Special Features

Attention Reporters, Editors, Readers and Shareholders of Gannett

We would like to hear from reporters, editors, readers and shareholders of the Gannett company with suggestions to expand the readership of its USA Today and major city dailies. Journalism is not the strong suit of Gannett’s Board of Directors. There are opportunities to improve these papers and make them more compelling to residents of…

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Letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland

January 9, 2024 Merrick B. Garland United States Attorney General United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20530 Re: Petition for Writ of Mandamus to accelerate criminal trial date for Donald Trump in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 23-CR-80101, tentatively set for May 20, 2024…

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Open Letter to Nikki Haley

November 30, 2023 Dear Nikki Haley: You served lucratively on the Board of Directors of the Boeing Corporation from April 2019 to April 2020. This unusually abbreviated tenure immediately followed the Boeing 737 MAX crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. They were perceived as caused by Boeing’s criminal negligence. You justified your departure by opposition to…

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Letter to President Biden on Gaza

November 29, 2023 President Joe Biden The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: Why, with all the leverage you could have, are you allowing the Israeli government to resume the annihilation of the people of Gaza, over seventy percent being women and children? Already it is a dying, sick,…

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An Open Letter to Members of the United States Congress

November 28, 2023 RE: Hamas-Israel-Gaza-Genocide We are writing to exercise our First Amendment to petition Congress for redress of grievances.  We are urging Congress to end the United States’ unconditional, close, and continual military and intelligence support of Israel in its ongoing physical destruction of 2.3 million Palestinians residing in Gaza. The United States is…

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Letter to President Biden on extending the truce in Gaza

November 26, 2023 President Joe Biden The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 RE: Extending the truce in Gaza Dear Mr. President: We strongly urge you to employ the maximum influence of the United States to convince Israel to extend its four-day truce in Gaza indefinitely—at least until all hostages and all…

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Open Letter to Members of Congress: Crises Demand More Work Time Shorter Vacation

July 27, 2023 The Congress is about to embark on the longest of its numerous annual  “recesses” – some would call these five weeks until after Labor Day in September a vacation from your Washington, D.C. workplace. Does it seem reckless not to be in session, holding hearings, floor deliberations, personally communicating with one another,…

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A Response to Gail Collins, March 16th 2023

This is the full letter I wrote to the New York Times responding to Gail Collins fact-deprived diatribe. Unfortunately, due to space limitations by the Times, the letter had to be cut in half. I have urged the Times over the years to expand their letters to the editors space from the current two column…

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Free Contest

Update: May 8, 2023 The amount of time spent on the line with customer service as of the announcement of the contest was 3 hours. Back in the 1950s and 1960s, it would have taken less than 10 minutes max—no bureaucratic switchings to other staff, no demand for drivers’ license, identification, etc. no voicemail, no…

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A Coalition of Citizen Groups Hold Demonstration at the U.S. Supreme Court Calling for Investigations and the Resignation of Justice Clarence Thomas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 13, 2023, at 12 PM ET, engaged citizens concerned with protecting the true administration of justice, public confidence in the nation’s highest court, and the rule of law gathered at the front steps of the Supreme Court on First Street NE to demonstrate the need for Justice Clarence Thomas to…

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