Organizers of the annual Take Back the
Night vigils and marches across the United States often cite the Thoreau
quote as epitomizing one of the movement’s key principles. The power of
speaking out, they say, is essential to ending the stigma associated
with sexual violence against women.
Most ultra-conservatives hate Big Government. Until they use it for their own personal benefit, that is. A case in point is local attorney Chris Finney, a conservative activist whos railed against the evils of excessive governmental power and wasteful spending for years.
Thank you for Joe Wessels' column about Mount Washington ("Not Too Cool for the Pool," issue of June 4). When I worked so hard to get that new rec center, my dream was to have it provide what's needed to prevent the incidents that Wessels recounted. I saw the demographics of Mount Washington changing and wanted to be proactive.