I think that there is no greater stand than to stand for something good…..
The younger generation is not as committed as us old farts…they protests but it is more about their personal relationship with the economics of the state….not about principles…..
Political protests are the foundation of what makes this country what it is and without the ability to protest and make ones voice heard, we continue down this dangerous path of conflating the true meaning of the word democracy while condemning…
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