Stewart Acuff

  • Philly Crude Oil Tanker Kayak Flotilla

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    My Goddaughter, Elizabeth Arnold, who’s an anti-fracking activist wrote today’s blog. It is another reminder of why I’m supporting Bernie Sanders for President in 2016. Bernie opposes fracking and fights tirelessly for the environment! In solidarity,

  • Pope Francis Offers A New Vision

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    “We need to reject a magical conception of the market, which would suggest that the problems can be solved simply by an increase in the profits of companies or individuals… Finance overwhelms the real

  • Trade Unionists Back Bernie for President!

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    Over 1,000 local union leaders and members back Bernie Sanders for President! Grassroots labor initiative urges Democratic primary support for Sanders by AFL-CIO and national unions Over 1,000 union activists from around the country today kicked

  • The Confederate Battle Flag, The Stars and Bars

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    The racist, terroristic slaughter of nine Black Americans was carried out by a white man who has loudly and proudly discussed his hatred of Black Americans. The horrific act happened in Charleston, a city which

  • Three Economists Speak Out Against the TPP

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    Three very important economists have made important statements regarding the TPP. Larry Summers, who almost always favored neoliberalism and trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, said, “What we call trade agreements are in fact agreements

Aug 29

Love is a mystery…

Love is a mystery It visits us sometimes When we don’t expect When we’re looking the other way Love comes when it is ready Connects us in its own way Even on a dance floor or at a memorial Or just

Jun 27

The dark hearts of America

My kids were with me on the radio We finished the trip through the Blue Ridge Mountains with John’s Radio show in West Virginia. My son wrote the song playlist and They both talked about school and Their lives In between

Jun 18

Peace to you…

Cotton ball clouds In a turquoise sky Soft breeze after the storms Storms come for all of us But after the storm comes the sweet peace Peace to you this blessed day.   © Creative Commons Copyright 2013 *If you wish to share

Jun 18

The fox, the coon, and the deer

The rain falls gently this easy morning And I lie half asleep Listening to the soft rain on the leaves Of the wonderful four old growth trees That bless my backyard and me They have conspired to bring The fox,

Jun 10

The gentle rain

The gentle rain made love all day To the thirsty and open earth The rain caressed all the tender folds Fertilizing the earth for summer And its flowers exploding blossoms In ecstasy of life and joy and satiation.   © Creative

Jun 10

The Beloved Community.

Midnight tolls its chime I try to ignore it because I know I need the sleep Still the chime tolls and another Night of sleep is a night of sleep And roaming and writing and wanting And waiting for the

Jun 4

Always seems to melt away

Always seems to melt away Or slam the door No one to blame Except maybe me Don’t know if I can fall that way again It ain’t about a harder heart Or even a heavier soul It’s just that I’ve been

Jun 4

The Traveler

The traveler boards yet another plane This time to cross the continent As always he boards with her On his mind, in his heart Filling all he is With desire and wanting Wanting beyond desire? Desire beyond wanting? It is the cost

May 28

As dawn breaks

Light breaks this very early morning Wind rocks the tree limbs Day won’t be still nor quiet I’ve watched and waited For the coming of day So much to do today Thinking and struggling about all I must do, all there

May 23

Nights like this

Sometime between day and night Sleep visited here for a moment, but Hurried on for some reason Someone else close was ready for sleep Too much to think about with you So far from me How are you? When will I